Assistant Director of Student Life & Housing

Notice of Vacancy 

Assistant Director of Student Life & Housing


The assistant director of student life & housing is responsible for providing leadership, planning, management and evaluation for the residence life staff, housing administration and student conduct. The assistant director facilitates programming valuation of policies and procedures to encourage a safe and healthy environment for all students. This position serves as a liaison with other departments and works collaboratively with the Physical Plant, Admissions, Academic Advising, Athletics, Bursar, Financial Aid, Food Service and Campus Events.


  • Supervises resident directors and resident assistants.
  • Coordinates training, selection and development of resident directors and resident assistants.
  • Implements the Student Life Survey and evaluation process in fall and spring.
  • Works collaboratively with campus departments on issues, planning and projects.
  • Works collaboratively with the Office of Physical Plant and outside contractors for residential apartment areas.
  • Develops and monitors residence life budget areas.
  • Implements the housing selection process, room assignments.
  • Implements summer housing process.
  • Coordinates summer conference housing with Campus Events.
  • Monitors off-campus exemption process.
  • Adjudicates student conduct violations.
  • Assists Security with campus crime reporting and Cleary Act information.
  • Assists with campus-wide programs, including Mountain Day and Field Day, and Student Life Office theme weeks, Homecoming and Founders Day.
  • Advises student organizations in conjunction with the director of student life & engagement.
  • Participates in New Student Orientation.
  • Serves on various College committees, e.g., Emergency Response Team.
  • Initiates programs designed to build an inclusive environment.
  • Represents the College on necessary community coalitions and consortiums.
  • Provides crisis intervention and assessment for students in need.
  • Oversees and participates in the campus conduct process.
  • Creates and evaluates policies and procedures.
  • Performs other duties as assigned by the director of student life & engagement and/or the vice president for student affairs.


  • Master’s degree in higher education administration or student personnel.
  • Minimum two years progressively responsible experience in higher education.
  • Leadership and supervisory experience.
  • Awareness and experience with budget development and oversight.
  • Three years’ experience as a hall director/area coordinator.
  • Student conduct and crisis management experience.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Possess a valid driver’s license and insurable driving record.


Qualified candidates should submit a letter of interest, resume and three professional references to: (preferred method for applications) or Assistant Director of Student Life & Housing Search, Lake Erie College, 391 W. Washington St., LEC Box 358, Painesville, OH 44077. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Subject to a criminal background check prior to employment. Learn more at EOE