Anderson University’s Office of Student Development invites applications for a full-time position as Director of Residence Life. Anderson University is an innovative, entrepreneurial, premier comprehensive, liberal arts university affiliated with the South Carolina Baptist Convention. Candidates with a strong Christian value system, lifestyle, and commitment to the integration of faith and learning are encouraged to apply.
The Director of Residence Life serve a leadership role within the Student Development division of Anderson University. The Director also provides leadership and oversight for areas within Student Development that support students’ residential and co-curricular experience. The Director works with the Dean of Students as well as other professional staff in the Student Development division to implement and maintain effective residence life programs that support and serve Anderson University students. This will include program development, housing management, policy development and evaluation, and assessment for the effectiveness of all Residence Life, programs, and activities. This is a live-in position that requires the Director to reside in University owned housing.
Other duties include, but are not limited to, provide administrative oversight and leadership to the Residence Director staff and student Resident Advisors directly supervise the Residence Director staff; plan and implement annual training for Residence Director and Resident Advisor staff at the beginning of each school year and ongoing training throughout the year; implement student accountability practices and processes in support of the University mission, values, conduct policies and guidelines.
Requires knowledge equivalent to that gained through completion or near completion of a master’s degree in Student Development, Higher Education, or closely related field and five to seven years of progressively responsible experience. Experience working with an online housing management system and student information systems. Proficient in Excel and basic understanding of billing processes.
To ensure full consideration, please send a letter of application, resume, contact information for three references and an Anderson University Staff Application electronically to: [email protected] or mail to:
Anderson University Student Life 316 Boulevard ??????????????Anderson, SC 29621
Electronic submissions are preferred.
About Anderson University
In addition to being named as one of the best Southeastern Colleges by the Princeton Review, Anderson University was also recognized as a Top Tier Regional University by U.S. News & World Report, who also ranked AU the seventh “Most Innovative School” among Regional Universities in the South. AU is a two-time recipient of Apple's Distinguished School recognition, one of just a handful of universities in the world to achieve this. We are located in South Carolina’s Upstate region, a growing and thriving community with award-winning public schools with convenient access to major cities and year-round outdoor recreation.