||DIRECTOR OF RESIDENTIAL LIFE
||OSU INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY
(Contingent upon available funding):
|60,000.00 - 67,000.00, Commensurate with education and experience
||M-F 7:30a-4:30p (may vary)
|Faculty Appt Period:
GENERAL SUMMARY: The Director of
Residential Life will be responsible for providing leadership and direction to
effectively operate on-campus housing for 500-800 students. The Director is
also responsible for a variety of administrative and operational functions of
the residence halls and serves as the Chief Student Conduct Officer.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Develops and maintains a residential
environment conducive to the overall development of students and
supportive of the strategic plan and academic mission of the University.
- Select, train, lead, supervise, and
evaluate professional and classified staff.
- Collaborate with the Residence
Coordinators in hiring and training Community Assistants, Resident
Advisors, and Desk Attendants.
- Coordinate and monitor the administrative
and operational functions associated with the management of Residence
- Oversees two auxiliary operating budgets.
- Oversees residential housing processes,
including applications, assignments, and enforcement of contracts and
policies, fulfillment of contracts, can room changes.
- Be available for all building
openings/closing, all training for professional and student staff, student
activities and events, and critical incidents occurring in the Residence
Halls. These activities could occur
outside of normal working hours.
- Serves as Chief Conduct Officer for the
established student conduct system, working closely with the Dean of
closely with the Student Experience Coordinator to support and promote a
culture of student retention, including participation in recruitment and
closely with university Counseling Services to support and promote student
success and mental health programs.
staff meetings on a regular basis to share information.
and submit occupancy, judicial, annual, and other reports as needed.
on various committees across campus, including those that support other
with Director of Physical Plant to monitor and oversee maintenance
operations (including staff) of the Residential buildings.
leadership for facilities planning for both new construction and
renovation of residence halls and areas as needed.
closely with the OSUIT Police department on matters of safety and student
with the Coordinator of Energy Management to develop and review department
EAP for the University’s EOP.
on the Emergency Management Team, Non-Academic Review Committee, and
Behavioral Consultation Team.
databases for both housing (Adirondack) and student conduct (Kaizen
relative duties as assigned.
|Special Instructions to Applicants
||Please upload cover letter, resume, and list of references for full consideration.
|Education & Experience
To perform this job successfully, an
individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The
requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or
ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals
with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Degree required; Master’s Degree preferred.
- Evidences a
history of demonstrating ethical and professional behavior.
examples of relevant work experience in higher education.
- Minimum of five
years’ experience working in student affairs or related area.
- Must be able to effectively lead and
contribute in a dynamic fashion.
- Familiarity with a variety of Windows-based software, including
online databases, and preferred experience working with Ellucian Banner,
University Housing Software Solution, Conduct Management Software Solution,
- A positive “can-do” attitude along with a
professional appearance and demeanor should be modeled at all times.
- Must have a willingness to continually
self-initiate learning to remain current.
- Must be service oriented with ability to
work and respond effectively to diverse audiences of internal and external
students and clients, exhibiting high productivity standards.
- Strong organizational skills as well as a
demonstrated ability to multi-task and work in a deadline-driven
- Must be flexible, innovative and
- Problem solving abilities, conflict
resolution, and an aptitude to make comprehensive decisions in a
fast-paced environment is critical.
- Strong verbal
communication skills to include individual interaction and group
- Strong interpersonal
skills with the ability to make good decisions in a fast-paced
listening skills and customer responsiveness are essential, continually
incorporating feedback, ideas, and requests.
- Must possess
excellent interpersonal skills, with the ability to effectively recognize
and resolve conflict.
- Valid Oklahoma
- Must reside within 30 minutes of campus.
- Ability to work some evenings and weekends.
- Travel may be required.
- Normal office physical environment, to include noisy conditions, temperature fluctuations, etc. Ability to lift up to 25 pounds.
The above statements
are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed
by people assigned to this job. They are
not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and
skills required of personnel so classified.
Oklahoma State University (OSU) strives to provide a safe
study, work, and living environment for its faculty, staff, volunteers and
students. To support this environment and comply with applicable laws and regulations, OSU
conducts pre-employment background checks on final candidates.
Offers of employment are contingent upon the successful completion of a
background check. The type of background check conducted varies by
position and can include, but is not limited to, criminal (felony and
misdemeanor) history, sex offender registry, motor vehicle history, financial
history, and/or education verification. Background checks will be conducted
when required by law or contract and when, in the discretion of the university,
it is reasonable and prudent to do so.