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SUNY Oneonta Assistant Director of Housing and Data in Oneonta, New York

Assistant Director of Housing and Data



Department:Residential Community Life

Locations:Oneonta, NY

Posted:Jan 13, 2023


Position ID:157856


Job Description:

The Department of Residential Experience and Housing at the State University of New York College at Oneonta invites applications for the position ofAssistant Director of Housing and Data. The Assistant Director of Housing and Data reports directly to the Director of Residential Community Life and functions under a flexible work schedule that may include weekend and evening hours.

Residential Experience and Housing is committed to being an exemplar residential program by fostering an inclusive environment for growth and learning; providing the highest quality environment, services and programs; and supporting student academic success and retention. Our goals are to build a residential program that fosters a spirit of engagement and community among students, staff, and faculty; to foster a sense of belonging to the residential community by student engagement and leadership in governance and high impact co-curricular activities; and to provide an inviting, safe, secure, comfortable, and barrier-free communal spaces where students can congregate, socialize, study, and interact with each other and with faculty/staff. To learn more about the College and the Department, please visit and

Duties include but are not limited to:


  • Oversight of the occupancy program for 3000 bed campus

  • Design and execution of new and returning housing application and assignment processes

  • Management of room changes

  • Administration of residential damage billing process

  • Assist with furniture procurement and renovation planning

  • Day to day liaison with facilities and custodial

Systems/Data Maintenance:

  • Maintenance and administration of the housing database StarRez

  • Serve as StarRez superuser, program access to various levels of system, train staff on system, and work with ITS to be sure system communicates to banner

  • Assist with card access system

  • Design and distribution of weekly reports for the department, division, and college stakeholders

  • Assist in the compilation and analysis of historic and current occupancy date to inform future occupancy projects

  • Utilization of Microsoft office, specifically excel and forms to complete data collection and report development


  • Serve as department liaison with Student Accounts and Dining Services as it relates to student bills

  • Participate in on call duty rotation

  • Assist with emergency/crisis management for the department

  • Chair department committees

  • Supervise full time residence hall directors

Salary:$55,000- Commensurate with experience. Information on SUNY's comprehensive benefits offerings can be found at


Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree

  • Two (2) years full time experience in residence life/housing

  • Two (2) years or more experience supervising, evaluating, and selecting staff

  • Experience managing building occupancy

  • Facilities management experience

  • Planning, organizing and effective project management skills

  • Ability to analyze and interpret data

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills


  • Master's degree in Higher Education Administration or related field

  • Experience with StarRez or similar occupancy database systems

  • Ability to work effectively under pressure and meet established goals and objectives

  • Ability to work independently and take initiative on projects

  • Highly preferred to have experience working with and serving diverse populations.

Additional Information:

SUNY Oneonta enrolls about 5,500 students who pursue bachelor's or master's degrees or certificates in one of 60-plus academic programs. Known as an exemplary residential campus that values inclusion, service and sustainability, SUNY Oneonta is a nurturing community where students grow intellectually, thrive socially, and live purposefully.

The College is located in the City of Oneonta, nestled in the northern foothills of the Catskill Mountains about a four-hour drive from New York City, Boston, and Philadelphia. With a population just shy of 14,000, Oneonta is one of the top 20 picturesque small towns in America, according to Microsoft News. The natural beauty of the region is breathtaking year-round. Each season offers outdoor activities such as hiking, biking, boating, swimming, and skiing. Employees give SUNY Oneonta high marks for work/life balance, management, and culture. The College's rating is 4.5 with one recent review noting that it is the people that make SUNY Oneonta so special.

Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation. If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the NYS Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email

SUNY Oneonta values a diverse college community. Please visit our website on diversity at: Moreover, the College is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Women, persons of color, persons with disabilities, and protected veterans are encouraged to apply.

Application Instructions:

To apply online go to: upload a cover letter, resume. Contact information for three professional references is required.

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