Director of Residence Life

Dodge City, Kansas
$45,000 - $50,000
Sep 15, 2017
Administrative Jobs
Student Affairs, Residence Life
Institution Type
Community College

The Director of Residence Life is responsible for all facets of Residence Hall management.  The Director will develop and maintain a residential environment that is conducive to the overall development of students.  This person is responsible for 4 residential facilities with a maximum of 380 residents.  A high degree of student interaction is expected.  Supervisory duties as described below.  Evening and weekend work is required.  This position reports directly to the Vice President of Student Affairs.

Responsibilities -

  • To understand and commit to the Mission of the College  ~  “To provide challenging and   diverse opportunities for the pursuit of learning and to enhance personal and community development in a responsible, accessible and  learner-centered environment.”
  • Directly supervise, train, and evaluate staff members
  • Cooperate with Campus Security in all matters related to residents and the College 
  • Supervise the recruitment, selection, training, and evaluation of resident assistants
  • Act as a role model and promote the development of a positive residential community
  • Counsel residents with personal and academic concerns and refer as appropriate
  • Oversee and manage all residence hall budgets, monitor expenditures and collection of payments
  • Administer first-line discipline and ensure behavioral accountability of on-campus students and Residence Life staff
  • Develop and advise Residence Hall Council
  • Serve on-call function in cooperation with Assistant Directors
  • Support all campus and residence hall activities by promotion and attendance when possible
  • Generate annual reports and other reports as requested
  • Routinely tour the facilities and work with Physical Plant Staff on projects, damage/replacement charges and billings
  • Develop short and long-range plans regarding Residence Life facilities
  • Continually evaluate Residence Life Services and recommend changes to improve student recruitment and retention to the Associate Dean of Students
  • Represent Residence Life and maintain a positive relationship with all College departments and community members