Temporary Director of Residence Life and Housing

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Position TitleTemporary Director of Residence Life and HousingPosting NumberSta00602Recruitment TypeExternal - Open to All ApplicantsEmployment TypeTemporaryBenefits Available NoNature of Work

The Temporary Director of Residence Life and Housing is a temporary, part-time, live-off staff position that assists with the educational leadership and operation of the residence halls. This position will help develop a positive living and learning environment that is focused on academic achievement, student development, and community. This position reports directly to the Assistant Vice President for Student Affairs/Dean of Students and Title IX Coordinator.

Essential Duties

Staff Supervision and Organizational Management
•Facilitates and coordinates regular meetings for professional staff.
•Assist with reviewing budget lines and budget forecasting related to Residence Life and Housing
•Coordinates communication for the department through print, website, social media, and other electronic formats with students, parents, staff, and campus constituents.
•Work cooperatively with campus offices including, but not limited to: Bursar, Registrar, Technology Services, Academic Affairs, Financial Aid, Counseling and Disability Services, and Health Services.
•Coordinate openings and closings, oversee room furniture and key inventories, address and refer out maintenance concerns, and handle other tasks relative to residence hall management.
•Respond to individual concerns of parents, students, and interested parties in relation to residential housing contracts and assignments.
•Coordinate with the Facilities and Operations Manager to ensure an appropriate relationship is maintained.
•Collaborate with the various offices on identifying and intervening with at-risk students in conjunction with Residence Life and Housing staff.
•Perform other duties as assigned.

Operations Management and Billing
•Support the AVP and Housing staff to coordinate the online housing and contract processes, maintain assignments activity, and implement best practices for occupancy management.
•Manage and maintain the departmental housing databases. Provide reports, information, and data to various College offices on a regular basis.
•Coordinate and oversee all aspects of the Blackboard card system for the residence halls.
•Provide support to the fee assessment process for all student housing charges, prepayments, fines, and refunds to the Bursar’s Office for the academic year and summer session.
•Provide support to the Bursar’s office to coordinate the billing schedule and to identify delinquent student housing accounts and prepare eviction notices.
•Partner with the Office of Disability Services to identify housing assignments for students with approved ADA housing accommodations and/or Emotional Support Animals (ESAs); ensure students with approved ESAs are aware of and follow ESA policies.
•Provide support to the day-to-day operation of the Student Conduct process
•Respond to, investigate, and seek resolutions to complaints received pursuant to the Code of Conduct; ensuring a fair and neutral process for all parties.
•Assist law enforcement personnel in handling reports and complaints of Title IX and Code of Conduct complaints.
•Convey excellent written and oral communication skills and the ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality.
•Maintain oversight and review of student conduct for the department.
•Maintain a strong knowledge and appreciation of diversity and a sincere commitment to social justice and equality.
•This position has been designated by the institution as a Position of Trust.

Minimum Qualifications and Training

•Master’s degree in Higher Education Administration, College Student Personnel or closely related field.
•3-5 years of Higher Education experience, preferably in housing or student conduct.
•Effectively uses detailed administrative and organizational management skills.
•Ability to work independently and meet multiple task deadlines.
•Effectively use oral and written communications skills and have the ability to communicate effectively with individuals from a variety of culturally diverse backgrounds.
•Understands the importance and commits to a multicultural/diverse campus community.
•Understands and implements student development theory and practice.
•Possess a strong understanding and commitment to the development of students.
•Must have a valid driver’s license and be able to satisfactorily pass a motor vehicle history report.

Preferred Qualifications and TrainingWork HoursSpecial Instructions to Applicants

The College of Coastal Georgia is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The College supports equal employment opportunities for all persons without regard to race, color, creed, ethnicity, sexual orientation, religion, gender, national origin, status as a war veteran, age, disability, or any other status protected by law.

CCGA Information

College of Coastal Georgia is an undergraduate college in the University System of Georgia. Located on Georgia’s coast, the College campus is in Brunswick with additional outreach through the Camden Center in Kingsland. The vision of the College is to be a college of choice for students within Georgia and beyond, providing an outstanding education for tomorrow’s leaders and citizens through service-learning, global awareness and engaged entrepreneurship. With a strong emphasis on student retention, progression and timely graduation, the College offers baccalaureate degrees in American Studies, Biological Sciences, Business Administration, Criminal Justice, Education, French, Health Informatics, Interdisciplinary Studies, Mathematics, Nursing (BSN), Psychology, Public Management, Spanish, and Workforce Management and Leadership, as well as career associate degrees in Culinary Arts, Hospitality Management, Nursing (ASN) and Radiologic Science. A veterans-friendly campus, the College is a designated Yellow Ribbon School. Approximately 3,000 students are served by more than 200 staff members and a teaching faculty of whom 52% hold doctoral degrees. CCGA is an active participant in the Complete College Georgia initiative designed to support community partnerships and develop the critical thinking, problem-solving and communication skills necessary to address the challenges of 21st century economic development and community wellbeing. For more information, visit the College website: http://www.ccga.edu

Open Date09/03/2020Close DateOpen Until FilledYesPosting Specific Questions

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  1. * How did you first learn of this job opening?
    • Brunswick News
    • Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Coastal CareerLink
    • College of Coastal Georgia website (www.ccga.edu)
    • Current/Former College Employee
    • Personal Referral
    • www.higheredjobs.com
    • University System Applicant Clearinghouse
    • Other
    • Indeed.com
    • InsideHigherEd.com
    • Georgia Department of Labor
  2. * Are you currently employed by this College? If yes, enter the department name. If no, enter "No".

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  3. * Are you legally eligible for employment in the United States?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * Will you now or in the future require sponsorship for employment visa status?
    • Yes
    • No
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  2. Resume
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