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Associate Director of Residence Life
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Associate Director of Residence Life
# Postion Information
## Summary of Duties
The **Associate Director of Residence Life** is the senior administrator in the Residence Life area of the department and reports to the Director. The Associate Director's primary responsibilities are: 1) Provide supervision to the 3 Assistant Directors of Residence Life and the Coordinator of Leadership and Diversity Initiatives; 2) Provide direction to and oversight for academically focused programs in the Washington State University residence hall system; 3) Plan, implement, and facilitate departmental program assessment and evaluation activities; 4) Coordinate the annual Educational Benchmarking Institue (EBI) surveys and analyze the data compared to participating schools; 5) Serve as deparmental liaison with important University partners including, but not limited to: Academic Affairs, Academic Success and Career Center, International Programs, Student involvement, RHA, Health and Wellness Services, New Student Programs and the University College; 6) Serve as Executive Chair to some deparmental committees; 7) Assume administrative responsibilities as directed.
## Additional Information
**University Overview**
Founded as the people's university in 1890, Washington State University fulfills that commitment by transforming lives through education, research, and community outreach. In 2015, the University celebrated 125 years of delivering life-changing knowledge and discoveries to citizens across the state, region, nation, and around the world. The state's only land-grant institution and one of two public research universities, WSU provides a world-class education to nearly 30,000 students through its multi-campus, statewide locations and online. The University strives to ensure that higher education is accessible at an affordable cost--a decades-long WSU commitment to the state's citizens. The University offers more than 200 undergraduate fields of study and 127 graduate and professional degree programs. Many academic programs win recognition nationally for excellence. WSU is one of just 108 public and private universities in the United States--out of more than 4,500--singled out for its "very high research activity" by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching. The University's research agenda is focused on addressing challenges in health, sustainability, smart systems, national security, and opportunity and equity. WSU is a major driver of Washington's economy, partnering with many of the state's leading industries, including agribusiness, aerospace, health care, software, and construction. The University is responsible for nearly 20,600 jobs statewide and generates an overall economic impact of more than $3.3 billion annually. The institution's operating budget expenditures total nearly $2 billion annually.
**The City**
Pullman is a dynamic center of higher education, research, and culture located in a region called the Palouse. The region is home to two land grant universities, Washington State University and the University of Idaho located just eight miles to the east in Moscow, Idaho. Washington's second-largest city, Spokane, is located 75 miles north of Pullman. Demographics Daily designated Pullman a "dreamtown," reflecting the city's exceptionally high quality of life. Bloomberg Businessweek named Pullman the "Best Places to Raise Your Kids" in Washington. The city also boasts one of the highest percentages of graduate degrees among U.S. micropolitan areas, and its public school system has been ranked among the top 100 in the country. Excellent outdoor recreation opportunities--including golfing, skiing, hiking, and boating--are just a short drive away.
To learn more about the Pullman community, visit
**Benefits Package**
Competitive benefits available, more details at
## Required Qualifications
Positions require a Bachelor's degree in a relevant field and five (5) years of progressively responsible experience in a related field which has included at least two (2) years of management experience. A Master's degree in a relevant field may be substituted for up to one (1) year of the required experience. Any combination of relevant education and experience may be substituted for the educational requirement on a year-for-year basis.
## Additional Requirements
Master's degree or higher in education or related field.
Minimum of five years post-master's experience working in a college or university residence hall system.
Supervision of graduate hall directors or equivalent.
Personal commitment to the philosophy and practice of participatory management and community standards.
Functional competence with Microsoft Office computer software.
## Preferred Qualifications
Supervision of full time, live-in residence hall staff.
Strong background in professional staff recruitment and selection as well as staff training and development.
Experience with research and assessment.
Experience with large group presentations.
Experience with living, learning communities/academic success programs.
Strong written and oral communication skills.
Flexible approach to job responsibilities in an evolving organization.
Desire to work as a pro-active community builder and change agent for Social Justice.
## Will this position require a background check?
This position has been designated by the department to require a background check
# Posting Detail Information
## Special Instructions to Applicants
Review of applications will begin June 1, 2018. Application deadline is June 10, 2018.
Application materials should clearly communicate how the applicant meets all required qualifications and additional requirements.
## EEO Statement
WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EDUCATOR AND EMPLOYER. Members of ethnic minorities, women, special disabled veterans, veterans of the Vietnam-era, recently separated veterans, and other protected veterans, persons of disability and/or persons age 40 and over are encouraged to apply.
WSU employs only U.S. citizens and lawfully authorized non-U.S. citizens. All new employees must show employment eligibility verification as required by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services.
WSU is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodation in its services, programs, activities, education and employment for individuals with disabilities. To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact Human Resource Services: 509-335-4521(v), Washington State TDD Relay Service: Voice Callers: 1-800-833-6384; TDD Callers: 1-800-833-6388, 509-335-1259(f), or
*Employee Type:* AP-Administrative Professional
*University Title:* Associate Director
*Working Title:* Associate Director of Residence Life
*College/Area:* Student Affairs
*Department:* Residence Life
*Department Link:* Housing & Residence Life
*Position Number:* 67362
*Hiring Unit:* Housing & Residence Life
*Work Location:* Pullman
*Zip Code:* 99163
*This position is in a Bargaining Unit:* No
*Appointment Status:* Permanent
*Job Appointment (FTE%):* 100%
*Position Term in Months:* 12
*Monthly Salary:* Commensurate with qualifications and experience
*Open Date:* 05/14/2018
*Close Date:* 06/10/2018
*Open Until Filled:* No
*Posting Number:* 20134209P

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