Assistant Director of Residence Life

University of Indianapolis
Indiana, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted date
Aug 12, 2021

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Position Type
Administrative, Business & Administrative Affairs, Community Relations & Institutional Outreach, Student Affairs, Other Student Affairs, Residence Life, Student Activities & Services, Executive, Executive Directors
Employment Type
Full Time

Thank you for your interest in the University of Indianapolis! The University is a private, liberal arts university located on 65 acres, just minutes from downtown Indianapolis. With more than 700 faculty and staff, it is a place where you can become part of a close-knit campus community that emphasizes the importance of community partnerships in the future growth of the University.

UIndy’s mission is to prepare its graduates for effective, responsible, and articulate membership in the complex societies in which they live and serve, and for excellence and leadership in their personal and professional lives. The motto of "Education for Service" provides the foundation for our work to better our communities, both near and far.

As University employees, we know the work we do is important to our students and our communities. To accomplish our mission, we welcome talented, civic-minded and diverse individuals from all career levels to help maintain our high standards of excellence and quality. If you want to join our dynamic environment and experience hard work, creativity, and teamwork, we welcome your application!

The University of Indianapolis is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, disability, citizenship status, military status, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression. The University of Indianapolis does not discriminate on the basis of sex in its educational programs and activities, including employment and admission as required by Title IX.


The University of Indianapolis is currently seeking an Assistant Director of Residence Life. The Assistant Director of Residence Life is a professional member of the Office of Residence Life and is responsible for supervision of staff, facilities, and residents of any assigned living areas. The Assistant Director will coordinate the day-to-day and collateral responsibilities and serve in a leadership role within the Office of Residence Life. The Assistant Director of Residence Life should be detailed oriented, a highly collaborative leader and committed to increasing student engagement, supporting the decisions of the administration and carrying out the mission of the Division of Student Affairs. This is a 12-month, exempt staff, full time, live-on position.

  • Oversight of the leasing, marketing, staffing of assigned living area(s)
  • Collaboration for the day-to-day operations of assigned living area(s)
  • Coordinate, manage the leasing process including prospect management, application processing, housing agreement fulfillment, addendums, mutual termination, room assignments and general lease paperwork
  • Work closely with Housing Assignments Coordinator for the housing sign up process and apartment leasing
  • Ensure weekly reporting is up to date and ready for review and distribution
  • Report daily traffic and leasing figures as well as any other leasing benchmarks as requested
  • Collaborate on the management of the student conduct process
  • Oversee departmental committees, operations, and initiatives as assigned
  • Manage the development and implementation of assigned strategic initiatives
  • Serve as an after-hours resource to the Residence Director Staff and intervene in crisis situations
  • Recruit, train, supervise, and evaluate assigned student and professional staff
  • Maintain weekly meetings with assigned student and professional staff
  • Establish a student culture where diversity is encouraged and where students learn to respect differences, take responsibility for their actions, and exercise leadership
  • Maintain a high level of visibility, provide exceptional customer service, and interact with students on a regular basis
  • Support and assist with departmental programmatic initiatives, which may often require collaboration with other offices
  • Work closely with the Senior Associate Dean of Students to create and maintain student centered programs and services
  • Respond to housing related campus emergencies as needed
  • Master’s degree from an accredited institution required
  • Supervisory experience required
  • Prior housing, residence hall, and leadership experience required
  • Demonstrated ability to understand the needs of people from diverse backgrounds and interests required
  • Ability to work flexible hours, including evenings and weekends required
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, oral and written, with individuals and before groups required
  • Medical Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Free Parking
  • Tuition Discount

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