|Associate Dean, Residential Life|
Company: Massachusetts Institutes of Technology
Location: Cambridge, MA
Employment Type: Full Time
Date Posted: 01/20/2021
Expire Date: 03/20/2021
Job Categories: Education, Collegiate Faculty, Staff, Administration
Associate Dean, Residential Life|
Associate Dean, Residential Life
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
MIT Residential Life Programs seeks an Associate Dean for residential life to provide strategic direction and leadership in establishing educational priorities and programming goals to support community building and individual student growth and development in undergraduate halls and houses in Residential Life. This position will work in partnership with undergraduate house teams to support them in their work with students, acclimate and offer continuing education opportunities for graduate resident advisors and resident peer mentors, supervise the live-in associate and assistant director staff, promote faculty involvement, provide leadership development for students and staff, enhance community building, promote student learning in the residence halls and houses, and oversee Residential Education first-year programs. This role will also ensure the delivery of results with respect to educational initiatives in the residence halls and partner with Graduate Residential Life to ensure continuous and consistent program efforts in Residential Life at MIT.
Must be available to provide support for off-hours, weekends, and/or holidays as required.
Interested candidates may apply online at Interested candidates may apply online at https://hr.mit.edu/careers. Please reference job number 19202.
• Bachelor’s degree in related field, masters degree preferred.
• At least seven years’ progressively responsible experience in student affairs, preferably in the design, coordination, and evaluation of residential life programs.
• Experience supervising full-time professional staff and proven ability to work collaboratively, raise issues, and facilitate decisions.
• Understanding of student development and cultural change.
• Ability to work and lead in a cross-functional, fast-paced, educational environment.
• Excellent organizational, collaboration, interpersonal and written and oral communication skills.
• Demonstrated ability to influence others.
• Experience working with diverse student populations.
• Thorough knowledge of student life and higher education
• Demonstrated success in the development of professional staff, and direct knowledge of and experience working with residential communities is preferred.
Company Name: Massachusetts Institutes of Technology
MIT is an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, ancestry, or national or ethnic origin. MIT’s full policy on nondiscrimination can be found at https://policies.mit.edu/policies-procedures/90-relations-and-responsibilities-within-mit-community/92-nondiscrimination