Detailed Job Description
The Assistant Director of Residential Life/Residential Education is a member of the Office of Residential Life Professional staff and reports to the Director. Areas of responsibility include: staff supervision, staff training, departmental programming, student development, administration departmental assessment and professional development.
1.Supervision of two professional Residence Hall Directors.
2.Oversee supervision of 22 Resident Assistants.
3.Establish and maintain expectations of staff members according to departmental guidelines.
4.Evaluate staff members' performance according to University evaluation guidelines.
5.Participate in the recruitment and selection of residence hall professional and para-professional staff.
1.Design and implement a comprehensive RHD staff orientation.
2.Design and implement a comprehensive RA fall and spring training program.
3.Oversee the administration of the "in-service" training program.
4.Create a comprehensive staff manual for both professional and para-professional staff members.
1.Design and implement a residence hall programming model that is closely related to the Wellness Model.
2.Act as the programming liaison between the Office of Residential Life and other departments.
3.Coordinate the "Community Clusters" project for the Office of Residential Life.
4.Oversee the administration of residence hall programming budgets.
5.Oversee all major departmental programs, such as: Little Siblings Weekend and Heartfest.
6.Create, design and implement departmental programming as necessary to support the needs of resident students and the mission of the University.
1.Be available for general counseling and referral of resident students.
2.Serve as Judicial Hearing Officer for primary judicial cases and appeals.
3.Advise and support Resident Assistants in area regarding personal growth.
1.Assist in the coordination and implementation of institutional and departmental policies/procedures.
2.Enforce University and Residential Life policies through the University Judicial System.
3.Assist in the coordination of the opening and closing of the residence halls.
4.Assist in the implementation of the room lottery process.
5.Perform on-call responsibilities as required.
6.Attend regular meetings and complete regular reports as necessary.
7.Assume other duties as assigned by the Director of Residential Life.
1.Comprehensive departmental services assessment instrument.
2.Coordinate departmental benchmarking efforts.
3.Coordinate and implement the evaluation process for the following: residence hall programs, training programs and Resident Assistant performance.
1.Attend Staff Development workshops held for Student Affairs professional staff.
2.Participate in seminars, workshops and regional professional associations.
3.Attend professional conferences.
4.Participate in departmental, divisional and institutional committees as assigned.
Required Minimum Qualifications
- Masters degree in Student Personnel or a related field. - Two to three years of professional residence hall experience.
- Areas of responsibility include: staff supervision, staff training, coordination of departmental operations, administration, and professional development.