Director of Residence Life
Responsible for the oversight of
residential operations and facilities, oversight of the room
assignment process, implementation of developmental and inclusive
programming for students specifically focused on leadership
development, community development, crisis management, and
development and support of graduate assistants and resident
assistants. Reports to the Director of Residence and serving as
part of the department's leadership team, the Assistant Director
helps with the overall management and operations of the College's
residence life and campus housing program and works with students,
staff, parents, facilities staff, food service, and on and off
Essential Job Functions:
- Serves on the leadership team within the department of
residence life and contributes to the establishing of a strategic
plan and realizing specific goals and objectives
- Manages the daily operations of the central office by
performing administrative tasks and procedures in support of the
Office of Residence Life, which includes hiring, training,
supervising and evaluating student workers.
- Initiates, processes, submits, and maintains records for
requisitions, purchase orders, reimbursements and monthly
- Serves as an administrator of the eRezLife Housing Management
Software and provides oversight of the entire housing selection and
assignment process and all billing related matters.
- Oversees office's social media platforms, webpage and other
- Oversees office's official opening and closing of all
residential facilities as well as managing the 12-month coverage
needs of the residence halls operations.
- Collaborates with Director in coordination of the annual
departmental calendar of events
- Collaborates with facilities staff and campus services in the
oversight and management of community spaces, resources, and
finishes; including the monitoring of usage and providing
recommendations for improvements.
- Follow-up on work orders and collaborate with facilities staff
to facilitate customer service approach to issues and concerns
- Maintains an accurate key inventory, recording keys as they are
signed out and returned, and submitting orders for new keys when
- Contributes to the planning and implementation of RA training
and in-services with an emphasis on curriculum and leadership
- Collaborates with community members - within and outside of the
division - to address residential student issues, needs, and
- Participates in the on-call duty rotation
- Supervises student staff by conducting weekly student staff
meetings, as well as regular one-on-one student staff
- Provides oversight of a programming model that supports student
development, overall wellness, and positive citizenship.
- Manages other administrative projects and team
- Attends weekly Residence Life staff meetings and one-on-ones
- Advises the Director of Residence Life on concerns and issues
related to student crisis response.
- Responds to the students in crisis and distress according to
the college's response protocol
- Travels for professional development
Bachelor's degree, Master degree in
higher education administration, leadership, or related field is
preferred; previous residence life experience is desire
∙ ∙ Strong organizational, interpersonal, and problem-solving
∙ Commitment to advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion is
∙ Strong administrative and communication skills.
∙ Crisis management and supervision experience with a focus on
∙ Must be able to adjust to multiple demands and shifting
priorities and be a team player.
∙ Knowledge of student development theory and current trends/best
practices for positively engaging students within a residential
∙ Ability to supervise individuals from different backgrounds
towards the goal of an inclusive, supportive educational
∙ Ability to make sound decisions under pressure.
∙ Comprehensive understanding of the relationship between
facilities, services, and residential life.
∙ Strong administrative and communication skills.
∙ Strong interpersonal, public speaking, and written communication
∙ Ability to manage multiple tasks; and an ability to work within a
collaborative environment and with diverse populations.
∙ Ability to maintain effective working relationships and apply
principles and practices to strategically align tasks and people
with organizational goals.
∙ Strong administrative skills with an emphasis on student and
professional staff development.
Intermittent sitting, standing, stooping, crouching, walking,
and occasional moving of light objects. Work is performed in an
The preceding job description has been designed to indicate the
general nature and level of work performed by employees within this
classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as
a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and
qualifications required of employees to this job. The omission of
specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the
position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment
to the position.
Please apply online. Position is posted until filled. Due to the
overwhelming response to the college's staff openings we are unable
to respond personally to individual telephone inquiries. No faxed
Agnes Scott College does not discriminate on the basis of, race,
color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age,
veteran status, disability or genetic information, gender identity
and gender expression or any other characteristic protected by law
in its employment. Agnes Scott College has a strong commitment to
diversity and urges members of underrepresented groups to
Health & Safety Measures
All persons hired by Agnes Scott College must submit proof of
COVID-19 vaccination prior to starting employment unless they have
been granted an exemption based upon a medical or religious