The University is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the institution. Applicants are required to include in their cover letter information about how they will further this goal.
The Associate Director for Administrative Services reports to the Director of Residential Life and serves as the chief administrative housing officer for the department, an income/expense unit with an operating budget and annual revenues of more than $40 million that is responsible for housing 5500+ students in 40 residence halls. Responsible for providing leadership across the department in all areas of housing, operations, information technology, and administration to achieve a high level of customer service through streamlined processes that utilize the most current technologies. Responsible for three major administrative areas: housing services, operational excellence, and information technology management. Provides leadership for a team comprised of 17 staff members. Directly responsible for developing and implementing administrative housing services in alignment with departmental and institutional strategic plans and priorities.
Under the leadership of the Associate Director, the Administrative Services Team strives to promote an on-campus residential experience in which students are healthy, engaged, and successful. The Department of Residential Life’s goal is to instill respect and foster a sense of community that creates, promotes, and supports a socially just residential environment. Students, faculty, and staff are provided opportunities to understand, accept, and appreciate each other through various means including conversations, programming, advocacy, education, support, reflection, and relationship-building.
Minimum Qualifications (or equivalent combination of education and experience)
Master’s degree in education, student affairs, business administration, information technology or related field and five years’ experience to include progressively responsible leadership positions within student affairs, particularly housing operations.
Effective leadership and management experience and data-driven decision making. Collaboration, problem-solving, and information technology management experience highly desirable. Excellent communication skills are required, as well as a documented ability to work collaboratively and effectively in teams.
Demonstrated ability to build positive and effective relationships with students, colleagues, senior leaders, and other internal and external partners.
Demonstrated multicultural competence as well as comfort and skill in working with diverse populations. Demonstrated support and commitment to enhancing a diverse campus culture and the student experience.
6-month probationary period
A probationary period may be required, Occasional overtime/weekend hours required
Hiring Min (Represents full-time (12 months, 1.0 FTE) equivalent salary. Must be prorated for jobs less than 12 months or 1.0FTE (Salary/12 x # of months x FTE)): 64000.00
Payband Max (Represents full-time (12 months, 1.0 FTE) equivalent salary. Must be prorated for jobs less than 12 months or 1.0FTE (Salary/12 x # of months x FTE)): 121600.00
Staff Hiring Band: Hiring salary budgeted at low end to mid pay band
Staff Union Code: NU
Open Until Filled: No
Posting Number: S3517PO
Department: Residential Life/30452
Position Number: 001482
Employee FTE: 1.00
Employee Term: 12
The University of Vermont is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other category legally protected by federal or state law. The University encourages applications from all individuals who will contribute to the diversity and excellence of the institution.