Residential Life Professional Staff

RESIDENCE DIRECTORS

Residence Directors, working to meet student needs, are integral members of the Student Affairs team. Residence Directors are young professionals interested in the development of college students. Their major responsibility is to translate the philosophy of the IWU residence hall program into a practical and meaningful set of services, activities and programs for students. In addition to counseling residents concerning personal and/or academic concerns, Residence Directors are responsible for promoting hall programs and activities, advising hall councils and managing all aspects of residence hall life. In this process, Residence Directors promote the development of skills for leadership, decision making, conflict resolution, fiscal management, problem solving and self-discipline. Residence Directors live on the IWU campus in residence hall apartments.

ASSISTANT DIRECTOR OF RESIDENTIAL LIFE

The Assistant Director of Residential Life reports directly to the Director of Residential Life. The Assistant Director is responsible for The Gates at Wesleyan and the administration of the summer conferences program.

ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR OF RESIDENTIAL LIFE

The Associate Director of Residential Life reports directly to the Director of Residential Life. The Associate Director is responsible for all aspects of the coordination of housing assignments and the direction and supervision of the First Year Experience and Turning Titan Orientation programs.

DIRECTOR OF RESIDENTIAL LIFE

The Director of Residential Life reports directly to the Vice President for Student Affairs / Dean of Students. The Director of Residential Life is responsible for the overall management of the residential life program for approximately 1300 students living in 13 facilities. The Director of Residential Life life supervises 8 professional staff members, advocates for the needs of residential students within the University, and sets the vision and goals for the Office of Residential Life.


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