The Housing department at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville (SIUE) is seeking candidates to fill a full-time vacancy for a Hall/Community Director. The Hall/Community Director is a live-in professional staff member responsible for the daily operations of a 500-bed residence hall or a portion of an apartment community (Prairie Hall). The Community Director directly supervises one Graduate Assistant (Assistant Community Director) and 11-15 undergraduate Resident Assistants (hiring, training, evaluation, discipline, resolution of work concerns, termination). The selected candidate will work to create an atmosphere that promotes student engagement, academic success, personal development, respect for diversity, and a strong sense of community, and plays an integral role in residential curriculum development and further growing the living-learning program (Focused Interest Communities or FICs) housed in their community. Additionally, Hall/Community Directors share on-call responsibilities for approximately 3,500 on-campus students. Other duties and responsibilities may be assigned based on the needs and goals of the department.
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Candidates must upload and attach the following documentation to their application package in SIUE’s HireTouch system: -Cover Letter -Resume -Unofficial academic transcripts, including those for SIUE. All candidates must provide transcripts for educational qualification verification and/or course work assessment. -List of at least three professional references with current contact information.
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Southern Illinois University Edwardsville nurtures an open, respectful, and welcoming climate that facilitates learning and work. As an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to an inclusive and diverse workforce, we will not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, national origin, religion, disability, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation or veteran’s status. For more on our State of Diversity, visit SIUE Mission, Goals and Plans
-Bachelor's degree -Valid driver’s license
-Master's degree, preferably in College Student Personnel Administration or related field. -Experience in university housing as an undergraduate/graduate staff member or student leader. -Awareness of the overall University Housing philosophy as it relates to service and education for the campus community. -Must be skilled in the areas of supervision, communication, training, decision making, programming, planning, budgeting, and valuation. -Ability to work closely with students, parents, faculty, and staff in teaching, counseling, and work situations, keeping issues confidential as needed. -Possess strong verbal and written communication skills. -Experience working with a residential curriculum model.
Southern Illinois University Edwardsville is a nationally recognized university that provides students with a high-quality, affordable education that prepares them for successful careers and lives of purpose. Built on the foundation of a broad-based liberal education, and enhanced by hands-on research and real-world experiences, the academic preparation SIUE students receive equips them to thrive in the global marketplace and make our communities better places to live.
Situated on 2,660 acres of beautiful woodland atop the bluffs overlooking the natural beauty of the Mississippi River’s rich bottom land and only 25 minutes from downtown St. Louis, the SIUE campus is home to a diverse student body of more than 13,000 individuals and 2,300 faculty and staff. The city of Edwardsville is consistently cited as one of the top cities in Illinois for families, based on several factors, including affordability, green spaces, excellent schools, low crime rate, financial stability and philanthropic spirit.
SIUE is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, as well as more than 30 additional accrediting agencies. In January 2019, SIUE was reclassified by The Carnegie Commission on Hig...her Education to the newly created doctoral/professional universities category. Fully certified at the Division I level by the NCAA, SIUE is a member of the Ohio Valley Conference and the Mid-American Conference (MAC) (men’s soccer & wrestling).
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Southern Illinois University Edwardsville nurtures an open, respectful, and welcoming climate that facilitates learning and work. As an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to an inclusive and diverse workforce, we will not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, national origin, religion, disability, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation or veteran’s status.
The SIUE Annual Security and Fire Safety Report is available online at http://www.siue.edu/securityreport. The report contains campus safety and security information, crime statistics, fire safety policies, and fire statistics for the previous three calendar years. This report is published in compliance with Federal law, titled the “Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act” and the Higher Education Opportunity Act also known as the “Campus Fire Safety Right to Know.” For those without computer access, a paper copy of the report may be obtained, with a 24-hour notice, from the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Administration, 1-618-650-2536.