Function of Position:
The Director of Student Life reports directly to the General Manager. They are responsible for student staff training and supervision, building security, policy enforcement, student behavior, supporting academics, crisis management, increasing student involvement and community development through programming.
This must be an individual that has a commitment to working with college students and an enthusiasm for residence life.
Applicant must have a strong administrative background and previous residence hall experience is preferred.
Listed below are partial responsibilities of the Director of Student Life:
Collaborate with the Resident Director (RD) to implement a year round training program for Community Assistant (CA) staff. Responsible for the hiring, selection, overall supervision and training of CA staff.
Supervise, train and evaluate RD on key housing functions including maintenance, security, check-in/check-out, student conduct policy/discipline, roommate mediation, documentation, CA selection, training and supervision, etc.
Supervise, train and evaluate the Desk Attendant student staff.
Assure that safe, clean and well-maintained housing services are provided to students. Determine student satisfaction levels with student housing accommodations, amenities, etc. Develop strategies to assess and improve student satisfaction in housing. To include: regularly scheduled resident meetings, surveys, and face to face time with residents.
Respond to crises and or other student problems. Interface with the RD to ensure appropriate communication and follow up occurs regarding student issues.
Responsible for coordinating and managing discipline process in student housing. Serve as coordinator for all disciplinary sanctions against residents.
Responsible for the development and implementation of policies and procedures in student
Develop and maintain student rules and regulations.
Experience in Residence Life and Student Housing or comparable Student Affairs experience.
Bachelors required; preferred Masters Degree in Student Personnel Administration, Education, Counseling or related field.
Demonstrated interpersonal skills i.e. group dynamics, human relations, counseling, and sensitivity to others.
Strong problem-resolution skills.
Excellent organizational, administrative and communication skills.
An understanding of student development issues in post-secondary education.
Maintain high professional standards and an attitude of customer service.
Outgoing, optimistic, dynamic, problem-solver, takes initiative with minimal direction
Occasional evening and weekend work required
The Regency offers a competitive salary, health & dental benefits and a 401K program.
Qualified applicants, should send a cover letter, a copy of their resume and a list of 3 references.