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Assistant Director of Residence Life at Western Washington University - Position closes 11/22/2018

Position Description:
Assist the Director of University Residences as primary professional for cultural, residential and academic transitions through supportive cultural, social and educational communities actively involving student learning. Providing oversight for a campus community of approximately 1,745 of the 4,100 residential students, the Assistant Director of Residence Life / Equity and Inclusion is assigned responsibility for supervising four (4) resident directors. In collaboration with other department and campus colleagues, (i.e. Ethnic Student Center, Equal Opportunity Office, Human Resources, Counseling Center, and other campus representatives), this position will cultivate positive, nurturing and academically focused residential communities assisting in students’ success and satisfaction. Positive individual and community interaction is vital for students to benefit from diversity by together encouraging individuals as well as groups of students from diverse racial, ethnic, international, and domestic backgrounds in meaningful interactions. This person will assume programmatic leadership to student residential communities related to inclusion, diversity and inclusion initiatives. Additionally, this position serves in an on-call rotation with other department colleagues assisting with the coordination of student emergency responses.

For a full job description and to apply, please visit  http://employment.wwu.edu/cw/en-us/job/496206/assistant-director-of-residence-life-equity-and-inclusion

 

Assistant Director for Residential Operations at Pacific Lutheran University - Position posted 11/02, closes when qualified candidate pool is sufficient

For additional information about the position and process, including a complete job description, please go to the Hiring Landing Page (https://www.plu.edu/residential-life/home/assistant_director_res_ops/).

The Assistant Director for Residential Operations at Pacific Lutheran University is an integral member of the Residential Life/Campus Life team. This person manages all aspects of PLU Housing process and procedure; and is responsible for the direction,
design, coordination, implementation, and assessment of a student centered housing program that meets basic
needs, educates, and fosters student success, connection and belonging for all students.

This position reports to the Associate Vice President for Campus Life, assists with the supervision of the Campus
Life Administrative Assistant/Residential Operations Assistant related to housing operations functions, and provides housing operations accountability for Community Directors.

Campus Life is a jointly led close collaboration of Residential Life and Student Engagement within Student Life, a Division that strives for improved care and service to students through increased synergies and efficiencies.
Through shared departmental leadership, vision and work, the Campus Life partnership enhances student
learning, engagement and success at PLU.

 

Residence Hall Manager at Highline College - Position closes 11/26/2018

Campus View at Highline Place,  Highline College’s new residence hall, is nearing completion.  The Residence Hall Manager is a live-in administrator whose primary responsibilities include: policy enforcement, student conduct work, student support, programming oversight, training and supervision of Resident Assistant staff, office hours and on-call responsibilities. The Residence Hall Manager will develop and enforce student housing policies and procedures to ensure that student housing provides a safe, healthy learning and living environment. The Residence Hall Manager works in collaboration with campus offices involved in student conduct, international student programming, student development, public safety, and business operations.

For a full position description, and to apply, please visit: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/highline/jobs/2256768/residence-hall-manager-campus-view-at-highline-place?page=5&pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs

 

Coordinator of Marketing and Communications at Portland State University - Position open until finalists identified

Portland State University (PSU) is Oregon’s most affordable public research university, located in the heart of one of America’s most dynamic cities. Our mission to “let knowledge serve the city” reflects our dedication to turning ideas into action — in Portland and around the world. The city is our campus, giving students unmatched access to career connections, a vibrant cultural scene and hands-on learning experiences with hundreds of community partners.

More than 27,000 students from all backgrounds bring diverse perspectives to our classrooms and campus life, from the tree-lined Park Blocks to the bustling Urban Plaza and state-of-the-art science labs. We are proud of our world-class faculty, groundbreaking research and international reputation for excellence in sustainability, community engagement, and innovation.

The mission of University Housing & Residence Life (UHRL) as stewards of the student experience we provide exceptional residential communities within a unique urban setting. We embrace an inclusive, nurturing community to produce a comprehensive learning experience that will foster education and promote individual development. The Residence Life program encompasses 10 buildings which house approximately 2000 residents.

The Coordinator for Marketing and Communications provides strategic support and serves as the tactical lead in recruiting and retaining students to live and dine in University Housing and Residence Life facilities in an effort to increase occupancy, retention to the halls, and student satisfaction.

Minimum Qualifications  
•       Bachelor’s degree in field appropriate to the work assigned.
•       1 year of relevant marketing and research work experience required with working knowledge of various promotion and assessment techniques.
•       A proven track record of developing and executing integrated marketing strategies.
•       Demonstrated experience with digital marketing and social media strategies.
•       Understanding of search engine optimization, paid search, and content marketing.
•       Proficiency with web and marketing analytics platforms.
•       Knowledge of graphic design best practices and proven creative direction experience.
•       Demonstrated experience in planning, writing and producing marketing plans and materials.
•       Understanding of the diversity of media options for most effective communication.
•       Excellent organizational skills and demonstrated effectiveness in oral, written and e-mail communications.
•       Demonstrated leadership in a team environment.
•       Management experience of student or professional staff.
•       Experience in managing a marketing or other program budget.
•       Experience contributing to the development of a complex budget and contributing ideas for revenue enhancement.
•       A demonstrated commitment to enhancing and promoting diversity.
•       Computer skills in word processing, spreadsheet, email, and presentation software.
•       This position is designated as a critical, security-sensitive or safety-sensitive position; therefore the incumbent must successfully complete a Criminal Background Check and be deemed fit for duty at placement and while serving in the position.

Preferred Qualifications 
– Master’s Degree in Student Affairs, Communications, Marketing, or other applicable field
– Proven social media expertise (Klout, Hootsuite, Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, #hashtag development, and management)
– Experience with Graphic Design or a basic understanding of graphic design programs Event planning experience
– Experience in college student housing or college student affairs

Key Cultural Competencies  
– Create an environment that acknowledges, encourages, and celebrates differences.
– Function and communicate effectively and respectfully within the context of varying beliefs, behaviors, orientations, identities, and cultural backgrounds.
– Seek opportunities to gain experience working and collaborating in diverse, multicultural, and inclusive settings with a willingness to change for continual improvement.
– Adhere to all of PSU’s policies including the policies on Prohibited Discrimination & Harassment and the Professional Standards of Conduct.

Environmental Stewardship       
Contributes to a culture of environmental stewardship, practices resource conservation, and actively works toward achieving long-term sustainability goals.

Work Days/Hours  Monday – Friday 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Total Compensation Range & Benefits Statement
The starting annual salary rate for this position is $44,000 – $50,000 dependent upon qualifications and experience. Excellent benefits package including 95% paid healthcare premiums; a generous retirement and vacation package; and reduced tuition rates for employee, spouse or one dependent at any of the Oregon University System schools.
This is a full-time, fixed-term, 12-month unclassified, unrepresented, overtime-exempt appointment. Applicants for this position are subject to a criminal background check.

Application screening begins 11/09/2018.
Open until finalists identified.

For a full job description and to apply, please visit http://jobs.hrc.pdx.edu/postings/28227

 

Residence Student Conduct Coordinator at Carleton University - closes 11/21/18

Duties and Responsibilities:
Reporting to, and subject to the direction of, the Assistant Director, Residence Life Services, the incumbent is responsible to effectively administer all aspects of student conduct within the Residence Community. In conjunction with the Residence Managers, the incumbent administers all but the most serious aspects of Residence student conduct, as within the Residence Standards. This includes developing and presenting programs to train all Residence Life staff and to educate the Residence Community about the rights and responsibilities of living in Residence and adhering to the Residence Standards. The incumbent is also responsible for the effective administration of the Residence Damage policy.

Our philosophy and approach to student conduct in residence is educational. This student-centered approach supports residents in their learning and personal development. Through engagement and reflection, the process provides students the opportunity to be accountable to their community and contributing to the high standards of living and expectation in residence.

Qualifications:
The incumbent must possess the following qualifications:
• A good understanding of the educational and student development functions of a college or university residence system and well-developed knowledge of student affairs and relevant issues such as mental health, behavioural issues, alcohol and drugs;
• Sound understanding of the philosophy and operations of a residence community within a university setting;
• Knowledge and understanding of the needs of students who live in an on-campus residence community comprised largely of young adult, undergraduate students. The experience of the incumbent of having worked in a university or college is recommended to performing the functions of the position;
• Excellent interpersonal, problem solving and communications (written, oral and presentation) skills and a good working knowledge of group dynamics;
• Must demonstrate experience with supervision, leadership, team management and conflict management skills;
• Must demonstrate experience with supervision of student staff, leadership, mediation, team/group dynamics and conflict management skills;
• Possess and demonstrate strong research, program planning, development and presentation, training and evaluation skills;
• Administrative office experience with the ability to multi-task with a demanding workload and to work creatively and independently while employing good organizational skills;
• Significant competence in the use of a computer to access files or information to complete daily work requirements. This includes the Carleton Banner system.
• Due to the nature of the community, sensitivity to gender, culture and diversity as key social issues within the communities is essential in developing programs and training sessions.
• Able to exercise good judgement in setting priorities and balancing deadlines.
• High energy and the proven ability to motivate others.

Education and Experience:
The above is normally acquired through the completion a four year university bachelor’s degree, in related areas such as Psychology, Education, Student Affairs, or equivalent. This along with four years of recent university or college professional work experience in a position with progressive administrative responsibilities. This experience must include at least two years supervising residence student staff and experience with managing and intervening with interpersonal student conflicts, as well as two years of experience working in a community environment.

HR Note:
Carleton University and CUPE 2424 are currently completing a joint job evaluation and pay equity project. The University and the Union are working together to describe the skills, effort, responsibilities and working conditions associated with every CUPE 2424 job, including this one. As a result, the job description that is currently associated with this posting (for recruitment purposes) may be revised to reflect the actual duties captured in the new job descriptions.

Visit this posting site for more information.

 

Resident Director at Western Oregon University - Review begins 11/29/2018

Western Oregon University invites applications for a full-time, short-term (6-month) Resident Director position.  To view the complete job announcement, please follow this link: http://www.wou.edu/hr/employment/staff/