Asst. Area Director

University Of Miami Miller School Of Medicine Coral Gables , FL 33134

Posted 11 months ago

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The University of Miami is among the top research universities and academic medical centers in the nation, and one of the largest private employers in South Florida.

With more than 16,000 faculty and staff, the University strives for excellence, and is driven by a powerful purpose to transform and impact the lives of its students, patients, members of the community, and people across the globe.

The University is committed to fostering a culture of belonging, where everyone feels valued and has the opportunity to add value. Through values of Diversity, Integrity, Responsibility, Excellence, Compassion, Creativity, and Teamwork (DIRECCT) the U community works together to create an environment driven by purpose, excellence, community, and service.

The University has been named on Forbes's Best Employers list for two consecutive years, and is the only university in Florida to receive this honor.

The Assistant Area Director (AAD) has a joint appointment to Hecht and Stanford Residential Colleges and supports the educational experience in both areas. The AAD is live-in entry-level administrative position directly supervised by an Area Director and assists in the day-to-day conduct, conflict resolution, and programming efforts of both Hecht and Stanford Residential Colleges. Additional guidance and indirect supervision is provided based on job responsibilities. The AAD supports the residential experience through planning, supervision, crisis response, and an educational approach to conduct and conflict resolution. Administrative operations include: adjudicating resident student conduct cases, mediating floor and community conflicts, supervising Programming Assistants (2), advising Residential Leadership Councils (2), and supervising summer conference housing. Additional responsibilities include crisis management and serving on departmental committees such as staff development and/or recruitment. The position involves significant night and weekend work.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

Student Development & Programming

  • Supervises Hecht & Stanford Programming Assistants. Responsible for supporting the planning and implementation of residential programs. Residential engagement efforts include, but are not limited to large-scale events, academic initiatives with faculty, and collaborative programs with Student Activities, Orientation, the Dean of Students Office, and other campus partner offices and organizations.

  • Co-supervises resident assistants and ensures resident engagement efforts align with First Year Experience outcomes.

  • Advises Hecht & Stanford Residential Leadership Councils, a student-led programming and leadership governing board. Assists in the development of establishing a campus-wide residence hall governing board.

  • Assists in the training and staff development of Resident Assistants.

  • Collaborates with Resident Faculty, Faculty Fellows, the Residential College Senior Advisor, other Residential Colleges, and campus partners.

  • Maintains visibility and contact with individual students and student groups.

Safety, Conduct, & Conflict Resolution

  • Enforces University and Departmental policies and procedures and serves as an investigator/hearing officer for basic level university disciplinary violations in judicial cases assigned by the respective Area Director or Dean of Students Office.

  • Respond to parents / legal guardians and other constituencies regarding student issues, concerns and questions.

  • Assumes weekday, weekend, and holiday/vacation duty coverage of campus through serving in the professional staff on-call duty rotation to provide appropriate crisis response for all on campus residents.

  • Provides safety education and assists in monitoring security operations of the building.

  • Responds to and manages roommate conflicts and mediations, including basic student and parent follow up.

  • Serves as "essential staff" during a hurricane or other campus wide emergency

  • Performs other duties as assigned by the respective Area Director and senior staff for Residential Life.

Area Administration

  • Provides leadership to staff and students in developing a living-learning environment. Creates an atmosphere of cultural, intellectual, and academic growth. Promote diversity awareness and appreciation.

  • Participates in and develops professional and student staff training, selection, and recruitment.

  • Manages summer housing or conference operations.

  • Manages program-related expenditures and ensures compliance with University procurement policies.

  • Assists in the coordination of the opening and closing of the residential colleges in accordance with outlined policies.

  • Assists in the planning of 'Cane Kickoff (Orientation) and Housing & Residential Life collaborative events and initiatives.

  • Serves as a liaison with Housekeeping and Maintenance staffs; monitors the environment closely.

  • Represents the Department of Housing and Residential Life on University committees, assumes leadership for various responsibilities of the department, participates fully in the professional activities of the Division of Student Affairs and develops collaborative relationships with other offices in the division.

Systems Management

The position utilizes the following software platforms:

  • StarRez

  • Maxient

  • Guidebook

  • Qualtrics

  • CS Gold

  • Onity

  • Workday

  • When I Work

Requirements (Essential Requirements):

  • A Master's degree in college student personnel, higher education, counseling or related field is required.

  • Experience with supervision, student conduct, crisis response, educational programming, working with faculty, and working with a diverse student population is desirable.

Remuneration

  • Competitive salary for a 12 month exempt position.

  • Fully furnished two or three bedroom apartment.

  • Meal plan when dining facilities are open.

  • Vacation and benefits provided by the University.

The University of Miami is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities are encouraged to apply. Applicants and employees are protected from discrimination based on certain categories protected by Federal law. Click here for additional information.

Job Status:

Full time

Employee Type:

Staff

Pay Grade:

c103


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