Assistant Director of Housing and Residence Life

Posting Details

Position Title

Assistant Director of Housing and Residence Life

Job Description

The Assistant Director of Housing and Residence Life is responsible for the leadership and development of a comprehensive residential living program, which is focused on community relationships, student success, and retention. Responsibilities include: oversees and coordinates staff selection, training, and supervision of Residence Life Coordinators, Resident Assistants, and other student staff; develops, implements, and assesses strategies that cultivate a strong residential community and positive university commitment among residents that also demonstrates value for service, diversity, and respect; creates positive, retention focused partnerships and practices with Academic Affairs, Admissions, Athletics, Student Affairs departments, and other campus and community groups; participates in the student conduct process, serving as hearing officer, and providing counseling and conflict mediation; coordinates departmental assessment in alignment with division Learning Outcomes and departmental measures; acts as an advisor to the Residence Hall Association, and possibly National Residence Hall Honorary – Griffon Chapter; assists the Director in the administration of the department including representation at University recruitment events, committees, functions, sporting events, and training; serves as an on-call responder to discipline and emergency situations in the halls; participates in rotation of 24-hour on-call emergency assistance; and other dutis of a similar nature.

Required Qualifications

Master’s degree in student development or a related field; supervisory experience in residence halls; or, an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job such as those listed above.

Preferred Qualifications

College Student Personnel ( CSP ).

Physical Demands

Medium work; exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 20 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move



Additional Demands

Nights and Weekends are required.
On campus residency required.

Hours of Work


Posting Number


Open Date


Priority Deadline


Open Until Filled

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. How many years of experience do you have in this type of position?
    • 0-1
    • 1-3
    • 3-5
    • 5-7
    • 7+
  2. Do you have a masters degree?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. Are you available to work in the evening (6 pm to 10 pm)?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. Are you available to work weekends?
    • Yes
    • No
Documents Needed To Apply
Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Transcripts (unofficial)
  4. References (3-5 with contact information)
Optional Documents

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