Salary is competitive, full university benefits, semi-furnished apartment, meal plan and annual funding for professional development are provided.
The Director of Housing is a full time, twelve month live-in position that will be responsible for managing the day to day housing operations for the university. In addition, they will manage all housing assignments, maintain the housing software system, and coordinate facility plans. This position will also oversee the housing selection process and RA hiring process. The director will provide leadership for the overall campus living and learning experience and manage all related tasks associated with maintaining a residential community.
The person in this position will work closely with two other live-in professionals to provide a comprehensive residential programming on campus. This position will manage a residential area of 3 residence halls (approximately 200 students) and supervise 5 to 8 resident assistants. Responsibilities will include staff training, conflict mediation, crisis intervention, and the implementation of residence hall programming designed to complement the goals of the residence life program and mission of the University. This live in position will require flexible hours, a team building attitude, and a sincere desire to work with students in a religiously affiliated private liberal arts university environment. This person will serve on a three person on-call rotation for campus emergencies.
We anticipate additional professional opportunities based on the operational needs and programming interests of our faculty, staff and students. This position will be an excellent opportunity for a motivated professional seeking a broad student affairs experience in a private college environment. Salary is competitive, full university benefits, semi-furnished apartment, meal plan and funding for professional development are provided.
Master’s degree in a related field preferred. Supervisory experience and extensive experience in student activity programming, residential living, either as a graduate student or full time employee are required. Experience with student activity planning, club and organization advising, residence life management, RA selection, and supervision of students is preferred.
The University of Mount Olive is a small, private four-year institution located in eastern North Carolina, just one hour from state capitol Raleigh and the coastal city of Wilmington. With a total undergraduate enrollment of 2,070, the University is in a rural setting with a 110 acre main campus. The University owns a number of off campus properties that support our academic operations including two working farms. The University is a member of NCAA Division II and the Conference Carolinas, sponsoring 23 teams. There are 13 residential facilities on the campus with almost 700 bed capacity. The campus offers traditional style residence hall buildings for our first year students and apartment style facilities for upperclassmen. The traditional students are highly engaged in a number of campus activities and we see strong rates of participation at our events. The University represents a diverse student population that includes more than 80 international students from more than 30 countries.