Associate Director, Housing & Residential Life
Texas State University

San Marcos, Texas

Posted in Education and Training

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Associate Director, Housing & Residential Life

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Assoc Dir, Hsg & Residential Life


San Marcos


Dept of Housing and Residential Life

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Required Qualifications: Applicants must specifically address how they meet these required qualifications to meet the requirements of the position.:

  • Master's degree in higher education, student affairs, or related field.
  • 5 years of full-time work experience in student housing.
Preferred Qualifications:

  • Progressive experience within Residential Life, Education or Experience programming
  • Experience with supervision of full-time staff.
  • Experience with building management and staff engagement.
  • Experience with Living-Learning communities.
  • Experience with retention and student success programming.
Job Description:

The Associate Director for Residential Experience will serve as the secondary leader for a robust unit centered on developing a supportive and engaging learning environment for on-campus students. This position will oversee 4 Assistant Directors responsible for a functional area and supervision of community staff members. The Associate Director will partner to help architect the transformation of the residential experience with a focus on enhancing student support and increasing retention rates. This position will report to the Director of Residential Experience.

Job Duties:


  • Directly supervise four Assistant Directors in functional areas, indirectly supervise 20 Residence Directors, two functional coordinators, six Graduate Assistants, and 225 Resident Assistants.
Experience Development
  • Assist in overseeing the development of a cohesive and comprehensive residential experience rooted in student success and retention goals.
  • Develop initiatives with a strong focus on community development and
    overseeing the development of a cohesive and comprehensive residential experience rooted in student success and retention goals, student engagement, and involvement.
Student Support and Crisis Response
  • Directly oversee an on-call structure focused on providing student support during and after hours.
  • Serve as an architect and manager for complex processes and procedures, including management of manuals, and other operational resources to ensure maximum service delivery.
  • Develop and grow a student-of-concern intervention program that seamlessly integrates with existing campus resources.
Departmental Administration
  • Collaborate with Housing Administrative Services (HAS) and Housing Facilities Services (HFS) units to ensure a seamless student experience.
  • Manage the planning and coordination of major initiatives for the Residential Experience unit.
  • Liaison between business operations staff regarding budget and purchasing compliance for the residential experience unit.
  • Responsible for the implementation of assessment efforts of the unit.
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Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday

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Posting Notices:

You will be required to electronically attach a resume and cover letter to your application.

Legal and Required Notices:

Texas State University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

Employment with Texas State University is contingent upon the outcome of record checks and verifications including, but not limited to, criminal history, driving records, education records, employment verifications, reference checks, and employment eligibility verifications.

Why work @ Texas State? :

* Amazing health insurance: various coverage options starting your first day of employment for full-time employees with Texas State paying 100% of the employee premium and 50% for your dependents!
* Generous paid time off: vacation, holidays, sick days and many more!
* Excellent work life balance resources: mother and family-friendly resources in addition to a comprehensive FREE wellness program
* Great training and development opportunities: choose from a variety of classroom and online course offerings, learning resources, certifications, and employee educational support programs.
* An inclusive Bobcat community: join our many social networks offered on and off-campus
* Retirement peace of mind: TRS pension, retirement plans and voluntary saving options with generous employer contributions

By joining the Texas State Bobcat team, you'll be a part of one of the most beautiful, diverse, and growing universities in the nation.

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