Virginia Tech Associate Director of Residence Life

Virginia Tech Associate Director of Residence Life

“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 have already known, Virginia Tech is an extraordinary place to live, to learn and to work! HRL and its university partners are committed to students actively and positively engaging in their learning environments. Consistently, ranked in 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 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 Associate Director of Residence Life will report to Director of Housing and Residence Life while leading our professional and student staff in developing meaningful learning experiences including supportive and multicultural environments through community development, educational programming, advising, safety and security programming and facilities management in assigned communities. In addition, the Associate Director will champion 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.

We offer a rich and diverse job experience. Our residence hall communities are some of the richest learning labs on campus. Every team member is a critical partner in the implementation of the residential curriculum model. To learn more about our thriving LLCs check out https://llc.vt.edu/

How do we differentiate VT from other schools? A 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 selfunderstanding 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

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.

Required Qualifications

Master’s degree in college student affairs or related field; or, training and relevant experience equating to an advanced degree. Progressively responsible professional experience related to the area of housing and residence life. Previous training and supervision of full-time employees. Prior experience leading living-learning communities and designing meaningful learning experiences in a residential environment. Prior experience with case management and student conduct processes. Excellent communication skills. Demonstrated ability to work with a diverse student body and foster sensitivity to diversity issues in the university community. Demonstrated successful collaboration with numerous and diverse constituents.

Preferred Qualifications:

Prior work experience in a large-school setting; significant years of experience in residence life; significant administrative experience that includes budgets, project management, planning, policy development and assessment.

To Apply Online:

For a full description of the position and requirements, and to apply, please go to http://www.jobs.vt.edu posting # AP0180164. 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 Kendall Pete, Assistant Director of Residence Life, kkpete@vt.edu by the review date. Quick link:  http://listings.jobs.vt.edu/postings/86753

Virginia Tech  
Location: BlacksburgVA 24061
Document ID: AC200-5L7C  
Job Type:  Regular

Job Schedule: Full-time


Posted on: 2018-05-2305/23/2018
Will pay relocation expenses
2018-07-22