Associate Director of Residence Life
The Associate Director of Residence Life is responsible for
coordinating and managing all aspects of the residential experience
for students living in campus housing. The Associate Director of
Residence Life has ultimate responsibility for the overall
management of on-campus living/learning communities on campus, and
the supervision of the live-in professional residence life
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
include the following.
Other duties may be assigned.
1. Develop and maintain a comprehensive residence life program for
2. Responsible for the supervision, management and training of
employees including Residence Directors, Graduate Assistants, and
3. Responsible for the overall experience of students living
on-campus including community development, educational and social
programming, and student conduct.
4. Develops and oversees residential communities that utilize best
practices in student development and research to create engaging,
5. Maintain knowledge of current laws and regulations related to
Residence Life and trends in the field of higher education.
6. Collaborate with other University departments, including but not
limited to Housing Services, Safety Services, and Counseling Center
in order to provide quality living experience for students.
7. Respond to maintenance, physical, and psychological emergencies
by assessing situations and making appropriate referrals.
8. Facilitate the recruitment, training of, and supervision of
Residence Life staff.
9. Recommend and participate in the development of appropriate
University policies and procedures.
10. Develop and maintain a yearly operational budget.
11. Conduct periodic review of Residence Life climate and student
needs through surveys and other assessment methods.
Responsible for the hiring, supervision, management and training of
employees including Residence Directors and Graduate Assistants,
student workers and vendors. Carries out supervisory
responsibilities in accordance with the organization’s policies and
applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing and training
employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising
performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing
complaints and resolving problems.
Other Knowledge Skills and Abilities
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to
perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed
below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability
§ Ability to communicate a growing and dynamic Christian faith,
which is naturally communicated through words and actions.
§ Ability to demonstrate knowledge and practice of student
§ Ability to confront inappropriate behavior.
§ Knowledge of mission and commitment tot eh personal development
of college students.
§ Ability to be empathetic to the needs of a culturally diverse
§ Skill in the use of personal computers and related software
§ A thorough knowledge of: Business English and arithmetic; general
office methods, procedures and practices.
§ Ability to plan, develop, and coordinate multiple projects.
§ Ability to read and write at a level appropriate to the duties of
§ Ability to recruit, train, supervise and motivate student
§ Strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to
work effectively with a diverse faculty, staff and student
§ Ability to supervise and train staff, including organizing,
prioritizing, and scheduling work assignments.
§ Strong organizational skills and detailed oriented.
§ Ability to coordinate and organize meetings and/or special
§ Knowledge of standard budgeting and expenditure control
procedures and documentation.
§ Ability to make administrative/procedural decisions and
§ Ability to resolve customer complaints and concerns.
Education and/or Experience
Bachelor’s degree from four-year college or university required.
Master’s degree and/or one to two year collegiate-level residential
experience preferred. Experience and skills in group dynamics and
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Special Instructions to Applicants
State and Federal law permit California Baptist University to
discriminate on the basis of religion in order to fulfill its
purpose. The University does not discriminate contrary to either
State or Federal law.
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Required Documents Optional Documents
- * Are you a Christian?
- * Do you attend church regularly?
- If no, please explain (required):
(Open Ended Question)
- * Are you both familiar with and not in conflict with the
fundamental doctrines and practices of the California Southern
Baptist Convention as stated in the Baptist Faith and Message dated
June 14, 2000? (Please see above link for more information)
- Yes (I am familiar and not in conflict)
- No (I am in conflict or not familiar)
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