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Assistant Director of Residence Life and Housing

Employer
Worcester State University
Location
Worcester, Massachusetts, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
Apr 3, 2024

Job Details

About Worcester State University:

WORCESTER STATE UNIVERSITY is a liberal arts and sciences university with a long tradition of academic excellence dating back to 1874, as well as an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer that seeks to reflect the diversity of its community. Our workforce is dedicated to academic quality, student-centered programming, engaged citizenship, open exchanges of ideas, diversity and inclusiveness, and civility and integrity. We are looking for job applicants who share these values and commitment to our students.

Worcester State is centrally located in Massachusetts, about an hour's drive from Boston, Springfield, and Providence, Rhode Island. Our 58-acre campus is nestled in the residential northwest side of Worcester--the second largest city in New England and home to 37,000 college students at more than a dozen colleges and universities. Over 6,000 of those students attend Worcester State--approximately 5,300 are undergraduates and 1,000 are graduate students. Learn more about us at worcester.edu/about .


Job Description:

OFFICIAL TITLE: Assistant Director of Residence Life and Housing
SUPERVISION RECEIVED: Associate Director of Residence Life and Housing
SUPERVISION EXERCISED: Supervises student staff

General Statement of Duties: The Assistant Director will coordinate the assignment, billing and reporting of all on-campus residential housing. This position will be responsible for the housing of summer conference attendees and will supervise the staff who support these programs. This person will manage the damage billing process and will oversee the key inventory and software for card access locks.

Responsibilities:

(E) = Essential

  1. (E) Prepares occupancy reports and maintains historical data.
  2. (E) Coordinates damage billing process, inventory and assessment procedures.
  3. (E) Coordinates the Summer Conference Program.
  4. (E) Maintains updated meal plan assignments, changes and billing.
  5. (E) Coordinates room assignments, room changes and room selection processes.
  6. (E) Coordinates break housing & billing.
  7. (E) Coordinates the emotional support animal housing process.
  8. (E) Maintains key inventory; coordinates lock change and all associated paperwork.
  9. (E) Oversees the Basis software program to control the electronic locks within the residence halls.
  10. (E) Manages Maxent and Adirondack Housing Director software for Residence Life.
  11. (E) Prepares #wooweekly newsletter that is distributed to all resident students.
  12. (E) Serves on multiple campus wide committees, including but not limited to Data Quality, Enrollment Management and Housing Accommodations.
  13. (E) Serves as the chair for the Housing Appeals Committee.
  14. (E) Serve as a Judicial Hearing Officer.
  15. (E) Participates in the Residence Life professional staff on call rotation.
  16. (E) Responsible for contributing to the WSU Strategic Plan.
  17. (E) Responsible for contributing to Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action objectives.
  18. (E) Other duties as assigned.



Requirements:

Required Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree.
  • 3-5 years of professional experience.
  • Demonstrated previous supervisory and administrative experience.
  • Demonstrated experience working with residence hall operations.
  • Ability to deal effectively with conflicts and crises.
  • Demonstrated awareness/sensitivity toward issues pertaining to Affirmative Action and non-discrimination.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Master's degree.

Additional Information:

This is a full-time, benefited, exempt, professional APA position. The firm annual salary range for this position is $70,000- $75,000, commensurate with relevant professional experience and education.

Here at Worcester State University, it is strongly recommended that all employees be vaccinated against COVID-19 before they begin employment.

Worcester State University offers a competitive benefits package that includes:
  • a choice of 8 different pre-taxed, health insurance plan options
  • a choice of pension or 401(a), and supplemental plan retirement options
  • life insurance up to 8x the annual salary
  • long-term disability coverage
  • dental insurance
  • 20 vacation days accrued per year
  • 15 sick days accrued per year
  • 5 personal days per year
  • paid holidays
  • tuition remission for self, spouse, and dependent children
  • and more...
We are an equal opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. M/F/D/V. Members of traditionally underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged to apply.


Application Instructions:

Applicants must apply online and may do so by visiting www.worcester.edu/careers, and submitting a cover letter, resume, and the contact information of three professional references.

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URL: www.worcester.edu

Company

Worcester State University

Founded in 1874 as a teacher-training school, Worcester State University has grown to become a traditional liberal arts and sciences university with programs spanning the biomedical sciences, business, humanities, behavioral sciences, the health professions, and, of course, education.

The Worcester State University campus is centrally located in Massachusetts about an hour’s drive from Boston and Springfield, Mass. and Providence, R.I. Our 58-acre campus is nestled in the residential northwest side of Worcester—the second largest city in New England and home to 37,000 college students at more than a dozen colleges and universities.

The Worcester State University campus is centrally located in Massachusetts about an hour’s drive from Boston and Springfield, Mass. and Providence, R.I. Our 58-acre campus is nestled in the residential northwest side of Worcester—the second largest city in New England and home to 37,000 college students at more than a dozen colleges and universities.

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