Director of Residential Education

University of Nebraska-Lincoln  |  Lincoln, NE

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Job Overview

Posted one week ago Full-Time

Job Details

Position Title:

Director of Residential Education

Job Type: Housing/Residence Life
Location: Lincoln, NE
Positions Available: 1
Institution Type: Public, 4-year
Institution Size: < 30,000 Students
Employer ID: 31730
Application Deadline: 01/05/2020

Stated Non-Discrimination Policy

Gender Expression / Identity Sexual Orientation

Benefits

Salary Range:
$115,000
Housing for Position:
None provided
RESUME COLLECTION ONLY

This employer is collecting resumes only and will NOT conduct interviews at the TPE Onsite event.
Benefits
Salary Range:
$115,000
Housing for Position:
None provided
Qualifications
Education:
Doctorate/J.D. Preferred, Masters Required
Major Preference:
Counseling, Educational Administration, Higher Education, Student Affairs
Experience:
5-7 Years

Qualifications
Education:
Doctorate/J.D. Preferred, Masters Required
Major Preference:
Counseling, Educational Administration, Higher Education, Student Affairs
Experience:
5-7 Years

Position Description

The Director of Residential Education is charged with providing support to the academic mission of the university by contributing to students’ out-of-classroom learning. The incumbent oversees a residential community of about 6,000 students, three full-time Associate Directors, 32 full-time professional and graduate student staff, and 315 student positions, and is responsible for the effective implementation of the residential curriculum, collaboration with Academic Affairs on Living Learning Communities, and works with other departments as necessary to maintain a learning-infused living environment that promotes student success.

The University of Nebraska-Lincoln seeks to attract and retain a high performing and diverse workforce in which employees’ differences are respected and valued to better meet the varying needs of the diverse populations we serve. The university fosters a diverse and inclusive work environment that promotes collaboration so that all individuals are able to participate and contribute to their full potential. As an EO/AA employer, qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, national origin, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, and/or political affiliation. See: http://www.unl.edu/equity/notice-nondiscrimination.


Job Requirements

Minimum Requirements: Master’s degree in higher education or related field plus 5 years of progressively responsible leadership, management, and supervisory experience within residence life required. Demonstrated record of strong leadership, communication and interpersonal skills necessary. Must have demonstrated ability to create partnerships and work collaboratively with students, staff, faculty, administrators, and other members of the community. Record of successful building and leading teams as well as managing large teams of diverse employees essential. Demonstrated commitment to working with diverse student populations required. Exceptional written communication and organization skills as evidenced by application materials required.

Preferred Requirements: Earned PhD in higher education administration, college student development or related field preferred. Prior experience in leadership roles at a large, public university desirable. Experience working with or implementing a residential curriculum model helpful. Prefer knowledge of risk assessment principles and the ability to evaluate risks and likely consequences. Knowledge of student development theory preferred. Demonstrated experience collaborating with academic and administrative colleagues to facilitate student success desirable.

Application Information

To ensure consideration, please submit all application materials before January 6, 2020. For more information, go to https://employment.unl.edu/postings/67695

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