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Assistant Director of Residence Life

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Location: Moon Campus

Position Department: Office of Residence Life
Position Type: Staff Full-Time
Under supervision from the Director of the Office of Residence Life, The Assistant Director of Residence Life is responsible for providing leadership and guidance to the Office of Residence Life. This position will take leadership and management responsibility for housing management, staff development, and residential education. The Assistant Director will also provide ongoing supervision of professional and paraprofessional staff as needed. Additionally, this position assists the Director in the daily management of the overall Residence Life experience. This is a full-time, 12 month position.
  • Housing Management: Responsible for the administration of the Office of Residence Life Room selection and assignment process, including all related reports. Responsible for the coordination of the residence life duty rotation schedule during nights, holidays, and weekends, as appropriate or directed. Serves as a department liaison to the Facilities Management Department. Coordinates residence hall openings and closings. Facilitates housing selection process for current students. Coordinate semesterly health and safety inspections Oversees implementation of safety and security protocols by conducting regular fire and safety system drills .
  • Residential Education: Oversight of the development and implementation of the Residence Life Education Model, residence life learning outcomes, and implementation of Community Development Model. Provide support to the Residential Life Staff in their efforts to plan and provide LLC programming and initiatives for residents. Coordinate the research and development of new living learning programs Develop an operational framework for LLCs including mission statements, learning outcomes, and annual assessment practices. Identify and develop collaborative, working relationships with faculty, campus partners, and greater community constituents that support academic success. Provide year-round training and guidance to community advisors and program assistants who work with LLCs.
  • Office Responsibilities: Directly supervise the office graduate assistant. Attend weekly Residence Life Professional Staff Meetings. Provide all appropriate information and submit requested reports to the Office of Residence Life and other university offices as necessary and appropriate. Post and maintain assigned office hours in the Office of Residence Life Have a working knowledge of the services that are available on campus; establish open lines of communication so as to ensure the appropriate use of university resources Respond to students and parents on residential life issues or concerns.
  • Additional responsibilities include; special projects and other duties assigned.
Minimum Qualifications:
  • Master’s degree in Higher Education required
  • A minimum of 3 years of postgraduate experience in residence life
  • Demonstrated knowledge and commitment to issues of equity, diversity, and inclusion
  • Experience working with Living Learning Communities and/or Residence Hall Associations.
  • Strong leadership, communication skills, and interpersonal skills with a proven success in leading programs and delivering outcomes for college students.
  • Demonstrated experience in counseling and mentorship of college-age students..
  • Demonstrated understanding of student development theory.
  • Ability to use current technology to effectively connect with students.
  • Knowledge of housing and student information software platforms such as StarRez and Banner preferred.
Exemption Status: Exempt
Act 153 Clearance Required: Yes
Required To Pass a Motor Vehicle Report Check (If driving on behalf of the University): Yes
Required to Pass a Credit Check: Yes
Additional Posting Information: None
Special Applicant Instructions: None
Commitment to Diversity:
Robert Morris University is committed to increasing diversity in our community and actively pursues individuals from all backgrounds. Additionally, RMU complies with all applicable federal, state and local laws and provides equal opportunity in all educational programs and activities, admission of students and conditions of employment for all qualified individuals regardless of race, color, sex, religion, age, disability, sexual orientation, or national origin.
Reasonable Accommodation Notice:
Federal law requires employers to provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities. Please email or call us at (412) 397-6270 if you require a reasonable accommodation to apply for a job or to perform your job.

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