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Assistant Director of Residence Life
|Job Type:||Housing/Residence Life|
|Institution Type:||Public, 4-year|
|Institution Size:||< 30,000 Students|
Assistant Director of Residence Life is responsible for all aspects of direct supervision of 5-7 professional staff members and for all aspects of indirect supervision of over 100 student staff members in a complex of 4-5 buildings housing a total of approximately 2,000 students. The Assistant Director is also responsible for management and oversight of daily operations; coordination and implementation of student-based operations; and supporting departmental, division-wide, and university programs, services, and initiatives. Serves as 24/7 on-call duty support for complex professional staff.
This exciting opportunity exists to join a dynamic Residence Life team at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. The renewed and invigorated Student Affairs division is recognized for collaborative approaches that help students thrive. Our growing university is the state’s flagship land grant institution, a member of the Big Ten Conference, and is celebrating our 150th year in higher education. Forbes named the University of Nebraska to its list of America’s Best Large Employers.
Our urban campus is an integrated part of the city of Lincoln. Nearly 300,000 people call Lincoln home because it offers many of the cultural and entertainment benefits of a much larger city, with the feel of a friendly Midwestern community. Lincoln is a safe city with a low cost of living and family-friendly neighborhoods. It also offers a vibrant downtown, eclectic nightlife, and the culture that comes with dozens of tech start-ups. Our ranking on top ten lists for quality of life, public schools, healthiest cities, and places to live confirms how special Lincoln really is.
The University of Nebraska-Lincoln seeks to attract and retain a high performing and diverse workforce in which employees’ differences are respected and valued to better meet the varying needs of the diverse populations we serve. The university fosters a diverse and inclusive work environment that promotes collaboration so that all individuals are able to participate and contribute to their full potential. As an EO/AA employer, qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, national origin, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, and/or political affiliation. See: http://www.unl.edu/equity/notice-nondiscrimination.
Bachelor’s degree plus four years of residence hall experience or Master’s degree plus two years residence hall experience required. Experience in the following areas is essential: supervising live-in student staff, participating in professional staff on call duty rotation, developing educational programming for college students, and advising hall government. Strong administrative skills and knowledge of PC-based applications essential. This position requires superior written and verbal communication skills in addition to mastery of Microsoft Office and e-mail systems.
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