Assistant Dean for Housing and Residence Life, Leadership and Faculty Engagement

Duke University  |  Durham, NC

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Posted about 2 weeks ago Full-Time

Job Details

Position Title:

Assistant Dean for Housing and Residence Life, Leadership and Faculty Engagement

Job Type: Housing/Residence Life Leadership Development/Programs Student Affairs Administration
Location: Durham, NC
Positions Available: 1
Institution Type: Private not-for-profit, 4-year
Institution Size: < 8,000 Students
Employer ID: 25395
Application Deadline: 04/19/2019

Stated Non-Discrimination Policy

Gender Expression / Identity Sexual Orientation

Benefits

Housing for Position:
None provided
Benefits
Housing for Position:
None provided
Qualifications
Education:
Masters Required
Major Preference:
Counseling, Educational Administration, Higher Education, Student Affairs, Other Education
Experience:
2-4 Years

Qualifications
Education:
Masters Required
Major Preference:
Counseling, Educational Administration, Higher Education, Student Affairs, Other Education
Experience:
2-4 Years

Position Description

The Assistant Dean of Leadership and Faculty Engagement will create, develop, direct, and coordinate the recruitment, selection, and training of HRL student leadership roles and the training for full time Residence Coordinators.  The Assistant Dean will lead all faculty engagement initiatives including serving as main HRL liaison for Living and Learning Communities and the Faculty in Residence program.  The Assistant Dean will also lead the signature residential leadership programs of HRL.

35%  Provide direction and vision for all student leadership processes, including recruitment, selection, training and ongoing development.  Design and develop marketing campaigns for the resident assistant and graduate resident positions.  Collaborate with campus partners and community colleagues to actively recruit student leaders into both roles.  Maintain communication and uphold human resource processes for candidates in processes.  Adhere to Duke University human resources, and state and federal law protocols regarding the successful selection, hiring nad training of paraprofessional staff both deomestic and international.  Serve as the curriculum designer and instructional evaluation coordinator for the Residence Assistant Leadership Institute course for all new hire and alternate RA candidates.  Lead creation and implementation of training program for Residence Coordinators and other Residence Life professionals as needed.  Supervision of one graduate assistant who will assist with these processes.

30% Develop and sustain living environments that celebrate learning as an intregral focus of the residential and university experience.  Forge partnerships within academic and student affairs to ensure delivery of a residential experience characterized by faculty engagement.  Serve as HRL lead for the Faculty in Residence program and all Living and Learning communities and contribute to assessment of all such programs.

15% Lead development of major HRL student leadership initiatives including training for house council officers and advisement of the Resident Assistant Leadership Council. Supervision of one graduate assistant who will assist with these processes.

10% Manage and oversee multiple budgets.  Ensure proper procedures are folowed and excellent stewardship of funds is provided.

10% Maintain awareness and assist with response to numerous community issues including many related to mental health, student conduct and physical health.  Collaborate with university colleagues to provide support to students in crisis and facilitate effective responses to student behavioral issues.  Ensure appropriate compliance with FERPA, HIPPA, TItle IX, and Cleary Act elements that connect to residence life team.  Serive on the University Emergency Dean on Call rotation responding to all major concerns with both undergraduate and graduate students.  Expected to be available for contact 24 hours a day, seven days a week.


Job Requirements

  • Masters degree in higher education, student personnel or related field is required
  • Minimum of three years of full time, post-masters experience working in university setting is required
  • Prior full time experience working in residential community is required
  • Prior experience working closely with faculty is required
  • Proven abilities to create learning environemnts that are enriched with diverse views and people and integrate relevant cultural issues on campus
  • Understanding of current issues and trends in higher education, including student learning and development
  • Excellent organizational skills and ability to manage multiple porjects concurrently
  • Excellent writing and verbal communication skills including report-writing and presentations
  • Active listening skills and ability to facilitate problem-solving, decision making and goal setting in group situations
  • Ability to work independently as well as collaboratively with colleagues
  • Cultural competency demonstrated via success in working as part of a team as well as with individuals of diverse backgrounds and skills
  • Demonstrated success in collaborating across units and fields of expertise
  • Knowledge of appropriate financial procedures and practices in a university setting
  • Ability to negotiate and resolve multiple complex problems in a timely manner
  • Ability to communicate difficult/sensitive information
  • Advances proficiency with knowledge, skills, and attitutdes used in the selection, supervision, motivation, and formal evaluation of the effective application of strategies and techniques associated with risk management and crisis management

Application Information

Please submit a cover letter and resume to lb.bergene@duke.edu AND apply via the Duke HR portal: https://studentaffairs.duke.edu/ra/human-resources/job-openings. Applications will be accepted through Friday, April 19 at 5 pm.

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