Warren Wilson College invites applications for the Assistant Director for Residence Life and Student Conduct, a full-time, 12 month, live-in professional staff role in the Student Life division. The individual in this role is responsible for creating a residential environment which supports learning, builds community, respects diversity, promotes environmental citizenship, enhances wellness, and encourages responsibility. The key responsibilities of this position include the coordination of student conduct, the supervision of a residential area, living learning community advising, and the supervision and mentoring of 6-10 undergraduate residential life staff. Regular evening and weekend hours required. On call responsibilities are also a required component of this position.
Interested individuals should read further to learn more about the qualifications and job responsibilities for this full-time, exempt position. First consideration will be given to candidates who apply by 5pm EST on May 10, 2021. Please be aware no relocation assistance is available for this position. All applications must be received electronically.
Maintain student conduct records within the Symplicity Advocate database.
Assign conduct officers to cases and track completion.
Serve as a conduct officer for students, including cases of recidivism.
Train Residence Life staff in documentation protocol.
Compile Clery Report data in collaboration with Public Safety.
Performs assessment in relation to student conduct tracking patterns, recidivism, or bias
Communicate with other offices on conduct related matters such as adding fines to student accounts, blocking registration through the registrar's office, and notifying offices of no contact orders when given.
Investigate Title IX reports.
Coordinate with the Assistant Director of Public Safety to launch and maintain the conduct board.
Living Learning Community Advising
Create structure for all theme communities existing on campus with the intention of transitioning some into Living and Learning communities.
Assist RAs in theme community implementation within assigned residential area.
Seek funding opportunities to assist in the facilitation of theme community programming with the intention of further developing some themes into Living and Learning communities.
Supervision of a Residential Area
Oversee a portion of the residential community.
Supervise undergraduate residence life staff including: coordinating fall and winter trainings, crew meetings, one on one meetings, approving time cards, attending work program trainings, and holding student staff accountable to programming, administrative, and duty responsibilities.
Oversee the day-to-day administration and facility operation needs of the area including: work order follow up, addressing community concerns, keeping accurate occupancy records and facilitating room changes, coordinating health and safety inspections, managing early arrival and late stay requests, and billing students for damages, lock changes, etc.
Assist in all housing processes, fall, summer, and spring housing selection processes and events.
Mediate conflict between students.
Advise students and connect them to other campus resources as needed.
Provide crisis management and support through an emergency on-call rotation.
Serve on campus wide committees to support the needs of residential students on campus.
Performs other duties as assigned.
One to three years of experience in student conduct.
Demonstrated ability to provide excellent customer service.
Demonstrated ability to work independently with excellent organizational, communication and interpersonal skills.
Working knowledge of Google Suite, Microsoft Office and databases.
Evidence of experience with and knowledge of diversity, equity and inclusion.
Master’s degree in Higher Education, Student Personnel, Counseling, or another related field.
One to two years of work experience in residence life as professional staff.
One year or more of experience working with Jenzabar EX and/or Symplicity Advocate Database.
About Warren Wilson College
Welcome and thank you for your interest in a career at Warren Wilson College. Warren Wilson College is committed to ensuring that students from a diverse range of identities are able to access education. We recognize that to do so we need to ensure that our staff and faculty reflect a diverse range of identities, worldviews and backgrounds. As a college we particularly seek and welcome candidates from racial and ethnic minorities, women, and members of underrepresented groups. Warren Wilson College is the only national liberal arts college that fully integrates on-campus work and off-campus community engagement into its curriculum. In addition to its innovative experiential program, the College and its 750 students are known for their strong commitment to environmental sustainability, diversity and social justice. The college also features a top-ranked low-residency MFA Program for Writers and a summer-long Swannanoa Gathering of music and folk arts workshops. Recognized for dedication to inclusivity by the Princeton Review—No. 2 “most LGBTQ-friendly” in the nation—Warren Wilson College is a Fiske Guide “best buy” and among College Magazine’s “top 10 greenest campuses.” Undergradua...tes represent 46 states and 16 countries, and the College contributes more than 58,000 hours to the community through collaborations with 257 service partners. With sought-after majors in environmental studies, creative writing, global studies and outdoor leadership, Warren Wilson College is a community of scholars producing graduates ready to change the world.