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7 May 2015

Full-Time Area Director, Residential and Commuter Life

SACJobs Columbus, Ohio, United States

Job Description

Capital University’s Residential and Commuter Life Office
is seeking an Area Director. This individual is
responsible for promoting student learning and success
and works collaboratively with other campus departments
to maximize the potential of residence halls to impact
student growth and development. This individual assists
in providing overall administration of their assigned
buildings, including enforcement of University
regulations/policies, Resident Assistant selection,
training, and supervision, educational programming,
conflict resolution, and administrative/facilities

Primary roles and responsibilities:
• Administer residential areas, including the
opening and closing of the residence halls.
• Provide personal and academic support for
residential students.
• Serve as a resource regarding university and
community services to assist students.
• Supervise multiple paraprofessional staff
regarding community development and programming.
• Participate in the planning and implementation of
staff selection, training, and on-going development.
• Manage building occupancy through the
administration of roommate resolution meetings and room
• Ensure the safety and appearance of the residence
halls through the maintenance of room and building keys,
housekeeping reports, and facilities work tickets.
• Adjudicate residence hall level student conduct
incidents and implement educational sanctions for
• Participate in an on-call rotation to provide
leadership during emergency or crisis situations in
cooperation in Public Safety.
• Lead a major departmental project or participate
in a collateral assignment within the Division of
Academic and Student Affairs.

• Master’s degree preferred in Higher Education,
College Student Personnel, Educational Administration, or
an equivalent combination of education and experience is
• Excellent skills in using Microsoft Office Suite,
including Word, Access, Excel, and Outlook. Ability to
learn Datatel.
• Ability to handle sensitive information and
maintain confidentiality.
• Ability to solve practical problems and deal with
a variety of situations.
• Excellent professional verbal and written
communication skills.
• Required to live in one of the University owned
residence halls

This position is a 12 month position, which includes a
furnished apartment and full board plan. The anticipated
start date is July 1, 2015. Priority for consideration
will be given to those materials received on or before
May15, 2015.

Capital University offers a rich benefits package that
includes medical, dental, retirement, family education
benefits, long-term disability, life insurance and free

For more information on Capital University, visit our
website at
Capital University is an equal opportunity employer.
Qualified minorities, women, and persons with
disabilities are encouraged to apply.


Start Date:     7/1/2015 – Approximate
Education:      Master’s Degree Preferred
Work Experience:      0-2 Years

How to Apply

Contact Info:       Please send resume, cover letters, and contact information for three professional references electronically to: Area Director Search Committee

Job Types: Full-Time. Job Tags: Area Director, Commuter Life, and Residential. Salaries: TBD - Based on Experience.


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