Department: Residence Life & Housing (RESH)
Position Category: Staff
Schedule: Monday -Friday 8:30am 5:00pm Evenings and Weekends, as needed On-Call for Residence Life & Housing
Will driving be required?: Yes
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Requested start date for this position: 05/21/2018
Pay Rate: Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience
Benefits Eligible: Yes
Campus Location: Northwest Denver
Full-time or Part-time: Full-Time
Posting Number: 201101102
Under the general supervision of the Director of Housing & Residence Life, the Associate Director of Residence Life is a senior leadership position that leads the office in creating an inclusive residential program and manages all aspects of the Residence Life & Housing student development efforts. The Associate Director implements the strategic vision and direction for student development programs in the residence halls and apartment housing while making recommendations on related policies. This is a live-off position with high-level emergency and crisis response duty responsibilities. This position has the authority to act, make decisions, and interpret policy as the Director of Housing & Residence Life in the Director's absence from campus.
Major Duties and Responsibilities:
Supervision & Management
" Responsible for the direct hiring, training, supervising, advising, development, and evaluation of Residence Life Coordinators (4).
" Indirectly supervise 50 to 60 paraprofessional Lead Resident Assistants, and Resident Assistants, Community Assistants, Lead Desk Assistants, and Desk Assistant Staff.
" Develop, implement, and support opportunities for professional development, learning, and professional organization involvement
" Ensure staff have a professional development plan that incorporates and encourages best practices and new programming models for student learning.
" Oversee design, implementation, and assessment of student staff selection process.
" Oversee design, implementation, and assessment of student staff residential training curriculum.
" Identify crisis prevention training needs; develop training modules and facilitate training sessions for all Residence Life staff.
" Ensure all university training requirements are met for all live-in/on staff members.
Residential Education & Student Development
" Oversee development and management of the residential curriculum and the Living and Learning community programs and initiatives for the residence halls and apartment housing
" Facilitate the creation of an inclusive residential environment, ensuring that all values of diversity and social justice are included in all aspects of Residence Life training, development, and curriculums.
" Collaborate with the other Student Affairs departments and various Academic Affairs units to develop the execution of the Residential Curriculum Model.
" Oversee the development and management of the Living and Learning Community program, including the recruitment of faculty and oversight of programming and assessment in collaboration with Academic Affairs.
" Lead efforts in the management, tracking and updating of all reports of students of concern within the residence halls and apartment housing. Work closely with the Residence Life Coordinators, Resident Assistants, and Peer Minsters to identify and track students of concern.
" Assist with tracking/facilitating adjudication issues and conflict resolution that arises in the residence halls and apartment housing in conjunction with the Director of Housing & Residence Life. Serve as a hearing officer when deemed necessary by the Director of Residence Life, Director of Student Conduct, and/or Dean of Students.
" Assist the Director with the development policies and procedures that provide timely and comprehensive response to physical, psychological, and medical emergencies twenty-four hours per day
" Serve as the on-call position to assist, support, and advise Residence Life staff in all emergency and crisis situations; serve as emergency responder and perform assignment tasks in case of housing emergencies (as deemed necessary by the Director). The situations usually occur on campus on evenings and weekends, as well as during the typical work day.
" Coordinate, analyze, and provide reports on all residential education aspects for the Residence Life & Housing Assessment Plan to ensure student learning outcomes are being met.
" Participate in all Residence Life programs, orientation programs, admissions events, and campus specialty days/weekends.
Leadership & Administration
" Utilize analytical results and data to design, develop and implement innovative and effective programs and services
" Ensure that all values of diversity and social justice are included in all aspects of living on-campus.
" Coordinate staff manual revisions and oversee the dissemination of policy and protocol updates and changes.
" Work closely with the Housing Occupancy Coordinator to develop residential policies and procedures that are supportive and inclusive of all students.
" Manage the coordination of Summer Housing and Summer Conference Programs
" In collaboration with the Director, assist in the establishment and implementation of short- and long-range department goals, objectives, policies, and operating procedures; monitor and evaluate program effectiveness; effect changes required for improvement.
" Serve as liaison to the Office of Residence Life with administrative units in Student Affairs, Auxiliary Services, other faculty and staff affiliated with student success on university retention initiatives
" Oversee development of materials and forms for the operations of Residence Life programs and processes.
Fiscal Resource Management
" Manage budgets related to daily operations for Residence Life as it relates to residential education.
" Provide input and assist in the preparation of the Residence Life & Housing annual budget analysis and preparation
" Create funding strategies with the residential education budgets that promote fiscal responsibility and support university and fiscal rules and policies
" Assist the Director of Housing and Residence Life in planning for the allocation of resources relating to physical improvements of residential communities.
Other Duties and Responsibilities
" Serve on university committees on an as needed basis.
" Perform miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned by the Director of Housing and Residence Life.
" Masters degree in college student personnel, higher education administration or related field from an accredited four-year institution of higher education
" Five years of relevant experience, with at least three being in a professional and supervisor level, in a comprehensive on-campus housing operation within higher education.
" Experience in supervision of full-time and/or graduate level staff.
" Direct experience working with college students.
" Demonstrated ability to work with faculty and academic affairs.
" Experience working in an ethnically and culturally diverse environment.
" Demonstrated management experience in the development and training of Residence Life staff.
" 5 years of progressively responsible Residence Life experience within a comprehensive residence life system in a higher education setting.
" Increasingly responsible experience as a leader in Student Affairs.
" Experience with assessment, strategic planning and implementation or new initiatives and organizational change.
" Experience with Title IX and Campus Security Act regulations
" Experience working with Living and Learning Communities
" Experience working in a Residential Curriculum Model
" Experience with Higher Education software, specifically, StarRez, Colleague, and/or Maxient
Regis University, inspired by its Jesuit Catholic heritage, has been committed to academic excellence, personal development and community engagement since its founding in 1877. Regis provides values-based education at the undergraduate, graduate and doctoral levels and is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission: A Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. Its motto, Men and Women in Service of Others, describes the purpose of Jesuit education: to form men and women who use their knowledge in the unselfish service of others. Regis is composed of five colleges: the College of Contemporary Liberal Studies, Regis College, College of Computer & Information Sciences, College of Business & Economics, and Rueckert-Hartman College for Health Professions, which includes the schools of pharmacy, physical therapy and nursing.
Beyond its historic campus in Northwest Denver, there are Regis campuses in Thornton, the Denver Tech Center and in Colorado Springs. Regis currently serves about 10,000 students in online and campus environments and has been ranked as a top school in the Western Region for 20 consecutive years by U.S. News & World Report.
UA EEO Statement:
This statement is intended to indicate clearly that the University is morally committed to the principles of nondiscrimination that we want to do this rather than just have to by law.
In accordance with its Jesuit Catholic mission, Regis University is committed to maintaining a humane atmosphere in which the civil rights of every individual are recognized and respected. Regis University does not unlawfully discriminate in either the provision of educational services or in employment practices on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, creed, ancestry, gender, age, marital status, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, physical or mental disability, or any other characteristic protected by local, state, or federal law. Within this context, Regis University does reserve the right to give employment preference to persons who demonstrate by word and practice a commitment to the Universitys mission and educational goals.
Open Until Filled: Yes
(Positions may remain open until we have an adequate applicant pool or the close date listed, whichever occurs first. Please consider applying for positions as soon as possible)
Special Instructions to Applicants:
Ideal Start Date is May 2018. Provide Personal Mission Statement and how it relates to your work in Residence Life and Student Affairs in a Higher Education setting. Review of Applications will begin February 16, 2018.
To apply, visit: https://jobs.regis.edu/
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