Living Center Director

Grand Valley State University  |  Allendale, MI

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Job Overview

Posted one week ago Full-Time

Job Details

Position Title:

Living Center Director

Job Type: Housing/Residence Life
Location: Allendale, MI
Positions Available: 1
Institution Type: Public, 4-year
Institution Size: < 30,000 Students
Employer ID: 34418
Application Deadline: 12/31/2022

Stated Non-Discrimination Policy

Gender Expression / Identity Sexual Orientation

Benefits

Salary Range:
$36,000
Additional Compensation:
SALARY: Competitive annual salary of $36,000, furnished apartment, meal plan and full university benefits.
Housing for Position:
Live-in/on
Domestic Partners Allowed:
Yes
Housing Pets:
Cats, Dogs, Birds, Small pets in aquariums/cages
Benefits
Salary Range:
$36,000
Additional Compensation:
SALARY: Competitive annual salary of $36,000, furnished apartment, meal plan and full university benefits.
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
Experience:
0-1 Year

Qualifications
Education:
Masters Preferred, Bachelors Required
Major Preference:
Counseling, Educational Administration, Higher Education, Student Affairs, Other Education
Experience:
0-1 Year

Position Description

SUMMARY

The Living Center Director (LCD) position is a live on residential role primarily focused on the management of a campus housing unit consisting of 400-700 co-ed residents. This staff member will supervise a student staff of Resident Assistants (RA) for the community and create an inclusive Community Development Plan focused on supporting all residents. The LCD will also be responsible for the daily administrative, operational and facilities duties within the community they are assigned. Staff in this role will have direct contact with students through the Restorative Justice Process, student CARE and outreach as well as through recruitment of RA staff.

 

PRIMARY DUTIES

Management of residential housing area consisting of 400-700 co-ed residents. 
Supervision
Student Academic Support and Success
Conduct and Student Support (CARE)
Community Development and Programming
Administrative Duties
Facilities Management
Budgeting
Duty Response (Nights, Weekends and some Breaks and Holidays)
Performs other duties as required/assigned by manager.

 

WORKING CONDITIONS

Normal office environment.  Some travel may be required.

SALARY: Competitive annual salary of $36,000, furnished apartment, meal plan and full university benefits.

DEPARTMENT/DIVISION: Division of Student Affairs

CAMPUS: Allendale Campus

HOW TO APPLY: Apply online at jobs.gvsu.edu and select "Apply now".  Please include a cover letter and resume. The online application will allow you to attach these documents electronically. On the application, you will be required to provide names, phone numbers, and e-mail address for three professional references. Applicants selected for interviews may be required to submit official transcripts prior to the interview. If you need assistance, call Human Resources at 616-331-2215.

APPLICATION DEADLINE:  Consideration of applications will begin immediately and the posting may be closed at any time at the discretion of the University.

Allendale, Michigan 49401 - (616) 331-5000

For more information about Grand Valley, see our website at www.gvsu.edu 

Grand Valley State University is an EOE which includes protected veterans and individuals with disabilities. See http://www.gvsu.edu/affirmative/. TDD Callers: Call Michigan Relay Center at 711 (in State) or 1-800-833-7833 (out of State)


Job Requirements

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED

Required Qualifications: 

Bachelor’s degree required and experience working with students in a college setting. 

Preferred Qualifications: 

Master’s in Student Affairs or related field.
Minimum one year experience working in a university residential setting.

Experience in: supervision, budget oversight, leadership of an assigned living area, supporting students success, planning and implementing programs for students, and working with facilities management. In addition, the person in this role should have excellent critical thinking skills, interest in engaging and educating students, and are able to balance personal and work life.  

Application Information

HOW TO APPLY: Apply online at jobs.gvsu.edu and select "Apply now". Please include a cover letter and resume. The online application will allow you to attach these documents electronically. On the application, you will be required to provide names, phone numbers, and e-mail address for three professional references. Applicants selected for interviews may be required to submit official transcripts prior to the interview. If you need assistance, call Human Resources at 616-331-2215. APPLICATION DEADLINE: Consideration of applications will begin immediately and the posting may be closed at any time at the discretion of the University. Allendale, Michigan 49401 - (616) 331-5000 For more information about Grand Valley, see our website at www.gvsu.edu Grand Valley State University is an EOE which includes protected veterans and individuals with disabilities. See http://www.gvsu.edu/affirmative/. TDD Callers: Call Michigan Relay Center at 711 (in State) or 1-800-833-7833 (out of State)

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