Resident Director

Location
Lexington, KY
Posted
May 01, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution


The main goal of Office of Residence Life is to provide a comprehensive living and learning program on campus that supports the academic mission of the University. The Resident Director takes primary responsibility for achieving this goal in an individual residence hall through supervising staff, assisting students, creating an educational environment in the hall, and communicating with partners across campus.
Major responsibilities include:
• Hire and supervise undergraduate student staff
• Oversee all aspects of building administration (monitoring security equipment, maintenance reports, room assignments, payroll, and various department forms)
• Implement and enforce policy (holding in-hall conduct meetings, train and implement safety and security policies and emergency procedures)
• Oversee academic programming initiatives
• Provide for an environment in the residence hall that supports students' academic success




Job Title
Resident Director

Requisition Number
RE10398

Working Title


Department Name
8Z423:RESIDENCE LIFE

Work Location
Lexington, KY

Grade Level
41

Salary Range
$30,264-48,422/year

Type of Position
Staff

Position Time Status
Full-Time

Required Education

BA



Click here for more information about equivalencies:
http://www.uky.edu/hr/employment/working-uk/equivalencies

Required Related Experience

1 yr



Required License/ Registration/Certification

None



Physical Requirements

Occasional lifting, pushing, and/or pulling of objects up to 50 lbs; occasional standing or walking with objects up to 10 lbs; sitting at a computer workstation for extended periods of time; occasional job-related travel.



Shift

Days, evenings, weekends, and on call.

The Resident Director lives on-site in the residence hall.



Skills/Knowledge/Abilities

Experience in higher education or working in a residential setting.
Evidence of administrative skills.
Good interpersonal skills and judgment.
Independence and professionalism.



Does this position have supervisory responsibilities?
Yes

Preferred Education/Experience

Master's degree in Student Affairs, Higher Education Administration, or a related field is preferred.

At least one year living and working in an on-campus residence hall setting is preferred.



Deadline to Apply
05/21/2017

University Community of Inclusion

The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.



Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * How many years of paid experience have you had working in a residence hall setting?
    • None
    • More than 0, but less than 1 year
    • More than 1 year, but less than 3 years
    • More than 3 years, but less than 5 years
    • More than 5 years
  2. * Please indicate your number of years of full-time paid supervisory experience.
    • None
    • More than 0, through 1 year
    • More than 1 year, through 3 years
    • More than 3 years, through 5 years
    • More than 5 years
  3. * How many years of administrative experience do you have? (.i.e. responsible for administrative tasks such as inventories, forms, reports, scheduling employees, payroll, planning events, or other activities requiring organization or communication)
    • None
    • More than 0 up through 1 year
    • More than 1 year, up through 3 years
    • More than 3 years, up through 5 years
    • More than 5 years
  4. * Describe your supervisory experience. Include the number of employees whom you have supervised and the level of supervision you provided (i.e. hiring, discipline, training, delegation, performance management, etc.).

    (Open Ended Question)

  5. * Describe your experience working with student leadership programs (.i.e. residence hall associations, student government, etc.)

    (Open Ended Question)

  6. * Where did you first see this position advertised other than on UK's online employment system?
    • InsideHigherEd.com
    • HigherEdJobs.com
    • Diverseeducation.com (Diverse Issues in Higher Education)
    • Latinosinhighered.com
    • Indeed.com
    • A Colleague, Friend and/or Family Member
    • None of the Above


Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents

PI97668409