SUA 2 - Assistant Director of Residence Life (9-month) | N00730
Posting Number N00730 Classification Title SUA 2 - Assistant Director of Residence Life (9-month) | N00730 Working Title SUA 2 - Assistant Director of Residence Life (9-month) | N00730 Employee Group Professional Bargaining Unit SCUPA Location Main Campus Department Residence Life Pay Rate $41,811 (9-month/summer contract) Employment Type Regular FT Work Schedule
The is a 9-month position with a 1-month summer contract.
May require early mornings, late evenings, or weekend work.
May require participation in rotation for on-call responsibilities.
Serves as the departmental point person in relationship to supervision of Graduate Resident Directors and/or Senior Resident Assistant(s). The supervision involves six to nine residential hall communities. This involves direct supervision in weekly meetings ensuring the staff are being challenged and supported on a routine basis. The Assistant Director must ensure equity in workload, streamlined processes, and guarantee consistency in building operations across residence halls. The assistant director will also oversee the staff development for the graduate and undergraduate staff members. Staff development consists of emergent trends, programs, activities, and skills connected to student affairs, counseling, and student development. The Assistant Director will use the ACPA / NASPA professional competencies, the Division of Student Affairs learning outcomes, and the Office of Residence Life’s mission as conceptional frameworks for the implementation, construction of, and continual operation of the staff developmental series. The central tenet of this role is shaping the overall experience of the staff through intentional supervision, increasing staff retention in the role and at the University, and ensuring the learning environment is extended beyond the classroom.
Earned master’s degree in: psychology, social work, counseling, public health, or student affairs. Five years post master’s degree work in higher education in the areas of: student affairs and/or residence life. Mastery and expertise in supervision, mentoring graduate students, and creating meaningful approaches to graduate/undergraduate staff development.
Demonstrated experience in working with populations of diverse backgrounds, for example but not limited to: Black/African-American, Latino/Latina, LGBTQI+, international students, and students from varying socioeconomic statuses.
Successful candidate must perform well in an interview and deliver a formal presentation.
More than five years of experience supervising graduate students in residence life. Demonstrated ability to exercise discretion and independent judgment regarding student issues as well as parental and faculty concerns.
Posting Date 06/01/2021 Closing Date Open Until Filled Yes Notice of Non-Discrimination
Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, religion, age, disability, age/or veteran status in its programs or activities in accordance with Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and other applicable statutes and University policies.
The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies:
Assistant Vice President of Human Resources and Compliance/Title IX Coordinator
008 Old Main Building
104 Maltby Avenue
Slippery Rock University
Slippery Rock, PA 16057
Respect for Individuals in the Community
Slippery Rock University provides an environment that respects, encourages, and promotes the talents and contributions of all. Slippery Rock University values a community with a shared sense of purpose, where people demonstrate mutual respect and appreciation. Slippery Rock University values diversity that honors and includes all persons regardless of age, creed, disability, ethnic heritage, gender, gender identity, race, religion, sexual orientation, or socioeconomic status in academic and extracurricular endeavor, in the working environment, and in the daily life of the university community.
Special Instructions to Applicants
Preference will be given to applications received by June 22, 2021.
Please provide three professional reference in the online application.
Official graduate and undergraduate transcripts will be required from the recommended candidate prior to hire.
Prior to the appointment, the recommended candidate is required to provide current clearances as noted, or demonstrate that that these clearances are being process to be provisionally appointed: Act 34 Background Check and Act 151 (Child Abuse) Background Check and Federal Criminal ( FBI ) clearance.
Posting Specific Questions
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
- * Are you currently employed as a SCUPA employee at one of
PASSHE's 14 universities?
- * Do you have an earned master’s degree in: counseling,
psychology, social work, public health, or student affairs?
- * Do you have five years post master's degree work in higher
education in the areas of student affairs and/or residence life?
- Cover Letter/Letter of Application
- Professional Reference Letter
- Professional Reference Letter 2
- Professional Reference Letter 3
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