Director of Residence Life

Dillard University  |  New Orleans, LA

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Job Overview

Posted one day ago Full-Time

Job Details

Position Title:

Director of Residence Life

Job Type: Housing/Residence Life
Location: New Orleans, LA
Positions Available: 1
Institution Type: Private not-for-profit, 4-year
Institution Size: < 2,000 Students
Employer ID: 24098

Benefits

Housing for Position:
Live-in/on
Domestic Partners Allowed:
Yes
Benefits
Housing for Position:
Live-in/on
Domestic Partners Allowed:
Yes
Qualifications
Education:
Masters Preferred, Bachelors Required
Major Preference:
Counseling, Educational Administration, Higher Education, Student Affairs, Other Education
Experience:

Qualifications
Education:
Masters Preferred, Bachelors Required
Major Preference:
Counseling, Educational Administration, Higher Education, Student Affairs, Other Education
Experience:

Position Description

Dillard University has an IMMEADIATE opening for its new director.

Summary: The Director of Residence Life is responsible for the overall direction and supervision of the student residence life operations. Directly supervising the Residential Life Coordinator, the Director plays a critical role in shaping students' out of classroom learning opportunities. The Division of Student Success seeks a professional who possesses the organizational skills and temperament to work collaboratively with students, parents, and other campus departments..

  • Responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Select, train, evaluate and supervise professional staff in the residence halls;

  • Serves as the chief conduct officer for residential programs

  • Oversight of complaint resolution process for residence life;

  • Manage and participate in: daily operation of residence halls; room assignment for new and returning students; check-in and check-out; room and damage billing;

  • Maintain data necessary for federally mandated reports and for internal operational needs such as housing trends, occupancy reports and resident’s satisfaction;

  • Maintain department program assessment; policy/procedural reviews and program material update;

  • Serves as member of  the Behavioral Intervention Team

  • Conduct annual review and editing of residential life guide

  • Duties as assigned by the Vice President and Dean of Students 


Job Requirements

Qualifications

  • A Master's degree is required, preferably in the areas of higher education administration, college student affairs, counseling or a related field; PhD/EdD is preferred.
  • Minimum of 7 years residential life experience in higher education.
  • Knowledge of higher education, college student development, and best practices in the area of residence life and housing.

Application Information

TO APPLY: Please email resume and cover letter immediately to Dr. Roland Bullard, VP Student Success, Rbullard@dillard.edu. Review of candidates has begun.

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