As a member of the Office of Residential Life team, the Assistant Director of Residential Life is responsible for the development, implementation, and management of an array of campus-wide and departmental programs and services that both enhance residential life on campus and promote student engagement. The Assistant Director reports to the Director of Residential Life and works with leadership to provide advising and guidance for two major programming entities, supports the development of students in their leadership roles, and plans large-scale departmental and collaborative events with our campus partners.
Essential Job Functions:
Program Development and Assessment:
Manage all aspects of large scale programming sponsored by the department and work to create new traditions through student engagement and collaboration.
Development and management of programming resources/library in concert with the allocated budgets.
Act as ResLife liaison to staff and student groups conducting programming including Admissions, Athletics, Center for Health Education and Wellness, Fraternity & Sorority Life, Student Leadership & Involvement, Center for Community, Diversity, and Inclusion, FYE/SYE, and other campus partners.
Coordinate and administer departmental and divisional assessment measures (Quality of Life, EBI) and oversee the larger residential curriculum assessment measures for individual staff efforts.
Assist the Office of Residential Life in acquiring programmatic buy-in and participation from upper administration, faculty, and other relevant constituents.
Serve as a resource for Resident Advisors and campus partners to help increase student engagement and enhance the undergraduate experience.
Advising, Supervision, and Training:
Oversee the Residential Advisory Board (RAB) and Faculty-Student Interactions program (FSI). Advise these groups in the selection and training of new members, leadership, participation, and programming.
Responsible for advising RAB & FSI in the responsible management of a combined budget of $20,000+
Recruit and supervise 4 Community Advisors; 2 for RAB and 2 for FSI
Assist Residential Life leadership with various recruitment, selection, training, and development opportunities for both student and professional staff.
Assist the department with opening, orientation, and closing programs and procedures.
Coordinate the Move-In Volunteer program for New Student Orientation and First Year Move-In, which includes recruitment, training, planning, and supervision of the program.
Perform all other duties as assigned.
Bachelor's degree required. Master's Degree in Student Personnel, Higher Education, Counseling or related field strongly preferred.
Three years of full-time experience in Residential Life or other related student affairs offices in higher education required. Additional education may substitute for required experience, to the extent permitted by the JHU equivalency formula.
JHU Equivalency Formula: 30 undergraduate degree credits (semester hours) or 18 graduate degree credits may substitute for one year of experience. Additional related experience may substitute for required education on the same basis. For jobs where equivalency is permitted, up to two years of non-related college course work may be applied towards the total minimum education/experience required for the respective job.
Special Knowledge, Skills, or Abilities:
Successful candidates will bring the following experiences and demonstrate these characteristics:
A strong understanding of student programming in a residential setting
Knowledge and experience working with students, RAs and Residential Life professional staff in developing programming curriculum and implementing successful programs and activities to meet the needs of various student demographics
The ability to build relationships quickly across cultures within the University and develop partnerships to support collaborative programming
Well-developed administrative and management skills
Classified Title: Student Services Administrator Role/Level/Range: ACRP/03/MC Starting Salary Range: Commensurate with Experience Employee group: Full Time Schedule: M-F, 8:30am – 5:00pm Employee subgroup: Exempt Location: Baltimore, MD Department name: Residential Life Operations Personnel area: Homewood Student Affairs
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