Full Time 40 hours Grade 053 Residential Life Schedule 8:30 AM-5 PM Responsibilities General Statement Assistant Director for Graduate and Family Housing responsibilities are in these general areas: overall supervision of staff and coordination of student development functions for graduate students and families in the three graduate living complexes; responsibility for the operation and functioning of the complexes in conjunction with Rochester Management Incorporated (RMI); development and implementation of policies related to graduate housing and responsibility as a key member of the professional staff for the Office for Residential Life and Housing Services. This includes developing goals and programs to contribute to the intellectual, cultural and social growth of graduate students and family members for a population that includes many international students; supervising and directing the work of a professional Resident Director, Graduate Assistants, and Graduate Community Assistants (graduate student staff); working in close partnership with the Graduate Housing Manager to understand the occupancy and leasing protocols; administering Residential Life and University policies; and maintaining liaison relationships throughout the University community. The Assistant Director reports to the Director of Housing Operations and Graduate Residential Life. Management and Operations Responsibilities Staff Supervision - Ultimate responsibility for supervision of professional and graduate staff, including a Resident Director, Graduate Assistants (1-3), and Graduate Community Assistants (GCAs). Responsibilities include team building, setting goals and expectations for the team, on-going training and development, day-to-day advising, regular staff meetings, on-going formal and informal evaluation, and other personnel related activities. Personnel - Orient all new staff to their job, apartment complex, Residential Life and the University.Maintain appropriate records (payroll, work schedule, performance evaluations, etc.) Budget â“ Monitor Graduate housing budgets and expenses. Supervise staff programming expenditures to ensure accuracy and appropriateness.Initiate cost saving measures whenever possible.Respond to budget information and change requests as directed by the Residential Life Central Office. Assist in the development of the overall budget by identifying needs and priorities of the apartment complexes. Management - Work directly with Rochester Management Incorporate to discuss management concerns and appropriate apartment upkeep to ensure that appropriate facilities and cleanliness standards are being maintained.Assist with determining priority for physical upgrades to the apartments and the complexes. Work collaboratively with the Graduate Housing Manager on occupancy verification and leasing. Health and Safety - Assure complexes comply with all applicable fire, health and safety regulations.Coordinate with appropriate departments for fire drill, health and safety inspections.Follow-up on all health, safety and security reports to insure problems have been corrected.Represent graduate and family housing interests with meeting with other University departments. Student Development Responsibilities Residential and University Programming for Graduate Students - Develop and present a comprehensive student development program for the apartment complexes aimed at the development of productive and inclusive residential communities.This includes balanced social, educational, cultural and recreational programs for students and family members; diversity and inclusion programs; Graduate Games and Grad Olympics, the Community Garden and any other new initiatives. Develop programs with the Graduate academic councils and departments to foster connections and community. Student Support - Representative to CARE team, the Universityâ™s student support network. Advise/counsel individuals and groups of students on personal, residential living or other matters.Make referrals to other areas of the University when appropriate. Behavioral Standards - Ensure staff and residents are aware of the rules and responsibilities for residents of the graduate housing system.Supervise Resident Director in assisting students in developing behavioral standards appropriate to graduate living in an academic institution.When necessary, confront individuals and groups whose behavior is unacceptable and initiate appropriate student conduct action.Serve as hearing officer under the auspices of the Center for Student Conflict Management. Departmental Responsibilities Functional Leadership â“ Assist with major undergraduate and graduate processes such as move-in, housing lotteries, move-outs and graduation. Communications - Maintain open communication within Residential Life and with other departments important to Graduate Residential Life's successful operations (Public Safety, Environmental Health and Safety, CARE, various Deans Offices, Rochester Management, etc.). Policy Development - With Graduate Services Team, assist the Director for Housing Operations and Graduate Residential Life in development of policy, procedures and directions for the operation and betterment of the University Graduate Housing system. Committee Activity - Participate in committee, research and special project work related to student concerns and Residential Life in general.This includes Undergraduate Residential Life, Graduate Residential Life and the College. Departmental Training - Assist with development and presentation of departmental staff and student training programs.This may include undergraduate and graduate pre-semester, mid-year and in-service programs, new staff classes, leadership programs, etc. Crisis and Emergency Response â“ Participate in Campus Emergency duty rotation.Respond as directed to critical events and emergencies. Opportunities for additional responsibilities and areas of interests. Other Duties: Perform any other job-related duties as assigned. Requirements Masterâ™s degree in higher education, a behavioral science, or a related discipline; or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Experience in college student personnel work, particularly as a residence halls staff member is desirable.
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