Executive Director, Housing & Dining Administration

Posted: 01/12/2021

Provides leadership to and manages the programs, services, and facilities of the Housing and Dining system; oversees all aspects of the operation and ongoing development of the Housing and Dining systems that includes residence halls, residence life/education programs, University apartments, campus dining, retail, and catering services, and residence-based educational support programs; aligns programs, services, and operations of the department to contribute meaningfully to the achievement of student success and institutional strategic priorities; collaborates with other units on campus and represents the housing and dining system to the Board of Regents, State of Iowa as needed; provides direct supervision to the Director of Dining, Director of Residence Life and Director of Housing and Dining Facilities; and serves as a member of the Senior Vice President's leadership team.
Master’s degree in student personnel, higher education administration, business or related field; at least seven years of progressively significant supervisory experience in college/university housing or dining; evidence of strong leadership, organizational, decision making, financial management, personnel management, and strategy development skills as well as the ability to operate autonomously, maintain effective interpersonal relationships with diverse populations, and effectively communicate with others required. On-call, evening, weekend, and holiday work necessary. Doctorate degree preferred.
Criminal and other relevant background checks required. UNI actively seeks to enhance diversity and is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. The University encourages applications from persons of color, women, individuals living with disabilities, and protected veterans. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, creed, disability, gender identity, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by federal and/or state law.

The University offers an excellent benefits package including a vacation plan, employer sponsored retirement plans, health and dental insurance, and life and disability insurance. Application materials received by Friday, February 26, 2021 will be given first consideration. For more information or to apply, visit

UNI is a tobacco free campus.


Type of Employment: Full-Time

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