Assistant Director of University Housing - Education and Outreach - Southern Illinois University-Carbondale in Carbondale Illinois

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Southern Illinois University-Carbondale

Carbondale, Illinois

United States


Detailed Job Description

Southern Illinois University Carbondale invites applications and nominations for the position of Assistant Director of University Housing (Education & Outreach). SIU Carbondale is a Carnegie doctoral research extensive public university with a diverse student population of over 17,000 students from throughout the United States and over 100 foreign countries. The department of University Housing is a 39 million dollar operation consisting of over 6,000 bed spaces, apartment and residence hall communities, academic initiative programs including expansive Living-Learning Community programs, and a self-operated dining service. Starting date is as soon as possible.

The Position: Reporting directly to the Senior Associate Director of University Housing - Residence Life, the Assistant Director is expected to lead an area of University Housing by providing educational, advising, programming, and leadership development through cross-campus collaborative efforts. Works directly with summer camps and conferences, living learning communities, faculty and university associate, and underrepresented groups in University Housing to positively impact retention to University Housing and Southern Illinois University Carbondale.

Responsibilities: Direct conference operations for Housing, annually serving 1,000+ guests and generating $150,000+ in revenue. Direct, plan, develop and implement programs and initiatives to enhance academic success in the resident halls and increase awareness of first-year student issues and processes. Oversee Living Learning Communities. Chair and coordinate monthly LLC meetings with members of the faculty, administrative professional staff, and students. Hire, train, and evaluate full-time employees, graduate assistants and students. Provide crisis/emergency response to on-campus populations of 4,400 in on-call rotation.

Qualifications: A master's degree in college student personnel, or related field with 4 years post-master's experience. Direct and demonstrated experience with living learning communities and conference services required. Strong communication, organizational, interpersonal, and leadership skills are preferred. A demonstrated ability to work effectively in a multicultural environment is also preferred.

This is a security-sensitive position. Before any offer of employment is made, the University will conduct a pre-employment background investigation which includes a criminal background check.

Application Instructions:
Use Institution Website button to the right of this job description, then follow instructions on the jobpage at SIU-Carbondale's website.

SIU Carbondale is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans that strives to enhance its ability to develop a diverse faculty and staff and to increase its potential to serve a diverse student population. All applications are welcomed and encouraged and will receive consideration.

Keyword Phrases

  • Where brains and heart intersect
  • Inclusive excellence
  • Access, opportunity, innovation and teaching
  • Residence Life and Housing
  • Student Affairs and Services
Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: See Job Description
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Director
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:Research University
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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