Director of Housing and Residential Life

University of South Carolina-Upstate  |  Spartanburg, SC

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Job Overview

Posted November 14, 2018 Full-Time

Job Details

Position Title:

Director of Housing and Residential Life

Job Type: Housing/Residence Life Management
Location: Spartanburg, SC
Positions Available: 1
Institution Type: Public, 4-year
Institution Size: < 5,000 Students
Employer ID: 29326
Application Deadline: 01/15/2019

Benefits

Salary Range:
$53,606
Housing for Position:
Live-off
Benefits
Salary Range:
$53,606
Housing for Position:
Live-off
Qualifications
Education:
Masters Preferred, Bachelors Required
Major Preference:
Student Affairs, Other
Experience:
5-7 Years

Qualifications
Education:
Masters Preferred, Bachelors Required
Major Preference:
Student Affairs, Other
Experience:
5-7 Years

Position Description

- Develops and implements the administrative policies and procedures required for effective and efficient physical and fiscal management for Residential facilities.

- Plans and directs the provision of student support services to benefit student residents.

- Manages all policies relating to maximum utilization of university housing facilities and placement of students (student room assignments, rent rates per unit, housing application, use of student housing software, application of state and federal policies and laws).

- Coordinates with the Director of Facilities all operational procedures and plans to include fiscal planning, building and furnishings, maintenance, inspections, fines, repairs, supply purchases, contracts, renovations, housekeeping, etc. Coordinate maintenance staff.

- Manages and monitors a self-supporting budget and manages the revenue to debt ratio.

- Creates and maintains inventory of furnishings and appliances with replacement schedule.

- Hires and supervises all housing staff; plans and facilitates training activities for professionals and paraprofessional housing staff; provides leadership for all housing staff {e.g. assistant directors, administrative specialist, resident assistants and other student assistants).

- Serves as an ombudsperson dealing with complaints and resolving differences between residential Iife, parents, and students.

- Works with Enrollment Services and Financial Services to coordinate marketing, recruitment events, housing placement and charges for students.

- Coordinates the overall planning, implementation, and placement for off-campus housing. Serves as the university liaison to these outside properties.

- Coordinate communication to students and parents.

- Works closely with university police to ensure appropriate safety and security for residents including life safety equipment.

- Coordinates with the Dean of Students on student discipline issues and disability accommodations.

- Coordinates summer camp rentals and student OAR overnight space.

- Other duties as assigned.


Job Requirements

Masters degree in Student Personnel Services or related field and 5 years related experience or bachelor’s degree and 7 years related experience. At least three years prior budget management, and full-time staff supervisory experience. Valid driver’s license, good driving record and successful background check.

Strongly prefer experience in the formation, implementation, evaluation of effective housing policies and procedures.

Strong organizational skills and interpersonal skills are required. Maintain confidentiality, managing multiple concurrent tasks, verbal communication, written communication, analytical and problem solving, on-call for emergency situations.

Application Information

All applicants are required to complete an online application. Paper applications and/or resumes sent through US mail, email, or faxed mail will not be accepted for employment consideration.

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