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Assistant Director of Housing and Residence Life for Programing
Metropolitan Campus, Teaneck, NJ
Hiring Manager Title:
University Director of Housing and Residence Life
Commensurate with Experience
The Assistant Director of Housing and Residence Life for
Programming and Development is responsible for coordinating the
planning, implementation, and assessment of all programming
initiatives in the residence halls. The incumbent also has primary
responsibility for the coordination of undergraduate/graduate
student staff recruitment, selection, training, and on-going staff
development/education. The Assistant Director of Housing and
Residence Life for Programming and Development is responsible for
the supervision of undergraduate and graduate staff, community
development, responding to resident concerns, student counseling,
administrative and facility management, and participation in
department initiatives and campus life. The incumbent is
responsible for the management and operation of a group of
residence halls. Duties also include crisis intervention within the
residence halls, discipline, and participation in the Senior Staff
Duty Group (Residence Life professional and graduate student
staff). The Assistant Director of Housing and Residence Life for
Programming and Development reports to the University Director of
Housing and Residence Life. This is a 12 month, full-time,
professional, live-in position.
1. Master’s Degree in Student Personnel/Counseling, Higher
Education Administration, or related field required.
2. Minimum of 1-3 years prior experience (including live-in
3. Must possess and demonstrate strong interpersonal, communication
(oral and written), and human relations skills in addition to
effective administrative, supervision, organizational, time
management, and problem solving skills.
4. Ability to work effectively with a diverse population of
students, faculty, staff and administrators.
5. Must possess a thorough understanding of the role and purpose of
residence hall living as it applies to student development and a
commitment to fostering diversity in the residence community.
6. Knowledge of computer systems for data management, word
processing and other related applications. (Colleague experience
7. Willing and able to work non-standard hours as required for work
related commitments, including evenings and weekends.
8. Incumbents are required to live on campus.
9. Employment is contingent upon a satisfactory background check.
Candidates for hire will be required to sign a waiver authorizing
the background check and produce a Social Security Card.
Special Instructions to Applicants:
Application Types Accepted:
Application for Employment
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
- Cover Letter