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Complex Director

Employer
Western Illinois University
Location
Illinois, United States
Salary
Salary Not specified
Date posted
Feb 29, 2024

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Position Type
Administrative, Student Affairs, Residence Life
Employment Level
Executive
Employment Type
Full Time


Complex Director

Category: Administrative, Professional & Staff Positions
Department: UHDS ADMINISTRATIVE
Locations: Macomb, IL
Posted: Feb 28, 2024
Closes: Open Until Filled
Type: FT - Continuous


About Western Illinois University:

Recognized as a "Best Midwestern College" by the Princeton Review. Western Illinois University, accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, serves nearly 7,500 students at its traditional, residential campus in Macomb, IL and its metropolitan, non-residential branch campus in Moline, IL.


Job Description:

The Complex Director is an integral part of University Housing and Dining Services at Western Illinois University. Complex Directors oversee functions of residential complex including supervision, community development, administrative, and crisis response. The Complex Director collaborates closely with other members of the University Housing and Dining Service team, numerous Student Services departments, and faculty and staff throughout Western Illinois University.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Direct supervision of 2-3 graduate assistants
  • Indirect supervision of 20-30 undergraduate staff members and full-time Residence Hall Clerk
  • Recruit, hire, train, and evaluate graduate and undergraduate staff members.
  • Provide leadership in promoting an atmosphere of inclusion for diverse student body and staff within the complex that supports academic achievement and fosters responsible decision-making.
  • Coordinate community and student development through service-learning initiatives, social and educational programming, human issues education, faculty involvement programming, and the development of living learning communities.
  • Provide advice and counsel for individual students, student leaders, and student groups.
  • Educate residents through conduct conferences on the Student Conduct Code and Housing Policies.
  • Coordinate the administrative functions of a residence hall complex, which include facility management, maintenance, information desk operations, student employment, and payroll budget.
  • Provide crisis intervention and emergency response by participating in an on-call duty rotation for complex.
  • Ensure effective follow-up and referrals when necessary.
  • Serve as a chairperson/member to departmental and campus committees.
  • Instruct a credit-bearing training course for Resident Assistants.

RANK & SALARY: The Complex Director is considered an administrative and professional position with a base salary of $37,008, furnished apartment with washer/dryer and internet connection, and a dining plan available when food service is in operation. Western Illinois University offers a competitive benefits package including domestic partner benefits. For full benefit information visit: http://www.wiu.edu/vpas/human_resources/benefits/.


Requirements:

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Master's Degree in College Student Personnel/Higher Education or related field plus previous Residence Life experience;
  • Or Master's degree in any field and significant Residence Life experience by the start of appointment.


(Master's degree must be received by start date of employment.) This is a 12-month live-in position.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Demonstrated experience in supervision of staff.
  • Successful administrative experience.
  • Demonstrated commitment to community and student development.
  • Experience in on-call crisis response management.



Additional Information:

About WIU

Since 1899, Western Illinois University has provided outstanding educational opportunities to individuals in west central Illinois and well beyond our region and state. WIU's traditional residential campus in Macomb, Illinois, is the educational, cultural and athletic center of the region, while the WIU-Quad Cities non-residential branch campus in Moline, Illinois, is the only public university in the immediate Quad Cities region.

WIU-Macomb, IL: Western's traditional, residential main campus offers a comprehensive slate of undergraduate and graduate programs, including a doctorate in education, and post-baccalaureate certificates. A diverse community in west central Illinois, Macomb features a unique blend of agriculture, industry, service, retail, education, and culture. Macomb serves as the county seat, with connections across the state with Amtrak providing twice-daily service from Macomb to Chicago (and point in between). Macomb is located approximately 75 miles from the Quad Cities International Airport (Moline, IL) and 70 miles from the Greater Peoria Regional Airport (Peoria, IL).

WIU-Quad Cities: Located on the banks of the Mississippi River in Moline, Illinois, the WIU-Quad Cities campus is the only public four-year regional university that serves the Quad Cities region. Designed as a metropolitan commuter campus, WIU-Quad Cities offers select undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral programs. Moline is located just 80 miles north of the Macomb campus and is centered within a diverse, bi-state community of 383,000 that offers a broad range of cultural, social, and entertainment amenities and experiences, as well as varied businesses and industries.

WIU Commitment to Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Anti-Racism

Western Illinois University fosters respect, equity, and inclusion for all students, faculty, and staff. WIU is committed to anti-racism, anti-oppression, equity, social justice, and diversity. We value inclusion as a core value and as an essential element of Western's public service mission. WIU embraces individual uniqueness and a culture of inclusion that supports broad and specific diversity initiatives. Western believes in the educational and institutional benefits of diversity in society as integral to the success of all individuals.

At WIU, we will:

Maintain a safe and secure environment for all members of our University communities. Educate and empower students, staff, and faculty to be social justice advocates.
Provide curricula, programs, training, resources, and environments that reflect and strengthen the diversity of our communities, and to elevate cultural awareness and understanding.
Ensure fair, equitable, and inclusive access to University facilities, programs, resources, and services.
Create inclusive and equitable policies and practices.
Diversify the University's workforce by assessing hiring practices to attract, retain, and develop talented staff and faculty from diverse backgrounds.
Address intergroup disparities through areas as representation, retention, learning outcomes, and graduation rates.
Create a Universitywide diversity plan to ensure a continued commitment to anti-racism, anti-oppression, equity, social justice, and diversity.

Academics

More than 61 undergraduate degree programs, 41 graduate programs, two doctoral programs and 16 post-baccaulaureate certificate programs prepare students for a successful career after graduation.

Student Resources

More than 200 student organizations at Western provide social, academic, recreation, athletics, service, academic, and many other opportunities for students to grow and learn, develop leadership skills, and much more.

Numerous concerts, lectures, films, dance performances, cultural events and more are presented and performed each year, along with numerous major theatrical and dance productions and studio shows, and a variety of service-oriented projects and activities, all in a diverse and inclusive campus environment.

The Multicultural Center is home to four cultural and resource centers: The Gwendolyn Brooks, Casa Latina, the Women's Center, and the LGBT*QA Resource Center. These cultural and resource centers promote WIU's goal of enhancing justice, diversity, equity, and inclusion through educational programming and advocacy.

WIU Intercollegiate Athletics

The University's athletics program, based on the Macomb campus, sponsors 17 NCAA Division I intercollegiate men's and women's varsity sports.; all other varsity sports compete at the Division I level through The Ohio Valley Conference.


Application Instructions:

APPLICATION: Complete applications include:

1) a letter of application

2) current curriculum vita or resume

3) the names, telephone numbers, and e-mail addresses of three current professional references

Please upload the requested documents by clicking APPLY NOW or by navigating to the WIU Employment page at the following URL http://www.wiu.edu/employment/

**Note** In order to upload Individual documents must be under 2 MB in size.

Screening will begin on March 1, 2024 and continue until the position is filled.

Western Illinois University endeavors to provide a safe environment for its employees and students and requires candidates to submit to a background investigation upon offer of employment. Employment is contingent upon compliance with University policies and procedures relating to the receipt and evaluation of information contained in the background investigation.

Questions regarding the search may be directed to: Jessica Butcher, Director of Student Life: jj-butcher@wiu.edu

For assistance with the online application system contact the Office of Human Resources at (309) 298-1971 or via email at hr-recruitment@wiu.edu.

Western Illinois University is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity employer with a strong commitment to diversity. In that spirit, we are particularly interested in receiving applications from a broad spectrum of people, including, but not limited to, minorities, veterans, women and individuals with disabilities. WIU has a non-discrimination policy that includes discrimination based on an individual's membership in the following classes: sex, race, color, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, religion, age, marital status, national origin, disability, genetic information, veteran status, and any other classes protected by state or federal law.



To apply, visit https://wiu.interviewexchange.com/jobofferdetails.jsp?JOBID=173143&CNTRNO=0&TSTMP=0



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