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Associate Director of Residence Life

California Baptist University
California, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted date
Jun 30, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Education, Education Administration & Leadership, Administrative, Student Affairs, Other Student Affairs, Residence Life, Student Activities & Services, Executive, Executive Directors
Employment Type
Full Time
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Job Title Associate Director of Residence Life Posting Number S960P Classification Title
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 staff. 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 the university.
2. Responsible for the supervision, management and training of employees including Residence Directors, Graduate Assistants, and student workers.
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, learning environments.
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. Supervisory Responsibilities
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 required.
§ 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 developmental theory.
§ 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 student body.
§ Skill in the use of personal computers and related software applications.
§ 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 the position.
§ Ability to recruit, train, supervise and motivate student employees.
§ Strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work effectively with a diverse faculty, staff and student body.
§ 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 events.
§ Knowledge of standard budgeting and expenditure control procedures and documentation.
§ Ability to make administrative/procedural decisions and judgments.
§ 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 leadership.
Open Date 06/30/2021 Remove from Web Open Until Filled Special Instructions to Applicants Nondiscrimination Statement

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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  1. * Are you a Christian?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Do you attend church regularly?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. If no, please explain (required):

    (Open Ended Question)

  4. * 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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