Assistant Director of Residence Life

University of Virginia's College at Wise   Wise, VA   Full-time     Hospitality
Posted on March 1, 2023
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Assistant Director of Residence Life

The University of Virginia's College at Wise invites applications for one Assistant Director of Residence Life (ADRL). The ADRL is a 12=month live-on position that reports to the Assistant Dean of Students & Director of Residence Life and is a member of the Student Affairs team. The successful candidate will be an individual who is energetic, dedicated, progressive and student centered.

The ADRL will also oversee the development, implementation of the Living and Learning Community (LLC) Program on campus in conjunction with the Assistant Dean of Students & Director of Residence Life. The ADRL also provides leadership to one of 2 residential communities on campus, which includes the supervision of 10-15 Resident Advisors (RAs) who are student paraprofessional employees and approximately 250 residents.

The ADRL will also assist with RA staff recruitment, selection, and training development; provide support to RAs with conflict mediation and professional development; assessing RA job performances; coordinating RA programming; assisting with facilities management and monthly fire drills; coordinating monthly health and safety inspections; participating in the Dean of Students area on-call rotation; and assisting with the summer Housing program to include summer school and the College's Conferences and Events program. In addition, the ADRL will serve as advisor to The Residence Hall Association on campus. During the summer, the ADRL will also provide assistance to the college Summer Conferencing Program.

The salary for this position is $35,568 with a state benefits package, a two-bedroom apartment, and a full college meal plan.

To apply, please visit Job Opportunities | UVA Wise and complete the online application process attaching a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three references. UVA Wise is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer committed to excellence through diversity. Women, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.


Employee fulfills duties as a “responsible employee” under Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972.  A Responsible employee includes any employee:  who has the authority to take action to redress sexual violence; who has been given the duty of reporting incidents of sexual violence or any other misconduct by students to the Title IX Coordinator or other appropriate school designee; or whom a student could reasonably believe has this authority or duty.


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