Assistant Director For Academic Initiatives And Experiential Learning

University Of North Carolina Greensboro Fort Collins , CO 80521

Posted 2 months ago

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Position Information

Position Number 013728 Functional Title Assistant Director for Academic Initiatives and Experiential Learning Position Type Administration

  • Staff Position Eclass EP - EHRA 12 mo leave earning University Information

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.

Position Summary

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.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Master's Degree with concentration in College Student Personnel, Higher Education Administration, Facilities Management, or related field.
  • A minimum of four years of full-time experience working in Housing and Residential Programs (Residence Life).

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

emergency situations.

  • Demonstrated ability in program development, management and assessment knowledge and

skills.

  • 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.

  • Experience in planning and implementing meaningful learning experiences with faculty and

students.

  • 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.

  • Ability to problem solve, critically think and analyze complex issues while effectively planning

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:

  • Resume

  • Cover Letter

  • List of References

Applicants are required to upload a list of references of at least three (3) professional references that includes:

  • Name

  • Company Name

  • Type of reference (Professional, Supervisor, Colleague, Academic or Personal). One (1) of those references will need to be a current or previous supervisor.

  • Email Address

  • 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

  • 44502 Job Open Date 01/29/2020 For Best Consideration Date 02/19/2020 Job Close Date Open Until Filled Yes FTE 1.000 Type of Appointment Permanent If time-limited, please specify end date for appointment. Number of Months per Year 12 FLSA Exempt

Key Responsibilities


Percentage Of Time 50% Key Responsibility

Academic Initiatives

Essential Tasks

  • 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

Essential Tasks

  • 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

Administration

Essential Tasks

Assist in the overall direction and strategic planning of short- and long-term goals of Residence Life.

  • Maintain accurate accounting of allocated funds and expenditures.
  • Work cooperatively with other staff members, departments, and offices across the University to foster strong partnerships.

Percentage Of Time 5% Key Responsibility

Other Duties

Essential Tasks

  • 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.

ADA Checklist

ADA Checklist

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, Reading

  • F, Writing

  • F Work Environment Inside

  • C

Applicant Documents

Required Documents

  • Resume/CV

  • Cover Letter

  • List of References

Optional Documents

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  • Please indicate how you learned of this vacant position for which you are applying:

  • CAA

  • NCAA Arts

  • ICFAD

  • SECCAC

  • Arts Council of the African Studies Association

  • Professional Job Board

  • InsideHigherEd

  • Social Media

  • Networking

  • UNCGjobsearch website

  • Other

  • If you selected "Other", please provide the name of the resource here.

(Open Ended Question)

  • Are you eligible to work in the United States without sponsorship?

  • Yes

  • No

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