Primary Purpose of Position
The Area Director oversees the management of a cluster of 2 to 4 residence halls supervises a minimum of 3 professional full time staff members. Serves as an educator and resource to challenge and support student growth and development. This is a full-time, 12 month position with on-call responsibilities.
Primary Function of Organizational Unit
The primary purpose of the Housing and Residence Life department is to provide housing accommodations and a certain quality of life for approximately 3900 students. To provide living accommodations which are clean, safe, healthy, and comfortable while enhancing a certain quality of life, which supports the academic mission of North Carolina A&T State University. The Residence Life program is designed to provide an environment which supports students in their academic pursuits, encourages interpersonal development, and offers opportunities for individual growth and challenge. To provide a quality of life for on campus students through a clean, safe, educational environment. Responsible for the overall leadership and management of all residence halls, the assignments of rooms, occupancy status of halls, housekeeping needs, maintenance concerns, and budgets, including operating and programming.
A bachelor’s degree from a four-year college or university; two or more years of progressively responsible experience in residence life or higher education required. The ideal candidate will demonstrate commitment to community and student development; possess excellent oral and written communication skills; have working knowledge of computer applications such as Microsoft Office and Google Drive; and be able to understand and operate all electronic assessments and applications used in student life.
Preferred Years Experience, Skills, Training, Education
- Masters degree in Student Affairs, Higher Education Administration or related field
- 3+ years experience in Residence Life
- Must be on campus for staff training, opening and closing of the academic year and major University events