Hall Director

Kenosha, Wisconsin
Feb 20, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Carthage College seeks a Hall Director. Under the direction of the Area Coordinators, the Hall Director is expected to play a major role in the Student Affairs operation of the institution by assisting the Assistant Director and Director of Residential Life in various housing administration and operation tasks. The Hall Director is expected to work closely with other College personnel to address the social, developmental, and academic needs of our students. 

Hall Directors are responsible for assisting Area Coordinators in developing and maintaining a robust and thriving community within their designated residence halls. They will facilitate a comprehensive residential curriculum that encourages students to combine co-curricular experiences with the liberal arts curriculum to enhance their educational and developmental goals.   

This is an 11-month, live-on, non-exempt position. 

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Assist in the community development responsibilities for a traditional residence facility housing 650 students. Hire, train, and supervise a staff of up to 20 Resident Assistants and two Senior Resident Assistants.
  • Participate in on-call response and crisis management across campus.
  • Work with students, individually and in groups, to resolve concerns related to student success and retention.
  • Complete administrative processes that include: damage billing, opening and closing the residence hall, and room condition report audits.
  • Manage occupancy and room change process for the hall.
  • Oversee a residence hall programming budget.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Minimum Education, Experience, and Licensure

  • Bachelor's degree.
  • Experience in Student Affairs as an undergraduate.

Required Skills and Abilities

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills to effectively communicate with employees, students, and faculty members.
  • Ability to use a personal computer and web browser, Microsoft Office Suite, Google Mail, and Carthage portal.
  • Knowledge of and the ability to use a variety of standard office equipment such as a telephone and computer keyboard.
  • Ability to perform basic mathematical calculations in order to maintain a budget.
  • Ability to travel occasionally to conduct College business. 

How to Apply

Apply online using the link below. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. All applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, and three references to the "Resume Upload" section of the application.


About Carthage

Founded in 1847, Carthage College combines an environment of reflection and self-discovery with a culture of high expectation, so that our students uncover and ignite their true potential. As a four-year private liberal arts college with roots in the Lutheran tradition, we place a strong emphasis on both moral and intellectual values. Our prime location in Kenosha, Wisconsin, midway between Chicago and Milwaukee, allows students the opportunity to learn in a professional context. Our beautiful campus, an 80-acre arboretum on the shore of Lake Michigan is home to 150 scholars, 2,600 full-time students, and 400 part-time students. Our rich academic experience equips students with foundational knowledge and skills, preparing graduates to be lifelong learners and to lead meaningful, productive lives.

Carthage College is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse community. We welcome applications from a broad spectrum of people, including members of ethnic minorities, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status or status as an individual with a disability.

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