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Marion, IN Full Time Posted by: Indiana Wesleyan University Posted: Tuesday, 2 March 2021


The Director of Housing is a full-time, 12-month position that reports directly to the Dean of Residential Learning. The Director of Housing is responsible for operational processes, including room assignment processes, to house approximately 2400 students within 12 different residential housing areas. The Director of Housing also directly coordinates and provides oversight for Undergraduate Married Housing and Graduate Housing areas and serves on the Residential Learning leadership team.


The Director of Housing position reports directly to the Dean of Residential Learning.


Oversee all aspects of the housing process for new and returning students, project annual housing needs, and manage available campus housing

Coordinate and oversee Graduate Housing and Married Housing areas, including supervision of Graduate Assistants for these areas.

Serve as member of the Residential Learning Leadership Team, helping to provide vision, oversight, and development for 10 Resident Directors and up to 4 Graduate Assistants

Coordinate room changes, cancellations, and additions before, during, and between Fall Semester, Spring Semester, May Term and Summer Sessions.

Communicate with students, parents, and employees that have questions or concerns related to residential student housing

Communicate all housing processes and expectations to returning residential students

Oversee the programming, training, and implementation of the housing system software

Develop and maintain collaborative working relationships with Admissions, Student Accounts, Financial Aid, and other key partners across campus.

Partner with Food Service provider to implement meal plan options and ensure proper billing.

Manage operational budgets of areas under direct supervision

Communicate with RDs regularly to ensure housing records are complete and accurate

Assist with the presentation of housing information to prospective families during New Student Registrations

Serve as the content manager for Housing on the university portal and external website

Maintain residence hall room furniture inventory

Coordinate all aspects of the U-Loft in-house lofting program

Serve on committees and taskforces within the university as assigned and requested

Maintain a professional image and manner consistent with Indiana Wesleyan Universitys mission and goals

Fulfill other related duties as assigned.


The Director of Housing directly supervises Graduate Assistants for Undergraduate Married Housing and Graduate Housing areas.


According to Indiana Wesleyan University's employment policy, all employees must possess a strong Christian commitment and adhere to the standards outlined in the IWU Community Lifestyle Statement.


Bachelor's degree required. Master's degree in Student Affairs or related field strongly preferred.


Prior leadership in Residence Life or a residential community preferred.

Demonstrated ability to work effectively with individuals from diverse communities and cultures.

Required Skills

Ability to work both independently and as a willing and effective member of a larger team.

Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

Excellent organizational and administrative abilities.

Computer literacy and familiarity with Microsoft Office suite

Marion, IN, United States of America
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3/2/2021 5:24:42 PM

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