Assistant Director, Division of Student Life, Residence Life

Boston University
BOSTON, Massachusetts, United States
22 Mar 2018
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19 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Create a residential campus environment that fosters academic achievement, student development, and community. Serve as a leadership figure and role model. Lead day-to-day administration of a residential campus. Provide supervision, direction, and support to residence hall and area directors as they regulate student conduct by enforcing residential rules and regulations; respond to urgent and emergency situations; and mediate conflict situations. Collaborate with a broad range of University officials in assisting students with the student life issues they face. Chair a departmental committee and assume responsibility for assignments that relate to administration of the University-wide residential program. Maintain availability to staff and students. Lead initiatives to promote learning in the living centers, including the residence hall council, specialty communities, and the faculty-in-residence program. Oversee the handling of conduct matters by residence hall and area directors within the residential campus.

Create a strong team among professionals, administrative staff, faculty-in-residence, graduate resident assistants, resident assistants, and work-study staff. Lead staff and student development initiatives. Serve on a University-wide on-call rotation. Represent the department at University functions and programs. This live-in position routinely requires evening and weekend commitments.

Required Skills

B.A./B.S. required, Master's preferred, and three years of experience. Excellent verbal and written communication skills; strong customer service, organizational and problem-solving skills; attention to detail. MUST INCLUDE COVER LETTER IN ORDER TO BE CONSIDERED.