Assistant Director, Residence Life - University of La Verne in La Verne California

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University of La Verne

La Verne, California

United States

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Detailed Job Description

Oversight, administration, and management of 1-3 Residence Halls and the Residential Living Experience for approximately 630 residents. This includes direct supervision of graduate interns, student employees, and co-advising of residence hall student government. Additional duties include serving as a student conduct administrative review officer and a Title IX investigator for housing and the campus. As a live-in, full-time, professional staff member, this position is required to be a part of a housing rotating on call duty schedule.

Specific Duties

Resident Experience & Retention: Assist in managing the overall resident student experience based on the departmental mission focusing on community development; diversity and inclusivity; resident academic success; safe and healthy living environments; leadership development and campus engagement; and proving a fulfilling living experience. This includes responding to interpersonal conflict/needs and counseling needs of residents; managing and implementing programming model and initiatives; as well as engaging, mentoring and overall fostering the development of resident students.

Building Operation: Oversee the efficient operation of (directly) Vista La Verne and (indirectly) 2 other on-campus Residential Living Areas. This includes administrative and maintenance/custodial services (i.e. assisting with check-in and check-out of residents, coordination of maintenance service requests by students, hall and room inventories, managing the front desk operation and assisting with creating and maintaining forms relevant to residence life functions).

Supervision: Assist in selecting as well as directly supervising, training, mentoring and evaluating 2 Graduate Interns. Directly supervise 7 and indirectly supervise 23 Resident Assistants. This includes co-coordinate of the selection, training, and management of on-going meetings with Resident Assistants.

Title IX and Student Conduct:
Act as an administrative review officer for student conduct cases for housing and the University. This includes reviewing initial reports, investigating cases, making decisions on responsible/not responsible and assigning sanctions.
Serve as Title IX investigator for the university.

On-Call Responsibilities: Responsible for participating in a rotating on-call duty schedule. This includes responding to emergency / crisis situations, evaluating situations for appropriate response and reporting.

Advising: Assist in advising Residence Hall Association.

Service to the Divison and University: Provide service to Division of Student Affairs, Campus committees and other projects as assigned. Support professional associations through committee work, conference presentations, and active participation.

Budget: Oversee the use of Living Area Funds and Budgets for student programming and resident experience.

Serves the as administrator in charge of residence life in Associate Director, Residence Life’s absence

Minimum Qualifications

Masters Degree in Education, Counseling, Student Personnel, Leadership or other related field.

Student Supervisory Experience – 2 years.

Student Conduct Experience – 2 years.

Experience serving as emergency on-call duty rotation – 2 years.

Student Group advising experience – 1 year.

Preferred Qualifications

Experience working in on-campus housing environment.

Experience with Starrez and Banner database systems.

Trained as Title IX Investigator.

Benefits Summary

The hiring range for this position is dependent upon qualifications and departmental equity. Benefits of employment include a comprehensive health and welfare plan, tuition remission program for employee, spouse and dependent children and a generous 10% contribution to the University’s 403B retirement plan.


La Verne Central Campus

Special Instructions to Applicants

Please include resume and cover letter

Keyword Phrases

  • Assistant Director, Residence Life
  • Employer of Choice
  • Diversity & Inclusivity
  • Hispanic Serving Institution
  • Residence Life and Housing
Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: Masters
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Director
Salary: Not Specified
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
Cover Letter