Associate Director of Residence Life for Housing Operations
Southern Connecticut State University
Location: New Haven, Connecticut
Residence Life and Housing
The salary range for this position begins at $89,857 per year. The final offer will be based on the candidate's experience and qualifications.
Internal Number: S23-012
The SCSU residential experience contributes to a vibrant and engaging campus life for all SCSU students. The residential community reflects the diversity of the broader university and supports the institutional mission of social justice and anti-racism. The Residence Life team works collectively to establish a culture of care and support; promote personal and academic success; foster healthy and safe environments; and develop inclusive communities where all residents are embraced as their authentic selves.
Reporting to the Director of Residence Life within the Division of Student Affairs, the Associate Director is responsible for providing leadership and expertise for Residence Life operational, business and technology initiatives. The Associate Director will be responsible for working collaboratively with the Residence Life team to supervise and manage all aspects of housing assignments, residence life technology initiatives, marketing, residential facilities, and conference services.
The Associate Director will serve as a student-centered leader who is innovative, decisive, proactive and solution-oriented, contributing to the collective goals of the department with a lens to the operational needs. They will serve as the primary liaison to Facility Operations to coordinate all maintenance, health and safety, and custodial needs for the residential and dining areas which includes assisting in the planning for major and minor capital improvements.
A Master’s degree in Higher Education, Business Administration, Marketing, Technology or related field and a minimum of six years of experience with occupancy management, business operations and facility management are required. Additionally, the position requires a highly motivated and responsive person with the ability to work independently, excellent written and verbal communication, strong interpersonal skills, attention to detail and problem-solving skills. The successful candidate will demonstrate a strong commitment to creating residential environments which support student learning and service delivery, engaging in regular supervision meetings, daily contact, and participation in department sponsored training and development opportunities. Knowledge and experience with web design, security systems, and Banner applications are strongly preferred, as is experience supervising professional and student staff. These qualifications may be waived for individuals with appropriate alternate experience.
For priority consideration, please submit a letter of application, resume, and contact information for three professional references to Yesenia Cardona at firstname.lastname@example.org on or before June 1, 2023. Review of applications will begin immediately, and the position will remain open until filled. For a full job description and more information, please visit http://www.southernct.edu/faculty-staff/hr/jobs.html
Southern Connecticut State University is a diverse and student-centered university dedicated to academic excellence, access, and service for the public good. Southern provides a supportive and welcoming environment for all members of its community through a campus wide commitment to social justice. Founded as a teachers’ college in 1893, Southern has evolved over the past century into a comprehensive public university of approximately 10,000 students, offering graduate and undergraduate programs in the liberal arts and professional disciplines. It is one of four universities in the Connecticut State Colleges and Universities System. The University is located in New Haven, a city rich with arts and culture, and less than 90 miles from New York City and 140 miles from Boston.