Director, Residential Life

Florida Atlantic University  |  Boca Raton, FL

Login to Apply

Job Overview

Posted about 3 weeks ago Full-Time

Job Details

Position Title:

Director, Residential Life

Job Type: Housing/Residence Life
Location: Boca Raton, FL
Positions Available: 1
Institution Type: Public, 4-year
Institution Size: 30,000 & Over Students
Employer ID: 12230

Benefits

Housing for Position:
None provided
Benefits
Housing for Position:
None provided
Qualifications
Education:
Masters Required
Major Preference:
No Preference
Experience:
5-7 Years

Qualifications
Education:
Masters Required
Major Preference:
No Preference
Experience:
5-7 Years

Position Description

Florida Atlantic University's department of Housing & Residential Life is seeking a Director, Residential Life, Boca Raton, FL.

The Director of Residential Life at Florida Atlantic University will be a professional staff member responsible for providing the vision and administration for all Residential Life functions within the Department of Housing and Residential Life.

 

Through the supervision of the residential life professional staff, the Director will establish and maintain opportunities for the campus's 4,300 residents to live, learn and be successful at Florida Atlantic University.

 

The Department of Housing and Residential Life is a dynamic department that strives to exhibit best practices in an collaborative university environment.

 

The Director of Residential Life will oversee all staffing functions for the Residential Life area including selection, training, supervision and evaluation for nearly professional and graduate level staff and student staff.

 

Directly supervise the Associate Director for Residential Life, Assistant Director of Residential Life and Assistant Director for Staff Training & Development.

 

Manage and monitor the Residential Life programming and personnel budgets.

 

Provide leadership and direction as it relates to hiring, training, development and evaluation for professional and paraprofessional staff.

 

Develop assessment strategies to ensure efficiency and effectiveness of programming initiatives.

 

Facilitate the supervision of meetings with direct reports to address issues, concerns, and development of staff. Facilitate staff meetings as it relates to the residential life leadership team.

 

Work with the Department's Leadership team to ensure communication flow to the residential life team.

 

Serve on a critical incident crisis response team with the Assistant Directors.

 

Attend departmental and university-wide meetings as the representative for Residential Life.

 

Qualifications:

 

Master's degree from an accredited institution in education, counseling, public administration, student affairs, higher education or social work and six years of experience in residence life at a college; or a Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution in an appropriate area of specialization and eight years of experience in residence life at college required.

 

Must have the ability to work independently, plan and organize work efficiently and accurately, and communicate effectively and in a professional manner with all levels.

 

The Director of Residential Life must be adaptable, creative, enthusiastic, vision-oriented, and student-centered.

 

Advanced computer skills and strong Word, Excel and PowerPoint skills are essential to success in this position.

 

Valid driver's license required.

 

For more information and to apply, visit www.fau.edu/jobs and go to Apply Now (Position #979653).

 

Florida Atlantic University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action/equal access institution and all qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veterans status or other protected status. Individuals with disabilities requiring accommodation, please call 561-297-3057. 711.

 

FAU is committed to the principles of engaged teaching, research and service. All persons aspiring to achieve excellence in the practice of these principles are encouraged to apply.

 

 


Apply Here


PI99258199


Application Information

Apply Online

Log in to Apply
View all jobs for Florida Atlantic University View All Jobs

Recommended Reading

Expand your career path by adding knowledge each step of the way.


  • The Waiting Game

    So it’s been two weeks since TPE Onsite, and you STILL haven’t heard anything. Don’t fret! Here are some reasons why you may not have heard back.


    Read More »

  • This whole job search thing moves fast! And, it can be quite exhausting. So, I’ve found it to be highly important to take care of myself and attend to my wellness through this journey.


    Read More »

  • It’s important that you conduct extensive research about the school. Remember that you are interviewing the school as much as they are interviewing you. Here are a few reminders as you move to the next phase of your job search!


    Read More »

  • TPE Onsite is here! Like many other grads gearing up for TPE Onsite in San Antonio, I’m nervous and anxious. Know that we’re all going to do great! There are more than enough positions for everyone. Here are a few tips and advice to navigate the TPE Onsite event.


    Read More »