Assistant Director of Residence Life – AAU


Are you excited by planning and delivering business excellence? Do you love solving complex problems? Are you a team player who thrives on collaboration with colleagues? Do you want to be part of building a high performing team and developing talent for the future?

Campus Living Villages (CLV) aspires to set the global standard in student accommodation. As a business we go beyond providing quality buildings and facilities, working to create exciting communities, learning opportunities and memories for our residents that last a lifetime.

Our Core Values CLV’s goal is to CREATE a culture that we all enjoy working within by following the below values. It is expected for all CLV employees to demonstrate the values listed below on a day to day basis:

Community: Be part of the ONE team and pursue the team goal.

Respect: Be tolerant and accepting of colleagues and customers and don’t manipulate, demean or mistreat people.

Equality: Endeavour to treat everyone the same, regardless of their role.

Accountability: Work hard, work smart and don’t blame others.

Trust: Be forthright, candid and deliver on your promises.

Enthusiasm: Be passionate in what you do and give 100%.


Key Accountabilities

  • Oversee the operations of a residence hall community consisting of 200-500 resident
    students that are conducive to student development and academic success.
  • Supervises 4-8 student resident assistants.
  • Actively participates in recruitment, selection, training, recognition and formal evaluation
    of the resident assistant team.
  • Completes administrative tasks within the residential areas including report writing, room
    condition reports, damage billing and program tracking.
  • Coordinate the opening and closing of residence halls, maintain occupancy records,
    building inventories, and key control.
  • Submits maintenance and housekeeping requests and works to ensure a safe and
    healthy living environment.

Residence Life

  • Oversee the planning, implementation, and evaluation of programming offered by
    resident assistants with a focus on social needs, academic success and diversity
  • Encourages student accountability for the Student Code of Conduct by serving as a
    hearing officer for students referred for policy violations, determining responsibility and
    assigning sanctions.
  • Serves in Resident Director on Call duty rotation which may require working evening,
    weekend or holiday hours.
  • Handle emergencies or problem situations in an efficient and effective manner to ensure
    the safety and well-being of residents.
  • Foster a collaborative working relationship with housekeeping and maintenance staff to
    maintain a positive living environment for building residents.
  • Have a comprehensive knowledge of services available to students within the university
    and the local community; Make referrals as necessary


  • Bachelor’s degree and one to two years post-baccalaureate experience in student
    housing/residence life required.
  • Demonstrated experience in community development, crisis response and student staff
  • Experience working with diverse populations and/or educating students on issues related
    to pluralism strongly preferred.


  • 2-3 year experience in housing/residential life.
  • Bachelors required, Master’s degree in student affairs, higher education administration, education or related field preferred.


  • This position is a 12-month live-on full-time position. Accommodations include an
    unfurnished apartment with basic utilities (cable tv not provided) and a meal plan for use
    when university dining facilities are open. This individual will be required to participate
    in on-call duty rotation and work weekends during peak periods.

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