Assistant Director of Residential Life, Leadership and Engagement

Under the general direction of the Director for Residential Life, the Assistant Director for Residential Life for Leadership and Engagement is responsible for the development and management of a comprehensive Residential Life Program for approximately 5000 residents living in University Housing Services. The program includes the day-to-day operation of six residence halls housing 2,800 first year students and two apartment complexes housing 2,200 upper division students, graduate students, faculty, and staff.

The Assistant Director for Residential Life for Leadership and Engagement has significant responsibility for residential curriculum oversight, crisis management, administrative duties, budget, communication within and outside the university, and other related activities with additional specific responsibility for managing professional and paraprofessional staff training; administering a centralized conduct process and adjudication; overseeing educational and social programming and engagement efforts; and coordinating major events and projects. The Assistant Director for Residential Life for Leadership and Engagement works cooperatively with all UHS staff in support and implementation of the UHS mission. The position requires political acumen as it interfaces with the media, legal counsel, parents, President’s Cabinet, and other key stakeholders. This position also involves complex collaboration with a variety of entities including, but not limited to Student Affairs, University Personnel, University Police, Counseling Services, Student Health and Wellness, academic colleges, Student Involvement, and campus auxiliaries..

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