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Associate Director

Company: Liberty University
Location: Lynchburg
Posted on: November 23, 2021

Job Description:

Posting Number S02973P Classification Title Benefited Salary Position Type Staff Disclaimer Liberty University's hiring practices and EEO Statement are fully in compliance with both federal and state law. Federal law creates an exception to the "religion" component of the employment discrimination laws for religious organizations (including educational institutions), and permits them to give employment preference to members of their own religion. Liberty University is in that category. Position Title Associate Director Does this position require driving? No Contact Contact Phone Ext Contact Email Job Summary/Basic Function The primary responsibility of the Associate Director (AD) of Community Life is to meet with students to address alleged violations of the code of conduct for on-campus and off-campus students. The AD must have a clear understanding of student development theory and practice, policies and procedures relating to student conduct processes, as well as the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA). The AD is personally responsible for providing direction to two to four Resident Directors pertaining to the discipline of students on the residence halls. It is the duty of each AD to keep the Director(s) in the Office of Community Life (OCL) abreast of any discipline, personal, physical, spiritual, or emotional problems involving the student population. Working independently and exercising good judgment and discretion, an AD is directly responsible to and assists the Associate Dean of Students and/or the OCL Director(s) in whatever areas deemed necessary. To ensure an AD is always present in the office during business hours, on-call coverage is assigned on a rotation basis. The on-call schedule is published at the beginning of each semester. Student Affairs personnel are also responsible for updating electronic files and keeping complete and accurate records of student situations. Minimum Qualifications A Master's degree with a concentration in higher education, student development, counseling, or a related field, and experience in student development or related function is required. Strong working knowledge of student issues and educational trends, as they relate to higher education, required. Well-developed communications skills Preferred Qualifications Experience with student development is preferred, related experience considered. Communication and Comprehension Ability to effectively communicate both verbally and in writing to convey clear, well-articulated information. Ability to produce professional level report writing and email composition skills which include an attention to detail, protocol and professional ethics. Ability to understand, speak, and write English in order to convey messages and correspond in an articulate and professional manner. Possess public communication skills that allow professional representation of Liberty University to a variety of business, government and community customers, and associates. Strong organizational skills. Excellent purchasing systems and computer skills. Problem Solving Intuitively able to reason, analyze information and events, and apply judgment in order to solve problems of both a routine and complex nature. Physical and Sensory Abilities Occasionally required to travel to local and campus locations. Frequently required to sit for extended periods to perform desk work or type on a keyboard. Regularly required to hear and speak in order to effectively communicate orally. Occasionally required to stand, walk, and climb stairs to move about the building. Handle materials, reach overhead, kneel or stoop in order to conduct business. Regularly lift 10 or fewer pounds. Work Hours 8:00am - 5:00pm Monday - Friday Occasionally on-call

Keywords: Liberty University, Lynchburg , Associate Director, Executive , Lynchburg, Virginia

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