Professional Studies Admissions Counselor, Wichita, KS

Southwestern College   Wichita, KS   Full-time     Education
Posted on January 7, 2022

Assistant Director of Residence Life

The Assistant Director of Residence Life position at Southwestern College carries responsibility for assisting in the administration of a comprehensive Residence Life program for approximately 400 students in 5 residence halls and 2 residential apartment complexes.  This position requires working some nights and weekends.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Supervise 5 resident directors and 1 apartment managers.
  • Assist in recruitment, selection, training, and evaluation of residence hall staff.
  • Develop residential programming curriculum and lead residential programming initiatives.
  • Organize hall staff duty calendar, serving as the primary contact for the on-call staff member and assisting with crisis response.
  • Serve as a student conduct hearing officer. 
  • Lead hall directors and apartment managers in monthly health and safety inspections. 
  • Assist with new student orientation programs.
  • Lead assessment of departmental programs.
  • Engage with diverse student body by regularly dining in the cafeteria and attending student-centered activities.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master's degree in Student Personnel Services, Higher Education Administration, or related field.
  • Experience working in residence life.
  • Leadership and effective teamwork.
  • Interpersonal skills relating to people in general, particularly young adults.
  • Knowledge about the development of college-aged students.

To apply, submit cover letter, resume and the complete contact information for three (3) professional references to Review of applications will begin immediately and the position will remain open until a candidate is selected.

Southwestern is an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate on the basis race, color, creed, religion, national origin, gender, disability, age, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or political affiliation. The successful candidate will be subject to a criminal background check. Southwestern College is an EEO/AA employer.