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Director of Housing & Residence Life

Oregon Tech
Klamath Falls, Oregon
75,000 - 85,000 commensurate with education & experience
Start date
Oct 20, 2023

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The Housing Department within the Student Affairs Division on the Klamath Falls campus of Oregon Tech (Oregon Institute of Technology) invites applications for the role of Director of Housing & Residence Life.

The Director of Housing and Residence Life is responsible for the administration of on-campus housing; including student and full-time staff supervision, training, and evaluation. The Director of H&RL oversees community development; student conduct process; develops and implements new initiatives for Residence Life and Housing Facilities; and manages an annual budget of around $3.5 million. This positions collaborates with other Oregon Tech offices and departments to ensure the safety, security, comfort, and satisfaction of all on-campus residents. The Director serves in an on-call role and as a first responder to student and/or facilities related needs within Housing and Residence Life.

Departmental Information: 
The Department of Housing and Residence Life serves 700+ residential students on the Oregon Tech Klamath Falls campus and is one of the departments within the Division of Student Affairs. The Director of Housing and Residence Life reports to the Associate Vice President for Student Affairs and Dean of Students. The Klamath Falls campus offers two housing facilities to allow students to stay on campus as they study, which comes with a host of perks. In addition to convenience, staying on campus has been shown to improve academic success. It allows students to fully immerse themselves in the campus culture, make lasting friendships with people of diverse backgrounds, and partake in countless activities—including annual traditions such as Tech Con, Spring Fling and the local favorite, the Halloween Haunted House.

Qualification Requirements:

  • Master’s degree
  • 5+ years of experience in a higher education setting
  • Supervisory experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in field related to higher education administration
  • 8 years full time experience in housing and or residence life
  • Supervisory experience of student and /or full-time staff

Special Instructions to Applicant:

Initial review of applications will begin on November 6, 2023. Applications will continue to be accepted after the initial review date until a sufficient applicant pool has been achieved or the position is filled. At the discretion of the University, materials received after the initial review date may not receive full consideration.

To apply, visit:

Then, upload the following elements to your application:

Required Documents

  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Professional References List

AA/EEO Statement: 
Oregon Tech is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Educator and Employer. The University does not discriminate in access to its educational programs and activities, or with respect to hiring, or the terms and conditions of employment, on the basis of age, color, disability, marital status, national origin, race, religion or creed, sex or gender, gender identity or gender expression, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any other basis in law.

Oregon Tech is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodation in its services, programs, activities, education and employment for individuals with disabilities. To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact the Office of Human Resources.

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