Executive DirectorUniversity Pay Plan Title:
Dept of Housing and Residential LifeRecruitment Type:
Open to AllJob Type:
$11,250.00 + commensurate with experienceJob Category :
ExemptRequired Qualifications: Applicants must specifically address how they meet these required qualifications to meet the requirements of the position.:
Master’s degree in higher education or related field.Preferred Qualifications:
Five or more years of progressively responsible administrative and leadership experience in student housing and residential life in a large college or university setting.
Experience with fiscal management of an auxiliary budget.
Experience with residential life and education, housing administrative services, and/or facilities management.
Experience with staff management in a comprehensive department.
Doctoral degree in higher education or student development-related field.Job Description:
Ten years of progressively responsible administrative and leadership experience in student housing and residence life in a large college or university setting.
A strong administrative record of leading a comprehensive department of housing and residence life including proficiency in the areas of strategic planning and decision making, budgeting, human resource management, legal issues, assessment, and technology; commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion in work and student settings; understanding of and commitment to student development with an emphasis on leadership, risk management, and inclusive excellence along with Living Learning Communities and Residential Curriculum model; demonstrated ability to work collaboratively and effectively in a university setting.
The Executive Director for the department of Housing and Residential Life reports directly to the Vice President for Student Affairs and is responsible for providing inclusive administrative and managerial leadership for the department. The Executive Director builds, supports, and sustains a campus-wide culture that centers the residential experience as an important factor in fostering sense of belonging, student persistence, and student success. The Executive Director serves as the senior administrative officer for the department working within a team-oriented environment. The areas of responsibilityJob Duties:
include: residential life and education, housing administrative services, business services, facilities services, and off-campus living services. As a member of the Division’s leadership team, the Executive Director advances the University’s learning mission by providing leadership for department services, programs, and activities that foster student development and engagement for a diverse student body. The Executive Director works to assure departmental strategic initiatives, goals and objectives align with and contribute to division and university vision, mission, and goals.
DEPARTMENTAL LEADERSHIPAdditional Information to Applicants:
Provide vision, leadership, and oversight for all aspects of the university’s comprehensive Housing and Residencial Life program. Provide leadership, implementation, and oversight of departmental strategic planning processes, human resources functions, and policy development needs. Establish departmental priorities supporting student learning, engagement, and success by fostering and maintaining partnerships across the university to develop departmental programs and services. Provides administrative supervision of the following areas: staff selection, supervision, development and evaluation, budget development and management, strategic planning, and program assessment and evaluation. Provide direct supervision for the members of the department’s senior staff and indirect supervision for all other members of the department.
RESIDENTIAL EDUCATION & STUDENT SUCCESS
Establish strong collaborations with faculty and academic staff regarding opportunities for expansion of Living Learning communities and other retention initiatives. Provide direction for student engagement and development utilizing the Residential Curriculum model Work collaboratively with university stakeholders regarding opportunities for student engagement, Living Learning communities and retention initiatives.
BUDGET, OCCUPANCY, AND FACILITIES MANAGEMENT
Provide strategic budget development and management including budget development at the enterprise/housing operations level, and financial planning for multi-building capital improvements and new construction. Provide oversight for strategic occupancy management to facilitate student success and meet targets.
CRISIS MANAGEMENT, POLICY DEVELOPMENT, RISK MANAGEMENT
Establish, review, revise and implement campus housing policies and procedures while ensuring adherence to TSUS policy, state and Federal Laws, and guidelines. Oversight of day-to-day and wide-scale crisis, behavioral intervention, and conduct issues as well as resident concerns. Manage and coordinate student issues and crises as they arise. Provide guidance for handling student concerns. Serve as the primary point of contact or incident command person for residence hall crises. Communicate with and respond to parents and family members.
DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION
Model a strong understanding of and appreciation for the University’s, Division’s, and Department’s priorities related to creating inclusive and equitable environments, policies, services, and programming.
Serve as a member of the leadership team in the Division of Student Affairs and work to fulfill the mission and long-range goals of the Division and University through the services and programs of the department.
Serve as liaison to the Director of Auxiliary Services regarding residential dining services. Serve on or chair numerous University and Division committees, teams, or task forces.
Coordinates special projects and other duties as assigned by the Vice President of Student Affairs or designee.
For more information about the position, Division of Student Affairs, and our university, please visit the Executive Director Search Profile at https://www.vpsa.txstate.edu/dhrlsearch.
For best consideration, apply by June 24, 2021. Review will continue until the position is closed.Job Open Date:
06/10/2021Open Until Filled:
YesNormal Work Days:
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, FridayNormal Work Hours Start:
8:00AMNormal Work Hours End:
5:00PM (Some Weekends & Evenings may be required)Posting Notices:
YOU WILL BE REQUIRED TO ELECTRONICALLY ATTACH A RESUME AND COVER LETTER TO YOUR APPLICATION. Legal and Required Notices:
Texas State University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, committed to inclusive thought and action in support of our diverse community. Individuals from historically underrepresented groups and all those who share our commitment to inclusivity and passion for the strength of our diversity are strongly encouraged to apply.Why work @ Texas State? :
Employment with Texas State University is contingent upon the outcome of record checks and verifications including criminal history, driving records, education records, employment verifications, reference checks, and employment eligibility verifications.
Texas State University is a tobacco-free campus. Smoking and the use of any tobacco product will not be allowed anywhere on Texas State property or in university owned or leased vehicles.
Texas State University is a member of the Texas State University System. Texas State University is an EOE.
Texas State is committed to increasing the number of women and minorities in administrative and professional positions.
• Amazing health insurance: various coverage options starting your first day of employment for full-time employees with Texas State paying 100% of the employee premium and 50% for your dependents! Quick Link:
• Generous paid time off: vacation, holidays, sick days and many more!
• Excellent work life balance resources: mother and family-friendly resources in addition to a comprehensive FREE wellness program
• Great training and development opportunities: choose from a variety of classroom and online course offerings, learning resources, certifications, and employee educational support programs.
• An inclusive Bobcat community: join our many social networks offered on and off-campus
• Retirement peace of mind: TRS pension, retirement plans and voluntary saving options with generous employer contributions
By joining the Texas State Bobcat team, you’ll be a part of one of the most beautiful, diverse, and growing universities in the nation.