Assistant Director of Residential Life- Resident Education

The University of Texas at Dallas  |  Richardson, TX

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Job Overview

Posted one week ago Full-Time

Job Details

Position Title:

Assistant Director of Residential Life- Resident Education

Job Type: Housing/Residence Life
Location: Richardson, TX
Positions Available: 1
Institution Type: Public, 4-year
Institution Size: < 11,000 Students
Employer ID: 28467

Stated Non-Discrimination Policy

Gender Expression / Identity Sexual Orientation

Benefits

Salary Range:
$40,138
Housing for Position:
Live-off
Benefits
Salary Range:
$40,138
Housing for Position:
Live-off
Qualifications
Education:
Masters Preferred, Bachelors Required
Major Preference:
Counseling, Educational Administration, Higher Education, Student Affairs
Experience:
5-7 Years

Qualifications
Education:
Masters Preferred, Bachelors Required
Major Preference:
Counseling, Educational Administration, Higher Education, Student Affairs
Experience:
5-7 Years

Position Description

Job Description:

The University of Texas at Dallas is seeking to fill the position of Assistant Director of Residential Life for Resident Education within University Housing. This is a full-time professional position that shares responsibility with other full time staff members for leadership and direction to a comprehensive student development program for on-campus apartments and five residence halls housing approximately 5,500 students. The purpose of this position is to provide additional programmatic direction and leadership to Residential Life programs, events, and two student organizations. This position is a permanent, full-time, exempt position that reports to the Director of Residential Life. This position will also have work responsibilities that will occur outside normal business hours.

Job Responsibilities include:

  • Provide programmatic and theoretical direction, oversight, and promotion for departmental programming and organizations including monthly annual program event targeting entire campus population, monthly competitive programming series, collaborative programs co-hosted with campus partners;
  • Facilitate implementation of Residential Life Curriculum by assessing and updating materials on a yearly basis and leading training efforts;
  • Facilitating the departmental assessment initiatives including developing and managing yearly assessment plans, benchmarking departmental processes, assisting the student affairs student engagement project, monitoring activities of program personnel in carrying out learning outcomes, assessing effectiveness of community development programs, and other assessment initiatives;
  • Collaborate with other university departments for social, wellness, academic, diversity, and leadership initiatives including active events and passive programming;
  • Serve as departmental liaison for campus-wide programming, such as Weeks of Welcome and Homecoming;
  • Serve as lead planner and facilitator for the Peer Advisor training serving 154 peer advisors which includes developing and delivering training schedules and seminars, assessment using learning outcomes, and other logistical tasks for fall, summer, and spring training events;
  • Responsible for managing and spending over $100,000 for departmental programs and initiatives;
  • Serve as lead planner and facilitator for the Peer Advisor selection process for 154 peer advisor positions including designing and managing interview processes, questions, evaluations, applications in StarRez for fall and spring processes;
  • Oversee department’s marketing and social media efforts over three social media accounts;
  • Oversee the advisement of two student organizations, National Residence Hall Honorary (NRHH) and Residential Housing Association (RHA) that includes at least ten executive members;
  • Plan and facilitate student leadership conference travel which includes up to four conferences per year;
  • Supervise one full-time assistant residential education coordinator;
  • Counsel and advise students on an as needed basis;
  • Participate in a leadership on-call duty rotation which includes providing support to live-on first responder, reporting incidents to appropriate staff, and ensure electronic reporting is accurate in Maxient;
  • Serves as a campus security authority under the Clery Act;
  • Serves as a responsible employee under Title IX; and
  • Other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements

  • Five to seven years experience in residential life, student affairs, student advising, higher education administration, or similar work responsibilities;
  • Bachelor’s degree, Master’s preferred;
  • Some experience with Microsoft Office, StarRez, or Maxient
  • Must have valid driver's license

Application Information

Please apply online at http://jobs.utdallas.edu/postings/9942

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