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Job Title: Assistant Director for Residence Life - Residential Colleges
Company Name: Virginia Tech
Location: Blacksburg, VA United States
Position Type: Full Time
Post Date: 05/22/2018
Expire Date: 07/22/2018
Job Categories: Collegiate Faculty, Staff, Administration
Job Description
Assistant Director for Residence Life - Residential Colleges
Virginia Tech Assistant Director for Residence Life ¨C Residential Colleges

¡°Creating environments where students come to live, live to learn, and leave to change the world¡±

Amazing career opportunities await you at Virginia Tech Housing & Residence Life (HRL)! Statistics prove what our staff and students already know, Virginia Tech is an extraordinary place to live, to learn and to work! HRL and its university partners are committed to help students actively and positively engage in their learning environments. Consistently, ranked among the top college campuses with the happiest students (In 2015, we were 2nd), we know that Virginia Tech is an exceptional place to learn and live! For more information about our many stellar rankings go to https://vt.edu/about/rankings.html.

Where else could you find the so many opportunities to further your career in Residence Life? Our Assistant Director of Residence Life ¨C Residential Colleges will provide leadership, coordination and oversight for the residential colleges housing both undergraduate and graduate students. The Assistant Director will directly and indirectly train, supervise, and evaluate job performance of the area student life staff while championing the Student Affairs Aspirations for Student Learning through the residential curriculum model in all interactions, decisions, and innovations. Virginia Tech boasts 11 brilliant living-learning communities including the Corps of Cadets and three residential colleges - Honors Residential Commons, Residential College at West Ambler Johnston and our newest college opening this fall, Leadership and Social Change Residential College. To learn more about our LLCs including our Residential Colleges check out https://llc.vt.edu/.

The primary charge for Residence Life Staff is the execution of learning outcomes centered on Student Affairs¡¯ Aspirations for Student Learning. As such, all employees must be dedicated to creating a community that commits to unwavering curiosity, pursues self©\understanding and integrity, practices civility, prepares others for a life of courageous leadership, and embraces the University¡¯s motto ¡°Ut Prosim¡± as a way of life. ¡°If the principal purpose of your education and work experience is to make a better life for yourself and a better world for others,¡± you will shine at VT. Find out more about our Aspirations at https://www.dsa.vt.edu/aspirations/utprosim.php.
Qualifications & Requirements
Required Qualifications:
Master¡¯s degree in college student affairs or related field; multiple years of experience related to college student affairs; demonstrated ability in staff supervision and administrative work; experience planning and coordinating residence life learning experiences; demonstrated ability to work with a diverse student body and foster sensitivity to diversity issues in the university community; excellent oral and written communication skills.

Preferred Qualifications:
Experience in the areas of community development; staff selection processes; budget development and management; strategic planning; curriculum development plans and initiatives. Prior work experience in a live-in housing role.
Virginia Tech does not discriminate against employees, students, or applicants for admission or employment on the basis of race, gender, disability, age, veteran status, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, or political affiliation. Anyone having questions concerning discrimination should contact the Office for Equity and Access.

To Apply:
For a full description of the position and requirements, and to apply, please go to www.jobs.vt.edu, posting # AP0180167. Attach a resume, cover letter, and list of three professional references to the online faculty application. Review of applications will begin on and continue until the position is filled. Individuals with disabilities desiring accommodations should notify the search Human Resources, 540/231-9331 or humanresources@vt.edu by the review date.
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