The Associate Director provides direction for student learning and academic success while coordinating the overall supervisory and programmatic facets for a residential program of approximately 4000 students. The Associate Director is responsible for the direct and indirect recruitment, training and supervision of the Residence Life staff; coordination of leadership programs, learning communities, residential curriculum, academic initiatives, assessment; and assisting individuals with their personal concerns including crisis management. This position is part of the department Leadership Team that assists in goal setting for the department.
The Department of Housing and Residence Life is committed to the total development of the resident within an inclusive community through student government, the residential curriculum, residence hall standards, and supportive learning environments. The program is built on a student learning philosophy that values social justice, community, spiritual and personal growth, and academic success.
The Associate Director is a vital member of the Department of Housing and Residence Life team. Supervised by the Director, the Associate Director is expected to form strong, collaborative relationships within the department and with various campus partners to create innovative practices for the successful implementation of department and division goals. The Associate Director will be expected to work some evenings and weekends determined in conjunction with the Director.
Saint Louis University(SLU) is a private, co-educational Jesuit university located in St. Louis, Missouri, United States. Founded in 1818 by the Most Reverend Louis Guillaume Valentin Dubourg SLU is the oldest university west of the Mississippi River. The University has campuses in St. Louis, Mo. and Madrid, Spain. SLU values academic excellence, life-changing research, compassionate health care, and a strong commitment to faith and service. For nearly 200 years, the University has gone beyond teaching facts and figures, encouraging students to form ideas and identities. Today, SLU students are nearly 14,000 strong. The University has invested vast resources to advance academic programs and enhance the student experience. SLU also is a major research institution where premier researchers tackle local and global challenges. And the University's commitment to community service has earned it national acclaim and bolstered its status as a character-building college.