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Directly supervise residence hall center professional staff in 2-3 buildings in management and leadership of residence hall center student life, center operations, budget, crisis and emergency response, desk operations, conduct and CARE cases, training and development and supporting residential curriculum goals and learning outcomes. Support and guide in-center relationships and communication efforts with RPS maintenance and custodial concerns that impact student's overall living experience. Oversee performance evaluation for respective residence hall staff. Oversee training, supervision and corrective action of all levels of residence hall staff in center and Hoosier Dens.
Serve on and promote healthy working relationships, communication and collaboration with other Residential Life areas and Residential Life Leadership Team members including Diversity Initiatives, Academic Programs, Residential Curriculum, Student Conduct, Recruitment & Selection, Training, and Logistics. Liaison as needed with all RPS units including: Facilities, Assignments, Application Administration, Dining, Marketing, and Finance.
Works with the Associate Director Residential Life – Academic Programs and Student and Leadership Engagement to oversee the department's leadership initiatives, including advising student government members (RHA) and the National Residence Hall Honorary (NRHH). Develop leadership training and development for RHA and center student government members as well as in-center hall government advisors. Supervise the graduate assistant for student leadership. Maintain and monitor the Leadership and Engagement budget and work with the Director of Finance in RHA's budget as well as guide the in-center staff in tracking their center budgets appropriately.
Responsible for oversight of two (2) Hoosier Den Late Night facilities and operational programs, including budget oversight, facility management in conjunction with RPS maintenance, and collaboration with RPS marketing and IU Dining. Initiate and maintain collaborative relationships with campus departments regarding late night programming efforts and participate in any campus wide committees regarding late night or alcohol alternative programming. Regularly promote Hoosier Den facilities and programs to RPS staff and campus partners. Evaluate and assess Hoosier Den late night programming. Responsible for supervision of Hoosier Den Graduate Assistant in recruitment, selection, training, and supervision of student hourly employees.
A successful candidate will require full range of professional level decision making skills including: successful supervision and oversight of multiple undergraduate residence hall centers and staff, lead/co-advise the Residence Hall Association and the National Residence Hall Honorary, be solution and student development oriented in all leadership development initiatives and support the coordination and implementation of late night programming at 2 Hoosier Dens.
REQUIRED: Master's degree in Higher Education and Student Affairs Administration, Counseling, Human Resources, Sociology or related field and five years of post masters experience in Residential Life, Student Affairs, Counseling, Human Resources or other related field.
Ability to work in a diverse environment. Strong supervision skills. Significant experience advising student organizations and developing student leaders. Strong administrative skills. Ability to effectively communicate and exchange information and mediation skills, including presentation and public speaking. Ability to train and educate others. Ability to develop, implement, and assess learning outcomes. Ability to work collaboratively with other campus offices and departments.
Experience working in a Residence Hall environment. Experience working in a Higher Education environment. Crisis and emergency response experience. Knowledge of Residential Curriculum concepts. Teaching and curriculum development experiences.
Founded in 1820, Indiana University is the state’s public university system, comprised of two core campuses—IU-Bloomington and IUPUI—and six regional campuses located throughout the state. Combined, the total student population is more than 114,000 undergraduate, graduate and professional school students. IU is one of the largest employers in the state, with over 20,000 faculty and staff. Indiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services. Diversity and inclusion remains a core commitment to IU’s mission to cultivate an educational environment that supports equal access, participation and representation on all of its campuses and that provides educational and career opportunities for all.