Assistant Director of Residence Life/Residence Education

University of Northern Iowa in Iowa

Deadline March 07, 2014
Date Posted February 6, 2014
Type Administrative
Salary Commensurate with experience
Employment Type Full-time

Reports to the Department of Residence; supervises, evaluates and directs full-time Residence Life Coordinators in their daily operations; fosters and promotes individual and community development in residence system; collaborates on University-wide enterprises related to residents experiences; provides leadership and input on University-wide educational initiatives; responds to student critical incidents; provides leadership in the administration of the Department of Residence student code of conduct; and coordinates student leadership and departmental promotion programs.

 Masters degree in higher education administration, college student personnel or related field plus at least four years of leadership experience in college or university housing required. Supervisory and managing student discipline experience; demonstrated ability to build and maintain collaborative relationships with diverse populations, lead teams, and effectively communicate with others also required.  Strong problem-solving skills, proficiency in written and oral communication; and management, organization, and administrative skills preferred.  On-call, evening, weekend, and holiday work necessary.  Criminal and other relevant background checks required.

 The Department encourages applications from persons of color, women, persons living with disabilities, and veterans. The University offers an excellent benefits package including a vacation plan, employer sponsored retirement plans, health and dental insurance, and life and disability insurance.

 Application materials received by March 7, 2014 will be given first consideration.  For more information or to apply, visit

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