Director of Residence Life

Rhodes College  |  Memphis, TN

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Posted 3 weeks ago Full-Time

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Position Title:

Director of Residence Life

Job Type: Housing/Residence Life
Location: Memphis, TN
Positions Available: 1
Institution Type: Private not-for-profit, 4-year
Institution Size: < 2,000 Students
Employer ID: 18577
Application Deadline: 07/23/2018

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Position Description

Founded in 1848, Rhodes College is a highly selective, private, residential, undergraduate college, located in Memphis, Tennessee. We aspire to graduate students with a lifelong passion for learning, a compassion for others, and the ability to translate academic study and personal concern into effective leadership and action in their communities and the world. We encourage applications from candidates interested in helping us achieve this vision. Rhodes College seeks a Director of Residence Life. The Director of Residence Life is responsible for providing vision, direction, and leadership in the management and development of the Residence life program. Responsible for managing 16 residence halls; assisting with the long-range strategic and capital expenditure planning and implementation strategies for college housing; creating a dynamic living-learning environment that supports the College's academic mission and works collaboratively with faculty and staff; providing leadership for the design and implementation of educational, cultural, social, recreational, and community service programs; supervising the Residence Life staff; providing initiatives to build recruitment and retention programs for diverse student populations; and developing policies and procedures consistent with values and goals of the College. Cultivate and maintain an inclusive, respectful, and civil community environment that values and respects each person and promotes the understanding and acceptance of individual differences and cultural identities. Develop and implement quality programming and services that promote learning, personal/identity development, and academic success. Assist with adjudication of College's student conduct process. Coordinate the process of providing emergency response and follow-up in the residence halls and assist with the College's on-call coverage. Provide support for residents in conflict or crisis through mediation, intervention, or referral. Form collaborative relationships with campus and community constituents to establish and maintain living-learning communities which contribute to student engagement in academic and community involvement. The position requires a flexible schedule with evening and weekend hours. Master's degree required; preferably in college student personnel services or counseling. Five to eight years of full-time experience in higher education administration. Demonstrated leadership skills are required. Must be student-centered and accessible, with the ability to work cooperatively and effectively with students and their families, faculty, and staff. Must exhibit professionalism and diplomacy in working effectively with diverse constituencies. Demonstrated ability to organize numerous projects requiring attention to detail and consistently meet deadlines. Excellent written and oral communication skills required. Proficiency in Microsoft Office required. Rhodes College offers an excellent benefits package and a great working environment. To apply online, please visit http://jobs.rhodes.edu .We are an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity in the workforce.



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