Assistant Director, Residence Life

Job Description Summary
As an integral member of the Division of Student Services, the Assistant Director of Residence Life strives to create a fair and just community by promoting student responsibility, accountability and ethical decision making in accordance with the University's Core Values. The Assistant Director of Residence Life intentionally fosters a safe, collaborative, and inclusive living community that promotes students' academic and personal growth. This position is a live-on position with furnished apartment and meal plan.
Job Description
Duties and Resposibilities:
Train professional and student staff on housing assignments system, roles and responsibilities
Perform administrative responsibilities including but not limited to:
Check-in and check-out of new/returning students
Coordinate residence hall opening and closings
Facilitate room changes and room selection process
Assist with the selection and training of student staff
Foster positive working relationships and serve as a liaison with Campus Safety, Student Activities, Counseling Services and other University and community offices and organizations
Directly supervise graduate assistant and ACUHO-I intern(s)
Act as Administrative Hearing Officer for University Code of Conduct
Provide leadership and direction to students through individual conferences, programs, and interactions with students in and out of the Residence Life Office
Assist with completing the day-to-day operations of the Residence Life Office
Increase presence and marketing of Living Learning Communities
Improve marketing efforts of the Office of Residence Life
Serve in the on-call rotation for crisis response on-campus
Represent the Office of Residence Life on pertinent committees, task forces and projects
Utilize effective inter/intra-office communication
Foster community development within the Residence Halls
Support the University's mission and values as contributing member of the community
Perform other duties as assigned
Required Experience/Skills:
Experience with higher education administration.
Excellent administrative and customer service skills.
Ability to meet strict deadlines, prioritize tasks and work independently and as a team-member.
Strong organizational, communication and writing skills.
Ability to effectively present information to large groups of people.
Ability to analyze complex situations and to make sound judgments and decisions.
Strong computer skills.
Preferred Qualifications:
Two to three years of professional experience in Residence Life. Experience adjudicating alleged violations of University policy. Knowledge of Symplicity software (RESIDENCE, Judicial Access Management System).
Minimum Qualifications:
Master's degree in Higher Education or related field from a regionally accredited college or university.
Graduate or professional Residence Life/Housing Operations employment/assistantship experience required.
Physical Demands:
Climbing, standing, walking, sitting, talking, hearing, close visual acuity. Subject to inside and outside environmental conditions. Ability to move furniture with appropriate handling equipment and lift 50 pounds. Work requires use of computer.
This position is required to serve as a live-in position and will include a furnished apartment and meal plan. In addition to salary, Saint Leo University offers a competitive benefits package which includes tuition remission, health and dental insurance and other University benefits. Saint Leo University is a family friendly campus.
Please include both resume and cover letter with application.

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