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Director of Residence Life

Clarke University

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ID: 25823

Posted On 12/13/2022

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At Clarke University, we look for individuals who lead from the heart and embrace our values of education, charity, justice, and freedom. By creating a community focused on care, we empower everyone at Clarke to do and be their best. We offer meaningful work, a safe and friendly work environment, and an outstanding benefits package including tuition remission, paid holidays vacation and sick time, and extensive professional development opportunities. So, if you're looking for a place you can make a positive impact, we hope you'll consider our One Clarke, One Community.

Clarke University is currently recruiting for the position of Director of Residence Life. The Director of Residence Life is responsible for providing leadership and strategic direction for a comprehensive residence life department with a focus on creating a vibrant living-learning environment.  This position is responsible for administration, assessment, programming, policies, communications, services, and personnel. The Director of Residence Life leads the Residence Life staff, including assistant director, resident assistants and professional on-call staff.

Qualifications: Master’s degree in Student Personnel or related field, successful and progressively responsible professional experience in residence life/campus housing, strong organizational skills, a collaborative working style, high energy, good interpersonal and supervisory skills and the desire to work in a small, Catholic college environment is preferred.  Experience with diversity and inclusion on a college campus is a plus.

This is a full-time, twelve-month, live-in position. Remuneration includes salary, University benefits and house. Review of resumes will begin on January 3, 2023 and will continue until the position is filled.

Clarke University is committed to fostering a welcoming campus community that celebrates the unique contributions of each person and promotes an inclusive learning environment.  Clarke University does not discriminate against any employee or any applicant for employment because of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), national origin, age, disability or genetic information.

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Dubuque, IA

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Clarke University is a leading independent, coeducational, Catholic university with majors in the liberal arts, sciences and professional programs at the undergraduate and graduate level.   Founded in 1843 by the Sisters of Charity of the Blessed Virgin Maryin Dubuque, Iowa, Clarke University is an intimate learning community that lives practically by four Core Values: Education, Charity, Justice, and Freedom. These values emanate from its founder, Mary Frances Clarke, the Sisters of Charity of the Blessed Virgin Mary, and those who follow their example to provide learning experiences that are relevant and forward looking. The Clarke Compass, designed for undergraduate students, integrates the liberal arts, experiential learning, major courses of study, cocurricular offerings and the Core Values to produce career-and life-ready graduates who service the Common Good, defined as that which all members of society need in order to live healthy, fulfilling lives.

Clarke University is committed to fostering a welcoming campus community that celebrates the unique contributions of each person and promotes an inclusive learning environment. To this end, we strive to respect diversity, practice inclusion and seek equity.

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