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Associate Director of Residence Life at Washington State University
Assistant Director of Residence Life at Washington State University
Associate Director, Facilities Maintenance at Oregon State University
The Associate Director, Facilities Maintenance is responsible for the oversight of the daily operations for a facilities service operation that consists of 30+ licensed, journey, and semi-skilled trades professionals and six supervisory positions. The Associate Director provides unit leadership and oversite of work assignments ensuring work is planned, distributed and implemented to UHDS and OSU standards. This position directly supervises one Assistant Director and four managers tasked with the management of work coordination, building systems, finishes, and reactive service work. This role helps to support contracted and in-house projects strategically determining the priorities. The Associate Director reports to the UHDS Director of Operations and Facilities and helps to inform the development of short and long term unit and department budget and strategic planning as well as facility investment strategies.This position is a full-time, 12-month, professional faculty position. For a list of qualifications, complete job description, and to apply, visit: https://jobs.oregonstate.edu/postings/60824 The closing date for this position is 6/24/2018. OSU is an AA/EOE.Click here to close

Residence Life Coordinator at College of the Rockies
Duties: Reporting to the Manager, Student Life and Athletics, the Residence Life Coordinator is responsible for providing leadership, supervision, support to management, and direction to the Resident Advisors. The Coordinator oversees the Residence Community Standards program, including the development of the orientation; the training of staff; the education of the residents; and the coordination of the day- to-day conduct case load that arises within the residence community. The incumbent also oversees the recruitment and hiring of all resident advisors and office attendants; leads the planning and implementation of large scale co-curricular initiatives for the Residence Life unit (e.g., Bystander Training, Dinner and Dialogue); and develops and utilizes learning and development outcomes for student staff training programs. The Coordinator assists the Manager, Student Life and Athletics in providing strategic vision and direction for the Residence Life unit.


  • A degree in a related field such as education, humanities, student development or business management or related subjects
  • Minimum of one year experience with supervisory and administrative responsibilities in a college or university residence;
  • Minimum of 4-5 years’ experience related to conflict resolution and problem solving;
  • Successful experience and working knowledge of risk mitigation, student conduct procedures and safety reporting are critical;
  • Experience in educational and recreational program planning, implementation, and evaluation would be considered an asset;
  • Strong skills in Microsoft Office software: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook
  • Proficient in databases
  • An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered;
  • Employment is conditional to possession of a Valid BC Driver’s License, confidentiality agreement, and a criminal record check.As an employee of the College of the Rockies the successful candidate is expected to be a lifelong learner who continues to develop his/her skills to help the College meet the needs of our students and our other valued clients.

Salary: CUPE Pay Level 7 under review ($44,780 – $53,348.11 per year) The College also offers a comprehensive range of benefits.
Preferred Start Date: As Soon As Possible 2018
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Vice President for Student Affairs at Springfield College

Springfield College, invites inquiries, nominations, and applications for the position of Vice President for Student Affairs.Founded in 1885, Springfield College is a private, coeducational institution offering undergraduate and graduate programs that reflect its distinctive Humanics Philosophy – the education of the whole person in spirit, mind, and body for leadership in service to humanity. More than 4,800 traditional, nontraditional, and international students study at its main campus in Springfield, MA and at its School of Professional & Continuing Studies regional campuses across the nation.

About the Position

Reporting directly to the President, the Vice President for Student Affairs works to create programs and strategies that support the optimal student experience and to lead a division that fosters a learning and living environment. Responsible for a division charged with oversight of all aspects of the College’s student experience, the Vice President provides strategic and over-arching leadership to an array of offices and services that are currently organized into the following areas: Spiritual Life, Community Standards, Alcohol and Other Drug Education, Dean of Students, Student Orientation Programs, Career Center, Counseling Center, Housing and Residence Life, Student Activities and Campus Union, Campus Recreation, Center for Service and Leadership, and the Health Center. With approximately 85 full and part-time professional staff, and graduate associates reporting to the Vice President, the incumbent will additionally be responsible for an overall division budget of approximately $18,500,000 ($4,500,000 in regular operating funds, remainder in housing and campus recreation fees).

The Vice President for Student Affairs is responsible for the development, implementation and oversight of programs and services to support the educational, social, and personal development of students; building a spirit of community at the College. Major responsibilities include the following items:

• Provide strategic vision, leadership, resource management, long-range planning, and overall supervision, administration and advocacy for the division of Student Affairs.
• Recommend, develop and implement policies, procedures and practices that foster and promote student success; recommend organizational and operational, personnel, and resources to ensure a student-centered environment at all levels.
• Serve on the President’s Leadership Team and Cabinet. Advise the President, Leadership Team, and Cabinet on issues relating to student life at Springfield College and serve as the primary liaison and advocate for student interests, needs and concerns with parents, faculty, staff, administrators and community members.
• Play a key role in further integrating student and academic life, enhancing efforts to build a diverse, inclusive, and equitable community and developing innovative and impactful programming. Chair the Board of Trustees’ Committee on Student Affairs and partner with Trustee Committee Chair to create agendas and engagement of Trustees.
• Develop a strategic plan for the Division of Student Affairs, in support of the College’s strategic plan, and articulate annual implementation of team priorities based on the strategic plan. Based on the strategic plan, organize the division and realign responsibilities and staffing, using existing headcount and salary dollars, to best meet the needs of students. Provide leadership and coordination to department heads in conducting program reviews of their areas every five years, using CAS or functional area-specific criteria.
• Provide leadership in coordination and implementation of College-wide strategic plan initiatives: Living-Learning Communities, Engaged Learning and High Impact Practices and the Center for Leadership and Civic Engagement as well as Alcohol and Other Drug Task Force, Title IX Governance Committee, Post-Admission Communication and Orientation and Transition Programs review, and other priorities as identified.
• Prioritize student voice in policies, procedures, and priorities through regular engagement with a student affairs advisory board, student government, graduate student organization, resident assistants, new student orientation leaders, student athletes and other students.


Doctorate or terminal degree is preferred. A minimum of eight (8) years relevant experience in higher education with experience directing a major student affairs unit is essential. The incumbent must have demonstrated substantial, successful experience developing, promoting, and managing student-centered programs, preferably on a residential campus; skill and accomplishment in the areas of collaborative work with internal and external constituencies, conflict resolution, strategic planning, and sensitivity to issues concerning equal opportunity, advocacy, and student success; have senior-level administrative experience and a demonstrated track record of leadership, management, and resource development. The new Vice President will have a thorough understanding of the processes involved in student development and an ability to communicate this understanding in a positive manner to all segments of the College community. Ability to write with clarity and succinctness; commitment to and experience in shared governance.

How to Apply

Interested individuals should send a cover letter describing their interest in and qualifications for the position and a resume electronically to SCVP@wspelman.com. The subject line in email should be VPSASC. Confidential inquiries may be made by contacting Bill Spelman at Bill@wspelman.com or by telephone at 585-787-9742 or Megan Spelman by email to Megan@wspelman.com or by telephone at 585-366-4329.

All applications are considered confidential. Materials will be received as submitted and will be considered until the position is filled.

Springfield College has a strong commitment to diversity and to a service orientation for its students and staff. The candidate should embrace the humanics philosophy and be able to effectively communicate that philosophy and the unique academic programs of the College to a variety of audiences. Click here to close

Assistant Hall Director at University of Portland

The University lives out its mission of teaching and learning, faith and formation, service and leadership in both on-campus and off-campus communities. It is in these communities that we promote mutual respect, faith development, and service to fellow students and the University community at large.Consistent with the University’s mission, the Assistant Hall Director (AHD) position provides hall leadership in the University’s residence halls. AHDs reside in the residence halls. AHDs invest in the lives of students both educationally and spiritually and is a leader in the hall community through presence, role modeling, and community involvement. Although no specific religious background is required of AHDs, AHDs serve a key role in fostering community within the residence halls, inspired and informed by the University’s Catholic and Holy Cross tradition of residentiality.New AHDs work part-time 39 weeks per year (July 23, 2018 – May 12, 2019). In addition to 100% tuition remission, the University provides a semi-furnished apartment within the assigned residence hall with included utilities and amenities (internet, cable, laundry), as well as an academic-year meal plan, cell phone stipend from August-May, reserved parking, and professional development to AHDs. Preference is given to AHD candidates who will be enrolled in the Master of Arts in Higher Education and Student Affairs (MA HESA) program at the University.For the 2018-2019 academic year, we are filling seven AHD positions – at women’s, men’s, and co-ed residence halls.

The full job description is available at: www.bitly.com/ahd22318.

To apply, visit https://up.hiretouch.com/job-details?jobID=46414&job=assistant-hall-director-part-time-39-weeks-per-year-20-25-hours-per-week-july-23-2018-may-12-2019 
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Residence Life and Education Coordinator at University of Lethbridge
Housing Services is looking for a Residence Life & Education Coordinator to join our Residence Life team. This exciting opportunity is a full-time continuing position on the Lethbridge campus.We are a fast paced, complex, and multi-faceted multi-million dollar operation that is fully cost recovery. Our team includes 22 full-time staff (administration, housekeeping, maintenance, and management), 42 student staff (Organization of Residence Students [ORS] Council), and 50 seasonal staff. We provide safe, clean, and welcoming accommodations where our 1000 residents can achieve academic and personal success in an engaging community. Additionally, we enhance the university experience by strategically and intentionally providing around-the-clock support and resources, implementing and executing targeted programming and initiatives, and enhancing and maintaining the physical spaces.Reporting to the Associate Director Housing Services, this position will, with one other Residence Life and Education Coordinator, be jointly responsible for the development, execution, and evaluation of our residence life program. This includes:• Providing leadership to the ORS Council, a team of 42 exceptional, dynamic, and talented student staff in a variety of positions and levels of responsibility. This includes responsibility for hiring, training, supervising, coaching, and providing direction to the Student Executive, Residence Assistants (RAs), Operations Team, and Academic Resource Coordinator (ARC). The Council’s primary goal is to develop and foster engagement and socialization, while maintaining the standards of the community.

• Working collaboratively with campus and community partners, colleagues in the field, and the ORS Council to develop and implement programming, initiatives, resources, and spaces that address our residents’ most prevalent needs and barriers, particularly in the areas of:

o Personal well-being, including social, economic, psychological, physiological, and environmental

o Academic success, where residence is a live-and-learn community aligned with the University’s academic mission

• In conjunction with the Residence Assistant on Duty (RAD), Security Services, Counselling Services, and the Health Centre, intervening in, responding to, resolving, and escalating situations of varying seriousness as they arise. Examples include but are not limited to: roommate conflict, mental health concerns, depression, unhealthy physical and emotional relationships, substance abuse, injuries, floods, and fire.

• Upholding community standards and enforcing the behavioural management model, as per the Residence Community Handbook, from reporting and fact-finding to discipline and resolution.

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