Assistant Director of Student Leadership & Residential Life

Shoreline Community College  |  Shoreline, WA

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Job Overview

Posted one week ago Full-Time

Job Details

Position Title:

Assistant Director of Student Leadership & Residential Life

Job Type: Housing/Residence Life Student Activities/Union Facilities
Location: Shoreline, WA
Positions Available: 1
Institution Type: Public, 2-year
Institution Size: < 5,000 Students
Employer ID: 28578

Benefits

Salary Range:
$47,500 - $47,500
Additional Compensation:
Plus fully furnished studio apartment
Housing for Position:
Live-in/on
Benefits
Salary Range:
$47,500 - $47,500
Additional Compensation:
Plus fully furnished studio apartment
Housing for Position:
Live-in/on
Qualifications
Education:
Bachelors Required
Major Preference:
Counseling, Higher Education, Student Affairs, Other
Experience:
2-4 Years

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

Position Description

Date of First Consideration: April 19, 2021
Salary Range: $47,500 annually + furnished studio apartment

Shoreline Community College is dedicated to inclusive excellence in teaching and learning, student success, and community engagement. Shoreline serves the educational, workforce, and cultural needs of our diverse students and communities through the core themes of educational attainment and student success, program excellence, community engagement, access and diversity, and College stewardship. Shoreline Community College is a place of open inquiry and learning, with a campus that models ideals set out in our Community Standard.* We are committed to upholding a culture of free expression, as well as maintaining a supportive and respectful learning and working environment for all.

The Division of Students, Equity & Success creates co-curricular opportunities for student engagement that strive to build community through events, leadership trainings, and campus-wide student engagement activities.  Student activities are organized to create an atmosphere of self-directed learning and opportunities for encountering diverse cultures, beliefs, and lifestyles, with an emphasis on program variety and service.
 
Under the direction and leadership of the Director of Student Leadership & Residential Life, the Assistant Director provides live-in, day-to-day direction for community development, Resident Assistant (RA) supervision and programming, and student leadership development within the residential setting. The Assistant Director collaborates on the planning and implementation of the Student and Residential Life programs for an apartment style residence hall serving approximately 230 residents. The Assistant Director serves as an integral part of the Student Life team in advancing the College's commitment to student engagement, student success and retention, equity and inclusion, and student leadership.
 
ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES: 
 
Student Life/General:

Support the Director in providing leadership and direction for the office of Student Life; serve as the main contact in the absence of the Director
Utilizing student development, leadership, and social equity theories and frameworks, facilitate the intentional development of a diverse community that strives to meet the needs of all students and residents
Assist in the development/delivery of student engagement and student leadership initiatives, including coordination of workshops/training, the promotion of social equity, inclusion and student advocacy as well as partnerships with Student Life staff and campus partners
Assist the Director with management and direct support for Student and Residential Life program operations and planning; participate in short and long-range program planning, budgeting, operations, and assessment
Assist in the advising of the Associated Student Government (ASG), including meeting with student leaders and serving on ASG-led committees
Staff major program and campus student events such as Convocation, Commencement, New Student Orientation, Welcome Week, Sunfest, Earth Day, etc. 

Residential Life:

Develop and implement a comprehensive residential programming model that represents and meets the holistic needs of Shoreline’s diverse student populations while promoting social/educational development and inclusion
Recruit, select, train, supervise, and evaluate Resident Assistants (RAs); lead weekly staff meetings and hold bi-weekly one-on-one meetings on programming, community development, and RA performance/growth 
Serve as the primary contact in the Residence Hall after-hours emergency on-call rotation
Develop and implement strategies to support students in the adjustment to college life and promotion of academic, career, and personal success through one-on-one and group interactions
Plan, collaborate, and execute programming to promote the personal, academic, and community development of student residents within a framework of equity and inclusion
Assess the student experience and living-learning program for opportunities of continuous improvement

Conduct & Student Support:

Facilitate informal and formal conduct meetings with students involved in alleged violations of residential and college-wide regulations and policies, providing support and behavioral intervention as needed 
Serve on the College’s behavioral intervention team (the Care Team) offering expertise and guidance in support of students experiencing crisis
Serve as part of a team which assists in investigation of Title IX and discrimination complaints; participate in related training and meetings as appropriate
Develop/implement programming and educational interventions to promote good decision-making by students

To view full job announcement and apply, please visit http://www.shoreline.edu/hr


Job Requirements

Qualifications

REQUIRED EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE:

Bachelor’s degree related to Student Affairs, Higher Education, or related area (Counseling, Communications, e.g.)
Two (2) years of experience in residential life, student programs, and/or student leadership/development
Experience responding to and managing crises involving college students
Experience collaborating with and meeting the needs of underrepresented groups, enhancing inclusion, and advancing social justice

KNOWLEDGE OF: 

Student development theory, leadership development theory within inclusion and social equity frameworks
Microsoft Office Suite: Word, Excel, Outlook, Access
Social media platforms: Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, etc.
Techniques for effective presentations and communication in a multicultural environment
FERPA, Title IX, and other applicable laws, rules, ordinances, and regulations related to students

 SKILL IN:  

Contributing to diversity by fostering a climate of multicultural appreciation, awareness, and responsiveness
Listening and effectively responding to students, employees, and community partners from diverse backgrounds
Public speaking, and communicating effectively with sensitivity to the audience needs
Solving conflict within College guidelines/policies, working with individuals as well as groups
Effectively and efficiently gathering and analyzing information to develop solutions and recommendations
Managing difficult or emotional situations and crises while responding promptly to student needs
Developing strategies to achieve departmental and College goals within assigned areas
Making decisions based on feedback and consensus where appropriate
Effectively managing a student team as they oversee, plan, and facilitate daily residence hall activities 
Effectively advising ASG student leaders and a variety of student organizations 
Multitasking and coordinating outcomes to meet competing deadlines while working with multiple partners
Preparing clear/concise materials resulting in effective oral and written communication
Handling difficult and sensitive situations, using sound judgement within legal guidelines
Ability to work in an open office setting with frequent in-person interaction and numerous interruptions, work under pressure, and handle multiple tasks/prioritize competing demands

Application Information

To view full job announcement and apply, please visit http://www.shoreline.edu/hr

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