Director of Residence Life

Job description

Position Number:


Vacancy Open to:

All Candidates

Working Title:

Director of Residence Life

Position Designation:

EHRA Non-Faculty

Employment Type:

Permanent - Full-time

Months per Year:


Work Schedule:

Monday-Friday, 8-5

Hours per week:


FLSA Status:



Student Affairs


Housing and Residence Life (Adm)

Work Location:


Primary Purpose of Department:

The mission of Housing and Residence Life is to create communities in partnership with residential students that are inclusive, safe, well-maintained and intentionally developed
to facilitate their academic, personal, and professional growth.

Primary Purpose of Position:

The planning and implementation of a comprehensive residential experience for UNC Charlotte students.

Summary of Position Responsibilities:

Lead and supervise the Residence Life unit; contribute to senior-level decision-making as part of the HRL Director and Central Management leadership teams; develop and maintain a focused relationship with campus dining; academic success; student conduct, campus involvement, student support and health and wellbeing partners; provide vision
and direction to the residence education program; develop the Residence Life budget and priorities for resource allocation; oversee recruitment, training and development
programs for Residence Life full-time and student staff; Manage critical behavioral incidents and Residence Life emergency response protocols including on-call and after-hours staffing; other projects as assigned by the Associate Vice Chancellor.

Minimum Education/Experience:

Masters Degree (preferably in higher education, counseling and/or student personnel, or related field).

10 years of progressive professional (post-masters) experience in campus housing, student affairs or a related field.

Preferred Education, Knowledge, Skills and Experience:

Doctorate in higher education, student personnel or related field.

10 years of progressive professional post-masters experience supervising full-time staff in campus housing, student affairs or a related field.

Special Notes to Applicants:

The finalist will be subject to a criminal background check.

UNC Charlotte, the Division of Student Affairs and the Department of Housing and Residence Life value diversity, equity and inclusion. Housing and Residence Life employees are evaluated, in part, according to their ability to reach specific diversity, equity and inclusion performance goals.

Search committee will begin review of applicants on July 6, 2021.

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Job No:
Posted: 6/10/2021
Application Due: 9/8/2021
Work Type: Full Time