Patrick Dugan | Nov. 23, 2015 | Kent State University

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Patrick Dugan

Assistant Director for Residential Communities
Residence Services
Kent Campus

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Supervise a team of seven professional staff that is composed of assistant residence hall directors, residence hall directors and front desk clerical coordinator. Together, we manage the day-to-day operations (room changes, programming, crisis management, etc.) of a fourth of the students living on campus.

WORKED AT KENT STATE SINCE:

February 2015

EMPLOYMENT PRIOR TO KENT STATE UNIVERSITY:

University of Colorado, Boulder; and University of California, Santa Cruz

LIKES MOST ABOUT KENT STATE UNIVERSITY:

It is clear that the students care about the Kent State community and bring a wealth of knowledge from their diverse backgrounds and experiences.

ATTRACTION TO KENT STATE UNIVERSITY AS AN EMPLOYER:

The transparency within the Residence Services department and a clear vision of the direction that we are going as a unit.

RESIDES IN:

Cleveland, Ohio

HOMETOWN:

Modesto, California

EDUCATION:

B.S. in cellular, molecular and developmental biology at the University of California, Santa Cruz; M.A. in educational leadership – higher education administration at San Jose State University

HOBBIES:

I enjoy golfing, playing softball and cheering on the San Francisco 49ers and Golden State Warriors!