Director of Residential Life and Campus Conduct

San Francisco Art Institute  |  SAN FRANCISCO, CA

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Posted about 3 weeks ago Full-Time

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Position Title:

Director of Residential Life and Campus Conduct

Job Type: Administrative Communications Facilities Housing/Residence Life Leadership Development/Programs Management Sales/Marketing Student Affairs Administration Student Conduct
Location: SAN FRANCISCO, CA
Positions Available: 1
Institution Type: Private not-for-profit, 4-year
Institution Size: < 500 Students
Employer ID: 30809
Application Deadline: 05/31/2019

Benefits

Salary Range:
$60,000 - $65,000
Additional Compensation:
Health Insurance; Retirement;tuition remission; cafe cash; vacation and sick accrual
Housing for Position:
Live-in/on
Domestic Partners Allowed:
Yes
Benefits
Salary Range:
$60,000 - $65,000
Additional Compensation:
Health Insurance; Retirement;tuition remission; cafe cash; vacation and sick accrual
Housing for Position:
Live-in/on
Domestic Partners Allowed:
Yes
Qualifications
Education:
Masters Preferred, Masters Required
Major Preference:
Counseling, Educational Administration, Higher Education, Student Affairs
Experience:
5-7 Years

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

Position Description

TITLE:                          Director of Residential Life + Campus Conduct
DEPARTMENT:          Student Affairs
REPORTS TO:            Vice President + Dean of Student Affairs

STATUS:                     Full-time; Exempt; Supervisory

SUPERVISES:             Residential Life Graduate Interns, Front Desk Assistants

 

JOB SUMMARY:
The Senior Housing Officer (SHO) is primarily responsible for leading and supervising a comprehensive leased housing and residential life program (approximately 150 students), including the development and evaluation of policies, procedures, and goals.  Provides direction to build communities that are culturally rich, socially robust, inclusive, and respectful of diversity. Undergraduate students who live off campus should receive assistance from Residential Life with the transition to independent living. The Director serves as the main liaison to students and families regarding campus-provided housing and off-campus housing.

As an educator within the division of Student Affairs, the Director works closely with colleagues to deliver an inclusive program specific to SFAI’s student population. This position requires a high degree of interpersonal and communication skills, and has access to confidential information. The exercise of discretion and independent judgement is required. The Director also actively assists with other programs, events, and services administered through the Student Affairs Office.

This role is a full-time, live-on, 12-month position. In addition to salary and an institutional benefits package, an apartment located within an SFAI residence hall is provided with included utilities and amenities (internet, cable) as well as a $1,000 café cash stipend per semester.  
 

SPECIFIC DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES:
SFAI’s residential life program utilizes Graduate Student Interns. These Interns come to us through a partnership with the University of San Francisco’s graduate degree programs. The duties and responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to, the following:

Community Development

Mentor and direct Graduate Student Interns in leading the social, educational, cultural, service and recreational programming efforts; assist in mediation of roommate conflicts and follow-up on student issues and concerns
Develop a supportive multi-cultural environment through community programming and contact with students and staff; coordinate and conduct community meetings; maintain visible presence at residential hall
Develop and conduct Orientation sessions for new residents and their families
Coordinate workshops and sessions with other SFAI
Serve as the primary coordinator and hearing officer for alleged violations of SFAI’s Student Code of Conduct, setting the vision for the campus conduct process. Interpret and enforce SFAI’s Student Code of Conduct and Housing Policies + Procedures; adjudicate alleged violations of the Code of Conduct and Housing Policies + Procedures.
Create and implement housing assessment strategies for gathering resident experience and satisfaction data on a semester basis; guage programming and retention success

 

Administrative

Serve as first point of contact on all matters related to campus-coordinated housing and off-campus housing with prospective students and their families
Coordinate the housing application, deposit, and assignment process; maintain and update all housing rosters, occupancy reports, and all related housing records
Coordinate opening and closing procedures
Serve as primary liaison with contractors who provide facilities repair
Coordinate billing of housing fees, cleaning fees, and damages. Oversee the housing and residential life budget, coordinating monthly rent payments with residence hall building owners
Work closely with the Admissions office to support incoming students and assist with their transition into the residence hall community
Administer the SFAI housing listserv and other off-campus housing resources; conduct housing workshops and assist students with housing search strategies
Update and produce housing publications including the Off-Campus Housing Guide and housing website information
Serve as a liaison between Student Affairs and SFAI with partner institutions in providing SFAI-sponsored housing to non-SFAI students
As necessary, assist Student Affairs/SFAI to locate additional/alternative housing for students
Serve as primary coordinator for PreCollege Housing in collaboration with the Public Education staff

 

On-Call, Emergency Response, Counseling, and Referral of Students

Coordinate and participate in rotating evening and weekend on-call schedule. Respond to crisis and emergencies related to housing In concert with the Vice President, update and maintain all housing emergency protocols, documents and training
Report incidents and related concerns to the Vice President + Dean of Student Affairs
Live on-site and maintain a presence in the residence community by being available and approachable to students
Counsel and refer individual students and groups regarding personal and academic needs and institutional procedures. Is available, approachable and responsive to students and families
Mediates conflicts between students or staff as necessary

Training and Staff Supervision

Directly supervise housing staff.
Maintain and Update Staff Manuals
Recruit, select, and evaluate the Graduate Student Interns
Coordinate and lead training sessions for Graduate Student Interns at the start of each semester, and Residential Life Summer Interns each summer. Provide the staff direction, support and feedback through regular one-on-one meetings

Student Affairs Team Participation

Assist with major Student Affairs programs, events, and services, including but not limited to Orientation and Commencement
Participate in weekly or biweekly Student Affairs Office meetings and Student Support and Advocacy Team, and Retention Task Force
Represent the Student Affairs Office on campus committees as assigned and at campus events

MINIMUM  QUALIFICATIONS:

Master's degree in Counseling, Student Personnel, Higher Education, Social Work, or an equivalent or related area and five years’ experience in housing and/or residence life, is preferred.
Experience working with a diverse population, including international students and students with disabilities
Demonstrated ability to achieve desired results working collaboratively in a dynamic environment with multiple stakeholders while being sensitive and responsive to the diverse needs of students, families, faculty, and staff, with a high degree of cultural competency and collegiality
Ability to transform an organization through strategic planning, including the development of measurable goals and objectives
Significant experience in program design, management, and implementation as well as assessment and evaluation
Commitment to social justice, inclusion, and equity with experience in providing support and advocacy for diverse communities (including but not limited to race, ethnicity, gender, gender identity and expression, national origin, sexual orientation, ability, size, religion/spirituality, and socioeconomic status)
Outstanding verbal, writing and presentation skills. Must be able to communicate and interact effectively with students, faculty, staff and all external constituencies
Proficiency in computer skills including the Microsoft Office Suite, databases, electronic communication, and web based applications
Appreciation for art and design, developed through employment, education, or personal interest, highly desirable

 

Please forward a letter of interest and resume to hr@sfai.edu

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Job Requirements

MINIMUM  QUALIFICATIONS:

Master's degree in Counseling, Student Personnel, Higher Education, Social Work, or an equivalent or related area and five years’ experience in housing and/or residence life, is preferred.
Experience working with a diverse population, including international students and students with disabilities
Demonstrated ability to achieve desired results working collaboratively in a dynamic environment with multiple stakeholders while being sensitive and responsive to the diverse needs of students, families, faculty, and staff, with a high degree of cultural competency and collegiality
Ability to transform an organization through strategic planning, including the development of measurable goals and objectives
Significant experience in program design, management, and implementation as well as assessment and evaluation
Commitment to social justice, inclusion, and equity with experience in providing support and advocacy for diverse communities (including but not limited to race, ethnicity, gender, gender identity and expression, national origin, sexual orientation, ability, size, religion/spirituality, and socioeconomic status)
Outstanding verbal, writing and presentation skills. Must be able to communicate and interact effectively with students, faculty, staff and all external constituencies
Proficiency in computer skills including the Microsoft Office Suite, databases, electronic communication, and web based applications
Appreciation for art and design, developed through employment, education, or personal interest, highly desirable

Application Information

Please forward resume and letter of interest to hr@sfai.edu check out our institute at www.sfai.edu

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