Stony Brook University Assistant Director of Living Learning Community in Stony Brook, New York
*Who We Are We, the Division of Student Affairs, are a student-focused organization that aims to empower student success and support personal development. We act daily to create, enhance, and sustain a culture of respect and inclusion in the workplace, focusing on equity and justice in its many forms, including racial, social, and environmental justice. We intentionally and relentlessly pursue excellence through introspection, vulnerability, empathy, compassion, learning, and courage. We value our internal and external partnerships as vital drivers of the ambitious goals we pursue. We celebrate and take pride in the following:- Named one of the "Most Promising Places to Work in Student Affairs" by Diverse Magazine.- Serving a highly diverse student body ( for more information).- Leading the way as the #1 ranked institution in the AAU and #3 of all colleges and universities nationally in fostering our students' social mobility.- Awarded multiple distinctions including philanthropic awards and research grants in experiential learning and career development, voter engagement, student engagement, health and wellness practices, and quality of residential life.for more about Student Affairs.* *Required Qualifications (as evidenced by an attached resume): Master's degree (foreign equivalent or higher). Three (3) years of full-time residence hall staff experience. Supervisory experience (student staff supervision will be considered). Collaborative work experiences (i.e., active participation in committees, project teams, task forces). Experience with crisis management and early intervention (i.e., on-call for emergency response, conflict mediation, responding to medical or mental health emergencies, fire alarms). Preferred Qualifications: Master's degree (foreign equivalent or higher) in higher education, student personnel, management, counseling, social work, or related field. Experience supervising professional staff. Experience collaborating with facilities and operation staff to address maintenance, safety, and security concerns. Experience with property management (i.e., occupancy management, enforcement of occupancy policies and procedures). Program administration, living learning community, theme housing, and/or event management experience. Experience with community standards enforcement and/or adjudication. Student counseling/advising experience. Experience working with diverse student populations and/or demonstrated success in implementing diversity, equity, and inclusion initiatives. Experience with development and implementation of residential curriculums or living learning communities. Brief Description of Duties: The Assistant Director for the Living Learning Community reports to the Associate Director for First Year Residential Experience and Living Learning Community and is responsible for the general administration of four suite-style buildings housing a total of 1,200-1,300 undergraduate students. The responsibilities include training, supervision, development, and evaluation of four residence hall directors, a graduate assistant coordinator, and an area office manager. As a member of the departmental senior staff, the Assistant Director is responsible for overseeing the administrative and management functions of the assigned area. The Assistant Director supports a residential environment that focuses on the needs of upper division students including career preparation, specialized academic/discipline support, increased level of independence, interpersonal relationships, and life skills.- Staff Supervision: - Recruit, select, supervise, and evaluate professional, administrative, and student staff members. - Advise, direct, support, and develop team members through daily supervision and regular staff meetings. - Facilitate the ongoing training and skill development for team members. - Direct and lead the creation and implementation of university and departmental engagement initiatives and educational activities. - Provide and encourage continued professional development for team members. Creates and provides formal and informal evaluation processes.- Administration and Operation: - Oversee the area office. - Manage area budget. - Monitor office systems and operations, including information dissemination, inventory, and databases. - Create and participate in professional staff recruitment and selection. - Lead area-wide and departmental goal setting processes. - Create and implement residential policies and procedures. - Serve as primary liaison and maintain daily contact with Campus Operations and Maintenance staff. - Collaborate with staff to address facility needs, safety issues, and renovation/special projects. - Communicate and follow-up with maintenance and custodial service requests. - Respond to resident feedback related to facility improvements. - Walk rounds of the area to promote health, safety, and security. - Maintain inventory of furnishings and equipment within the area. - Participate in activities sponsored by the Division of Student Affairs (i.e., Convocation, Admitted Students' Day, Red Carpet Day, Homecoming, professional staff conferences, etc.). - Support departmental professional development initiatives. - Attend all required departmental and divisional professional training and activities. - Actively manages and participates in summer conferences daily operations.- Crisis and Risk Management: - Oversee and manage the daily operation of a 1,200-1,300 bed residential community, including but not limited to addressing crisis situations, preventing safety and security risks, and using discretion and independent judgment in responding to situations. - Provide on-call, campus-wide 24 hour support and direction to professional and student staff, responding to and managing crisis situations on a duty rotation for over 10,000 residential students. - Direct health and safety inspections of student spaces, ensuring compliance with the Terms of Occupancy and the Code of Student Responsibility.- Student Contact and Community Building: - Strengthen students' sense of belonging, connection, and retention through regular engagement with professional staff, RA staff, and the diverse community of residents. - Respond to crisis situations, or situations that may pose potential risk to the community. - Provide informal counseling and advice to students. - Serve as resource/referral agent for campus and community resources such as the Counseling Center, Student Health Services, University Police, Financial Aid, and Dean of Students. - Be visible and available outside of office hours; walk regular rounds of the community to engage with residents and promote community building.- Academic and Programming Support: - Design, develop, and implement specialized programs and activities that lead to overall academic and personal success of residents in the community. - Promote a wide variety of social and educational programming for residents focusing on the needs of the population, and with an emphasis on community engagement, social justice, honors students, transfer students, and strengthening the second year experience. - Direct and manage the area-wide programming budget, assisting with the procurement of items. - Attend small and large scale programming throughout the area, department and university, including but not limited to opening weekend events, end of the semester festivals, etc. - Actively engage in creating partnerships within Campus Residences and departments within the Division of Student Affairs, including the Career Center, Counseling Center, Center for Prevention and Outreach, Student Engagement and Activities, and Multicultural Affairs. - Build and maintain collaborative relationships with the Faculty Student Association, University Police, Honors College, Academic and Transfer Advising Services, Office of the Vice President for Equity and Inclusion/Chief Diversity Officer, and International Student Services.- Community Standards: - Interpret, develop, and enforce policies for the residential community. - Establish and maintain expectations of behavioral standards. - Manage students conduct situations and maintain conduct records. - Serve as hearing officer and appeal officer for student conduct cases.- Committee Responsibilities: - Advise and serve on departmental and university committees.- Other duties or projects as assigned as appropriate to rank and departmental mission.- Evening and weekend work will be required at times. Special Notes: This is a full-time appointment. FLSA Exempt position, not eligible for the overtime provisions of the FLSA. Minimum salary threshold must be met to maintain FLSA exemption. Essential Position: This has been designated as an essential position based on the duties of the job and the functions performed. Positions that are designated as such may be required to report to work/remain at work even if classes are canceled, and the campus is working on limited operations in an emergency. For this position, we are unable to sponsor candidates for work visas. In addition to the employee's base salary, this position is eligible for $3,026 UUP annual location pay, paid biweekly. Evening and weekend work will be required at times. Resume/CV and cover letter should be included with the online application. If you need a disability-related accommodation, please call the university Office of Equity and Access (OEA) at (631) 632-6280 or visit . *In accordance with the Title II Crime Awareness and Security Act a copy of our crime statistics can be viewed. Visit our page to learn about the total rewards we offer.Job Number: 2303076Official Job Title: Assistant Director of College HousingJob Field: Administrative & Professional (non-Clinical)Primary Location: US-NY-Stony BrookDepartment/Hiring Area: Campus ResidencesSchedule: Full-time Shift :Day Shift Shift Hours: 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.Posting Start Date: Sep 18, 2023Posting End Date: Oct 1, 2023, 3:59:00 AMSalary:$53,000Appointment Type: TermSalary Grade:SL3SBU Area:Stony Brook UniversityStony Brook University is committed to excellence in diversity and the creation of an inclusive learning, and working environment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, familial status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status and all other protected classes under federal or state laws.
Minimum Salary: 53000.00 Maximum Salary: 53000.00 Salary Unit: Yearly