The live-in Residence Hall Directors support the Assistant Director of Residence Life with departmental planning, professional, and paraprofessional staff selection and training, student leadership and development. These positions also provide essential leadership in crisis management, student welfare concerns, and administrative responsibilities relative to the operation of a comprehensive residential program.
Support the academic mission of the University within the residence halls through student learning/development and community development programming.
Direct overall housing operations in residential and office facilities.
Oversee student and community development in residential complexes ranging from 105-350 residents.
Encourage students in identifying and fulfilling educational and transitional needs addressing a diverse population through residential curriculum and engagement.
Create effective outreach based on literature, research, assessment/evaluation, and practice
Promote students' involvement in campus/community governance and civic opportunities.
Communicate and enforce student responsibility as campus judicial officer.
Maintain an inclusive, respectful, and secure learning and living environment.
Sustain visibility and availability for students and staff through positive connections.
Recruit, select, train, supervise and evaluate student life staff members in teams ranging from 5-15, with entry and lead positions.
Participate in the long range planning, goals, programming, staffing, and student learning objectives of the department.
Supervise the coordination and advancement of departmental goals and initiatives through committee and project wok.
Management of budget for training, supervision, engagement, and community resources.
Represent department at campus functions, regional and national conferences, and professional development activities.
Bachelor's degree required.
Minimum of 3 years of related experience, including a minimum of 1-year experience in residential hall operations, student development and/or education.
Previous supervisory experience and leadership skills.
Ability to work effectively and collaboratively in a diverse work environment.
Ability to effectively conduct a full range of administrative functions and project management, with solid organizational and communication skills.
Ability to lead/teach.
Ability to work in a team environment; work independently with little or no supervision.
Ability to maintain confidentiality; and demonstrate patience, and understanding.
Master's degree preferred.
Augsburg University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, gender, age, national origin, familial status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status or public assistance status.
Applicants MUST submit the following documents:
Three Professional References
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Augsburg University offers more than 50 undergraduate majors and nine graduate degrees to more than 3,500 students of diverse backgrounds. The student-faculty ratio is 13:1 and is characterized by strong teaching in small classes.
The University's Mission
Augsburg University educates students to be informed citizens, thoughtful stewards, critical thinkers, and responsible leaders. The Augsburg experience is supported by an engaged community that is committed to intentional diversity in its life and work. An Augsburg education is defined by excellence in the liberal arts and professional studies, guided by the faith and values of the Lutheran church, and shaped by its urban and global settings.
Located in the heart of the Twin Cities, Augsburg’s main campus surrounds Murphy Square, the oldest park in Minneapolis. The University of Minnesota West Bank campus and the University of Minnesota Fairview Medical Center are across the street from Augsburg, with the Mississippi River and the Seven Corners theatre district just a few blocks away.
The 23-acre campus consists of a mix of historic and newer buildings that reflect the contemporary needs of the academic pr...ograms. Augsburg’s newest signature academic building, the Hagfors Center for Science, Business, and Religion, opened for classes January 8, 2018. In addition to its Minneapolis campus, Augsburg has a location in Rochester, Minnesota, and maintains international sites and staff in Mexico, Nicaragua, and Namibia.