Old Dominion University — Assistant Director of Residence Education

Assistant Director of Residence Education (GA070A)
The Office of Housing and Residence Life at Old Dominion University is accepting applications for the Assistant Director of Residence Education (full-time, 12 month) position. Reporting to the Director for Residence Education, this position is a live-off position responsible for coordinating and directing all functions related to day-to-day operations of residential living learning buildings/communities. This position develops programs and relationships with various offices within the University. As an integral member of the Housing and Residence Life (HRL) team, this position supports and assists with the supervision of all student development initiatives and processes, residence life functions, and administrative functions for on-campus housing. The Assistant Director will also assist in the development and management of living learning communities and assist with the education and implementation of the Residential Curriculum. This position assists in the hiring, supervision, and training of professional and student staff; coordinates area staff meetings; collaborates with a wide variety of campus offices to provide support services to residential students; manages the day-to-day operations of their assigned area and appropriately related budgets; addresses student/parent concerns; responds to crisis incidents that occur within the facilities as this position serves as a primary crisis intervention manager for residential emergencies and situations; monitors and enforces policies and regulations; serves as a campus judicial officer; helps maintain the health and safety environment within the facilities; and coordinates the opening and closing process for residents. The Assistant Director supports the University and Division’s strategic plan through working with HRL staff with shaping environments to support student academic success and personal growth by supporting assessment efforts and participating in retention outreach.

Required Education: Master’s degree in student affairs, higher education or a related field.

Required Qualifications: Considerable experience in housing and residence life. Some related experience functioning in a full-time capacity to include some experience working with residential living or learning environments. Administrative experience in higher education, including administering a budget, planning, and staff supervision. Some experience with residence hall management and leadership training and development. Demonstrated knowledge of student success, retention initiatives, best practices, and first year/upper-class programming in higher education. Demonstrates program development, management, and assessment knowledge and skills. Excellent written and oral communication and interpersonal skills. Demonstrates ability to plan and achieve short and long-range goals driven by the mission and goals of the department and division. Excellent organizational and time management skills. Ability to effectively prioritize, successfully perform responsibilities autonomously, and work collaboratively and effectively with students, faculty, and staff in a dynamic and diverse work environment.

To apply, please visit http://jobs.odu.edu/postings/8144. Old Dominion University does not discriminate in admissions, treatment, employment or access to its programs or activities on the basis of race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, age, sex (including pregnancy), political affiliation, veteran status, family medical and genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, or disability. Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

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