Department of Residence Life
Assistant Director

Job Details:
The Department of Residence Life seeks applicants for the position of Assistant Director. Start date for the position is January 2, 2014. This is a full-time, professional staff position in the residence life program, which serves 3700 students in twelve residence halls.

A Bachelor's degree is required and a Masters degree (i.e. College Student Personnel Administration, Higher Education) is preferred. Candidates must demonstrate a commitment to or experience with racially diverse populations and an awareness of and sensitivity to diverse student populations. Five or more years of full-time, progressively responsible experience in areas outlined in the position description in a Residence Life/ University Housing setting is required. The successful candidate must demonstrate ability to provide vision and initiative within areas of responsibility and work effectively with students and staff. This position will involve some evening and weekend work.

Responsibilities are related to supervision of four full time resident directors and indirect supervision of the student staff assigned to them. The individual hired into this position will as second level conduct officer, and will direct overall facilitation of student staff recruitment and training, residence hall living and learning programming efforts, departmental issues education efforts, and serve as a member of a four person central staff team.

Campus Information:
The University of Wisconsin-Platteville, founded in 1866, enrolls about 8,000 students in 42 baccalaureate and 6 master's programs. It possesses institutional strengths in middle level education, engineering, industrial technology, agriculture, criminal justice and business. The campus is located in Southwest Wisconsin's largest and most historic community. The region offers excellent school systems, high quality medical and hospital facilities, outstanding recreational opportunities, and vibrant businesses and industries. UW-Platteville is a cultural and educational center for the Tri-State region of Illinois, Iowa and Wisconsin.

Special Notes:
The University of Wisconsin-Platteville, an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, seeks to build a diverse faculty and staff and encourages applications from women and persons of color. The names of nominees and applicants who have not requested in writing that their identities be kept confidential, and of all finalists, will be released upon request. A criminal background check is required for employment. Applicants must be legally entitled to work in the U.S. at time of hire.

In compliance with the Clery Act of 1998, the University of Wisconsin-Platteville Crime Statistics Report is available for review. Call the UW-Platteville Campus Police Office at 608-342-1584 for a paper copy of the annual report.

To Ensure Consideration:
To ensure full consideration applications must be received by November 15, 2013. Applications will be accepted until position is filled.

To Apply:
Qualified applicants are required to submit a letter of application addressing each of the skills required for the position; a current resume; a list of three references (name, address and telephone number); and a separate statement describing a history of working with or demonstrated commitment to addressing issues of race, gender, sexual orientation, disability, and/or other issues of historic marginalization. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Please direct questions to:
Janet Dargel
Administrative Assistant
Royce Hall
Telephone: 608.342.1845

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