General Summary of Position:
The Associate Director of Residential Education for Recruitment and Development (ADRD) is a senior member of both the Residence Life central office staff and of the Residential Education leadership team. Utilizing the tenants of equity and inclusion to guide their daily work, the ADRD assists the Director of Residential Education (DRE) in supporting the implementation of an inclusive, dynamic, and comprehensive residential community that houses approximately 5,000 students.
Primary areas of responsibility for the ADRD include the direct supervision of professional Area Coordinators and Resident Directors. The ADRD is also responsible for the indirect supervision of graduate fellow and student staff in their assigned residential supervision area. In consultation with the DRE, the ADRD is charged with leading the overall development and execution of an inclusive, comprehensive recruitment and development plan for professional, graduate and student staff positions. The ADRD is the Residential Education leadership team member responsible for directing the department’s staff recruitment and development committee(s).
The ADRD is charged with management and coordination of Residence Life’s student conduct process and outreach for students of concern (STARs) cases. The ADRD will serve as a member of the university’s STARs committee in conjunction with the DRE. The ADRD will also represent Residence Life at meetings and initiatives with campus partners involving in student behavior, students of concern, and mental health.
Additionally, the ADAP has a primary functional responsibility for building and maintaining collegial partnerships with the Office of Student Conduct, Dean of Students, the Counseling Center, UMLPD, and Human Resources. Through their commitment to equity and inclusion, the ADAP will work to create a welcoming space for students and staff within our residential community.
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Minimum Qualifications (Required):