University of South Carolina — Executive Director of University Housing

The Executive Director of University Housing reports to the Associate Vice President of Student Housing and Well-Being and oversees a comprehensive housing and residence life operation. University Housing is an auxiliary operation comprised of seven units: Administrative Services, Assessment, Business Operations, Construction and Renovation, Facility Operations, Information Technology, and Residence Life. The department employs 772 employees including 573 student employees, 154 full-time permanent employees and 45 full-time temporary employees. University Housing consists of 2.1 million square feet of facilities and 7,200 student beds, supported by a $50 million budget. This position has primary responsibility for the administration and supervision of all fiscal, facilities, security, staff, policies and programs of the department of University Housing. The Executive Director of University Housing will provide vision, direction and supervision for all aspects of the University’s student housing program in a manner which supports students’ academic success. This position’s responsibilities include: Direct responsibility for the recruitment, hiring, training, supervision, evaluation and professional development of all staff employed by the department of University Housing; Direct responsibility for the master planning of student housing and the operational management of the maintenance and custodial services in all residential facilities managed by the department of University Housing; Responsibility for the appropriate emergency response to crises that occur throughout campus and other venues involving USC students and clients; Serves as the primary administrator for the creation and implementation of the Housing Master Plan, a $200 million, 10 year, and Board of Trustee directive; Serves as the lead for the implementation of Campus Village in the south area of campus, which is a phased, multi-year housing project; Responsibility to ensure the residential environment on campus supports students’ academic success and personal development while promoting students’ understanding of and participation in the life of their communities while at USC.

The University of South Carolina does not discriminate in educational or employment opportunities on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender, age, disability, protected veteran status or genetics.

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