Assistant Director of Housing and Residence Life - Housing Operations and Services
Missouri Western State University
Location: St Joseph, Missouri
Salary: Commensurate w/ qualifications
Residence Life and Housing
This is a live-in position, so housing is provided. Excellent benefits, generous time off, paid tuition for employee, state pension fund plus other retirement options.
Missouri Western State University, St. Joseph, Missouri, invites applicants for our Assistant Director of Housing and Residential Life, Housing Operations and Services position.
The Assistant Director of Housing and Residence Life for Housing Operations & Services is a live-in position responsible for the leadership and development of a comprehensive housing operations and services program, which is focused on in-hall front desk management, student staff, and summer camps and conferences. This position is responsible for the hiring, training, and supervision of student hall staff. This position directly manages the following facilities: Vartabedian Hall, Beshears Hall and Juda Hall.
Directly supervises the Resident Assistants for Vartabedian Hall, Beshears Hall, and Juda Hall.
Oversees and coordinates staff selection, training, and supervision of all departmental Desk Assistants (student staff who provide front-desk services in the Commons Building and residence halls) and Operations Assistants (student staff who provide basic troubleshooting for residential facility issues outside of business hours).
Manage Vartabedian, Beshears, and Juda Halls, including, but not limited to, room assignments, room changes, room inventories, key control, and educational programming for that building.
Manage summer camps and conferences, including coordinating each group’s stay on-campus with facility turnover, check-in/check-out processes, key access, billing and payment, assignments, wrap-up reports for each group, etc.
Coordinate and manage the on-call system for summer staff for summer camps and conferences.
Coordinate and oversee in-hall front desk management for the Commons Building and residence halls, including managing front-desk equipment, policies, procedures, and staffing protocols.
Participates in the student conduct process, serving as hearing officer, and providing counseling and conflict mediation.
Coordinates departmental assessment in alignment with division Learning Outcomes and departmental measures.
Manage front desk systems for move-in/move-out processes (fall semester opening, winter break, spring semester opening, spring semester closing, etc.).
Assists the Director in the administration of the department including representation at University recruitment events, committees, functions, sporting events, and training.
Serves as an on-call responder to discipline and emergency situations in the halls. Participates in rotation of 24-hour on-call emergency assistance.
Advises Resident Assistant Council
Performs other duties of a similar nature or level.
Missouri Western State University is a comprehensive, state-supported institution serving more than 4,500 students on a beautiful 744-acre campus about 45 minutes north of Kansas City. Missouri Western is an active partner in the educational, economic, cultural, and social development of the people and region it serves. A distinct focus on applied learning and applied research is a hallmark of the innovative teaching and learning environment.