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State Prog Admin Manager (SA24030)

State of Minnesota

Location: Mankato, Minnesota
Type: Full-Time, Remote
Posted on: February 9, 2024
State Prog Admin Manager (SA24030)
Working Title: Director of Residential Life (SA24030)
Job Class: State Program Administrator, Manager
Agency: Minnesota State University, Mankato
• Who May Apply : Open to all qualified job seekers
• Date Posted : 02/08/2024
• Closing Date : 03/05/2024
• Hiring Agency/Seniority Unit : MN St Colleges & Universities / Mankato State University-MGR
• Division/Unit : MnSCU Mankato SU / MnSCU MAN Classified A-D
• Appointment Type : Unlimited, Full-time
• Work Shift/Work Hours : 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
• Days of Work : Monday - Friday
• Travel Required : No
• Salary Range: $38.53 - $55.69 / hourly; $80,450 - $116,280 / annually
• Classified Status : Classified
• Bargaining Unit/Union : 220 - Manager/Unrep
• Location : Mankato
• FLSA Status : Exempt - Executive
• Telework Eligible : Yes - Up to 20% of the time. Based on the essential functions of this positions, MMB Policy #1422, and University policies relating to flexible work, this position is designated to work Case by Case/Situational Telework: A position that may include a temporary reassignment or work outside the permanent/principal work location to meet short-term needs.
• Designated in Connect 700 Program for Applicants with Disabilities ( : Yes
Make a difference in the lives of Minnesotans.
The work you’ll do is more than just a job. Join the talented, engaged and inclusive workforce dedicated to creating a better Minnesota.
The Residential Life Director exists to lead, direct, and manage campus housing across the entire university. This includes all aspects of Minnesota State University‘s residential life program encompassing five building complexes (four owned and one master-leased), 3000 students, and a budget in excess of $27M. The incumbent is responsible for planning, organizing, directing, and managing the residential life staff.
The incumbent will provide a living and learning environment that supports the academic and personal development and success of students, providing leadership and direction of administrative functions including short and long-range financial planning and routine budget management, providing leadership and direction for facilities functions including repair, maintenance and new construction, providing leadership and direction for staff hiring, training and supervision, and serving as meal plan liaison to the university‘s food service provider. Additionally, the director collaborates with other departments within the Division of Student Affairs and the University and represents the department to external constituencies.
The incumbent will provide expertise and consultation to resolve complex issues. Additionally, the incumbent will provide training and development expertise and consultation surrounding leading practices to be infused within all housing operations.
Residential Life is committed to cultivating and sustaining an environment that is diverse, equitable, and inclusive. We are better able to serve and represent our community across Minnesota by ensuring we value differences and individuality.
Minimum Qualifications
• Bachelor’s degree in Student Personnel, Student Affairs, Higher Education, or related field.
• Five (5) years of progressive leadership experience that includes supervision, budgetdevelopment, and operations management.
• University Residential Life or related Student Affairs experience.
• Ability to effectively interact with individuals at all levels, from frontline staff to systemwideexecutives.
• Other special requirements: Demonstrated competence/experience in supervision,administration, budget development, programming, long-range planning and operationsmanagement.
Preferred Qualifications
• Demonstrated commitment to fostering a diverse working and learning environment.
• Full-time experience working in a residential life program in a leadership role.
• Supervision experience with professional, support and student staff members with a broad rangeof skills, knowledge, and abilities.
• An understanding of student development needs and issues related to administering aresidential life program including: student and community development, cultural diversity,academic support programs, student judicial systems administration, residence hall studentgovernance, crisis intervention and management, program assessment, and mediation &resolution of student and parent conflicts.
• Annual and long-range planning.
• Knowledge of university food service contract administration.
• Excellent organizational skills including ability to prioritize and manage multiple & competingpriorities.
Additional Requirements
Occassional evening and weekend hours.
Background check required.
Work safely at all times, which includes but is not limited to, participating in and completing all required safety trainings, as well as performing all job tasks in accordance with Minnesota State University, Mankato policies and procedures utilizing appropriate tools, equipment, and personal protective equipment.
The Minnesota State University, Mankato Annual Security and Fire Safety Report is available for your review. This report is required by federal law and contains policy statements and crime statistics for the University. The policy statements address the school‘s policies, procedures and programs concerning safety and security. Three years‘ worth of statistics are included for certain types of crimes that were reported to have occurred on-campus, or in other University affiliated locations. This report is available online at annualsecurity-and-fire-safety-report/ ( . You may also request a paper copy from University Security at 507-389-2111 (tel:507-389-2111) , or by emailing
Minnesota State Colleges and Universities is an Equal Opportunity employer/educator committed to the principles of diversity. We prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their race, sex, color, creed, religion, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, or membership in a local commission as defined by law. As an affirmative action employer, we actively seek and encourage applications from women, minorities, persons with disabilities, and individuals with protected veteran status.
Reasonable accommodations will be made to all qualified applicants with disabilities. If you are an individual with a disability who needs assistance or cannot access the online job application system, please contact the job information line at 651-259-3637 or email . Please indicate what assistance is needed.
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