Employment & Leadership

Professional Positions

Before we tell you about the opportunities that could help make you a Sun Devil, it’s important for you to know about University Housing at Arizona State University. Please review the University Housing's About Us page, which will help you see who we are and what guides us in our daily practice of helping students succeed and also to inform you as to where we are headed in the future.

If you want to be a professional Sun Devil at ASU, this section is for you. Below you will find information on our professional positions that provide the overall leadership for the residence hall communities. Along with highlights of each position will be a link to the full position description.

 

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Community Director

The Community Director is a full-time, 12-month, live-on position providing overall leadership and management to a residential college community. Position responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Supervision of Community Assistants (CAs) and Assistant Community Director(s)
  • Developing and implementing educational and social programming
  • Collaborating with a diverse group of students and faculty to develop communities that foster academic excellence and personal growth
  • Assisting with selection, hiring, performance management, and training of staff
  • Overseeing front desk operations
  • Counseling and advising students
  • Crisis management including on call/on duty responsibilities
  • Parent communication
  • Conflict mediation
  • Customer service
  • Maintaining a conducive environment for learning
  • Connecting students to involvement and leadership opportunities
  • Developing and promoting positive citizenship within the community
  • Assisting residents in the development of community standards within the residence hall environment
  • Working with staff of Residential Colleges or Family Housing
  • Developing and maintaining internal and external partnerships with a variety of offices
  • High visibility and student interaction are hallmarks of the Community Director position
  • Visible and supportive promotion of university spirit, pride, and tradition including Sun Devil Athletics events
  • Collaborating with Educational Outreach & Student Services and/or Academic Affairs offices that provide services within the residential college community as part of outreach programs
  • Participating in University Housing and/or University teams and committees

Below is information that will help you to understand how our selection process will work for 2012-2013 vacancies:

  • Candidates will need to apply on-line at www.asu.edu/asujobs to be officially considered for the position.
  • When posted, the human resource title for the position is "Community Coordinator" and will be listed under Job ID # 27739.
  • Once candidates apply on-line, our Community Director search team will review the application and resume.
  • If the search team would like to schedule an interview with the candidate, the Coordinator of Recruitment will outreach to that candidate and schedule the interview to occur at The Placement Exchange 2012 in Phoenix or via the phone.
  • A Community Director candidate must go through two interviews: conference/phone and an on-campus interview.
  • Based upon the conference/phone interview, a decision will be made regarding which candidates will be offered an on-campus interview.
  • Candidates typically stay on campus in a vacant staff apartment and meals are covered by the department.
  • Reimbursement for candidates varies according to an offer being made and accepted or declined, or no offer being made.
  • On Campus Interview (very important information, please read and put in your calendars)
    • We will be identifying select dates in March and April for on-campus Community Coordinator interviews.  Interviewers are typically on-campus for two days.  Stay tuned
    • Multiple candidates will be interviewing on campus each of those dates, but each candidate will have a separate host to provide individual attention.
    • Candidates will be asked to prepare a short presentation as a part of their on-campus interview. The topic will be pre-selected by the committee and communicated to the candidate at the time of the offer for an on-campus interview.

**We are now accepting applications to the Community Director Position! Please read the posting on the ASU Website if you are interested in applying for the position!**

  • 100% FTE - job #27739

 

Assistant Community Director

The Assistant Community Director is 100% time, 12-month, live-on position that is directly supervised by a Community Director and assists in the overall leadership and management to a residential college community:

  • Assist with the selection, training, supervision and evaluation of student staff
  • Directly supervise student staff
  • Counsels, advises, and provides appropriate referrals for residents in need of professional services
  • Coordinates and implements community educational and social programs
  • Responds to crisis situations within residential communities in collaboration with appropriate University agencies
  • Addresses inappropriate student behavior
  • Participates in an on-call duty rotation
  • May serve as the primary advisor to Hall Council
  • May serve as the direct supervisor/manager for a 24-hour front desk
  • Assists with the implementation of academic success initiatives within the residential communities
  • Assists with reporting facilities maintenance problems to ensures building safety and security guidelines are met
  • Conflict mediation
  • Customer service
  • Connecting students to involvement and leadership opportunities
  • Visible and supportive promotion of university spirit, pride, and tradition including Sun Devil Athletics events
  • Developing and promoting inclusive communities
  • Collaborates with Educational Outreach & Student Services and/or Academic Affairs offices that provide services within the residential college community as part of outreach programs
  • Participates in University Housing and/or University teams and committees

Below is information that will help you to understand how our selection process will work for all 2012-2013 vacancies:

  • Candidates will need to apply on-line at www.asu.edu/asujobs to be officially considered for the position.
  • The Human Resource title for the position is "Assistant Community Coordinator" and for Fall 2012 is listed under Job ID #27713.
  • The Community Manager position is classified the same as an Assistant Community Director; therefore, when we conduct interviews for the ACD position, candidates will also be considered for the Community Manager position. If you have a preference in being considered for the Community Manager position you may make note of it in your application cover letter or inform your interview team.
  • Once candidates apply on-line, our ACD/CM search team will review the application and resume.
  • If the search team would like to schedule an interview with the candidate, the Coordinator of Recruitment will outreach to that candidate and schedule the interview to occur at The Placement Exchange 2012 in Phoenix or via the phone.
  • An Assistant Community Director candidate must go through a single interview: conference or phone.
  • Based upon the phone interview, a decision will be made on which candidates will be offered a position.


**We are now accepting applications to the Assistant Community Director Position! Please read the posting on the ASU Website if you are interested in applying for the position!**

• 100% FTE - job #27713

 

Community Manager

The Community Manager position is a 100% time, 12-month, live-on position that provides overall administrative supervision for an apartment community consisting of upperclass residents through the following responsibilities:

  • Supervision of student staff
  • Develop and implement education and social programming
  • Counseling and advising students
  • Developing and maintaining internal and external partnerships with a variety of offices
  • Customer Service
  • Conflict mediation
  • Connecting students to involvement and leadership opportunities
  • Advise Apartment Living Council
  • Collaborate with Office of Student Rights and Responsibilities staff on all behavior related issues
  • Participate in on-call crisis management and emergency coverage rotation
  • Coordinate all Front office services and supervise a student clerical worker

Benefits

The compensation package for the Community Director, Assistant Community Director, and Community Manager, positions include a competitive salary, a fully-furnished apartment, a partial meal plan, professional development funds, and a variety of options in choosing comprehensive health, dental, and additional benefits packages. In addition, staff members can qualify to receive reduced in-state tuition for themselves, their spouses or domestic partners, and dependent children. Please visit our Human Resource website for more information:

Domestic Partner Benefits
ASU offers domestic partner benefits to staff members. Any staff member that wants to participate in the domestic partner benefits will need to ensure that the necessary documentation is completed. Please visit the ASU benefits website to find out more information.

Reduced Tuition
ASU offers a reduced in-state tuition benefit for staff members. Take advantage of the reduced tuition and earn your next degree at ASU. Visit the reduced in-state tuition benefit website to learn more. Consider enrolling in the Higher and Postsecondary Education Master’s and Doctorate program. Check out the Higher Education program brochure.

ASU Affirmative Action & Non-Discrimination Policy

University Housing conducts pre-employment screening for all positions, which includes educational verification, reference checks, and the standard criminal background check, which includes finger printing during the on-campus interview.

It is the policy of Arizona State University (ASU) to provide equal opportunity through affirmative action in employment and educational programs and activities. Discrimination is prohibited on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, disability, and special disabled veteran, other protected veteran, recently separated veteran, or Vietnam era veteran status. Equal employment opportunity includes but is not limited to recruitment, hiring, promotion, termination, compensation, benefits, transfers, university-sponsored training, education, tuition assistance, and social and recreational programs.