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Area Director for Engagement (Internal Employment Opportunity)

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Please see Special Instructions for more details.

<b>This is an Internal Employment Opportunity. </b>

To ensure full consideration, applications must be received by 12/07/2021. Applications will continue to be accepted after the full consideration date, until a sufficient applicant pool has been achieved or the position is filled. The closing date is subject to change without notice to candidates.?

When applying you will be required to attach the following electronic documents:

1) A resume/CV; and 

2) A cover letter indicating how your qualifications and practice have prepared you for this position.

You will also be required to submit the names of at least three professional references, their e-mail addresses and telephone numbers as part of the application process.

For additional information Contact Us by:  Christopher Hughbanks at 541-737-8856 or christopher.hughbanks@oregonstate.edu

OSU is committed to the health of our local and global community. All employees and students are required to comply with the university's COVID-19 Vaccination Program. Please visit https://covid.oregonstate.edu/ for additional information about OSU's plans for safety and success, as well as options for compliance with the vaccination program.

OSU commits to inclusive excellence by advancing equity and diversity in all that we do. We are an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, and particularly encourage applications from members of historically underrepresented racial/ethnic groups, women, individuals with disabilities, veterans, LGBTQ community members, and others who demonstrate the capability to help us achieve our vision of a diverse and inclusive community.

The anticipated starting income will be $41,496-$75,516.

This position is designated as a critical or security-sensitive position; therefore, the incumbent must prosperously complete a criminal history check and be determined to be position qualified as per OSU Standard 576-055-0000 et seq. Incumbents are required to self-report convictions and those in youth programs may have additional criminal history checks every 24 months. Offers of employment are contingent upon meeting all minimum qualifications including the criminal history check requirement.

Position Details

Department Univ Housing and Dining (MHD)
Position Title Manager 1-Student Servs
Job Title Area Director for Engagement (Internal Employment Opportunity)
Appointment Type Administrative/Professional Faculty
Job Location Corvallis
Position Appointment Percent 100
Appointment Basis 12
Faculty Status Regular
Tenure Status N/A
Pay Method income
Recommended Full-Time income Range $41,496-$75,516
Position Summary <b>This is an Internal Employment Opportunity </b>

The University Housing and Dining Department is seeking an Area Director for Engagement. This is a full-time 1.0 FTE, 12-month, professional faculty position.

Area Directors are employees of Residential Education, a unit of University Housing & Dining Services (UHDS). Supervised by an Associate or adjunct Director, the Area Director is a 12-month, live-on professional responsible for the administration of a functional area within Residential Education with direction from an adjunct or Associate Director as well as the direct oversight of an area of campus, which includes the supervision of Resident Directors within that area. The Area Director for Engagement (ADE) supports the adjunct Director for Community and leadership abilities Development in the implementation and management of the Unit's leadership abilities and programming initiatives, which can include oversight of the community development plan, advising of student leadership abilities groups, and/ or department and campus-wide programming. The ADE supervises professional and student staff in creating communities that promote safety, care, inclusivity, and the pursuit of educational endeavors that support student persistence, completion, and advancement all over and beyond their university practice.

Residential Education Staff are committed to improving health, creating transformative learning environments, and equalizing success for all of our residential students. The values of the department as a whole include trust and respect, community, shared leadership abilities, authentic relationships, creativity and innovation, and stewardship.

UHDS' vision is to engage our students, enrich their lives, and help them flourish and thrive. UHDS strives to provide students, faculty, staff, and guests with safe, economical, convenient, and comfortable living and dining options, and the department works to maintain the highest educational and service standards. On the Corvallis Campus UHDS houses 5,000 students and offers a variety of living and dining options in 15 residence halls, three dining centers, two coffee shops, a market, and apartments. UHDS is an auxiliary enterprise and is funded solely by customers who use our services - we receive no State or General fund allocation. UHDS is committed to an appreciation for diversity, and fosters an open, respectful, and enjoyable living, learning, and working environment.

Personal and professional commitments to providing excellent customer service and creating inclusive environments are core values of UHDS. This position will adhere to all OSU and UHDS policies and procedures, and applicable laws both on and off campus.

Position tasks 25% Functional Area Responsibilities
Area Directors serve the Residential Education Unit and University Housing & Dining Services by providing specific support to one of the functional areas of one of the Associate or adjunct Directors from Residential Education. Some of this work is negotiable and dependent on the needs of the department and/ or the respective adjunct Director. The Area Director for Engagement may support their respective manager and the department by:
   » Assist in developing, managing, and implementing the Residential Curricular Initiatives connected to the Community Development Plan
   » Meet with Resident Directors to support, coach, and guide the implementation of their residential curricular initiatives
   » Advise or co-advise the Residence Hall Association (RHA), National Residence Hall Honorary (NRHH), and/ or Area Councils (ACs)
   » Provide training on advising and leadership abilities expertise, processes, and protocols
   » Coordinate the staffing, attendance tracking, and assessment of the late night community development initiatives in partnership with Student affairs partners
   » Create and manage systems to track staff members' efforts in community development in partnership with the adjunct Director

25% Supervision
Area Directors provide direct job supervision to one or more professional live-in staff members.

In regards to supervision, the ADE will
   » Participate in the recruitment, selection, and training of professional and student staff members for the department
   » Provide leadership abilities and indirectly supervise one or more student staff teams
   » Direct staff in the context of the department culture and the contractual and stated goals of the respective position
   » Design and implement fall training sessions as well as on-going training and development for staff members all over the academic year
   » Communicate performance standards to staff and provide evaluations in a manner that is consistent with department and university timelines
   » Complete, properly document, and follow up on any performance improvement requirements, up to and including recommending dismissal, and covering grievances in collaboration with unit leadership abilities
25% Community Development & Standards
Area Directors are integral to the community development and standards within the residence halls. They provide general direction and support to their respective area's community development plans. They may advise or provide guidance to student leadership abilities groups located in their areas. Area Directors also provide case management for conduct and care within their respective areas, collaborating with their peers and in consultation of the adjunct Director for Care and Community Standards. Area Directors also serve as conduct agents.

In regards to community development planning, the ADE will
   » Meet with Resident Directors to support, coach, and guide the implementation of their residential curricular initiatives
   » Review systems to track staff members' efforts in community development
   » Assist in the implementation of professional and student staff community development and leadership abilities education training
   » Serve as a resource and referral agent for students' development needs
   » Promote and function model the values of social justice, equity, and inclusion
   » Support and meet the needs of all traditionally underrepresented student(s) (e.g., international, Muslim, LGBT students) and assist professional and student staff to do the same
In regards to Care and Community Standards work, the ADE will
   » Serve as a conduct agent for Residential Education, working collaboratively with department and campus partners to uphold the Code of Student Conduct and the UHDS Policy Guide, administering conduct meetings, and applying appropriate, educational sanctions when students are found in violation of institutional policies and rules
   » Review incident reports originating in the residence halls and provide case management for their area of responsibility. This entails reading and assessing reports, assigning cases to Resident Directors, and tracking Resident Director progress in case completion
   » Educate the community about university policies and regulations
   » Identify potential violations of codes, policies, and regulations
   » Document potential violations
   » Be responsible for the timely and accurate management of their own caseloads, from initiating a hearing through sanction tracking and case completion
10% Administration
Area Directors serve the Residential Education unit with direction from an adjunct or Associate Director by providing general support to the unit's broader processes. Area Directors also share leadership abilities and responsibility with the other units within UHDS to provide support and a number of services to students so that they can thrive.

In regards to general support to Residential Education responsibilities, the ADE will
   » Participate and possibly chair department committees and work groups
   » Represent Residential Education and UHDS at university programs and events
   » Assist in the recruitment, selection, and training of professional and paraprofessional staff
   » Respond in a timely manner to email, phone calls, and other types of communication
   » Utilize computer expertise and technology to accomplish job responsibilities
   » Manage organizational budgets in compliance with department and University purchasing guidelines
In regards to collaboration with other units within the department, the ADE will
   » Assist in the recruitment of new students and the retention of current students
   » Implement assessment plans to assess the desired objectives, learning results, and goals for the department
   » Educate and work with students and staff on maintenance and occupancy processes
   » Manage the opening and closing processes for their respective areas of responsibility
   » Follow all protocols related to inventory, damage, billing, keys, fire safety, and building security
10% Crisis Management & Conflict Resolution
Area Directors participate in a campus-wide duty system, which provides rotating coverage for a 5,000-bed residence hall community, 100-unit family housing complex, and 245 beds in the Gem. On and off-duty, Area Directors manage crisis and conflict within the campus community as Information technology arises.

The ADE will
   » Mediate or facilitate conversations between conflicting parties in a way that preserves individual dignity, protects individual and community rights, and fosters learning and development
   » Educate on resources, strategies, and resolution options for those who are in conflict and makes appropriate referrals as needed
   » Participate in community and crisis management by identifying and responding to potential and active risks
   » Inform students of expected behavior and actions during crises
   » Participate in meetings, planning sessions, and simulations aimed at preventing and preparing problematic incidents
5% Other tasks As Assigned

Minimum/Required Qualifications
   » Master's degree in College Student Services, Educational leadership abilities, or related field
   » Two years of professional practice within Student Affairs
   » Demonstrated capability to manage priorities and tasks
   » Demonstrated staff supervision expertise
   » Demonstrated capability to establish and maintain partnerships with university staff and faculty
   » Demonstrated commitment to promoting and enhancing diversity
   » Demonstrated expertise and/or practice required to manage crisis response
   » Basic competence with technology (e-mail, word processing, social media websites, spreadsheets, and databases)
   » This position is designated as a critical or security-sensitive position; therefore, the incumbent must prosperously complete a criminal history check and be determined to be position qualified as per OSU Standard 576-055-0000 et seq. Incumbents are required to self-report convictions and those in youth programs may have additional criminal history checks every 24 months.

Preferred (Special) Qualifications
   » Two or more years of professional practice in Operations and/ or Residential Education
   » practice working with underrepresented students on a college campus
   » Demonstrated capability to communicate clearly and effectively both orally and in written form
   » capability to foster the development of students or groups of students through student group or organization advisement
   » practice implementing an assessment strategy and analyzing the effectiveness of curricular initiatives, programs and/ or engagement initiatives for residential students
   » practice with planning and/ or leading campus-wide events

Working Conditions / Work Schedule Because of the nature of the position and the need to respond frequently and quickly to incidents across campus, a furnished apartment and meal plan are provided to the employee as a convenience to the department and institution. Pets are allowed with certain limitations. This position often works irregular hours and requires frequent night and weekend work.

This position requires a clear and unambiguous commitment to compliance of all National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) regulations for Division I (FBS) universities. Yes

Posting Number P05033UF
Number of Vacancies 1
Anticipated Appointment Begin Date 01/05/2022
Anticipated Appointment End Date
Posting Date 11/24/2021
Full Consideration Date 12/01/2021
Closing Date 12/08/2021
Indicate how you intend to recruit for this search Competitive / Internal
Special Instructions to candidates <b>This is an Internal Employment Opportunity. </b>

To ensure full consideration, applications must be received by 12/07/2021. Applications will continue to be accepted after the full consideration date, until a sufficient applicant pool has been achieved or the position is filled. The closing date is subject to change without notice to candidates.?

When applying you will be required to attach the following electronic documents:

1) A resume/CV; and

2) A cover letter indicating how your qualifications and practice have prepared you for this position.

You will also be required to submit the names of at least three professional references, their e-mail addresses and telephone numbers as part of the application process.

For additional information Contact Us by: Christopher Hughbanks at 541-737-8856 or christopher.hughbanks@oregonstate.edu

OSU is committed to the health of our local and global community. All employees and students are required to comply with the university's COVID-19 Vaccination Program. Please visit https://covid.oregonstate.edu/ for additional information about OSU's plans for safety and success, as well as options for compliance with the vaccination program.

OSU commits to inclusive excellence by advancing equity and diversity in all that we do. We are an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, and particularly encourage applications from members of historically underrepresented racial/ethnic groups, women, individuals with disabilities, veterans, LGBTQ community members, and others who demonstrate the capability to help us achieve our vision of a diverse and inclusive community.

The anticipated starting income will be $41,496-$75,516.

This position is designated as a critical or security-sensitive position; therefore, the incumbent must prosperously complete a criminal history check and be determined to be position qualified as per OSU Standard 576-055-0000 et seq. Incumbents are required to self-report convictions and those in youth programs may have additional criminal history checks every 24 months. Offers of employment are contingent upon meeting all minimum qualifications including the criminal history check requirement.

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Job Location: Corvallis, Oregon
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Post Date: 11/25/2021 / Viewed 3 times
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Company: Oregon State University
Contact Email: christopher.hughbanks@oregonstate.edu


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