Assistant Director of Residential Living

Georgia Southwestern State University  |  Americus, GA

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Job Overview

Posted one week ago Full-Time

Job Details

Position Title:

Assistant Director of Residential Living

Job Type: Housing/Residence Life
Location: Americus, GA
Positions Available: 1
Institution Type: Public, 4-year
Institution Size: < 3,500 Students
Employer ID: 28564

Benefits

Housing for Position:
Live-in/on
Benefits
Housing for Position:
Live-in/on
Qualifications
Education:
Masters Required
Major Preference:
Higher Education, Student Affairs
Experience:

Qualifications
Education:
Masters Required
Major Preference:
Higher Education, Student Affairs
Experience:

Position Description

Job Summary:

This position is responsible for the administrative oversight of residential living operations within the university’s residential facilities and for leading programs and initiatives that enhance residential student engagement and retention. This position is required to live on campus and assumes shared responsibility for on-call duty and responds to crisis and emergency situations.

Responsibilities:

Directs residential living programs and operations. (40%)

Leads programs and initiatives focused on residential student engagement and retention.
Oversees residential living operations, including community building, roommate issues, room assignments, residential assistants, desk attendants, and room maintenance requests.
Assists with creating, implementing, and monitoring residential living and learning communities.

Performs supervisory and management duties. (30%)

Performs budget management duties related to student engagement and Residence Hall Association (RHA).
Assists with housing reports related to occupancy, safety, incidents, and other related items.
Provides leadership to direct reports and staff, including creating common vision and goals, seeking and providing input, delegation of responsibilities, and evaluation and assessment.
Works with key stakeholders on process improvements and new initiatives.

Maintains required knowledge in the field. (10%)

Keeps abreast of current best practices related to residential living.
Maintains up-to-date knowledge and implements best practices related to student development, diversity and inclusion, and student engagement.
Maintains thorough knowledge of federal, state, USG, and university policies and regulations related to Student Engagement and Success.

Provides support for other university programs and activities. (10%)

Attends university sponsored student programs as appropriate.

Performs a variety of related duties. (10%)


Job Requirements

Required Qualifications:

Master’s degree in higher education, student services, counseling, human development, or a related field; and
Demonstrated advancement in leadership roles in residence life/housing; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Application Information

For more information and to apply, please visit: https://www.gsw.edu/resources/facultyandstaff/hr/employment

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