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Assistant Director for Housing Services and Occupancy Management

Student Affairs / Services

Blacksburg

Assistant Director for Housing Services and Occupancy Management

  • 522946
  • Blacksburg, Virginia, United States
  • Housing and Residence Life
  • Student Affairs / Services
  • Administrative & Professional
  • Virginia Tech University

Job Description

Provides daily management of housing occupancy (through developing and operating contracting processes, room assignments, contract review, room changes). Daily management and ongoing development of the on-campus housing software system (StarRez) and assignment and billing processes for the residence hall system. Supports the allocation and billing processing for 10,200+ on-campus residents and 18,500+ on- and off-campus dining plans. Manages the inventory of all written contracts supporting the assignments in the system and is responsible for complying with all relevant policies regarding Fair Housing (HUD), EEO/AA, ADA, Student Code of Conduct, and other relevant policies. Provides primary liaison with other university offices (with focus on Hokie Passport university card ID system, Admissions, Bursar and University Registrar offices) and special housing populations.

Meets extensively with students, parents, and staff members to provide adequate and appropriate housing while providing assistance/advising and support. Serves actively in an on-call administrative oversight capacity on a rotating basis and responds to colleague consultations as required. Coordinates data management needs within area and for others as needed through direct systems development and report writing as well as cooperation with IT staff members and department colleagues. Works daily with other university departments to ensure sufficient information distribution and cooperation between areas with varying needs and expectations. Reviews and submits updates to departmental web and printed materials.

Required Qualifications

• Master's degree and/or equivalent experience in Computer Science, Public Administration, Finance, Business Management, Student Affairs or related field.
• Previous experience in a college setting housing program administration, residential property management, or related experience.
• Computer operations experience including Windows, Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Access), database systems, reporting, and financial information systems (StarRez, Banner).
• High organizational skills with attention to detail.
• Ability to deal effectively with a diverse population, multitask duties with frequent interruptions, and to remain calm under highly stressful conditions.
• Ability to maintain confidentiality of student records.

Preferred Qualifications

• Experience with StarRez (housing/dining management software)
• Experience with report development and generation using SQL/database query language.

Appointment Type

Regular

Salary Information

$50,000 - $52,000

Review Date

01/20/2023

Additional Information

The successful candidate will be required to have a criminal conviction check.

About Virginia Tech

Dedicated to its motto, Ut Prosim (That I May Serve), Virginia Tech pushes the boundaries of knowledge by taking a hands-on, transdisciplinary approach to preparing scholars to be leaders and problem-solvers. A comprehensive land-grant institution that enhances the quality of life in Virginia and throughout the world, Virginia Tech is an inclusive community dedicated to knowledge, discovery, and creativity. The university offers more than 280 majors to a diverse enrollment of more than 36,000 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students in eight undergraduate colleges, a school of medicine, a veterinary medicine college, Graduate School, and Honors College. The university has a significant presence across Virginia, including the Innovation Campus in Northern Virginia; the Health Sciences and Technology Campus in Roanoke; sites in Newport News and Richmond; and numerous Extension offices and research centers. A leading global research institution, Virginia Tech conducts more than $500 million in research annually.

Virginia Tech does not discriminate against employees, students, or applicants on the basis of age, color, disability, sex (including pregnancy), gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, national origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sexual orientation, or military status, or otherwise discriminate against employees or applicants who inquire about, discuss, or disclose their compensation or the compensation of other employees or applicants, or on any other basis protected by law.

About Student Affairs

Student Affairs at Virginia Tech fosters a community where each student creates a customized experience to meet their goals. Building on our motto of Ut Prosim (that I may serve), Virginia Tech is dedicated to serving in the spirit of community, diversity, and excellence. We seek candidates who adopt and practice our Principles of Community, which are fundamental to our ongoing efforts to increase access and inclusion and to create a community that nurtures learning and growth. We are actively seeking people to join our community and help us prepare leaders for the world. Our people in Student Affairs are committed to student well-being and assuring that all students Experience VT by demonstrating, supporting, and operationalizing our Aspirations for Student Learning. If you are someone dedicated to ensuring student success, then we want you to consider being a part of our team! 

If you are an individual with a disability and desire an accommodation, please contact Robin Atkins at atkinsrw@vt.edu during regular business hours at least 10 business days prior to the event.

 

Each agency within the Commonwealth of Virginia is dedicated to recruiting, supporting, and maintaining a competent and diverse work force. Equal Opportunity Employer

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