Assistant Director of Residence Life

Elon University in North Carolina

Date Posted February 7, 2014
Type Administrative
Salary Not specified
Employment Type Full-time

Elon University invites applications for an Assistant Director of Residence Life (three anticipated openings).  The Assistant Director is responsible for the total administration of residential communities within one’s area of supervision, including supervision of staff, supporting the development of residential living and learning  communities, promoting the departmental community development, and oversight of the  neighborhood community budget. Serve as a student conduct hearing officer and Administrator on Call in the campus-wide duty rotation.  This is a live in position.  Master’s degree and residence life experience post-undergraduate degree required. Preference will be given to candidates with experience developing and implementing student life and academic affairs partnerships in a residential liberal arts environment.  Experience with recognizing customer service concepts as they relate to working with primarily student and parent clients in a college setting is essential.  The successful candidate will have demonstrated experience and/or commitment to promoting a climate of global citizenship.  He/she will have direct supervision of one part-time Area Assistant and 10-23 student staff.  The position will remain open until filled.  Apply at  Elon University is an equal employment opportunity employer committed to a diverse faculty, staff and student body and welcomes all applicants.
Elon University is a top-ranked liberal arts university that is widely recognized as a leader in student engagement and experiential learning. The academic program is distinguished by a strong foundation in the liberal arts and sciences combined with outstanding professional programs. In its 2014 "America's Best Colleges" guide, U.S. News & World Report ranks Elon #1 among Southern Regional Universities and one of the nation's top colleges and universities "with an unusually strong commitment to undergraduate teaching.”
The Elon community is characterized by a strong student-centered mission, a commitment to excellent teaching and a spirit of innovation. The university includes more than 390 full-time faculty members and 5,600 undergraduate and 700 graduate students from 47 states, the District of Columbia and 49 other nations. The university has six academic units: Elon College, the College of Arts and Sciences; the School of Communications; the School of Education; the Martha and Spencer Love School of Business; the School of Health Sciences; and the School of Law, which is located in downtown Greensboro, N.C.  Elon offers more than 60 undergraduate majors and six graduate programs.
The university sends more students to study abroad than any other master's-level university in the nation, and the core curriculum includes a strong global focus. Newsweek-Kaplan has named Elon the nation's "leader in engaged learning" and Princeton Review ranks Elon among the nation's 378 "best colleges." Kiplinger's Personal Finance magazine and the Fiske Guide to Colleges both name Elon one of the nation's "best value" private universities.
Elon's 620-acre campus in North Carolina's Piedmont region is consistently recognized as one of the nation's most beautiful college environments. The campus includes the 56-acre Elon University Forest, a land preserve and natural area for scientific research.