Director of Student Housing

Odessa College
June 12, 2023
Offerd Salary:Negotiation
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Working Time:Full time
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Working Title Director of Student Housing

Position Status Full Time Department Student Life General Summary

The position of Director of Student Housing is essential to the development of residential students at Odessa College. This live-in position oversees the day to day operations of the residence halls. The Director offers a safe living- learning environment to all residents and supports student learning, student retention, and student satisfaction. The Director also works to maintain a community atmosphere among the residents while promoting civility, responsibility, and student engagement in campus activities.

Specific Position Duties

Hire, train, and supervise all full-time, part-time and student workers for the Housing department; live on-site in staff apartment and serve as the primary on-call supervisor; know and enforce campus and community policies and procedures; coordinate housing assignment and selection process; coordinate move-in/move-out procedures; coordinate residence life events and activities – building a sense of community and developing relationships; maintain general responsibility of all housing office procedures; research and implement appropriate and effective general student housing best practices in regards to students, staff, programming, training, processes, policies, etc.; assume day- to-day management of the Housing department; monitor and report any property malfunctions and necessary renovations to maintenance staff; maintain professional communication and relationships with Odessa College personnel; ensure student confidentiality and adhere to privacy laws; assume a leadership role and serve as a role-model for residents; serve on committees as needed; and other duties as may be assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor's Degree required; Highly developed skills in written and verbal communication, organization, personal responsibility, and enthusiasm; Basic knowledge of computers and software packages; Ability and willingness to work flexible hours including some evenings and weekends; Previous residence life and/or student housing experience as a full-time professional.

Preferred Qualifications Reporting Relationship Work Hours Nature of the position will require some work days and hours outside the normal college schedule

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number P00304P

Job Open Date 05/11/2023 Special Instructions Summary Quick Link for Internal Postings https: //

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