Mar 17

Department: Student Affairs
Reports to: Dean of Students
Classification: Full-time, Exempt (salaried)
Date Prepared: February 24, 2017

Position Description and Responsibilities:
The Office of Residence Life currently provides housing for approximately 106 residents and serves as a LivingLearning community. Living- Learning Communities involve the residential environment and integrate academic work with outside the classroom experiences. Both student and professional staff are committed to providing programs that support and create strong residential communities. The staff provides programs to meet the social needs of students as well as the educational needs through diversity initiatives, spiritual activities and community service. All of these activities provide opportunities for students to learn about themselves, build relationships with their peers, and develop into engaged, competent, compassionate, and committed citizens.

Living in a residential community can be a difficult transition for some students, therefore we encourage respect for each other and the entire residential community. Further, the office has a commitment and personal responsibility to make sure students are educated about community standards and expectations upon move-in and are held responsible when those standards are violated and inappropriate behavior is exhibited. Through the judicial process, we empower students to understand how their conduct and decisions impact the community which they live. We understand the major role that residential living can play in a student’s overall experience and the team is committed to making a positive impact in that experience.

Essential Duties:

  • Live in the Residence Hall
  • Provide leadership to the residential community.
  • Supervise all residence life staff.
  • Build the residential community and maintain relationships with campus colleagues.
  • Market residence hall living to current and future residents.
  • Manage room assignments.
  • Manage and reviews student housing contracts.
  • Respond to emergencies and crisis situations.
  • Manage the Residence Life Budget.
  • Assess programmatic efforts.
  • Asses overall departmental efforts.
  • Coordinate programs in the residence halls.
  • Participate in, plans, and coordinates 24 hour Duty Rotation schedule.
  • Coordinate and plan all aspects of Resident Assistant Selection and Training.
  • Coordinate and participate in Fall and Winter Move-In, STAR Welcome Weekend, and New Student Orientation.
  • Serves as a Student Conduct Officer for incidents that occur in the residence hall.
  • Manage all office operations for the residence halls.
  • Responsible for managing housing assignments and notification to residents of housing information.
  • Maintains current housing and meal assignments within Datatel.
  • Serve on campus-wide committees.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Masters degree in Student Affairs Administration, Higher Education, or other related field. Strong interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills, demonstrated leadership and supervisory abilities required. This is a Live-In position and the person must be willing to reside in the residence hall. Must have at least one (1) year of residence hall experience at the graduate level at a college or university. Preference for those who have three (3) years experience in residential living at a college or university.

Technology Skills Required:
Must have strong computer skills including experience with database management (including Datatel), project management programs like Microsoft Project; in-depth experience with Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, and Excel and ability to learn additional software programs as needed.

To Apply:

Send resume, cover letter and three employment references to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. (state title of position on subject line). The screening process will continue until a successful candidate is chosen. For information on the College, see www.marygrove.edu

Marygrove College is committed to achieving a faculty and staff that is reflective of its diverse student body, and welcomes and encourages applications from members of communities historically underrepresented in higher education. EOE