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Assistant Director of Student Life

Loyola University Maryland
Baltimore, MD 21210
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    113736388

The Assistant Director of Student Life position offers a unique and rewarding role within the division of Student Development. This is a 12-month, live-in position, the Assistant Director is responsible for the holistic student development within a residential area of approximately 450 – 700 students, 2 – 4 Graduate Residence Coordinators (GRCs), and 11 – 18 Resident Assistants (RAs). The Assistant Director position is a challenging and rewarding role for professionals interested in further pursuing careers in residence life, student conduct, housing operations, and beyond.

This Assistant Director of Student Life is responsible for the total student development program within a residence hall area, including the supervision and development of the GRC and RA student staff, development of a healthy community environment, adjudication and management of student conduct caseload, housing operations, crisis response and the coordination of a secondary assignment that supports the processes of the Office. The AD will function as a contributing member of the Assistant Director team. On a small, collaborative campus, Assistant Directors also have the opportunity to be involved in campus-wide initiatives that will expose them to a number of different areas in student development and higher education.

Job duties include the oversight of student conduct caseload for assigned residential area including completing all appropriate paperwork and updating information in the conduct database. Adjudicate Community Standards violations through Educational Conferences and Administrative Hearings. Delegate appropriate cases to Graduate Residence Coordinators and the Peer Conduct Board. Develop and implement strategies and initiatives to create a safe, healthy, educational and inclusive residential environment. Create population-based learning outcomes and design area specific community development plans based on the Office's social and educational aims. Oversee the completion of Room Condition Reports, Roommate Agreements, and periodic room inspections. Oversee area opening and closing processes. Meet with students as needed and provide referrals to University resources. Communicate and respond to concerns from parents, guardians, and other constituents. Report student concerns through appropriate channels. Follow up with students as directed by Office or Divisional leadership.

The Office of Student Life is a dynamic organization that is continually looking to improve the environment within the residence halls and link the curricular and co-curricular experience of students. Loyola University Maryland is a growing and supportive environment that enables practitioners to be creative in addressing a wide array of issues within a collaborative team-based atmosphere. We are seeking colleagues whose professional philosophies align with our dedication to the development of the whole person and the University's Jesuit values of inclusion, justice, community, and a constant challenge to improve.

Required Qualifications:

• Master's degree in College Student Personnel, Higher Education, Counseling in Student Affairs or a related field.
• 1-3 years live-in residence hall experience, 0-3 years of post-graduate professional experience.
• Availability to work night, weekend, and on-call hours.
• Ability to serve in the on-call duty rotation for campus-wide emergencies, 2-3 weeks per semester or as needed, potentially responding to emergencies in all areas of residential living.
• Experience with on-call crisis response.
• Knowledge of Student Development Theory.
• Supervision and delegation skills.
• Ability to work autonomously and interdependently as needed.
• Ability to effectively communicate with a variety of constituents.
• Ability to constructively resolve a variety of student and parent issues and concerns.
• Demonstrated ability to support and advocate for underrepresented students as well as creating opportunities dedicated to developing students' understanding of identity development, privilege, oppression, social justice, bias, and/or inclusive language/actions.
• Ability to support the University's goals for institutional diversity, as well as the goals and values of a Catholic, Jesuit education.

Application Information:

Interested candidates should apply online at: https://careers.loyola.edu/.

For more information, please contact Arienne Milkles, Associate Director of Student Life, at [email protected] or visit our website: https://www.loyola.edu/department/student-life/about/join.

Loyola University Maryland welcomes applicants from all backgrounds who can contribute to its educational mission. Loyola is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer, seeking applications from underrepresented groups. For more information about Loyola University Maryland visit: www.loyola.edu.

PI113736388

<p style="background: white; margin: 0in 0in 3.75pt 0in;"><span style="font-size: 10.0pt; font-family: 'Arial',sans-serif; color: #333333;">The Assistant Director of Student Life position offers a unique and rewarding role within the division of Student Development. This is a 12-month, live-in position, the Assistant Director is responsible for the holistic student development within a residential area of approximately 450 700 students, 2 4 Graduate Residence Coordinators (GRCs), and 11 18 Resident Assistants (RAs). The Assistant Director position is a challenging and rewarding role for professionals interested in further pursuing careers in residence life, student conduct, housing operations, and beyond.</span></p> <p style="background: white; margin: 0in 0in 3.75pt 0in;"><span style="font-size: 10.0pt; font-family: 'Arial',sans-serif; color: #333333;"> </span></p> <p style="background: white; box-sizing: content-box; -webkit-font-smoothing: antialiased; font-variant-ligatures: normal; font-variant-caps: normal; orphans: 2; widows: 2; -webkit-text-stroke-width: 0px; text-decoration-style: initial; text-decoration-color: initial; word-spacing: 0px; margin: 0in 0in 3.75pt 0in;"><span style="font-size: 10.0pt; font-family: 'Arial',sans-serif; color: #333333;">This Assistant Director of Student Life is responsible for the total student development program within a residence hall area, including the supervision and development of the <span class="caps"><span style="box-sizing: content-box; -webkit-font-smoothing: antialiased;">GRC</span></span> and RA student staff, development of a healthy community environment, adjudication and management of student conduct caseload, housing operations, crisis response and the coordination of a secondary assignment that supports the processes of the Office. The AD will function as a contributing member of the Assistant Director team. On a small, collaborative campus, Assistant Directors also have the opportunity to be involved in campus-wide initiatives that will expose them to a number of different areas in student development and higher education.</span></p> <p style="background: white; margin: 0in 0in 3.75pt 0in;"><span style="font-size: 10.0pt; font-family: 'Arial',sans-serif; color: #333333;"> </span></p> <p style="background: white; box-sizing: content-box; -webkit-font-smoothing: antialiased; font-variant-ligatures: normal; font-variant-caps: normal; orphans: 2; widows: 2; -webkit-text-stroke-width: 0px; text-decoration-style: initial; text-decoration-color: initial; word-spacing: 0px; margin: 0in 0in 3.75pt 0in;"><span style="font-size: 10.0pt; font-family: 'Arial',sans-serif; color: #333333;">Job duties include the oversight of student conduct caseload for assigned residential area including completing all appropriate paperwork and updating information in the conduct database. Adjudicate Community Standards violations through Educational Conferences and Administrative Hearings. Delegate appropriate cases to Graduate Residence Coordinators and the Peer Conduct Board. Develop and implement strategies and initiatives to create a safe, healthy, educational and inclusive residential environment. Create population-based learning outcomes and design area specific community development plans based on the Office's social and educational aims. Oversee the completion of Room Condition Reports, Roommate Agreements, and periodic room inspections. Oversee area opening and closing processes. Meet with students as needed and provide referrals to University resources. Communicate and respond to concerns from parents, guardians, and other constituents. Report student concerns through appropriate channels. Follow up with students as directed by Office or Divisional leadership.</span></p> <p style="background: white; margin: 0in 0in 3.75pt 0in;"><span style="font-size: 10.0pt; font-family: 'Arial',sans-serif; color: #333333;"> </span></p> <p style="background: white; box-sizing: content-box; -webkit-font-smoothing: antialiased; font-variant-ligatures: normal; font-variant-caps: normal; orphans: 2; widows: 2; -webkit-text-stroke-width: 0px; text-decoration-style: initial; text-decoration-color: initial; word-spacing: 0px; margin: 0in 0in 3.75pt 0in;"><span style="font-size: 10.0pt; font-family: 'Arial',sans-serif; color: #333333;">The Office of Student Life is a dynamic organization that is continually looking to improve the environment within the residence halls and link the curricular and co-curricular experience of students. Loyola University Maryland is a growing and supportive environment that enables practitioners to be creative in addressing a wide array of issues within a collaborative team-based atmosphere. We are seeking colleagues whose professional philosophies align with our dedication to the development of the whole person and the University's Jesuit values of inclusion, justice, community, and a constant challenge to improve.</span></p> <p style="background: white; margin: 0in 0in 3.75pt 0in;"><span style="font-size: 10.0pt; font-family: 'Arial',sans-serif; color: #333333;"> </span></p> <p style="background: white; box-sizing: content-box; -webkit-font-smoothing: antialiased; font-variant-ligatures: normal; font-variant-caps: normal; orphans: 2; widows: 2; -webkit-text-stroke-width: 0px; text-decoration-style: initial; text-decoration-color: initial; word-spacing: 0px; margin: 0in 0in 3.75pt 0in;"><span style="font-size: 10.0pt; font-family: 'Arial',sans-serif; color: #333333;">Required Qualifications:</span></p> <p style="background: white; margin: 0in 0in 3.75pt 0in;"><span style="font-size: 10.0pt; font-family: 'Arial',sans-serif; color: #333333;"> </span></p> <p style="background: white; box-sizing: content-box; -webkit-font-smoothing: antialiased; font-variant-ligatures: normal; font-variant-caps: normal; orphans: 2; widows: 2; -webkit-text-stroke-width: 0px; text-decoration-style: initial; text-decoration-color: initial; word-spacing: 0px; margin: 0in 0in 3.75pt 0in;"><span style="font-size: 10.0pt; font-family: 'Arial',sans-serif; color: #333333;"> Master's degree in College Student Personnel, Higher Education, Counseling in Student Affairs or a related field.<br style="box-sizing: content-box; -webkit-font-smoothing: antialiased;" /> 1-3 years live-in residence hall experience, 0-3 years of post-graduate professional experience.<br style="box-sizing: content-box; -webkit-font-smoothing: antialiased;" /> Availability to work night, weekend, and on-call hours.<br style="box-sizing: content-box; -webkit-font-smoothing: antialiased;" /> Ability to serve in the on-call duty rotation for campus-wide emergencies, 2-3 weeks per semester or as needed, potentially responding to emergencies in all areas of residential living.<br style="box-sizing: content-box; -webkit-font-smoothing: antialiased;" /> Experience with on-call crisis response.<br style="box-sizing: content-box; -webkit-font-smoothing: antialiased;" /> Knowledge of Student Development Theory.<br style="box-sizing: content-box; -webkit-font-smoothing: antialiased;" /> Supervision and delegation skills.<br style="box-sizing: content-box; -webkit-font-smoothing: antialiased;" /> Ability to work autonomously and interdependently as needed.<br style="box-sizing: content-box; -webkit-font-smoothing: antialiased;" /> Ability to effectively communicate with a variety of constituents.<br style="box-sizing: content-box; -webkit-font-smoothing: antialiased;" /> Ability to constructively resolve a variety of student and parent issues and concerns.<br style="box-sizing: content-box; -webkit-font-smoothing: antialiased;" /> Demonstrated ability to support and advocate for underrepresented students as well as creating opportunities dedicated to developing students' understanding of identity development, privilege, oppression, social justice, bias, and/or inclusive language/actions.<br style="box-sizing: content-box; -webkit-font-smoothing: antialiased;" /> Ability to support the University's goals for institutional diversity, as well as the goals and values of a Catholic, Jesuit education.</span></p> <p style="background: white; margin: 0in 0in 3.75pt 0in;"><span style="font-size: 10.0pt; font-family: 'Arial',sans-serif; color: #333333;"> </span></p> <p style="background: white; box-sizing: content-box; -webkit-font-smoothing: antialiased; font-variant-ligatures: normal; font-variant-caps: normal; orphans: 2; widows: 2; -webkit-text-stroke-width: 0px; text-decoration-style: initial; text-decoration-color: initial; word-spacing: 0px; margin: 0in 0in 3.75pt 0in;"><span style="font-size: 10.0pt; font-family: 'Arial',sans-serif; color: #333333;">Application Information:</span></p> <p style="background: white; box-sizing: content-box; -webkit-font-smoothing: antialiased; font-variant-ligatures: normal; font-variant-caps: normal; orphans: 2; widows: 2; -webkit-text-stroke-width: 0px; text-decoration-style: initial; text-decoration-color: initial; word-spacing: 0px; margin: 0in 0in 3.75pt 0in;"><span style="font-size: 10.0pt; font-family: 'Arial',sans-serif; color: #333333;">Interested candidates should apply online at: https://careers.loyola.edu/.</span></p> <p style="background: white; box-sizing: content-box; -webkit-font-smoothing: antialiased; font-variant-ligatures: normal; font-variant-caps: normal; orphans: 2; widows: 2; -webkit-text-stroke-width: 0px; text-decoration-style: initial; text-decoration-color: initial; word-spacing: 0px; margin: 0in 0in 3.75pt 0in;"><span style="font-size: 10.0pt; font-family: 'Arial',sans-serif; color: #333333;">For more information, please contact Arienne Milkles, Associate Director of Student Life, at [email protected] or visit our website: https://www.loyola.edu/department/student-life/about/join.<br /><br /></span></p> <p style="background: white; box-sizing: content-box; -webkit-font-smoothing: antialiased; font-variant-ligatures: normal; font-variant-caps: normal; orphans: 2; widows: 2; -webkit-text-stroke-width: 0px; text-decoration-style: initial; text-decoration-color: initial; word-spacing: 0px; margin: 0in 0in 3.75pt 0in;"><span style="font-size: 10.0pt; font-family: 'Arial',sans-serif; color: #333333;">Loyola University Maryland welcomes applicants from all backgrounds who can contribute to its educational mission. Loyola is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer, seeking applications from underrepresented groups. For more information about Loyola University Maryland visit: www.loyola.edu.</span></p> <img src="https://analytics.click2apply.net/v/OaWOABfE5djmFDqdu2PJX"> <p>PI113736388</p>
Posted: 2019-09-16 Expires: 2019-10-18

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