Reporting directly to the Associate Director of Residence Life, the Assistant Director is a member of the Office of Residence Life team who takes the lead role in coordinating and guiding a residential area housing1400- 2000 students and directly supervises 2-3 Community Directors and is responsible for in directly supervising 1- 3 Assistant Community Directors, 30-50 Resident Assistants and 30-60 service area staff. The Assistant Director is also responsible for coordinating the programming efforts of the residential professional and student staff in their area of responsibility. Further, the Assistant Director makes appropriate decisions and/or recommendations to the Executive Director of Residence Life regarding management and supervision of the area. The Assistant Director provides direction for and coordinates the activities of staff members in areas related to academic initiatives, student behavior, personnel and administrative policies and procedures, student and community development, physical environment concerns, and staff supervision and development. The Assistant Directors split responsibility for coordinating the orientation, training,selection, recruitment and development of 8 Community Directors, 6 Assistant Community Directors, and 300 student staff members. The Assistant Directors manage student leadership recruitment, training,and co-advising including the Residence Hall Association and Hall Councils and planning and implementing staff development initiatives. The Assistant Directors also split responsibility for Residential Curriculum, Living Learning Community development and implementation, and other departmental initiatives and committees. The Assistant Director establishes working relationships with other University partners to these ends. The Assistant Director is a live-out position, but requires both on and off site emergency contact outside of normal office hours and on weekends.
Supervision and Administrative Responsibllties
Professional Staff Training and Selection
One Assistant Director Oversees Professional Staff Training and Selection (Oversight of assignment can alternate at the discretion of the supervisor)
Student Staff Selection
One Assistant Director Oversees Student Staff Selection (Oversight of assignment can alternate at the discretion of the supervisor)
Student Staff Training
One Assistant Director Oversees Student Staff Training (Oversight of assignment can alternate at the discretion of the supervisor)