TITLE: Director of Housing and Student Life
DEPARTMENT: Housing and Student Life
DIVISION: Student Affairs
STATUS: Full-time, 12-months
SUPERVISION RECEIVED: Vice President of Academic and Student Affairs
SUPERVISION EXERCISED: Work Study Students, Student Life Coordinator, Resident Assistants, Student Life Assistants
Reporting to the Vice President of Academic and Student Affairs, the Housing and Resident/Student Life Director is responsible for overseeing student housing and a student-focused residential and campus wide student life program. This position has immediate supervision of a potential staff made up of Residential Education Assistants, Student Life Assistants, volunteer coordinators, student employees and work-study, and other residential student leaders.
The Director will design and implement engaging co-curricular, non-credit programs and activities focused on building leadership capacity and a vibrant, inclusive student body. Through the development and enforcement of clear and transparent policies and strategies, the director evaluates and establishes programs and events, recommends and implements changes and administers policy development. Further, the director maintains a visible professional presence on campus and is actively engaged in the creation and support of several large scale campus-wide events; serves as a role model and facilitator to student leaders; supports the development and maintenance of student-driven clubs and organizations; implements co-curricular leadership; promotes student and organizational excellence; and advocates on behalf of student leaders and organizations. The position is charged with being a programmatic liaison for areas, including but not limited, to intramurals, library programming, student life programming, athletic department, clubs and other student engagement programs including the First Year Experience.
The Director is responsible for supervision and maintenance of student housing, following the standards of the Housing Handbook, conflict mediation, student conduct and will coordinate the Community Standards Board and Student Conduct Board in their work with student related concerns or actions. All Clery/Title IX/VAWA and related Federal Guidelines that fall under Residence Life, Student Affairs, and campus safety will be reported and maintained by the Director.
The responsibilities of the position require the person to be available at varied hours therefore a two bedroom apartment style living quarters located within the in the residence complex will be provided. All utilities, Internet, cable TV and local phone will be provided.
EMPLOYMENT WITH DAWSON COMMUNITY COLLEGE:
Employees at Dawson Community College are required to demonstrate kindness, respect, integrity, professionalism, and caring regard. We adhere to the highest ethical standards in the fulfillment of our jobs, to honor the College and university policies and procedures and to promote the educational objectives of the institution. Respect creates an atmosphere conducive to learning. Respect, in this sense, is a minimum threshold for our interactions with each other. A higher threshold is a “caring regard” for the people with whom we work.
Professionalism at DCC includes being mindful of our actions when working with students, colleagues, co-workers and our community members. Respect and “caring regard” for those with whom we share the common purpose of serving students is a paramount value. Professionalism and respect for others is an expected part of DCC job performance.
Employees at Dawson Community College support and promote a positive image of Dawson Community College.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Student and Residence Life
Student Responsibility and Safety
DCC values professionalism in its employees. The following attributes and behaviors are identified as examples of what is expected of an employee:
EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE:
Minimum Qualifications: Applicants must demonstrate the potential ability to perform the essential functions of the job as outlined in the position description. Any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. Qualified applicants should have or be able to prove the following:
This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities required of the employee.
Reasonable Accommodations Statement
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable Accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
COMPLETED APPLICATION PACKET MUST INCLUDE:
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