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Associate Director, Housing & Residence Life

Augusta University
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Associate Director, Housing & Residence Life

Job ID: 266060

Location: Augusta University

Full/Part Time: Full Time



About Us

Augusta University is Georgia's innovation center for education and health care, training the next generation of innovators, leaders, and healthcare providers in classrooms and clinics on four campuses in Augusta and locations across the state. More than 9,000 students choose Augusta for educational opportunities at the center of Georgia's cybersecurity hub and experiential learning that blends arts and application, humanities, and the health sciences. Augusta is home to Georgia's only public academic health center, where groundbreaking research is creating a healthier, more prosperous Georgia, and world-class clinicians are bringing the medicine of tomorrow to patient care today. Our mission and values make Augusta University an institution like no other. We are part of the University System of Georgia.


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Job Summary

The Associate Director of Residence Life serves as a senior member of the Housing and Residence Life leadership team for the Housing and Residence Life department at Augusta University. The Associate Director's primary responsibilities include: staff supervision, program development, retention initiatives, staff training, and management of daily operations for residential facilities. Secondary responsibilities include, but are not limited to administrative functions, room assignments, and facilities management. The Associate Director helps to create personal growth experiences by facilitating student development opportunities, as well as developing a sense of community for the residential program.


Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Directly supervise 2-4 Residence Life Coordinators, 2 Program Coordinators and indirectly supervise 1-4 Graduate Assistants
  • Provide indirect supervision and development for over 50 student
  • Assess the skills and development of Residence Life Coordinators while providing experience and opportunities for professional growth
  • Ensure staff are provided the necessary orientation and training to navigate the policies and procedures within Housing and Residence Life and the campus environment
  • Advocate for staff by helping them to navigate issues relating to work responsibilities and student concerns
  • Offer leadership for the planning and development of Living Learning Communities and academic initiatives within the residential program in collaboration with faculty
  • Provide formal and informal training opportunities for full-time, graduate, and student staff
  • Assist with the design, planning, and implementation of residential education programming
  • Work collaboratively to evaluate and analyze the student experience, student learning/engagement, and use the results to implement programs for continuous improvement
  • Participate in strategic planning activities to establish departmental and divisional goals.
  • Manage facilities by assisting staff in developing knowledge about facility upkeep, reporting, and tracking intentional damages
  • Participate in crisis management and emergency response trainings and exercises Serve on call for after-hours emergencies on a rotating basis for residential crisis response
  • Coordinate staff training activities and selection processes for area of responsibility
  • Provide budgetary oversight in area of responsibility
  • Work collaboratively with housing and campus partners to ensure that the mission and vision of Housing and Residence Life is accomplished
  • Serve as an active member of department and other university committees/task forces as assigned
  • Complete other duties consistent with the purpose of this position which may be assigned
  • Develop an academically supportive community for the campus
  • Assist staff in assessing student needs and provide educational and social programs to effectively meet those needs
  • Initiate and maintain positive relationships with students, faculty, staff, family members, and external constituents
  • Coordinate responses to student behavior concerns in accordance with the Dean of Student Life office and the Housing and Residence Life Handbook and Agreement.
  • Perform all other job-related duties as assigned.
Required Qualifications

Master's degree from an accredited college or university and a minimum of three years of relevant experience.

Preferred Qualifications

Master's Degree from accredited college or university in Student Affairs, Higher Education, or related field and a minimum of five years of full-time progressively responsible experience in Student Affairs with a minimum of one year of full-time responsible experience in supervision of various levels of staff (i.e. professional, graduate, paraprofessional). Nabita certifications.

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

Ability to maintain confidentiality


Excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills

Proficient in Microsoft Office and other computer software/databases


Shift: Days; Monday - Friday (work outside of the normal business hours will likely be required of an employee in an exempt level position)

Pay Grade: 17

Salary Minimum: $44,967 - Midpoint: $60,705

Salary to be commensurate with qualifications of the selected candidate within the established range (generally minimum-midpoint) of the position

Recruitment Period: Until Filled

Augusta University offers a variety of benefits to full-time benefits-eligible employees and some of our half-time (or more) employees.

Benefits that may be elected could include health insurance, dental insurance, life insurance, Teachers Retirement System (or Optional Retirement Plan), as well as earned vacation time, sick leave, and 13 paid holidays.

Also, our full-time employees who have been employed with us successfully for more than 6 months can be considered for the Tuition Assistance Program. Consider applying with us today!

Conditions of Employment

All selected candidates are required to successfully pass a Background Check review prior to starting with Augusta University.

If applicable for the specific position based on the duties: the candidate will also need to have a credit check completed for Positions of Trust and or approved departmental Purchase Card usage.

Motor vehicle reports are required for positions that are required to drive an Augusta University vehicle.

For Faculty Hires: Final candidates will be required to provide proof of completed academic degree(s) as well as post-secondary coursework in the form of original transcript(s). Those candidates trained by a foreign institution will also be required to provide an educational/credential evaluation.

All employees are responsible for ensuring the confidentiality, availability, and integrity of sensitive [patient, student, employee, financial, business, etc.] information by exercising sound judgment and adhering to cybersecurity and privacy policies during their employment and beyond.

Credit Check

This position will require the acquisition of a P-Card and/or handle cash, credit or other sensitive information and will require a satisfactory Consumer Credit check as a condition of employment.

Other Information

This position is also responsible for promoting a customer-friendly environment and providing superior service to our patients, students, faculty, and employees. "Augusta University is a patient-and family-centered care institution, where employees partner every day with patients and families for success."

Augusta University is a tobacco-free environment, and the use of any tobacco products on any part of the campus, both inside and outside, is strictly prohibited.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Augusta University is proud to be an equal opportunity employer welcoming applicants from underrepresented groups, including individuals with disabilities and veterans.

How To Apply

Consider applying with us today! Search Job ID: 266060

Select University Faculty & Staff > External Applicants if you are a candidate from outside the university

Select University Faculty & Staff > Internal Applicants if you are a current university employee

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