- Guided by the Mercy Core Values of respect, integrity,
compassion, justice and service, the Assistant Director of
Residence Life is a 12-month, live-in position responsible for
working with a diverse population of students with a wide array of
needs. The AD of Residence Life oversees the daily operational
functions of the residence halls, coordinates and manages room
inventory, supervises Graduate Hall Directors and works with the
Director on special projects as needed.
- Manage operations for all residence halls by performing
administrative tasks and procedures in support of residence halls
and departmental functioning.
- Directly supervise Graduate Hall Directors and, indirectly,
- Serve as the primary contact for departmental programming
- Participate in University and Residence Life functions, such as
orientation, move-in and move-out, housing lottery, RA selection
and training, etc.
- Allocate and inventory programming budget, manage petty cash
requests, submit purchasing receipts, etc.
- Monitor and coordinate resident occupancy and general
department procedures and systems.
- Coordinate the thorough, timely, and accurate completion of all
reports and other administrative functions in accordance with
departmental standard operating procedures.
- Maintain accurate housing rosters, the key bank for all halls,
coordinate and supervise student check-in and check-out process
- Manage room assignments and room change processes, including
guest suites for visitors/special cirumstances.
- Serve as an advocate for quality management of residence hall
facilities by reporting maintenance issues to Facilities.
- Review and evaluate maintenance and housekeeping needs via
regular building tours, room inspections, etc.
- Assist with Residence Life student recruitment efforts and
tracking of housing contracts with the Admissions Office.
- Assist with the design and implementation of residence hall and
departmental assessment initiatives.
- Assess the interests and needs of the resident community and
- Be available to students and address their concerns, questions,
or issues appropriately and within reason while maintaining
- Assist in problem solving, crisis prevention/intervention and
make referrals to appropriate university resources.
- Assist with University conduct process through adjudication of
minor to moderate violations of code of conduct.
- Ensure the rights of the individual and community are upheld
through appropriate use and interpretation of the Residence Life
- Must be prepared to support on-call Graduate Hall Directors on
nights and weekends.
- Establish and maintain effective relationships with campus
departments to improve communications and disseminate relevant
information. Act as a resource in the area of Residence Life.
- Coordinate with Conference and Special Events regarding summer
activities and services in the residence halls.
- Travel for professional development as needed.
- Integrate the core values of respect, compassion, integrity,
justice, and service in all aspects of interaction.
- Perform other duties as assigned by supervisor, including, but
not limited to administrative projects and team assignments.
- Serve on Division-wide committees in consultation with approved
- Perform other duties as assigned.
- Bachelor’s Degree required; Master’s preferred.
- At least 2 years’ experience or related work experience in
- Ability and willingness to live in University provided
- Familiarity with current educational trends, student
development theory, restorative justice, politics of thought,
protocols, and residence life.
- Proficiency in modern office equipment and computer software
(Microsoft Office, Email, Internet), and database management.
- Excellent organizational, listening and communication skills;
both verbal and written.
- Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously while
prioritizing according to time constraints and needs.
- Ability to work with a wide variety of personalities.
- Demonstrated ability to work independently as well as a team
while maintaining confidentiality where appropriate.
- Flexible evening and weekend hours are required.
Intermittent sitting, standing, stooping, crouching, walking, and
occasional lifting of light objects. Work is performed in an office
and on campus grounds.
**Effective October 1, 2021, proof of vaccination or submission
of weekly COVID-19 tests are required for all Georgian Court
employees. A copy of your CDC vaccination card should be shared
with the Office of Human Resources before your first day of
employment. All information will be kept confidential**
**Must be US work authorized**