Assistant Director, Housing and Residence Life

Job Overview

  • Salary Offer $50,000 to $60,000
  • Experience Level Highly Skilled
  • Total Years Experience 3-5
  • Education Master's Degree

Function of Position:

            In coordination with the Director of Housing and Residence Life, the Assistant Director of Housing and Residence Life works with professional and paraprofessional Housing and Residence Life staff to support the residential student experience at Monroe Community College.  The Assistant Director of Housing and Residence Life will assist in the facilitation and development of the residence life environment in the residence halls that promotes an exceptional living/learning experience for the residential population.

Examples of Duties & Responsibilities:

  1. Share in the supervision, direction, and development of all professional and paraprofessional staff within the Residence Life function.
  2. Oversee departmental programming and assist in the development and implementation of a residential programming model.
  3. Assist in essential elements of operation which contribute to the adequate maintenance and occupancy of the facility, including room assignments using a housing occupancy software (The Housing Director software)
  4. Work with college and department staff to coordinate and oversee the Housing and Residence Life conduct process utilizing the Maxient conduct software and adjudicating cases.
  5. Assist in the development and execution of processes for recruiting, selecting, hiring, training, supervising, and evaluating professional and paraprofessional Housing and Residential Life staff.
  6. Serve with Director in on call 12-month emergency rotation for consultation with Resident Director staff.
  7. Plan and implement annual orientation/opening weekend program for first year and transfer students.
  8. Work collaboratively with staff and the Director in support of summer conferencing, including contract management, service coordination, building preparation, and summer placement.
  9. Manage residence hall operations including key management, card access coordination, and building condition reports.
  10. Serve as a liaison between the Residence Life staff and other on and off campus resources with respect to student development programs.
  11. Participate in division-wide and campus-wide committees.
  12. Comply with all local, state and federal requirements.
  13. Work evening and weekend hours, as requested.
  14. Assume additional responsibilities as assigned by the Director of Housing and Residence Life or his/her designee.

MCC Expectations:

  • Adheres to the College Code of Conduct.
  • Contributes to, supports, and maintains an equitable, inclusive, and collaborative College environment.
  • Maintains technological competencies utilized by the College.
  • Commits to the philosophy of a comprehensive community college.
  • Commits to professional growth. which includes seeking ongoing training in diversity, equity and inclusion to better serve students.

A Master’s Degree in Student Personnel, or related field and a minimum of three years professional work experience in residence life, including experience in aspects of housing operation;

·         Crisis management

·         Human resources/supervision

·         Information technology

·         Residential education

·         Student behavior

The successful candidate is detail oriented. On campus housing is optional.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Residence Hall administrative experience
  • Experience with management software for housing and/or student conduct
  • Ability to work successfully with students, parents, the general public and other college departments
  • Ability to manage budgetsDemonstrated skills in problem solving and mediation for diverse populations
  • Bilingual and able to read, write, and speak Spanish, or other languages, proficiently

Additional Information:

Salary: Salary is determined based on experience, internal equity and college budget. This position has a range of $50,000 to $60,000 and is based on these mentioned factors.

MCC offers a Flexible Work Policy for benefit eligible employees. Types of flexible work arrangements include flextime/staggered shifts, remote work/telecommuting and compressed work schedule. The availability of flexible work arrangements varies by division, department, and position, based upon business and operational needs. Limitations to flexible work arrangements are outlined in the official policy.

Monroe Community College prohibits discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy, familial status, gender identity or expression, age, genetic information, national or ethnic origin, physical or mental disability, marital status, veteran status, domestic violence, victim status, criminal conviction, or any other characteristic or status protected by state or federal laws or College policy in admissions, employment, and treatment of students and employees, or in any aspect of the business of the College. 

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