Area Director

Wisconsin, United States
Salary Not specified
Nov 18, 2020
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time

Area Director
Carroll University

Classification: Administrative Staff- Full Time - 2080 annual hours - 12 months

Reports to: Director of Residence Life

The Area Director is responsible for the overall operation of assigned housing area. This is a twelve month, live-in position. The Office of Residence Life and Housing's goal is to provide safe, inclusive, and supportive living and learning environments that positively impact student engagement, retention and success. We value having a staff of energetic and positive professionals who have team-oriented attitudes, are dedicated to social justice, and demonstrate personal and professional integrity.

  • Supervision
    o Supervise, train, and evaluate live-in student staff
    o Facilitate student staff development
    o Coordinate weekly staff meetings and one to one meetings
  • Community Development & Student Support
    o Facilitate and support residential curriculum and community development
    o Act as a resource for students, faculty, staff, and parents/guardians
    o Facilitate individual development and student support through coordinating roommate mediation processes, following-up on student concerns and making appropriate referrals based on student need
    o Serve as an advocate for students of diverse backgrounds, cultures, and lifestyles
    o Advise Hall Council and/or leadership group programs and initiatives
  • Administration
    o Attend weekly meetings with other professional staff members, division meetings, retreats, and professional development workshops, and participate in committee opportunities
    o Prepare quarterly and end of the year reports
    o Maintain programming, professional development and administrative budgets
    o Assist with Student Affairs initiatives
  • Building Operations
    o Collaborate with campus departments to ensure the safety, security, and general maintenance of the residential facilities
    o Coordinate all openings and closings of residential facilities
    o Oversee the supervision of front desk and mail operations
    o Manage room, common area, and stock furniture and key inventories
  • Committee, Leadership Area and Collateral Assignments
    o Serve on the committees for selection and training of professional and student staff members, including teaching Resident Assistant and Orientation Mentor selection classes
    o Serve as the coordinator of one of Residence Life and Housing's leadership areas
    o Serve in a collateral assignment with campus partners as directed by the Office of Residence Life and Housing
  • Student Conduct
    o Support and uphold all university policies and procedures listed in the Student Handbook
    o Adjudicate student conduct cases as an administrative hearing officer as required
    o Option to participate in Carroll Conduct Board hearings with faculty, students and staff as needed
  • Serve in a campus wide on-call emergency response rotation (including summer and university breaks)
  • Support and participate in summer operations including camps and conferences, preview and campus days and early arrivals.
  • Perform other duties as assigned
  • Candidates must be willing and able to support and advance the University mission.

    Qualifications: Education and/or Experience
  • Bachelor's Degree required, Master's degree in Student Personnel, Higher Education Administration or related field preferred
  • Two years of experience in Residence Life or relevant graduate assistantship work preferred
  • Experience in supervising and advising student staff
  • Experience in programming and community development
  • Leadership development and teambuilding experience
  • Emergency response experience in a collegiate environment

    Job Number: #2021-078

    Please reference job #2021-078 and submit cover letter and resume to:

    Human Resources
    Carroll University
    100 N. East Avenue
    Waukesha, WI 53186

    Carroll University does not discriminate in any manner contrary to law or justice on the basis of race, color, sex, age, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, disability or veteran's status in administration of programs or in the employment of faculty and staff. EOE