Assistant Director, Residential Living
Location Mell Hall
Full/Part Time Full-Time
The Assistant Director for Residential Living is a full-time staff member of University Housing and Dining within the Division of Student Affairs. Provides overall leadership, supervision, and management of a residential area designated for Bridge to Clemson students. Serves as a primary facilitator in the development and implementation of residentially-based curriculum tailored to specific transfer population. Collaborates with academic and campus partners to enhance strategic partnerships at Clemson University and Tri-County Technical College.
30% - Essential - RESIDENTIAL CURRICULUM:
Responsible for the development and implementation of residentially-based curriculum to create an environment for student learning and growth through specific learning goals and outcomes. Facilitates collaborative partnerships with academic and Student Affairs partners within 2 institutions. Leads an environment of academic excellence and cultural awareness. Assists in the design and implementation of retention initiatives. Provides expert knowledge related to transfer student populations. Develops baseline knowledge of assessment information and practices.
25% - Essential - LEADERSHIP:
Direct supervision of Full-Time Staff and indirect supervision of Graduate Assistants within Residential Living area of supervision. Trains, develops, evaluates, and monitors progress of staff. Provides expectations and accountability for staff; evaluates staff. Leads area meetings and initiatives. Disperses budgets and monitors appropriate stewardship of funds. Assists in recruiting undergraduate, graduate, & fulltime staff as directed. Upholds fair recruitment practices, ensuring recruitment of a diverse staff. Designs curriculum content for and participates in annual training sessions of full-time, graduate & undergraduate staff. Assists with curriculum development and instruction of EDC 3900. Leads graduate student practicum.
25% - Essential - STRATEGIC ALIGNMENTS AND PARTNERSHIPS (BRIDGE TO CLEMSON):
Serves as a primary connection to enhance a multi-institutional partnership for the Bridge to Clemson program. Provides direct communication to Clemson offices and departments, and to Tri-County offices and departments, regarding Bridge student academic success initiatives, student behavior, intervention, etc. Manages dual processes for multiinstitutional approaches to sharing student information and providing support structures. Facilitates service needs unique to Bridge students (e.g., transit to TCTC). Serves on or leads department, division, or University committees.
10% - Essential - CRISIS MANAGEMENT AND STUDENT CARE:
Serves as second-tier full-time staff in a 24-hour on-call rotation, managing crises & concerns for 6,300 students. Makes decisions related to facilities and student concerns and emergencies; confirms approval for interim relocations and other high level decisions. Provides support to staff in lower levels of on-call. Ensure staff follow-up on safety and security issues; Assists in the enforcement of Clemson and Housing safety and security policies. Partners with and provides assistance to CUPD. Manages CARE for assigned students in conjunction with the Office of Advocacy and Success, providing support and referral, and appropriately documenting interactions. Assist Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) with crisis management, and implementation of programs related to crisis management.
10% - Essential - JUDICIAL ADMINISTRATION:
Receives and reviews all incident reports to ensure accuracy and proper documentation. Follows up with staff to ensure proper protocols are followed. Ensures staff understands, upholds, and enforces University policies and procedures. Meets with students in role as conduct hearing officer to address behavior and impact to persons and the community. Responsible for adjudicating second-tier University Housing violations (and Code of Conduct violations, as applicable). Implements sanctions and monitors progress of students. May serve on conduct hearing boards. Investigates individual and communal billing reports and assigns fines and sanctions. Participates in student organizational cases.
A bachelor's degree and experience in student services programs.
Firm Job Knowledge - Firm working knowledge of concepts, practices and procedures and ability to use in varied situations
Supervises Work of Others - Supervises work of others and may offer recommendations for hiring, termination and pay adjustments but does not have responsibility for making these decisions.
Provides Budget Input - Provides input into the budgeting process, and oversees fund allocation.
- Walk or move about
- Communicate, converse, give direction, express oneself
- Overnight Travel
Preferred Education: Masters Degree
Preferred Work Experience: 3-5 years
Standard Hrs: 37.5; Band: 05 ($ 32,838.00 - $ 49,500.00)
February 22, 2018
Clemson University is an AA/EEO employer and does not discriminate against any person or group on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, pregnancy, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, veteran status or genetic information. Clemson University is building a culturally diverse faculty and staff committed to working in a multicultural environment and encourages applications from minorities and women.