Assistant Director of Residence Life for Housing Operations - Saint Leo University in Saint Leo Florida

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Saint Leo University

Saint Leo, Florida

United States


Detailed Job Description


Residence Life

As an integral member of the Division of Student Services, the Assistant Director of Residence Life for Housing Operations strives to create a fair and just community by promoting student responsibility, accountability and ethical decision making in accordance with the University’s Core Values and QEP – Quality Enhancement Plan. The Assistant Director of Residence Life for Housing Operations intentionally fosters a safe, collaborative, and inclusive living community that promotes students’ academic and personal growth. This position is a live-on position with a furnished apartment and meal plan.

Basic Function:

Primary Responsibilities:
- Primary responsibility for housing assignments process
- Train professional and student staff on housing assignments system, roles and responsibilities
- Perform administrative responsibilities including but not limited to:
- Check-in and check-out of new/returning students
- Coordinate residence hall opening and closings
- Facilitate room changes and room selection process
- Assist with the selection and training of student staff
- Develop a housing occupancy and operations manual
- Foster positive working relationships and serve as a liaison with Campus Safety, Student Activities, Counseling Services and other University and community offices and organizations
- Directly supervise graduate intern(s) and ACUHO-I intern(s)
- Act as Administrative Hearing Officer for University Code of Conduct
- Provide leadership and direction to students through individual conferences, programs, and interactions with students in and out of the Residence Life Office
- Assist with completing the day-to-day operations of the Residence Life Office
- Increase presence and marketing of Living Learning Communities
- Improve marketing efforts of the Office of Residence Life
- Serve in the on-call rotation for crisis response on-campus
- Represent the Office of Residence Life on pertinent committees, task forces and projects
- Utilize effective inter/intra-office communication
- Foster community development within the Residence Halls
- Support the University’s mission and values as contributing member of the community
- Perform other duties as assigned

Required Education/Experience/Skills:

Experience with higher education administration. Excellent administrative and customer service skills. Ability to meet strict deadlines, prioritize tasks and work independently and as a team-member. Strong organizational, communication and writing skills. Ability to effectively present information to large groups of people. Ability to analyze complex situations and to make sound judgments and decisions. Strong computer skills.

Minimum Qualifications:

Master’s degree in Higher Education or related field from a regionally accredited college or university. Graduate or professional Residence Life/Housing Operations employment/assistantship experience required.

Preferred Qualifications:

Two to three years of professional experience in Residence Life. Experience adjudicating alleged violations of University policy. Knowledge of Symplicity software (RESIDENCE, Judicial Access Management System).

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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
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