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Living Center Director - Housing & Residence Life

Apply now Job no: 494322
Position type: EAP - Executive, Administrative, Professional
Location: Allendale
Categories: Student Services

Required Qualifications:  

  • Bachelor’s degree required and experience working with students in a college setting.  

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Master’s in Student Affairs or related field.
  • Minimum one year experience working in a university residential setting.
  • Experience in: supervision, budget oversight, leadership of an assigned living area, supporting students success, planning and implementing programs for students, working with facilities management and strong communication skills.   

Responsibilities: Management of residential housing area consisting of 500-700 co-ed residents. 

Position includes:

  • Supervision
  • Student Academic Support and Success
  • Conduct and Student Support (CARE)
  • Community Development and Programming
  • Administrative Duties
  • Facilities Management
  • Budgeting
  • Duty Response

We seek individuals who demonstrate a commitment the GVSU Residential Curriculum.

Three Pillars of the Residential Curriculum:

Social Justice

Civic Engagement

Academic Success

In addition…. critical thinking skills, interest in engaging and educating students, and are able to balance personal and work life.  Below you will find the Office of Housing and Residence Life’s Mission, Vision and Values at Grand Valley State University:

 

Mission Statement:

“Collaborating to provide opportunities for student learning and success through inclusive residential communities and experiences.”

 

 Salary:  Competitive annual salary of $36,000, furnished apartment, meal plan and full university benefits. Department Committee participation. 

Department/Division:  Division of Student Affairs

How to Apply: Apply on line at https://www.gvsu.edu/gvsujobs. Please include cover letter and resume. For assistance, contact Human Resources at 616-331-2215.

Application Deadline: Consideration of applications will begin immediately and the posting may be closed at any time at the discretion of the University.

Grand Valley State University has a COVID-19 Vaccine policy that requires all faculty, staff and students to be vaccinated. New hires will be expected to adhere to the policy unless they are eligible for allowable exemptions or postponement. We will require proper documentation upon hire. Up-to-date information can be found on our Lakers Together website.

Grand Valley State University does not discriminate against students, faculty or staff in any of its employment practices or in its educational programs or activities. Grand Valley State University is guided by values for inclusiveness and community which are integral to our mission to educate students to shape their lives, their professions, and their societies, and to enrich the community through excellent teaching, active scholarship, and public service. The University is an affirmative action, equal opportunity institution. It encourages diversity and provides equal opportunity in education, employment, all of its programs, and the use of its facilities. Members of the University community, including candidates for employment or admissions, and visitors or guests, have the right to be free from acts of harassment and discrimination, which are prohibited if they discriminate or harass on the basis of age, color, disability, familial status, height, marital status, national origin, political affiliation, race, religion, veteran or active duty military status or weight. In addition, Grand Valley is required by Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 to ensure that none of its education programs and activities discriminate on the basis of sex/gender. Sex includes sex stereotypes, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, and pregnancy or parenting status. The Office for Title IX and Institutional Equity serves as a resource for the GVSU community and assists individuals who may have been impacted by discrimination or harassment in connecting with resources, imposes measures that protect or support access to programs and activities, and oversees the university’s grievance process for allegations of discrimination and harassment. Inquiries regarding the application of Title IX may be referred to the Title IX Coordinator, 4015 Zumberge Hall, titleix@gvsu.edu, (616) 331-9530.

The University will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities. See www.gvsu.edu/affirmative/. TDD Callers: Call Michigan Relay Center at 711 (in State) or 1-800-833-7833 (out of State)

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Must have the physical stamina to work long hours and/or more than 5 days per week. The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The information contained in this job description is for compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act as amended by the ADA Amendment Act (2008), Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and other applicable federal and state laws that prohibit discrimination on the basis of disability. GVSU will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities upon request.

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