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Residential Life Assistant Director - Residential Education

Indiana State University
Job Location:
Terre Haute, 47809-9989
Residence Life and Housing

Required Relevant Education & Experience:

Education:Master's Degree

Experience: 3-4 Years;Residence Life or Housing related experience is required.

About the Institution:
Indiana State University is a world-class center of higher education, located in Terre Haute, Indiana, and serving a multi-state region that stretches from Indianapolis to St. Louis, Chicago, Louisville, Cincinnati, and beyond. It has been recognized by the Princeton Review as among the best universities in the Midwest.

Indiana State is a beautiful, pedestrian-friendly campus located within walking distance of local shops, restaurants, and activities in Terre Haute's historic downtown district. Situated near the Indiana-Illinois border, the campus is about an hour's drive from Indianapolis and within a few hours of other major metropolitan areas.

Indiana State, one of the most diverse campuses in Indiana, is a welcoming community of students, faculty, and staff representing most U.S. states and many countries around the world. There are more than 260 student-run organizations offering activities and entertainment throughout the year, along with 15 NCAA Division I athletic teams, a first-rate student recreation center with numerous classes and recreational sports programs, and a Performing Arts Series and University Speakers Series that bring national touring productions and speakers to campus. Indiana State is a place of belonging where students, faculty, and staff learn and thrive together.

Indiana State University is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity, inclusion, and belonging in the workplace. We prohibit discrimination and harassment of any kind based on race, color, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, reproductive health decisions, or related medical conditions), religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, national origin, status as an individual with a disability, status as a protected veteran, genetic information, political views or activity, or any other applicable legally protected characteristics. This policy applies to all employment practices within our organization, including recruiting, hiring, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, leave of absence, compensation, benefits, training, and applicable apprenticeships.
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Position Details:
Discover an exciting opportunity at Indiana State University as a Residential Life Assistant Director, where we're dedicated to cultivating a learning-centered community. Immerse yourself in our intentional living-learning approach, fostering connections between faculty, staff, and students committed to self-efficacy, inclusive excellence, and professional success.

As the Residential Life Assistant Director, you play a pivotal role in shaping the Residential Education program. Your responsibilities include mentoring and developing team members, serving as a mentor and role model to our residential communities, and actively engaging with students through teaching and training/development.

You'll collaborate with campus and community partners, demonstrating a commitment to the success of our residential communities. Lead a diverse team comprising master's level professionals, administrative support staff, graduate assistants, and over 100 student staff members. Align departmental responsibilities with individual strengths, providing both direct and indirect supervision for optimal team performance.

Utilize assessment data to drive continuous improvement, actively collaborating with the senior leadership team to enhance our living-learning environment. Your role extends to on-call duty rotation, policy enforcement, crisis response, and a strong commitment to lifelong learning and professional development.

Join us in Terre Haute, a welcoming community that complements the enriching experience at Indiana State University. Contribute to the development and implementation of socially-just policies, ensuring safe and accessible living environments for all students. Inclusive excellence is intentionally embodied in every aspect of your practice within the scope of this impactful position. Be part of a team that values excellence and inclusivity, creating a positive impact on both personal and professional growth.

Job Summary:
Responsible for the development of a learning-centered organization that supports the growth of students residing in our communities.

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