Director of Residence Life

Campus Living Villages  |  SAN ANTONIO, TX

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Job Overview

Posted about 2 weeks ago Full-Time

Job Details

Position Title:

Director of Residence Life

Job Type: Housing/Residence Life
Location: SAN ANTONIO, TX
Positions Available: 1
Institution Type:
Institution Size:
Employer ID: 28452
Application Deadline: 07/15/2018

Benefits

Salary Range:
$30,000 - $40,000
Additional Compensation:
Great work team, apartment with utilities, 2 weeks vacation, holidays, sick leave, health benefits, university parking pass
Housing for Position:
Live-in/on
Domestic Partners Allowed:
Yes
Benefits
Salary Range:
$30,000 - $40,000
Additional Compensation:
Great work team, apartment with utilities, 2 weeks vacation, holidays, sick leave, health benefits, university parking pass
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, Other
Experience:
2-4 Years

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

Position Description

Director of Residence Life  

(Full time, live-on position – San Antonio, TX)

The Director of Residence Life is a live-on site position, serving as the linkage between the residents, resident assistants, guests, the University of Texas San Antonio, and full time staff. The position is responsible for the supervision of one full time Assistant Director and thirty RAs as well as the day-to-day management of a 500 bed Residence Hall and a 1300 bed apartment community.  The facilities and operations teams support this position. The position is directly responsible for the implementation of the residence life program and ensuring a quality resident experience.  

Chisholm Hall is a 500 bed facility with a large activity center, theatre, and junior indoor olympic swimming pool.  The residence hall was the first housing for students at the University of Texas San Antonio. University Oaks is a 1300 bed garden style apartment community with various apartment types, three pools, and two activity centers.  Chisholm and University Oaks are part of the on Campus Living Villages/UTSA on-campus partnership.

 Campus Living Villages offers student accommodation to University students, around the world.  As the only student accommodation provider working across four regions and six countries, we are committed to creating tailored student communities that suit the unique culture of each campus, university or city we work with. We proudly house approximately 45,000 students across Australia, New Zealand, England, Scotland, Wales and the United States.

We operate on a vision of supporting our students to Live, Learn and Grow and run a number of programs that bring this vision to life.  Every member of our team is integral to supporting students in their pursuit of and education and the values of Campus Living Villages.

Our Core Values:

CLV’s goal is to CREATE a culture that we all enjoy working within by following the below values. It is expected for all CLV employees to demonstrate the values listed below on a day-to-day basis:

Community: Be part of the ONE team and pursue the team goal.
Respect: Be tolerant and accepting of colleagues and customers and do not manipulate, demean or mistreat people.
Equality: Endeavour to treat everyone the same, regardless of their role.
Accountability: Work hard, work smart and do not blame others.
Trust: Be forthright, candid and deliver on your promises.
Enthusiasm: Be passionate in what you do and give 100%.

Activities:

Ensure that residents have a supportive environment that promotes community development, embraces diversity, academic success and supports residents to grow positive life skills.
Assist in establishing a respectful and safe community environment under the policies and guidelines established by CLV and UTSA.
Guide, support, train, evaluate and coach the assistant director and residential assistant team.
Provides direction, coordination and oversight of a robust residence life program including resident assistant training & selection, professional staff training & recruitment, residence hall opening and closing, intersession housing, and summer programs.
Encourage student accountability for the Student Code of Conduct and Residence Life policies and procedures; Serve as hearing officer and adjudicate violations of policy.
Participate in the housing administrator on call system and serve during emergency periods.
Lead assessment efforts to measure student learning, satisfaction, and retention.
Serve on university committees to provide leadership and support for large university events and initiatives.
Promote positive behaviors and mitigate disruptive behaviors among residents, aiming to prevent and address incidents that violate Village rules and regulations.
Other duties and projects as directed.
Some evening and weekend commitments required.

 

Additional Resources:

https://www.utsa.edu/

https://www.campuslivingvillages.com/

http://www.mystudentvillage.com/us/chisholm-hall/

https://www.mystudentvillage.com/us/university-oaks/

EOE/Drug Free Work Place


Job Requirements

The ideal candidate will possess:

Experience in a leadership role focused on community engagement.
Demonstrate experience in community development through engagement and social media initiatives.
Ability to model an ethical leadership style that is empathetic, inclusive and consultative, and demonstrates integrity and sound judgment.
Demonstrated organizational skills with a strong eye for detail, communicating information accurately.
Experience in conflict resolution, positive influence and discipline in a developmental justice context.
Ability to handle critical incidents in a calm and professional manner within set guidelines and following established procedures.
Being able to adapt to change while having a ‘can-do’ attitude and being solutions focused to support your student community.
Demonstrated experience in community development, crisis response and staff supervision
Ability to establish harmonious working relationships with members of the University community
Experience working with diverse populations and educating students on issues of diversity
Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced, high traffic environment
Excellent interpersonal, written and oral communication skills
Two years experience in Student Affairs directly supervising student staff and earned bachelor’s degree, master’s degree preferred.
Proficiency in Microsoft Office programs.
Ability to learn and use all IS programs pertinent to successful achievement of duties.

Application Information

Send a resume and cover letter to Laura Cantrell at laura.cantrell@clvusa.com to apply. Please note that the successful candidate will need to complete pre-employment vetting as subject to their employment.

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