Director of Residence Life and Housing Operations
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Position Title Director of Residence Life and Housing Operations
University of the Incarnate Word is a Catholic institution that welcomes to
its community persons of diverse backgrounds, in the belief that their
respectful interaction advances the discovery of truth, mutual understanding,
self-realization, and the common good.
This Director of Residence Life and Housing Operations is responsible for
planning, coordinating, supervising, and implementing student resident
activities. Position also manages resident housing facilities. This is an on-
call position. The Director of Residence Life and Housing Operations reports
to the Dean of Campus Life.
This position is considered a “Responsible Employee” under Title IX federal
regulations and “Mandatory Reporter” under Texas state law and the UIW Sexual
Misconduct Policy. As a Mandatory Reporter, this position requires you as the
employee to promptly report any incident that you witness or receive
information about Title IX violations. These reporting responsibilities are
set out in the UIW Sexual Misconduct Policy.
Job Duty Name Essential Functions
Description of Job Duties
Develops and revises residence hall policies and procedures.
Enforces college rules and regulations.
Responds to and assists with emergency situations, including after-hours
Plans and executes residence hall expenditures.
Supervises the activities of residence life/student housing offices.
Counsels students having difficulty adjusting to residence hall life.
Plans and coordinates programs and activities for residents.
Coordinates the activities of the Residence Hall Council/Residence Hall
Coordinates the application process for residence hall staff selection.
Adjudicates disciplinary cases involving residence hall regulations.
Coordinates and plans the housing assignment process.
Recommends and assists in the planning, new construction and maintenance
of student housing.
Assists with the coordination of housing conferences and camps.
Performs related duties.
Knowledge Skills and Abilities
Strong knowledge of student housing, residence life, conduct.
Ability to effectively lead and mange residence life program;
Ability to multi-tasking and adapt to a changing environment;
Versatile in working independently and within a team;
Excellent writing and analytical skills;
Computer proficiency (Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook,
Understanding of FERPA and compliance guidelines for confidentiality;
Ability to work effectively with individuals from diverse communities and
Employee shall adhere to all applicable rules and regulations of the
University, the Conference, and the NCAA.
Required Work Experience
Three (3) to five (5) years of experience in Residence Life and/or
Student Life and/or other relevant area.
Three (3) years of experience supervising professional staff.
Experience as a Director of Residence Life or equivalent.
Previous participation/ exposure to residence life associations.
Significant experience managing residential facilities.
Required Certifications, Licenses or Registrations
Valid driver license and driving record that is insurable by UIW insurance
Must be 21 years of age.
Typical Monday through Friday 8:00am to 5:00pm with occasional extended
hours/weekends to meet departmental needs and/or needs of the learning
Call-in duty as appropriate.
Ability to lift up to 10lbs for table set-up/tear-down for activities.
Ability to actively engage in events for extended periods of time.
Ability to regularly move about residence halls to actively engage
residents, as well as attend meetings on and off campus.
Posting Number AS1739PO
Number of Vacancies 1
Job Type Full Time
Job Category Administrator (exempt)
Desired Start Date 07/01/2023
Position End Date (if temporary)
Reports to Dean of Campus Life
Salary $55,000-$70,000 Annualized
Open Date 05/04/2023
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicant
UIW is committed to a policy of equal opportunity in employment, without
regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, citizenship status, national
origin, age, marital status, disability, genetic information, gender identity
or expression, veteran status, pregnancy, and religion (except in limited
circumstances when religious preference is both permitted by law and deemed
appropriate as a matter of University policy).
Cover Letter/Letter of Application
Unofficial Transcripts 1
Unofficial Transcripts 2
Letter of Recommendation 1
Letter of Recommendation 2
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(Open Ended Question)
What is the highest level of education you have achieved?
Less than Bachelor's Degree
PHD or higher
How many years of experience do you have in Residence Life and/or Student Life and/or other relevant area?
Less than 3 years
6 or more years
How many years of experience do you have supervising professional staff?
Less than 3 years
6 or more years
Describe your experience supervising professional staff. Specify organization and time period where such experience was gained, as well as the number of employees you directly supervised and the employee type (students, clerical staff, professional staff, etc...)
(Open Ended Question)
Do you currently have a valid driver's license?
Are you 21 years of age or over?