Assistant Director of Housing for Residence Life

Edmond, OK
Jul 25, 2017
Executive Administration Jobs
C-Level & Executive Directors
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job ID 2017-4214
Posted Date 7/21/2017
Org Number 020046
Department Housing Administration
Division Vice President of Operations
Job Type Staff
Location US-OK-Edmond
Proposed Salary Range $53,820 annually
Targeted Job Start Date ..
Hours Per Week 40
Weeks Per Year 52
Regular Workdays/Hours 8:00am - 5:00pm, Monday - Friday; with Frequent evening and weekend requirement
Preference Date ..

Position Overview

Develop, implement, and manage programs, services, and infrastructure for Residential Life and Housing, including activities with other university departments, contractors, and food services. Monitor service quality, satisfaction, safety, and compliance, and recommend improvements. Prepare and implement departmental and program or project budgets; participates in the planning process and policy development. Develop specifications for various services, repairs or renovations. Administer contracts and ensure compliance by all vendors. Provide assistance with the resolution of student and/or parent housing and residence life issues.

Department Specific Essential Job Functions

Responsible for the overall vision, growth and direction of their Residential Life area.

Assists the Director in developing and completing the strategic direction of UCO's residence life department.

Focuses on retention efforts. Works on ways to improve academic success in the halls.

Responsible for the selection, training, and supervision of Hall Directors and indirect supervision of RAs.

Responsible for the adjudication of discipline.

Responsible for the overall assessment of the Programming Model ensuring our model is in line with UCO's values and the Central Six.

This position has non-traditional business hours. Extreme flexibility is required to be successful in this position.

Serves as the primary emergency on-call for the halls on a rotating basis.

Attendance at campus functions, student programs, and after-hours emergency response is often required.

The staff member should have an active interest in the development of students in their personal and academic pursuits.

Reports to the Director of Housing.

Performs other related duties as assigned.

Qualifications/Experience Required

Requires a bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience that provides extensive knowledge of fundamental theories, principles, and concepts. Requires the application of expertise in a chosen field to achieve results. 7+ years of experience with leading planning, including program development and innovation, program prioritization, and assessment. Extensive knowledge and comprehensive understanding of functional area. Appropriate profession accomplishments and credentials.

Qualifications/Experience Preferred

Master's degree in Higher Education or related field. Residence Life experience and direct involvement in learning communities and/or residentially based academic programs.


Knowledge of assessment practices.

Must be proficient using computer software including spreadsheets and word processing.

Must have demonstrated excellent analytical, written and oral communication, and interpersonal skills.

Must possess an enthusiasm to work with diverse student populations and must meet physical demand of position which includes the ability to move through a 4-story residence hall without the use of an elevator frequently.

Physical Demands

Repetitive movement of hands and fingers, typing and/or writing. Frequent standing, and/or sitting. Occasional walking, stooping, kneeling or crouching. Reach with hands and arms.

Visually identify, observe and assess. Ability to communicate with supervisor/students/colleagues. Regular physical attendance required.

The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

Reasonable accommodations (in accordance with ADA requirements) may be made, upon request, to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.