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Boston University AREA DIRECTOR, Division of Student Life, Residence Life in BOSTON, Massachusetts

AREA DIRECTOR, Division of Student Life, Residence Life 



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Grade 46

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Job Description

The Area Director is responsible for creating a residential environment that fosters academic achievement, student development, and community development. Manage a range of department-wide projects and assignments that support the work of the Associate Director of Residence Life for Student & Staff Development. Manage the day-to-day operations of the local residence life office, provide support and supervision to the staff and maintain various office records, including private student information. Ensure that living and common spaces are safe, clean, and functional for students. Regulate student conduct by enforcing residential rules and regulations, serve as a judicial officer, respond to urgent and emergency situations, intervene in conflict situations and serve on a senior staff on-call rotation.

This position is eligible for Boston University's generous benefits package including health, dental, retirement, and more!

Required Skills

B.A./B.S. required, Master's preferred, and two years of experience. Public presentation, written communication, and event planning skills. Strong customer service orientation and attention to detail. Organizational and problem-solving skills. Ability to display good judgment in pressure situations. Ability to effectively interact with and support diverse constituencies. Understanding of the cultural, social, and educational needs of a culturally diverse student residential community. PLEASE INCLUDE COVER LETTER IN ORDER TO BE CONSIDERED.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.