Director of Residence Life and Housing Operations

University of the Incarnate Word
June 11, 2023
Offerd Salary:$55,000-$70,000
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Contract Type:Open-ended
Working Time:Full time
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Position Information

Position Title Director of Residence Life and Housing Operations

UIW Mission

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.

Position Summary

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 Duties

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 emergencies.
  • 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 Association.
  • 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.
  • Qualifications

    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, DSX, Banner)
  • Understanding of FERPA and compliance guidelines for confidentiality;
  • Ability to work effectively with individuals from diverse communities and cultures;
  • Employee shall adhere to all applicable rules and regulations of the University, the Conference, and the NCAA.
  • Required Education

    Bachelor's Degree.

    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.
  • Preferred Qualifications

  • Master's Degree.
  • 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 carrier.
  • Must be 21 years of age.
  • Work Hours

  • Typical Monday through Friday 8:00am to 5:00pm with occasional extended hours/weekends to meet departmental needs and/or needs of the learning community.
  • Call-in duty as appropriate.
  • Physical Demands

  • 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 Details

    Posting Details

    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 Close Date 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).

    Applicant Documents

    Required Documents

  • Resume
  • Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  • Optional Documents

  • Unofficial Transcripts 1
  • Unofficial Transcripts 2
  • Letter of Recommendation 1
  • Letter of Recommendation 2
  • Other Document
  • Supplemental Questions

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  • How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
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  • Other
  • If you selected other, please tell us where?
  • (Open Ended Question)

  • What is the highest level of education you have achieved?
  • Less than Bachelor's Degree
  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Master'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
  • 3 years
  • 4 years
  • 5 years
  • 6 or more years
  • How many years of experience do you have supervising professional staff?
  • Less than 3 years
  • 3 years
  • 4 years
  • 5 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?
  • No
  • Yes
  • Are you 21 years of age or over?
  • Yes
  • No
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