Position Number 013728 Functional Title Assistant Director for Academic Initiatives and Experiential Learning Position Type Administration
UNC Greensboro, located in the Piedmont Triad region of North Carolina, is 1 of only 57 doctoral institutions recognized by the Carnegie Foundation for both higher research activity and community engagement. Founded in 1891 and one of the original three UNC System institutions, UNC Greensboro is one of the most diverse universities in the state with 20,000+ students, and 3,000+ faculty and staff members representing 90+ nationalities. With 17 Division I athletic teams, 85 undergraduate degrees in over 125 areas of study, as well as 74 master's and 32 doctoral programs, UNC Greensboro is consistently recognized nationally among the top universities for academic excellence and value, with noted strengths in health and wellness, visual and performing arts, nursing, education, and more. For additional information, please visit uncg.edu and follow UNCG on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.
Primary Purpose of the Organizational Unit
Housing and Residence Life provides safe, inclusive, and secure residential communities where a diverse and innovative team of professionals encourage students to pursue academic excellence, personal growth, civic leadership, and responsibility. Efficient and effective programs and services are provided by competently trained and reliable departmental teams in affordable, clean, comfortable, and sound facilities equipped with current technologies. Our diverse residence hall environments promote learning and personal growth through programs that enable students to acknowledge and appreciate diversity through open dialogue, establish a personal sense of interdependence, and prepare them for responsible service as members of the global community. UNCG Housing and Residence Life is committed to following sustainable principals and is rated a Green Office at the 3.0 level.
The Assistant Director for Academic Initiatives and Experiential Learning is a full-time, twelve-month, exempt position reporting to the Associate Director for Residence Life. The Assistant Director for Academic Initiatives and Experiential Learning works closely with other professionals in the administration and management of a comprehensive housing and residence life program that serves 5700+ on-campus students. This position has the responsibility for general administration oversight and management of, that includes but is not limited to, academic initiatives, Faculty In-Residence, Living Learning Communities (LLCs), Theme/Special interest Housing, large scale Residential programs.
Additional Required Certifications, Licensures, and Certificates Preferred Qualifications
Knowledge of best practices in higher education.
Knowledge of crisis intervention techniques and ability to react calmly and effectively in
Demonstrated ability in staff supervision and development.
Demonstrated ability in student conduct adjudication.
Demonstrated understanding and knowledge of concepts of college student development.
Demonstrated ability to work with a diverse campus community and foster inclusivity pertaining
to diversity education.
Ability to communicate with a variety of constituents, both verbally and in writing.
Ability to articulate the role that residence halls play in supporting retention and the overall
academic mission of the University.
and organizing work.
Ability to organize workflow and coordinate projects within office and with other departments.
Ability to interpret policy and procedures established within Housing and Residence Life
Ability to work weekends and evenings as assigned.
Special Instructions to Applicants
Applicants are required to upload the following documents with their electronic application:
List of References
Applicants are required to upload a list of references of at least three (3) professional references that includes:
Type of reference (Professional, Supervisor, Colleague, Academic or Personal). One (1) of those references will need to be a current or previous supervisor.
Contact Phone Number
Applications are not successfully submitted until an online confirmation number has been received at the end of the application process.
Recruitment Range $60,000 - $65,000 Org #-Department Housing and Residence Life
Percentage Of Time 50% Key Responsibility
Faculty In-Residence- actively recruit and training new and returning faculty for the faculty-in residence program.
Collaborate with campus partners, academic colleges in the creation, facilitation, and development of existing and new living-learning communities.
Marketing and recruit residential students for living-learning communities and themed/special interest housing.
Responsible for the overall coordination, development, and implementation of programs and initiatives related to residential students' academic success.
Coordinate Annual House Calls initiative.
Serve as the liaison to the Residential Colleges.
Serves as the department lead for Residential Curriculum.
Percentage Of Time 30% Key Responsibility
Supervision and Leadership
Supervise, train, and evaluate 3-4 full-time, live-in, master's level coordinators for residence Life.
Articulate vision, mission, and goals for the area, department, and division.
Assist in the development, implementation, and assessment of departmental goals and initiatives.
Conduct regular one-on- one meetings with staff.
Provide appropriate referrals to other university departments/resources as needed.
Oversee department committees.
Serve on an on-call duty rotation for 5,700 residents
Percentage Of Time 15% Key Responsibility
Assist in the overall direction and strategic planning of short- and long-term goals of Residence Life.
Percentage Of Time 5% Key Responsibility
Serve as a representative of Housing and Residence Life on various departmental, divisional, and university committees.
Perform other duties as assigned by the Associate Director or Executive Director of Housing and Residence Life.
R for Rare (0-30%), O for Occasional (30-60%), F for Frequent (60-90%), C for Constant (90-100%).
Physical Effort Finger Dexterity
F Work Environment Inside
List of References
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