NWACUHO
Northwest Association of College & University Housing Officers

Job Board

To submit a new job posting, fill out the submission form.

Residence Life Coordinator at University of Victoria - Application Deadline: Friday, July 20, 2018 at 12 noon Pacific Standard Time

Reporting to the Associate Director, Residence Life and Education, the Residence Life Coordinator (RLC) is responsible for developing a positive living environment, based upon mutual respect and dignity that promotes academic success, leadership development, citizenship and involvement, personal growth, and inclusion among student staff and residence students.

The RLC is responsible for overseeing a residence area comprised of two to eight residence halls/apartment complexes that accommodate between 300 – 800 residence students. The RLC is responsible for the supervision, mentoring and overall performance management of a unionized student-staff team comprised of one to two Senior Community Leaders (SCLs), and 8-22 Community Leaders (CLs)/Residence Education Community Leaders (RECLs).
The RLC is responsible for creating and promoting student leadership opportunities, for implementing student conduct policies and procedures, and for assisting in the creation, development and promotion of residence education programming. The RLC will also lead and/or contribute to other programs and activities such as para-professional training and development, and specific projects designed to enhance the residence life experience and to improve the overall effectiveness of the residence life team and residence community. The RLC is responsible for participating in the overall on-call and emergency management program and for engaging in the constant assessment of risk-management for the department and the University.
The RLC will be an engaging and positive representative on various University committees and special projects as assigned on behalf of Residence Services. The RLC will lead a number of project specific initiatives in support of the Residence Life and Education program that will be reviewed and assigned on an annual basis.
The Residence Life Coordinator (RLC) is required to live on site as part of the emergency response management team for Residence Services.  The RLC will participate in an on-call rotation for one week (Monday to Sunday) every five weeks. The RLC position is a 10 month appointment.

Qualifications
       Undergraduate degree required with additional consideration given to those candidates with graduate education in a related field
       Two to five years of experience in a residence environment, with progressive leadership experience
       Proven leadership ability
       Highly developed oral and written communication skills
       Demonstrated conflict mediation skills
       Proven organization skills
       Excellent presentation skills; ability to plan and facilitate group training sessions
       Outstanding interpersonal communication and problem solving skills
       Good judgment and decision-making skills
       Excellent stress and time management skills
       Working knowledge of team building and team dynamics
       Demonstrated creativity and initiative in completing tasks
       Flexible and able to adapt to change
       Proven emergency response skills
       Knowledge of student development theory
       Required to live on campus
       Ability to work on-call shifts as required (~one week every 5 weeks)

Salary and Benefits:

Starting Salary: $47,158

In addition, living accommodations include a furnished townhouse.  This living accommodation is provided at no cost as a taxable benefit.

Start date: As soon as possible.

Application Information:

Interested candidates should email or fax their application to Carla Dumaresq, Associate Director, Residence Life and Education, Residence Services, University of Victoria.

Application Deadline: Friday, July 20, 2018 at 12 noon Pacific Standard Time.

Email:  adrle@uvic.ca
Fax #:  250 721 8930
Learn more here.

 

Resident Director at Western Washington University - Priority will be given to applications submitted by July 27, 2018; position is open until filled

About the Position:
The Assistant Resident Director (ARD) is a full-time FLSA exempt, 12-month appointment, live-in position within University Residences who reports to a Resident Director (RD). The ARD supports the resident director in the management of a residential community of 550 – 700 students in the tasks of: Developing diverse and inclusive communities that enhance student learning; developing consciousness regarding principles of equality, respect, and individual and collective responsibility; providing conduct adjudication and hall council advisement; and supervising and training student staff (senior resident advisers and resident advisers).

About the Department:
In support of WWU bringing together individuals of diverse backgrounds and perspectives in an inclusive, student-centered university that develops the potential of learners and the well-being of communities, University Residences (UR) engages students in diverse and inclusive, healthy, safe and sustainable communities that foster academic success and personal growth. We house over 4000 students in 13 residence halls and one apartment complex.? The residence life staff consists of one associate director, two assistant directors, one manager of apartments, one conduct manager/case officer, three support staff, eight resident directors, two assistant resident directors, nine senior resident advisers, 73 resident advisers and five community advisers.? Please refer to the WWU, University Residences, or Bellingham, WA websites for more information.?

Position Responsibilities:
2% Staff Selection, Training, Supervision and Performance Evaluation: Assist the Resident Director in the supervision of 5 to 12 resident advisers and 1 senior resident adviser. Participate in the recruitment and selection of all student staff (SRA, RA, CA). Facilitate one on ones meetings with RAs and assist the RD in running the weekly staff meeting., Assist the RD with staff training, including developing learning outcomes and presenting content sessions. Assist the RD with student staff job performance evaluations occur twice a year.

20% Student Conduct: Assist the resident director in responding to student conduct: Teach, communicate, interpret and administer policies in connection to the University Residential Community Standards. Serve as a conduct officer for the community and follow established due process guidelines. Assign educational sanctions. Provide ongoing staff and student education regarding conduct issues. Consult with Counseling, Student Health, and other departments to make appropriate referrals.

20% Residence Education: Assist the RD in providing leadership and guidance in the implementation of the Residence Education Model to facilitate student reflection on: self, others, relationships and community. Collaborate with other departments in their implementation of programs that support student academic success and personal wellness.•Community Development: Assist the RD in implementing programs and dialogue that promote inclusive communities and ensure creation of a safe, welcoming environment. Student Leadership Development: Assist the RD in advising the hall/community council(s) during the academic year.
•Provide leadership development opportunities to achieve specified learning outcomes
•Attend all hall/community council executive meetings
•Participate in council-sponsored activities, particularly those that occur off campus
•Ensure council is in compliance with University policies and procedures
•Monitor financial procedures to ensure student treasurer follows University policies and procedures
Academic Support:
Provide one-on-one intervention to students who are on academic probation, financial aid probation, or academically at-risk. Provide academic resources and referrals in collaboration with campus partners.•10% Counseling, Mediation, Crisis Management, and Referral: Provide one-on-one and small group counsel and referral within the scope of the ARD’s skills and training. Provide crisis management, conflict management and mediation assistance for students.
•10% Departmental Committees: Participate on departmental committees including, but not limited to – Assessment, Residence Education Model, Staff Selection and Training, Peer Leadership Class, Diversity Poster, and Housing Appeals Board.
•3% Facility and Occupancy Management: Oversee supply and equipment inventory and maintenance/custodial needs.•Liaise with UR Assignments staff as they oversee occupancy management and desk operations in each residence. Oversee building supplies and equipment by maintaining appropriate records and procedures
•Collaborate and communicate with UR Facilities staff regarding maintenance requests; assist with key control to optimize building security and resident safety
•Coordinate fire drills, emergency procedures, and general health and safety protocols for the residential community

•5% Campus-Wide, 24-Hour “On-Call” Responsibilities: Participate in a rotating departmental on-call system as the emergency responder for the entire residential system (over 4,000 students). These duties include responding to student staff needing direction or support, students in significant medical or psychological crisis, facility issues, and communicating/following up with appropriate staff (police, fire, medical, counseling, facilities, etc.), parents/guardians, and students in a timely manner.
•2% Budget Management: Monitor hall council and staff programming budgets (roughly $5,000 to $10,000). Implement fiscal processes (Pcard use and approval, assign accounting codes) and ensure staff and student leaders understand and follow all relevant fiscal policies and procedures.
•5% Communication: Maintain written and verbal communication with immediate supervisor, the Residence Life central office, and all relevant parties regarding activities and incidents that occur within the residential communities. Initiate (or respond) and maintain effective communication with parents/guardians regarding problematic student behavior, mental health, etc.
•5% Other duties as assigned.
Remuneration:
$35,700, housing, and meal plan.

Required Qualifications:•Bachelors degree, at time of application
•At least 1 year experience working on campus in a residence life program (as undergraduate or graduate or full-time employee)
•Effective communication skills, including cross-cultural communication
•Ability to work effectively with diverse populations, including multicultural experience and the ability to create and promote an inclusive community
Preferred Qualifications:•Experience supervising student staff, developing community, advising student organizations, working with other student affairs offices, or promoting student learning in a residence hall setting.
•Skills in crisis management, counseling, mediation, student referrals, and academic support
•Ability to address transitional and academic needs of international students and visiting scholars
Please visit Residence Life Recruitment webpage: https://housing.wwu.edu/apps/reslife-jobs/  for more information about the position, our department, and living in Bellingham.

All applicants must submit an online application. Please address how you meet the required and preferred qualifications in your cover/application letter and your resume. Please send your application to: http://employment.wwu.edu/cw/en-us/job/495903/assistant-resident-director

Western Washington University (WWU) is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to assembling a diverse, broadly trained faculty and staff. Women, minorities, people with disabilities and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. In compliance with applicable laws and in furtherance of its commitment to fostering an environment that welcomes and embraces diversity, WWU does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, disability, age, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status or genetic information in its programs or activities, including employment, admissions, and educational programs. Inquiries may be directed to the Vice Provost for Equal Opportunity & Employment Diversity, Title IX & ADA Coordinator, Equal Opportunity Office, Western Washington University, Old Main 345 (MS 9021), 516 High Street, Bellingham, WA 98225; 360.650.3307 (voice) or 711 (Washington Relay); eoo@wwu.edu.

WWU is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities upon request. To request this document in an alternate format or to request an accommodation, please contact Human Resources Disability Services, 360.650.3774 or 711 (Washington Relay).

 

Director of Housing Operations and Marketing at Central Washington University - Screening Begins July 17, 2018

Central Washington University is pleased to announce the search for our Director of Housing Operations and Marketing. Please share with your network about this exciting opportunity to be a part of our team at Central Washington University (CWU) in Ellensburg, Washington.

The Director of Housing Operations and Marketing is responsible for leading the Housing Services and Marketing office of the Housing and Residence Life department.  This position will have oversight of the on-campus housing occupancy in university-owned residence halls and apartments, long-range occupancy forecasting, strategic planning and implementation in consultation with the Executive Director of Housing and Residence Life. This includes supervision of Housing Services professional and student staff including assignments, billing and marketing staff aligned with Housing and Residence Life’s culture of service.  The Director will also provide vision and oversight for all communication and marketing efforts for Housing and Residence Life. The Director has indirect oversight over Information Technology Systems Specialist and student technology staff. This position works closely with Admissions, Student Financial Services, International Programs, Auxiliary/Dining Services and Disability Services.

Salary: $55,000-$62,000 annually, live-off position, with excellent benefits, generous leave, and a supportive and growing department.

Apply online through careers.cwu.edu; Job ID is 2310.
CWU is an EEO/AA/Title IX/Veteran/Disability Employer

 

Director of Residence Life & Housing, Green River College

The Director of Residence Life & Housing at Green River College is part of the Capstone On-Campus Management Team.

Salary Range : 70000 To 75000 (USD) Annually

Summary:
The primary responsibility of the Director of Residence Life and Housing is the overall management of the Campus Corner apartment community.  Areas of responsibility include, but are not limited to fiscal oversight, program development and assessment, student development, policy enforcement, facility management, occupancy management and marketing. This position supervises full-time professional staff and provides indirect supervision to student staff.

Education/Experience Required:
Bachelors Degree is required, Masters Degree Preferred.  Six or more years of experience in a higher education environment is required.  Experience managing student housing is preferred.

To view the full position description and apply: https://tinyurl.com/y9ohgfs6