Assistant Dir, Residence Life

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Job Title: Assistant Dir, Residence Life
Location: Summerville Campus
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 14714

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  • Directly supervise 2-4 Residence Life Coordinators and indirectly supervise 1-4 Graduate Assistants
  • Provide indirect supervision and development for over 25 Resident Assistants
  • Assess the skills and development of Residence Life Coordinators while providing experience and opportunities for professional growth
  • Ensure staff are provided the necessary orientation and training to navigate the policies and procedures within Housing and Residence Life and the campus environment
  • Advocate for staff by helping them to navigate issues relating to work responsibilities and student concerns
  • Offer leadership for the planning and development of Living Learning Communities and academic initiatives within the residential program in collaboration with faculty
  • Provide formal and informal training opportunities for full-time, graduate, and student staff
  • Assist with the design, planning, and implementation of residential education programming
  • Work collaboratively to evaluate and analyze the student experience, student learning/engagement, and use the results to implement programs for continuous improvement
  • Participate in strategic planning activities to establish departmental and divisional goals
  • Manage facilities by assisting staff in developing knowledge about facility upkeep, reporting, and tracking intentional damages
  • Participate in crisis management and emergency response trainings and exercises
  • Serve on call for after-hours emergencies on a rotating basis for residential crisis response
  • Coordinate staff training activities and selection processes for area of responsibility
  • Provide budgetary oversight in area of responsibility
  • Work collaboratively with housing and campus partners to ensure that the mission and vision of Housing and Residence Life is accomplished
  • Serve as an active member of department and other university committees/task forces as assigned
  • Complete other duties consistent with the purpose of this position which may be assigned
  • Develop an inclusive, academically supportive community for the campus
  • Assist staff in assessing student needs and provide educational and social programs to effectively meet those needs
  • Initiate and maintain positive relationships with students, faculty, staff, family members, and external constituents
  • Coordinate responses to student behavior concerns in accordance with the Dean of Student Life office and the Housing and Residence Life Handbook and Agreement
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Posted: 10/9/2018
Application Due: 11/4/2019
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