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Housing and Residence Life: Assistant Director for Student Engagement

UW-Eau Claire – Eau Claire Campus

Full Time, Staff

  • Official Title: Residence Life Manager
  • Job ID: #17991
  • Date Posted:
  • Apply by: | To ensure consideration, completed applications must be received by deadline. However, screening may continue until position is filled.
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Housing and Residence Life: Assistant Director for Student Engagement

A full-time, professional academic staff position is available in Housing and Residence Life beginning Spring, 2022.  The working title for this assignment is Assistant Director with an official title in the Residence Life Manager title series.  This is renewable assignment, contingent on performance and funding.  The salary will be commensurate with experience and qualifications.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: A master’s degree from a regionally accredited institution is required, with 3 years of post-graduate experience in program planning, advising or creation of student engagement and retention initiatives. Demonstrated experience and commitment in leading diversity, equity, and inclusiveness initiatives.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:  Experience in a residence hall setting, direct experience with creation of large-scale cross-departmental University student engagement programs, demonstrated experience working with advising of several types of student organizations, and supervision experience with graduate or professional staff is preferred.

DUTIES: The Assistant Director is responsible for supporting student engagement in the residence halls, student leadership development, multicultural education, residence hall programming, and professional staff development. They are an integral contributor to the Division of Enrollment Management’s recruiting and retention efforts and will serve as a Division coordinator for Social Media accounts (parents and students.)  The position supervises live-in professional hall director staff, and coordinates the advising of all housing student organizations, developing policies relating to programming efforts in all residence halls and campus-wide, providing developmental opportunities for professional staff and student leaders, and various other administrative and programmatic responsibilities. 

THE UNIT: The unit of Housing and Residence Life consists of 32 staff members serving a population of 4000 students in 13 residence halls.

UNIVERSITY and EAU CLAIRE COMMUNITY: UW-Eau Claire, an institution of approximately 11,500 students and 1,400 faculty and staff, is consistently recognized as a top comprehensive university in the Midwest and is widely known as a leader in faculty-undergraduate research and study abroad. We strive for excellence in liberal education and select graduate and professional programs through commitment to teaching and learning and dedication to our core values of diversity, sustainability, leadership, and innovation. To learn more about UWEC, visit https://www.uwec.edu/human-resources/employment-opportunities/why-uwec/ .

The City of Eau Claire, situated at the confluence of the Chippewa and Eau Claire rivers, is at the center of a metropolitan area of approximately 100,000 people located 90 miles east of Minneapolis/St. Paul. The area features beautiful parks and trails, strong public schools, a vibrant arts scene and local food culture, and abundant recreational opportunities.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Applications are submitted electronically. Please follow instructions found on the following UW-Eau Claire Web site: https://www.uwec.edu/job-postings/ .You must create an account and login before you can apply.  If you have not yet registered, click on the "Click here to Register" link to begin the registration process. If you are already a registered user, input your "User Name" and "Password" and select "Login."  Click the link to the Housing and Residence Life: Assistant Director for Student Engagement position (Job ID # 17991) and then click the "Apply Now" button to submit your application electronically.  Your application will not be considered complete until all required documents are attached and all required fields are completed.  Please be sure you have included the following in PDF format:

  • Letter of application
  • Resume
  • Names and contact information for three references.

Please direct requests for additional information to:

Quincy Chapman at chapmajq@uwec.edu

To ensure consideration, completed applications must be received by March 31, 2022.  However, screening may continue until position is filled. The university reserves the right to contact additional references with notice given to the candidates at an appropriate time in the process. Employment will require a background check. Employment will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding past conduct related to sexual violence and sexual harassment.

The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identity of the successful candidate will be released. See Wis. Stat. §. 19.36(7).

 

The UW-Eau Claire Police Department is dedicated to maintaining a safe and secure environment for learning and working. Although crime at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire is limited, the University Police want students, faculty and staff to be aware of crime on campus and the area surrounding the campus. The Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act is a federal law that requires colleges and universities to disclose annual information about campus crime. Visit Campus Security and Fire Report. Also visit our Campus Security Authority(CSA) policy.

UW-Eau Claire is an AA/EEO/Veterans/Disability employer dedicated to enhancing equity, diversity, and inclusion.

The University reserves the right to contact additional references with notice given to the candidates at an appropriate time in the process. Employment will require a background check. Employment will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding past conduct related to sexual violence and sexual harassment.

The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identity of the successful candidate will be released. See Wis. Stat. §. 19.36(7).