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Asst Director Residence Life

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Work type: Officer of Administration
Location: Eugene, OR
Categories: Administrative/Professional, Student Life/Services

Department: University Housing
Appointment Type and Duration: Regular, Ongoing
Salary: $55,000 - $60,000 per year
FTE: 1

Application Review Begins
Review begins immediately, To ensure full consideration, apply by July 22, 2017

Special Instructions to Applicants
For consideration please fill out the online application and be sure to upload a cover letter, resume and response to the following supplemental question:

1. The University of Oregon values equity, social justice, inclusion and inter-cultural understanding in our work, describe how can you contribute to these values as the Assistant Director of Residence Life?

For a complete list of job duties please email: and reference #520662 Asst Dir Res Life

Department Summary
University Housing, a unit within the Division of Student Services and Enrollment Management, is both an educational and business enterprise of the university. The role of University Housing is to support the academic mission of the university through the provision of residence hall, family student housing and related services. University Housing is a self-sustaining, self-liquidating agency of the university (receives no tuition or tax support for its operating budget). The Assistant Director is responsible for management of the day-to-day operations of the residence halls and supervision of 2-5 officers of administration and the leadership and implementation of one of three functional areas (50%): 1-leadership initiatives and advising RHA/NRHH; 2-conduct & crisis response and outreach; 3-Residence Life Leader (Resident Assistant) selection and training, social justice education.

Position Summary
The Assistant Director of Residence Life, who oversees Conduct and Community Standards and Outreach, is in charge of the development and implementation of the educational student conduct system for over 4,700 residential students. This position manages a "conduct data base" and trains residence life staff and academic partners on conduct, on call procedures, FERPA, Title IX, mandatory reporting, crisis management, staff follow-up and confidentiality, educational sanctioning, etc. Additional areas of oversight include: hall community standards, conflict resolution, emergency procedures and manuals, conduct assessment and reports, community damages, etc.

The Assistant Director of Residence Life may have the opportunity to reside in an available apartment in one of the undergraduate residence halls at the University of Oregon. This option will be contingent upon availability of undergraduate residence hall apartments and other factors and those who elect to live on campus will incur additional responsibilities to serve students and staff at the University of Oregon. For the full position description and the additional duties for the live-in option, please email: and reference Asst Director Residence Life.

Minimum Requirements
• Master’s degree in student affairs or higher education or related field
• 3 years of full-time professional experience in education
• Experience with student conduct and emergency response and crisis management
• Demonstrated commitment to a socially just, multicultural, and inclusive learning environment
• Experience in supervision of paraprofessional staff

Professional Competencies
• Knowledge of student development theory and its application in a residential environment
• Ability to establish and maintain effective and collaborative working relationships with colleagues
• Ability to assess and meet the needs of a wide variety of people while recognizing the needs of underrepresented and underserved students at the University of Oregon - Ethnic, racial, religious and cultural students, international students, the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) community, women, and individuals with disabilities

Preferred Qualifications
• Residence life experience
• Progressively responsible experience serving as a university conduct officer
• Experience with the Maxient Judicial Database
• Experience with academic residential programs and/or living learning communities at a college or university
• Experience with social justice, diversity, and inclusion initiatives
• Experience with student academic initiatives and living learning communities or academic residential programs
• Experience with analyzing and resolving conflict, team building, group dynamics, and problem solving skills
• Experience with program development and assessment

FLSA Exempt: Yes

All offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of a background inquiry.

The University of Oregon is proud to offer a robust benefits package to eligible employees, including health insurance, retirement plans and paid time off. For more information about benefits, visit

The University of Oregon is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution committed to cultural diversity and compliance with the ADA.  The University encourages all qualified individuals to apply, and does not discriminate on the basis of any protected status, including veteran and disability status.

UO prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, national or ethnic origin, age, religion, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, and gender expression in all programs, activities and employment practices as required by Title IX, other applicable laws, and policies. Retaliation is prohibited by UO policy. Questions may be referred to the Title IX Coordinator, Office of Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity, or to the Office for Civil Rights. Contact information, related policies, and complaint procedures are listed on the statement of non-discrimination.

In compliance with federal law, the University of Oregon prepares an annual report on campus security and fire safety programs and services. The Annual Campus Security and Fire Safety Report is available online at

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