Director - Residence Life | Austin, Texas

Position Overview:

The Director of Residence Life is responsible for the overall development and implementation of a dynamic Residence Life program which will provide both students and parents with an enhanced living experience at American Campus communities nationwide.  The Director is responsible for creating and executing a strategic vision for the department and will work collaboratively with on-site staff members, the Operations team and other functional business departments at American Campus Communities (ACC) to meet established goals and objectives.  The position will focus on recruiting, training, and developing high-quality student staff that falls in line with core American Campus Communities (ACC) culture and elite standards while establishing corporate partnerships that enrich the American Campus Communities (ACC) event/programming platform and marketing strategies.  Some travel may be required.

 

Critical Duties:

  • Responsible for driving the Department forward with a strategic vision, objectives, and initiatives that compliment American Campus and the Residence Life Objectives.           
  • Provide Residence Life support for communities and Operations staff while maintaining consistent communication.
  • Create dynamic Residence Life campaigns that engage our residents, parents, and prospects throughout the leasing cycle.                                         
  • Oversee the hiring, training, and development of on-site Residence Life staff and others as necessary.  
  • Develop programming models to fit the needs, goals and values of our communities and university partners.
  • Have strong working knowledge of trends and initiatives in Higher Education.

We are passionate about our work and building community.

  • Our people are devoted to a culture of inclusion, diversity, and equality in the workplace and our communities. We are committed to intentionally executing an evolving set of goals specific to inclusion, diversity, and accountability, driven by empathetic leadership and embraced by all.
  • The core of American Campus culture involves everyone being fully invested in everything that we do down to picking up the smallest piece of trash. No matter their position or duration at any given property, everyone picks up trash because we take pride in our community.
  • Serve as an American Campus representative and liaison in all interactions.
  • Certain activities involved in this position may be photographed and/or video and audio recorded for quality control and/or training purposes. Compliance with the Photo, Video and Voice Recording Policy is a condition of employment.

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