Director of Student Housing

Director of Student Housing


The Director of Student Housing is responsible for visionary and strategic leadership in the planning, operation, and management of a department with over two million square feet of space, housing over 5,000 residents in 17 residential communities.

Fiscal management includes the generation of income sufficient to cover all costs, including debt management, capital projects, long-term housing facility maintenance, and renovations. Long-term and short-term planning includes strategic alignment of housing facility use and assignments with University goals. Debt management and long-range financial planning ensure fiduciary stewardship of over $27 million in operations. The Director also oversees summer conference groups, management of university houses, and third-party campus post office operations.

Minimum Qualifications
• Applicants must have a Master's Degree in Higher Education, Counseling, Business, Public Administration, or related field from an accredited four-year college or university.
• Ten-years progressive experience in college/university administration.
• Five years of experience supervising upper level management staff in Housing and/or Residence Life.

Background Check Statement
The University of Mississippi is committed to providing a safe campus community. UM conducts background investigations for applicants being considered for employment. Background investigations include a criminal history record check, and when appropriate, a financial (credit) report or driving history check.

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The University of Mississippi provides equal opportunity in any employment practice, education program, or education activity to all qualified persons. The University complies with all applicable laws regarding equal opportunity and affirmative action and does not unlawfully discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment based upon race, color, gender, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, citizenship, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or genetic information.

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