Associate Dean of Students and Director of Residence Life

Primary Position Responsibilities: Develop a residential program that supports the liberal arts mission of the college and instills the sense of community that makes PC unique. Select, train, and supervise the performance of two Assistant Directors for Residence Life, one Administrative Assistant and forty-four student staff.

Coordinate housing facility maintenance and development that attracts prospective students, retains enrolled resident students and increases educational success for all students.

Prepare and oversee Residence Life programs and summer programs with annual budgets in excess
of $325,000. Direct policy and programs concerning residence hall security and risk management. Coordinate all aspects of room assignments and building utilization.

Administer the Student Conduct Program as outlined in the Garnet Book. Select, train and advise members of the Student Conduct Board and oversee the Conduct Board hearing process.

Serve as a member of PC Cares crisis intervention team. Coordinate the on-call staff responsibilities, training, and schedules for all levels of on-call staff.

Qualifications and Expectations: A minimum of a master’s degree in higher education or similar program and seven years of professional and progressively increasing responsibility in housing and residential life leadership and management. The successful candidate will have excellent organizational, administrative, financial and interpersonal skills, and a demonstrated commitment to students. This position involves frequent night and weekend responsibilities which require the Associate Dean/Director to live in close proximity to the campus.

About Presbyterian College: Presbyterian College, a selective national liberal arts college with 1120 Arts and Sciences students and 310 Pharmacy School students, seeks candidates for the Director of Residence Life/Associate Dean of Students position. The Director/Associate Dean is responsible to the Vice President of Campus Life and Dean of Students for the continued development of residential programs and services, the student conduct process for the Arts and Sciences campus, and residential summer programs. The successful candidate will be a dedicated college housing professional with seven or more years of progressively responsible experience in residence life and college student housing operations. An understanding of the value of a liberal arts education on a service-oriented residential
campus is a necessity.

Founded in 1880, Presbyterian College is a highly selective, top-ranked Carnegie One residential liberal arts college. The college is located in historic Clinton, SC, (population 8500) in the upstate of South Carolina. Situated on an attractive 240-acre campus, Presbyterian College houses 94% of the undergraduate student body in fourteen residence halls and apartment areas. The Pharmacy School is located “off the square” in downtown Clinton.

Application: Interested candidates should send a letter of interest, resume, and a list of 3 professional references to: The Dean of Community Life Committee, c/o Mrs. Debby Young, Senior Administrative Assistant for Campus Life, Presbyterian College, 503 South Broad St., Clinton, SC 29325. Or email same materials to campuslife@presby.edu. Presbyterian College is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The College seeks to hire the most qualified candidate and does not discriminate against any legally protected class.