Assistant Director, Housing Operations

Rider University

Lawrenceville, NJ

ID: 7106201 (Ref.No. 22J500113)
Posted: July 22, 2022
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Position Description

Rider University invites applications for an Assistant Director of Housing Operations, who will be a part of the leadership team responsible for a residential population of over 2,000 students across 15 residential facilities, with a primary focus on managing operations. The primary responsibilities of the Assistant Director include occupancy management, room and board assignments, room selection, damage billing, strategic marketing and facilities maintenance, and systems management. The Assistant Director additionally provides direct collaborative leadership for fraternity and sorority housing on campus, and serves in a campus-wide on-call capacity for emergency response. This position is live-on.
This 12-month position includes a full benefits package, a furnished apartment, and a full meal plan.  

Position Requirements

  • Master’s Degree
  • Three to five years of full-time Residence Life experience providing direct service to students, staff, parents and university partners. 
  • Must be proficient in the use of student information systems, electronic productivity tools and database management. Those tools specific to Higher Education and Housing Operations are highly desirable. 
  • Must be able to multi-task and manage multiple priorities. 
  • Strong math and computational skills. 
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills. 
  • Strong intercultural competency and experience supporting students with diverse identities and backgrounds. 
  • Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills. 
  • Must be able to effectively present information to small and large groups. 
  • Flexibility with work schedule.

Position Preferred Qualifications/Experience

About Rider University

The Rider University community is composed of faculty, staff and students from a wide range of cultural backgrounds. 

Rider University is committed to fostering an inclusive, vibrant living and learning community that embraces students, faculty and staff of all backgrounds and enables them to achieve success. 

Through reflection and open, respectful dialogue, we develop responsible citizens who demonstrate academic understanding and compassion to grow and serve as leaders in a diverse and global world.

Candidates with a demonstrated commitment supportive of the multicultural needs of Rider University and the surrounding community are highly desired.

Rider University has been included as one of the nation’s best universities by US News & World Report and remained in the top tier in the Regional Universities – North category. Additionally, The Princeton Review named Rider among its “Best 387 Colleges” in the nation. Both publications have ranked the University favorably in their respective surveys for more than a decade.

Rider University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer dedicated to excellence through diversity.  

Special Instructions to Applicants

Rider University is committed to diversity. Please provide a statement of your commitment to diversity.

The completion of a background check is required for all new hires.