Assistant Director for Off-Campus and Hall Transitions
University of Notre Dame
The University of Notre Dame (ND.jobs) is accepting applications for a Assistant Director for Off-Campus and Hall Transitions.
Applications will be accepted until 10/24/2019.
When you accept a position in Housing Operations, you join a team of hardworking professionals who work together to provide a residential experience that fosters the personal growth and integration of every Notre Dame student. Since its founding, Notre Dame has sought to form the whole person, recognizing the education of the mind could not be done at the expense of the heart. From those early days, great energy, and resources have been focused on residential education in which personal formation in community helps young people to understand themselves better, become more aware of the needs of others, and grow in their capacity to thrive amidst the various challenges that life will throw at them. Our mission requires the efforts of talented men and women committed to this ideal who assist residents by serving directly in our residence halls and as support personnel who facilitate residential living both on and off campus. The Office of Residential Life is looking for the right person to complement the servant leaders dedicated to our mission of helping young people prepare to be change agents and leaders in their neighborhoods, their communities, and the world. The position of Assistant Director for Off-Campus and Hall Transitions combines elements of student programming and formation often found in Student Affairs work with the logistical coordination and supervision of moving over 6,300 students in and out of our residence halls each fall, spring, and summer. This multifaceted position calls upon and hones leadership skills such as visioning, planning, strong communication, reporting, facilitation, relationship building, and supervision across a breadth of areas that will help a candidate become a stronger leader and equip them for greater responsibilities in the future. Specific responsibilities include the following: - The strategic planning and execution of the University's move-in and move-out processes for Fall and semesters, overseeing cross-campus committees and coordinating with Welcome Weekend, Parking Services, Campus Safety, Ushers, Notre Dame International, Athletics and other partners. - Providing support for current and prospective Notre Dame undergraduate and graduate students living off-campus, and overseeing the offcampus.nd.edu website, including the management of University relationships with landlords and local officials. - Coordinates outreach services, programming, and resource fairs for off-campus students and serves as a conduct officer for initial cases involving off-campus students. - Serving on the on-call rotation within Residential Life for occasional resident room/apartment searches (drugs, weapons, etc.), housing displacement emergencies, and providing support for families of students in crisis.
Minimum Qualifications: Minimum qualifications for the position include: - A Bachelors degree and 5 years work experience; or an advanced certification beyond the bachelors degree with 3-4 years of experience. - Knowledge of logistics and operations; or extensive experience in process planning and execution - Good communication and presentation skills - The capacity to think strategically and operate independently using a high level of discretion - Strong counseling and listening skills; experience in conflict resolution and crisis intervention
Preferred Qualifications: The preferred candidate will possess: - A Masters degree and 3-4 years of work experience - A background in higher education student development or counseling - Substantial customer service experience - Certification in Lean Six Sigma or another continuous improvement certification
ABOUT NOTRE DAME: The University of Notre Dame, founded in 1842 by Rev. Edward F. Sorin, C.S.C., of the Congregation of Holy Cross, is an independent, national Catholic university located in Notre Dame, Ind. For the fifth consecutive year, the University of Notre Dame has received Honor Roll distinctions as one of the top 10 higher education workplaces in the country in the Chronicle of Higher Education's annual 'Great Colleges to Work For' survey...and we are proud of it!
This appointment is contingent upon the successful completion of a background check. Applicants will be asked to identify all felony convictions and/or pending felony charges. Felony convictions do not automatically bar an individual from employment. Each case will be examined separately to determine the appropriateness of employment in the particular position. Failure to be forthcoming or dishonesty with respect to felony disclosures can result in the disqualification of a candidate. The full procedure can be viewed at https://facultyhandbook.nd.edu/?id=link-73597.Equal Opportunity Employment StatementThe University of Notre Dame seeks to attract, develop, and retain the highest quality faculty, staff and administration. The University is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and is committed to building a culturally diverse workplace. We strongly encourage applications from female and minority candidates and those candidates attracted to a university with a Catholic identity. Moreover, Notre Dame prohibits discrimination against veterans or disabled qualified individuals, and requires affirmative action by covered contractors to employ and advance veterans and qualified individuals with disabilities in compliance with 41 CFR 60-741.5(a) and 41 CFR 60-300.5(a).APPLICATION PROCESS: Please apply online at http://ND.jobs to Job # S19783. For additional information about working at the University of Notre Dame and various benefits available to employees, please visit http://hr.nd.edu/why-nd. The University of Notre Dame supports the needs of dual career couples and has a Dual Career Assistance Program in place to assist relocating spouses and significant others with their job search.
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