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16 Oct 2015

Full-Time Associate Director of Housing and Residence Life Marketing and Business Operatio

Ohio University – Posted by SACJobs Athens, Ohio, United States

Job Description

Ohio University
Associate Director of Housing and Residence Life Marketing
and Business Operations

Established in 1804, Ohio University is the oldest public
institution of higher learning in the state of Ohio. The
beautiful, historic campus is located in the rolling
foothills of Southeast Ohio in the quintessential college
town of Athens. With over 17,000 undergraduates and more
than 4,700 graduate and professional students enrolled from
all 50 states and nearly 100 foreign countries, the
residential campus is a vibrant and diverse learning community.

Under the direction of the Director of Business Operations,
the Associate Director will direct and manage all aspects of
the housing application process, housing assignment process
and residential meal plans. Develop and provide direct
oversight of software implementations and advancements,
solution integrations and data management of all
departmental technological systems for Residence Life,
Business Operations and Conference Services. Develop and
manage all related service communications and marketing
initiatives for the multi-functional areas within Housing
and Residence Life.

Primary Accountabilities:
Directs and manages the housing application process for
occupancy management and data integrations. Directs housing
assignment and meal plan selection processes for over 8000
students who reside on campus. Works collaboratively with
Undergraduate Admissions, Culinary Services, deans,
directors and coaches for specialized service needs
(medical, athletic, scholars housing, etc.). Employs
critical decision and problem solving skills to promote the
best student experience. Supervises Housing and Residence
Life central service team. Recommends occupancy and
configuration changes for all 43 residential facilities on
the Ohio University Athens campus and provides functional
support for the Division of Student Affairs, Department of
Housing and Residence Life and Ohio University.

Directs, manages and leads the overall marketing operations
for all units within Residential Housing and acts as the
primary liaison to University Communications & Marketing and
Admissions to develop materials that advances Housing and
Residence Life and Ohio University. Develops and manages a
mixed-media and targeted marketing communication plan
directly impacting and supporting over 8,000 residential
students, prospective students and university guests.
Manages communication and marketing budget to prioritize
departmental projects in alignment with institutional needs.
Supervises Housing and Residence Life communications and
marketing team.

Manages the development, testing, execution and
implementation all departmental technology working with
vendor(s) and internal departments (OIT, Bursar, Registrar,
Culinary, One Card, and Undergraduate Admissions). Evaluates
technical support needs and monitors interfaces with other
university software systems. Facilitates training on
effective technology use in support of departmental needs.

Serves as an advocate for students, staff, and programs as
it relates to residential living, chairs committees and
teams to review new initiatives and trends. Works
collaboratively with Athletics, Learning Communities, and
Special Populations in support of programs and initiatives.

Qualifications:
Master’s degree required.
3-5 years OR at least 3 years of experience.
3-5 years OR at least 3 years of supervisory experience.
Strong interpersonal skills and ability to develop campus
partnerships.
Strong communication skills and ability to utilize social
media strategies.
Ability to resolve complex issues with technology is
essential which requires sound knowledge of internal housing
solutions as well as interfaces with campus wide solutions.
Application Process:

Review of applications will begin on Tuesday, October 27,
2015 and will continue until the position is filled. To
submit an online application with Ohio University, include a
position-specific cover letter, resume, and three
professional references (one must be current supervisor),
please visit http://www.ohiouniversityjobs.com/postings/16036

 

REQUIREMENTS
Start Date: 12/1/2015 – Approximate
Education: Master’s Degree Required
Work Experience: 3-5 Years

How to Apply

Contact Info: To submit an online application with Ohio University, include a position-specific cover letter, resume, and three professional references (one must be current supervisor), please visit http://www.ohiouniversityjobs.com/postings/16036 For additional information or questions, please contact Jneanne Hacker, Director of Business and Conference Services, at (740) 593-4085 or hackerjn@ohio.edu.

Job Categories: Marketing / Social Media and Residence Life and Housing. Job Types: Full-Time. Job Tags: Associate Director, Housing and Residence Life, and Marketing. Salaries: TBD - Based on Experience.

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