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Vol.2 Issue 1 - 2002

Position: Director of Residential Life
Salary: $50,001-$60,000
Institution: Johnson & Wales University (R.I.)
Location: Rhode Island
Date posted: 11/15/2004

Directs and manages the development and operations of the University's Residential Life department.

- Manages departmental staff and operations
- Coordinates with Admissions department in development and implementation of activities for incoming students
- Creates, maintains and publicizes a lottery system for returning students
- Promotes and arranges for summer conference services
- Develops and communicates protocol for response during emergencies
- Directs development and presentation of student development based educational programs
- Serves as department liaison with other areas of the University
- Coordinates with the department of Safety & Security to provide education of services available to resident students
- Develops and manages annual operating budget
- Coordinates with Student Conduct in matters related to residence halls and dining services
- Provides parents with information about services available for students and in coordinating resolutions for student or parent concerns.
- Develops plan for controlling expenses and identifying new sources of income
- Coordinates with the University's Public Relations department in all matters concerning the media
- Liaison with external community groups in University supported activities and programs that may impact the community
- Masters degree in Student Personnel Administration, Higher Education, Education Administration or Business Administration.
- 6-8 year's progressively responsible supervisory and managerial experience in Residence Life and/or related field.
- Strategic planning skills
- Strong oral, written and interpersonal communication skills and the ability to work collaboratively with faculty, staff, administrators, and students at all levels in a complex and diverse environment.
- Proficiency in the development and management of budgets.
- Knowledge of facility management, student development, collaborative learning, residence hall programming, building learning communities, and staff development.
- Proficiency in Microsoft Office, Internet Explorer and Outlook
- Experience in and commitment to working in a multicultural environment.
- Doctorate Preferred

E-mail :
Phone : (401) 598-1436
Fax : (401) 598-2208
Ms. Melanie Andrade
Search Coordinator
Dean of Students
Johnson & Wales University
8 Abbott Park Place
Providence, RI 02903