Assistant Director of Residential and Commuter Life and Clubs/Activities and Autism Coordinator...

Marian University of Indiana
Indianapolis, IN

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Student Affairs, Residence Life
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
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Assistant Director of Residential and Commuter Life and Clubs/Activities and Autism Coordinator - Marian University's Ancilla College

Job Description:

As part of a diverse community of faculty and staff who represent many faith systems and worldviews, Marian University Ancilla College campus seeks qualified applicants for the position of Assistant Director of Residential and Commuter Life/Clubs, Activities and Autism Coordinator. Reporting to the MUAC Student Success and Engagement lead with support from the Assistant Director of Residential and Commuter life at the Indianapolis campus, the Assistant Director will promote Marian University’s Catholic Franciscan Mission & Identity through their responsibility for the overall administration of one or more residence halls and supervision of the Area Coordinator, Resident Assistants and Hall Assistants working in the those residence halls. This Assistant Director, in conjunction with the Residential and Commuter life team and the MUAC Student Success and Engagement team, develops and executes various annual housing assignment processes/marketing, administers the housing management database, and oversees business operations for MUAC campus. The Assistant Director is also responsible for shaping the student environment and experiences by overseeing and overseeing all student club advisor, coordinating all student activities, and providing services and programs aligned with the institution’s strategic goals for vibrant, dynamic on campus living experience. Thus, Assistant Direct specifically helps create and support activates that are designed to enhance the retention and success of students, working with the Area Coordinators to identify plan, execute and evaluate those activates and will oversee the Club Advisor and manage all residential and commuter activities. The Assistant Director is a full-time , 12 month employee with benefits.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Actively engage the Catholic Franciscan mission and identity of Marian University by modeling the Franciscan Sponsorship Values and honoring the legacy of the founding congregation through transformative education, unity in diversity, leadership through service, integrating faith and life, and institutional policies.
  • Responsible for the development, facilitation, implementation and assessment of the program.
  • Collaborate with Indianapolis Autism Coordinator for joint efforts surrounding fundraising/outreach/ engagement
  • Develops and delivers and individualized experience and curriculum for students participating in the autism program.
  • Works collaboratively with faculty and administrators to increase engagement and involvement for students with APAC program.
  • Engages with Personalized Learning Center at Marian University Indianapolis to ensure accommodations for students within APAC program are utilized.
  • Collaborates with other offices and departments in the delivery of services to students participating in the autism program.
  • Recruits, hires, trains and supervises students who serve as peer mentors within the autism program.
  • Maintains all necessary records and documentation.
  • Provides personalized success coaching for students in the autism program to help foster academic success self-determination, and help students persist to graduation.
  • Organizes creative social experiences and related programming for students participating in the autism program.
  • Assist with writing grants to support the autism program when opportunities are presented

University Expectations:
  • Knowledge of and commitment to the mission of Marian University.
  • Adheres to Marian University policy and procedures
  • Shows courtesy and respect in interactions with fellow employees, students subordinates, and supervisors.
  • Communicates regularly with supervisor about Department issues.
  • Meets department productivity standards
  • Participates in developing department goals, objective and systems.
  • Assists to establish department measurements that align and support the accomplishment of the University’s strategic goals.
  • Adheres to the department budget.
  • Collaborates with all departments: develops effective working relationships with colleagues.

Required Qualifications:

Required Qualifications:

  • A master’s degree in higher education/student affairs is preferred.
  • Previous experience with residence life, counseling, or related field is preferred.
  • Strong interpersonal, oral and written communication skills, exhibited good-decision making skills, demonstrated leadership and supervisory abilities are required.
  • This is a 12-month renewable live-in position.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Applications require a cover letter, a current resume, contact information for three professional references, and responses to the supplemental mission questions.

Marian University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.

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