Student Affairs

Assistant Director of Living-Learning Communities

Old Dominion University

Norfolk, VA United States

The Office of Housing and Residence Life at Old Dominion University is seeking candidates for the Assistant Director of Living-Learning Communities (full-time, 12 month) position. This position assumes responsibility for the marketing, development, enhancement, and implementation of the overall program for Living Learning Communities (LLCs), oversees the program for the Community Learning Centers (CLCs) and Owens House Learning Commons, and supports the overall living learning community program assessment activities. Other duties include: plays a critical role in collaborating with department and campus colleagues to enhance and develop living learning communities which integrate the living and formal classroom environments; supports the University and Division’s strategic plan through working with Housing and Residence Life (HRL) staff with shaping environments to support student academic success and personal growth.

Required Education: Master’s degree in student affairs, higher education, or related field.

Required Qualifications: Considerable related experience functioning in a full-time capacity to include experience working with residential living or learning environments. Some administrative experience in higher education, including administering a budget, planning, and staff supervision. Demonstrated knowledge of the national research pertaining to learning communities, living-learning communities, student success, retention initiatives, best practices, and first-year programming in higher education. Demonstrated program development, management, and assessment knowledge and skills. Excellent written and oral communication and interpersonal skills. Demonstrated ability to plan and achieve short and long range goals driven by the mission and goals of the department and division. Excellent organizational and time management skills. Ability to effectively prioritize, successfully perform responsibilities autonomously, and work collaboratively and effectively with students, faculty, and staff in a dynamic and diverse work environment.


  • Start Date: No Start Date
  • Education: Master's Degree Required
  • Work Experience: 3 - 5 years
  • Part/Full Time: Full-Time

Contact / Additional Information

Review Date: This position closes on April 26, 2021.

To apply, please visit It is the policy of Old Dominion University to provide equal employment, educational and social opportunities for all persons, without regard to race (or traits historically associated with race including hair texture, hair type, and protective hairstyles such as braids, locks, and twists), color, religion, sex or gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), national origin, gender identity or expression, age, veteran status, disability, political affiliation, sexual orientation or genetic information. Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.