**This is an on-site position. Remote workers will NOT be
The position directs and leads the Office of Residential
Community Living; oversees the administration and management of the
housing/room selection process and assignments, and community
living programs; directs operations and oversees budget; sets goals
and implements living-learning objectives to support the
residential community. The position develops a strategic vision and
plan to enhance the living-learning environment.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Oversee key administrative housing operations and physical
aspects of the six residence halls and administers the StarRez room
selection process, assignments, and reporting system.
Administer the key access and control systems and coordinate the
safety and security systems.
Process housing and meal plan charges in cooperation with Sodexo
and the Business Office; work closely with the university's food
service provider, Sodexo and create housing and meal plan reports
in a timely manner.
Select, supervise, train, and oversee Residential Community
Advisors (12-16) and Graduate Assistant Hall Directors (1-2);
Oversee and serve as a member of the Administrator-On-Call (AOC)
team for all on-campus housing facilities.
Oversee residential responsibilities of summer housing and
conferences including staff and student support and
Serve as the main liaison with the Facilities Department and
Public Safety and oversee the implementation of safety and security
protocols (fire and safety systems assessment, safety education
programs, emergency drills).
Coordinate the opening and closing of the residence halls and
ensure access systems are secured and closing inspections are
Develop and implement the strategic initiatives for the Office
of Residential Community Living including the design and
implementation of student development programs (personal,
spiritual, professional, social, and ethical).
Promote and support resident students from diverse backgrounds
Ensure compliance with university policies, procedures,
standards, and local, state, and federal laws.
Manage budgets and allocate resources for services and programs
that support the community living learning environment.
Serve as a member or chair of designated university committees;
represent the university at professional conferences, and local and
Serve as a liaison for the following collaborative efforts: CARE
Team, New Student Orientation, Career
Services, Alcohol and Drug Education, Campus Activity Board,
Student Government Association, Student Activities, International
Engagement and Advising, Admissions Office, and the Athletic
All other duties as assigned.
Master's degree in student Personnel, Counseling, Education,
College Student Personnel, Business Administration or related
Three to five years of experience as a manager, director,
associate or assistant director in a college living-learning
Must be knowledgeable of the StarRez student housing assignment
and contract system.
Must be customer service oriented and student focused.
Experience supervising professional and para-professional staff
Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal communication
skills as demonstrated by application materials and interview
Familiar with trends in higher education and the use of
Computer proficient with the ability to enhance the use of
technology and other resources to meet students' needs.
Knowledge of legal issues related to collegiate residential
Ability to develop and deliver effective personal, social,
spiritual, career and student development programs to individuals
Ability to maintain confidential information (Title IX, FERPA,
Valid driver's license.
Knowledge and experience using the Maxient software.
Experience at a mid-sized, faith-based institution.
After 1 year of continuous full‐time service, employees are
eligible to enroll in STU’s bachelor and master courses,
tuition‐free. The program will cover a maximum timeframe of 125% of
credit hours attempted toward the degree program. Employees may
enroll in STU’s doctoral program, with a 40% tuition discount,
under the same conditions.
St. Thomas University is a Catholic university sponsored by the
Archdiocese of Miami committed to academic and professional success
guided by its Catholic identity. All employees are therefore
expected to respect the teachings of the Roman Catholic Church and
support the University’s religious mission. All employees hereby
acknowledge their familiarity and support of the religious
affiliation, mission and values of St. Thomas University.
Equal Employment Opportunity
St. Thomas University is an equal opportunity employer that
promotes a diverse and inclusive organization. It is the policy of
the University to fill each vacancy with the candidate who
represents the best fit for the position and to promote and
transfer employees from within whenever possible and practical.
Employment decisions are made on the basis of the candidate’s
personal capabilities, qualifications, and ability to assist the
University in fulfilling its mission without discrimination. With
regard to the latter, the University’s program of recruiting
employees for mission aims to inform prospective employees of the
University’s mission and to help them and hiring personnel
determine how they will support and contribute to the University’s
St. Thomas University is an E-Verify® Employer. E-Verify® is an
Internet-based system that allows an employer, using information
reported on an employee's Form I-9, Employment Eligibility
Verification, to determine the eligibility of that employee to work
in the United States. STU will utilize E-Verify® to verify
employment eligibility for all newly hired employees.
Job Type: Full-time
Pay: $60,000.00 per year
- Dental insurance
- Employee assistance program
- Employee discount
- Flexible spending account
- Health insurance
- Health savings account
- Life insurance
- Paid time off
- Parental leave
- Retirement plan
- Tuition reimbursement
- Vision insurance
- Monday to Friday
- Weekend availability
Ability to commute/relocate:
- Miami Gardens, FL 33054: Reliably commute or planning to
relocate before starting work (Required)
- manager: 3 years (Required)
Work Location: In person