Applications are being sought for an Assistant Director of Residential Life and Housing at Keene State College. This 12 month, full-time, live-on position is instrumental in the success of all Residential Education programs including specialized first-year, second-year, and upper-class experiences for approximately 2600 students in residential areas consisting of traditional residence halls, suites, and apartment complexes.
Responsibilities include: the development and execution of residential programs by providing direct supervision of 3 live-in Residence Directors and the Coordinator for the First-Year Residential Experience, a mid-level position; secondary supervision of an additional 3 Residence Directors as well as a staff of sixty-eight (68) undergraduate Resident Assistants.
Additional responsibilities include partnership with the Coordinator for the First-Year Residential Experience for selection processes and training of student and professional staff; oversight of our upper-class Living and Learning Communities, front desk attendant program, the department's sexual assault response protocol, and the creation and maintenance of all department protocols and manuals. The Assistant Director also serves on campus and division-wide committees and helps to facilitate all faculty initiatives in the residence halls.
Please visit the College's website: http://www.keene.edu/reslife/ for information about Residential Life and the Assistant Director position.
Keene State College, one of the leading liberal arts colleges in New Hampshire, has been ranked by US News and World Report among the top 100 regional schools in the North. Keene State College is a member of the Council of Public Liberal Arts Colleges, a national alliance of leading liberal arts colleges in the public sector. The College is accredited by NEASC and its education programs are accredited by NCATE.
Acceptable Minimum Qualifications
Master's Degree and minimum of three years progressive experience in residence life, student housing and/or facility management; (*candidates anticipating Master's Degree completion on or before May 31st will be eligible for consideration); experience supervising professional staff required. *The successful candidate must have satisfied all degree requirements before the appointment begin date.
Additional Desirable Qualifications:
Demonstrated interpersonal, organizational, and supervisory skills; experience with computer systems, and data base management; knowledge of counseling practices; a commitment to a team-based philosophy; proven experience developing and presenting educational programs; selecting and training staff is desired. Additionally, the College has identified desirable qualifications that support our commitment to creating and maintaining a diverse campus community including the ability to speak a second language or to bring a multicultural perspective to the campus.
Additional Job Information:
Candidate screening will begin immediately and continue until Friday, April 12, 2013.
Applicants should be prepared to upload the following documents when applying online:
Letter of application addressing the above responsibilities.
Contact information for three references.
Is this position responsible for the supervision of staff?
Yes, this position is responsible for supervision
If yes, what kind of staff does this person supervise?
Work Study Students/Hourly Students
Professional, Administrative, and Technical
Background check will be required prior to employment.
As an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer, Keene State College is engaged in an effort to build a community that reflects the diversity of society. The College is committed to hiring staff interested in serving students, faculty, and staff and that bring an appreciation of diversity to the campus.
Additional Salary Information:
Complemented by a generous benefits package.
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