The Associate Director for Residential Experience will serve as the secondary leader for a robust unit centered on developing a supportive and engaging learning environment for on-campus students. This position will oversee 3 Assistant Directors responsible for a functional area and supervision of community staff members. The Associate Director will partner to help architect the transformation of the residential experience with a focus on enhancing student support and increasing retention rates. This position will report to the Director of Residential Experience.
Directly supervise three Assistant Directors in functional areas, indirectly supervise 20 Residence Directors, four functional coordinators, six Graduate Assistants, and 260 Resident Assistants.
Assist in the oversight and implementation of a cohesive and comprehensive residential experience rooted in the goals of student success and retention.
Develop initiatives with a strong focus on community development and overseeing the development of a cohesive and comprehensive residential experience rooted in student success and retention goals, student engagement, and involvement.
Ensure a quality student and professional staff training and development series.
Oversee all process coordination including but not limited to opening, closing, break periods.
Support a year-round recruitment process for student and professional staff.
Directly oversee an on-call structure focused on providing support to students during and after hours.
Serve as an architect and manager for complex processes and procedures, including management of manuals, and other operational resources to ensure maximum service delivery.
Develop and grow a student-of-concern intervention program that seamlessly integrates with existing campus resources.
Collaborate with Housing Administrative Services (HAS) and Housing Facilities Services (HFS) units to ensure a seamless student experience.
Manage the planning and coordination of major initiatives for the Residential Experience unit.
Liaison between business operations staff regarding budget and purchasing compliance for the residential experience unit.
Responsible for the implementation of assessment efforts of the unit
Master’s degree in higher education, student affairs, or related field.
5 years of full-time work experience in student housing.
Located in the vibrant and growing community of San Marcos, Texas State University has the unique advantage of being large on choices but small in feel. The university is known for warm, friendly students and engaged faculty and staff who will go out of their way to help students succeed.
The beauty of the crystal-clear San Marcos River and the grandeur of the cypress and pecan trees on campus add to the charm of the university’s picturesque environment. Our 38,000 undergraduate and graduate students choose from more than 200 bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degree programs—from biology to music to business to geography and more. And each student finds the personalized support and opportunities they need to succeed beyond the classroom.
The Division of Student Success contributes to the retention, graduation, and career development of a high quality, diverse student population through a student-centered and student learning approach. We provide thoughtfully curated spaces and deliver innovative co-curricular programs and services designed to foster inclusive student involvement, engagement, and a sense of belonging.
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Texas State is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Equal employment opportunities shall include personnel transactions of recruitment, employment, training, upgrading, promotion, demotion, termination, and salary. Texas State is committed to increasing the number of women and minorities in faculty and senior administrative positions.
Texas State University seeks candidates whose professional background includes embracing a diversity of people and ideas, a spirit of inclusiveness, a global perspective, and a commitment to community-building. As a federally designated Hispanic Serving Institution, we are especially interested in applicants who share a commitment to equity, and the high-quality education of students from historically underserved and systematically marginalized communities. Individuals from historically underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged to apply.