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Complex Director - 12 month
|Onsite Event Position ID:||1858|
|Job Type:||Housing/Residence Life|
|Institution Type:||Public, 4-year|
|Institution Size:||< 20,000 Students < 30,000 Students|
The Complex Director (CD) is responsible for the general management and residential life functions in one or more apartment villages/complexes housing 500-600 students. Through supervision of the Assistant Complex Coordinator (ACD) and approximately 8-10 Paraprofessional Staff Members, the CD fosters a clean, safe, positive, and inclusive community environment that encourages students to develop their full potential.
This position includes educational, supervisory and administrative functions that promote student engagement, academic success, personal development and a strong sense of community through the implementation of the residential curriculum. Campus Living supports the University at Buffalo’s mission by providing residential environments that assist students in being academically and personally successful. The CD helps to set priorities and will provide direction to onsite outsourced contractors for turnover, landscaping and snow removal services. The CD is supervised by an Assistant Director (AD).
This is a 12-month, live-in position, beginning June 3 (anticipated) and ending on June 2 (anticipated).
Candidates who have developed skills in the following areas, or an interest in developing skills in these areas, are encouraged to apply.
• Student and Professional (Graduate) Staff Supervision
• Residential Curriculum
• Crisis Intervention
• Student Conduct
• Maintenance and Facilities
• Housing Operations
• Counseling, Helping, and Conflict Management
• Administrative and Time Management
Minimum: Bachelor’s degree with one year full-time experience in residence hall or university apartment administration. Excellent administrative and communication skills are required. Based on the need to respond to crisis situations and serve on a duty rotation, travel within the campus, between campuses and off the campus is required. Candidates will need to demonstrate their ability to meet the transportation needs of the position.
Preferred: Master’s degree in Student Personnel, Counseling, Education or a related field. One to three years of full-time experience in university apartment or residence hall administration. Due to the transportation needs of the position, a valid license to operate a motor vehicle in NYS is preferred.
Application including a cover letter, resume, and names, titles, addresses, and telephone numbers of three current references should be completed on-line at: ubjobs.buffalo.edu/. For additional information please visit the following web page: buffalo.edu/campusliving/about-us/employment-opportunities.html.
We will be conducting interviews at the Oshkosh Placement Exchange (OPE), the New York State Placement Exchange (NSY-PE), as well as The Placement Exchange (TPE). We encourage candidates to send materials early so that we can pre-schedule interviews for these conferences or conduct phone/videoconference interviews. Full consideration will be given to complete applications received by March 25, 2019.
An online application is required for full consideration. Application including a cover letter, resume, and names, titles, addresses, and telephone numbers of three current references should be completed on-line at: ubjobs.buffalo.edu/. For additional information please visit the following web page: buffalo.edu/campusliving/about-us/employment-opportunities.html.
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