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Assistant Director for Residence Life and Leadership Programs

Company: Kansas State University
Location: Manhattan
Posted on: June 20, 2022

Job Description:

Assistant Director for Residence Life and Leadership Programs

Department: 3670009200 Department of Housing & Dining

Job no: 513224

Employment type: Staff Full Time (Unclassified - Regular)

Location: Manhattan, Kansas

Categories: Community Development / Community Vitality

Pay Grade: 09A

About This Role:

The Assistant Director for Residence Life and Leadership Programs is a live out professional position that serves as part of the student living leadership team. Duties and responsibilities include:

  • Provides operational oversight of 3-7 residence halls to include facilities management and staffing.
  • Supervises 3-5 full time Community Coordinators and in-directly supervises 4-5 graduate level Assistant Community Coordinators/Assistant Coordinators for Departmental Initiatives.
  • Participates in recruitment processes for graduate assistants, Resident Assistants, and hourly student employees.
  • Coordinates with staff to provide programming activities, education, training, advising, and policy review.
  • Monitors budgets and other fiscal related reports related to funding for residence halls and committees.
  • Assists with various student issues including academics, peer conflicts, personal problems. Serves as part of the student living leadership team on-call duty rotation to address crisis situations.
  • Serves as part of the departmental initiatives team to promote the four focus areas of academic success, leadership development, equity and inclusion, and enrollment management including being the primary leader for leadership development initiatives within on-campus living facilities.
  • Provides leadership for programming that complements student and community development.
  • Advises student groups including the Association of Residence Halls.

    Why Join Us:

    Be part of an inclusive, team-oriented, customer-driven work environment. is a self-operated auxiliary department with approximately 340 full-time staff committed to creating an environment that fosters diversity, leadership, academic success and personal growth for our K-State Students.
    More than 4,000 students call the K-State campus home. Why? This "home away from home" meets more than the basic needs of students living with us - we provide affordable, safe and engaging accommodations for our residents while finding unique ways to support them in their academic pursuits.
    Kansas State University offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes health insurance, life insurance, retirement plans, paid time off - vacation, sick, and holidays. To see what benefits are available, please visit:

    We Support Diversity and Inclusion:

    Kansas State University embraces diversity and inclusion. The university actively seeks individuals who foster a collegial environment and cooperative interactions with coworkers, students, and others. The University is dedicated to promoting the

    What You'll Need to Succeed:

    Minimum Qualifications:

    • Requires a bachelor's degree and three to five years of relevant experience.

      Preferred Qualifications:

      • Master's degree in student affairs, college student development, higher education administration or related field.
      • A minimum of three years, full-time work in housing administration or related student affairs work is required with increasing levels of responsibility.
      • Prefer experience with collaborative efforts to develop and enhance leadership programs.

        Other Requirements:

        • Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States at the time of employment

          How to Apply:

          Please submit the following documents:

        • Letter of Interest
        • Resume
        • Names and contact information for three professional references

          Screening of Applications Begins:

          Screening begins immediately and continues until position is filled.

          Anticipated Hiring Salary Range:

          $51,000-$53,000 per year plus meal plan during the academic year and summer, excluding recess periods.

          Equal Employment Opportunity:

          Kansas State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, age, national origin, disability or status as a protected veteran.

          Background Screening Statement:

          In connection with your application for employment, Kansas State University will procure a Background Screen on you as part of the process of considering your candidacy as an employee.

          Advertised: Jun 09, 2022 Central Daylight Time

          Applications close: Open until filled

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