Assistant Director of Residential Life for Conduct
Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) invites applications for the position of Assistant Director of Residential Life for Conduct. The Department of Residential Life & Housing (RLH) at Virginia Commonwealth University is committed to providing safe, inclusive, and well-maintained facilities that build intentional communities to empower residents in their academic excellence, citizenship and personal growth.
ABOUT THE UNIVERSITY
Virginia Commonwealth University is a premier urban, public research university focused on academic success. Established in 1838 and located on 144 acres in downtown Richmond, VA, we currently enroll approximately 31,288 students. VCU takes pride in its nationally ranked academic programs and academic medical center, research and scholarly productivity, and engagement with the communities it serves and changes. Learn more about working at VCU, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=03cTFGQPhyc#t=44.
PRINCIPAL FUNCTIONS AND DUTIES
The Assistant Director of Residential Life for Conduct is a Masters Level, full-time, experienced professional who will serve as part of the Residential Life Assistant Director team responsible for the education and daily management of approximately 5,700 on-campus students. The position will report to the Associate Director of Residential Life.
The role of the Assistant Director of Residential Life for Conduct is to enhance the living-learning experience by providing a holistic approach to working with staff and residents. The Assistant Director of Residential Life for Conduct will assist with all areas of residential life related to conduct oversight. Principle responsibilities include: direct point of contact for conduct case management within Residential Life & Housing, Hearing officer for policy infractions including higher level residential policy infractions, serve as Maxient Level 5 representative for Residential Life & Housing, directly supervise the RLH Coordinator of Information Desk Operations, VCUPD security liaison, oversee conduct policy and training related to residential student population, make recommendations to conduct process for residential students, on-call crisis response; serve as member of the university Student Assistance & Support team.
REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: A minimum of three years professional experience in residence life/housing/conduct; Effective communication skills (oral and written); Crisis management experience; Ability to build teams and work collaboratively; Strong organizational skills with attention to detail and accuracy; Ability to work well under pressure with multiple and changing deadlines; Demonstrated proficiency utilizing technology such as web applications, online systems, database software, and standard office packages (word processing, spreadsheet, electronic mail).
Ability to work independently and as part of a team, manage several responsibilities at the same time, resolve problems using initiative and sound judgment. Ability to collect, interpret, and report data and to write informational materials and reports. Strong interpersonal skills; Knowledge of student learning theory and developmental outcomes, and experience in its application. Demonstrated experience working in and fostering a diverse University Academic Professional, staff, and student environment; and commitment to do so as a University Academic Professional member at VCU.
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Previous Residence Life live-in experience; demonstrated commitment to working with students and staff through the conduct process; student conduct and crisis response experience; experience with conduct software system; budget experience; and involvement with student leadership/advising. Experience collaborating with administrative services, operations, and facilities.
COMPENSATION & ANTICIPATED START DATE: $53,000 to $56,500 as well as a competitive benefits package. The anticipated start date is negotiable.
Please visit https://www.vcujobs.com/postings/76102 to apply.
Application packages must include a letter of intent, resume, and contact information of three references.
For additional information please contact Shonda Pulley at (804) 828-7666 or visit our website http://www.housing.vcu.edu.
The position will be open until filled.
Only electronic applications submitted through https://www.vcujobs.com will be accepted.
Virginia Commonwealth University is an equal opportunity, affirmative action university providing access to education and employment without regard to age, race, color, national origin, gender, religion, sexual orientation, veteran's status, political affiliation or disability.