Assistant Director for Residence Life

University of Illinois at Chicago  |  Chicago, IL

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Job Overview

Posted 2 weeks ago Full-Time

Job Details

Position Title:

Assistant Director for Residence Life

Job Type: Housing/Residence Life
Location: Chicago, IL
Positions Available: 1
Institution Type: Public, 4-year
Institution Size: < 20,000 Students
Employer ID: 18649
Application Deadline: 07/22/2019

Benefits

Salary Range:
$65,000 - $65,000
Additional Compensation:
Excellent benefits package, including tuition waiver
Housing for Position:
None provided
Benefits
Salary Range:
$65,000 - $65,000
Additional Compensation:
Excellent benefits package, including tuition waiver
Housing for Position:
None provided
Qualifications
Education:
Masters Required
Major Preference:
No Preference
Experience:
5-7 Years

Qualifications
Education:
Masters Required
Major Preference:
No Preference
Experience:
5-7 Years

Position Description

The University of Illinois at Chicago

 

 

Assistant Director for Residence Life

 

UIC is among the nation’s preeminent urban public research universities, a Carnegie RU/VH research institution, and the largest university in Chicago. This fall, UIC enrollment reached a fourth year of record breaking enrollment of 31,683, 3,800 of whom live on campus. UIC has one of the most diverse student bodies in the nation and is designated as a Minority Serving Institution (MSI), an Asian American and Native American Pacific Islander Serving Institution (AANAPSI) and a Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI). UIC currently has the strongest enrollment momentum in Illinois. The UIC campus is located just west of Chicago’s loop, integrated into historic residential neighborhoods and the urban environment.

 

Campus Housing seeks to develop students both in and out of the classroom through active student involvement in the university’s mission. With the university and department at the forefront of change, employees must demonstrate innovation, hard work, creativity and a student-focused approach. We strive to insure that campus residency offers students an educational advantage, which engages students in their own learning and contributes to their overall success.

 

Position Responsibilities:

Responsible for daily operation and management of area residential communities with oversight of departmental residential education initiatives related to programming, faculty involvement, and interventions.
Directly supervise and develop full-time professional Area Coordinators, Resident Directors and support staff; indirectly supervise additional Residence Life staff and students.
Assess and report on progress toward meeting student learning outcomes impacting student success and retention.
Coordinate and manage student conduct process and crisis response including timely follow up on community concerns with students, parents and university stakeholders.
Establish personal and professional relationships with Campus Housing residents to promote an environment in which individual students’ rights and the Standards of Residence are continually upheld, including a commitment to social justice and inclusion.
Assist with staff training development, selection processes, and student engagement initiatives.
Manage and monitor area programming budget.  
Work with senior leadership on policy level and direction regarding Residence Life Programs best practices, concepts, and standards to incorporate into university long-range planning.
Participate in Sr. Staff on-call coverage for all residential students to manage all emergencies and crises.
Partner and collaborate with other university departments to recommend polices, processes, and support initiatives to enhance the residential living experience.
Evaluate and communicate resident satisfaction with housing facilities to ensure high level of service.
Manage and evaluate security protocols and procedures.
Assist with the administration and operational duties of department.
Performs other related duties as assigned.

 

Requirements:

Master’s Degree in College Student Personnel, Student Development, Higher Education, Counseling, Management, Public Administration, Sociology or related field required.
At least five years of student affairs experience.
Experience in supervising full-time staff preferred.
Strong communication, organizational, management and interpersonal skills.
The ability to work effectively in a multicultural environment.
Requires successful completion of background check(s).

 

Benefits/Remuneration:

                $65,000.00 commensurate with experience

                Excellent benefits package, including tuition waiver

 

For fullest consideration please submit application materials online at https://jobs.uic.edu/job-board/job-details?jobID=117921

by July 22, 2019.

 

For more information, please contact Campus Housing at (312) 355-6300 or e-mail recruitment@uic.edu.

 

As an EOE/AA employer, the University of Illinois will not discriminate in its employment practices due to an applicant’s race, color, religion, sex, national origin, and veteran or disability status.

The University of Illinois at Chicago may conduct background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer. Background checks will be performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act.


Job Requirements

Requirements:

Master’s Degree in College Student Personnel, Student Development, Higher Education, Counseling, Management, Public Administration, Sociology or related field required.
At least five years of student affairs experience.
Experience in supervising full-time staff preferred.
Strong communication, organizational, management and interpersonal skills.
The ability to work effectively in a multicultural environment.
Requires successful completion of background check(s).

Application Information

For fullest consideration please submit application materials online at https://jobs.uic.edu/job-board/job-details?jobID=117921 by July 22, 2019. For more information, please contact Campus Housing at (312) 355-6300 or e-mail recruitment@uic.edu.

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