Residence Hall Director

Dec 16, 2017
Administrative Jobs
Student Affairs, Residence Life
Executive Administration Jobs
C-Level & Executive Directors
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Position Summary: This is an entry-level, live-in position of which the primary function is to assist in the management of one or more residence halls housing up to 1000 residents. Special emphasis is given in coordinating programmatic and academic initiatives, advising student groups and supervising graduate residents, resident assistants, C.L.A.S.S. advocates and/or desk assistants. This position is classified as non-exempt. Primary work hours are between 8 am to 5 pm. However, some evening, early morning, weekend and holiday hours may be required with approval from a supervisor or a management team level staff member.

Responsibilities: 1. Recruit, select, train, supervise and evaluate various student staff positions which may include but is not limited to graduate residents, resident assistants, C.L.A.S.S. advocates, desk assistants and summer conference hosts. Scope of supervision will vary by each individual appointment according to the needs of that particular Community. 2. In some communities, oversee the operation of the residence hall twenty-four hour front desk including, but not limited to: key control, access control, basic security support and dissemination of information. 3. Serve as the primary advisor for hall government by recruiting students, training student officers/representatives and managing funds. 4. Develop, implement and support training efforts for student staff within the community and department, including instruction of the undergraduate staff training seminar.

Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in field appropriate to area of assignment AND two years of administrative and appropriate program experience; OR Master's Degree in field appropriate to area; OR six years of progressively responsible administrative and appropriate program experience; OR any equivalent combination of experience and/or education from which comparable knowledge, skills, and abilities have been achieved.

About UGA: The University of Georgia (UGA), a land-grant and sea-grant university with statewide commitments and responsibilities is the state's oldest, most comprehensive, and most diversified institution of higher education ( UGA is currently ranked among the top 20 public universities in U.S. News & World Report. The University's main campus is located in Athens, approximately 65 miles northeast of Atlanta, with extended campuses in Atlanta, Griffin, Gwinnett, and Tifton. UGA was founded in 1785 by the Georgia General Assembly as the first state-chartered University in the country. UGA employs approximately 1,800 full-time instructional faculty and more than 7,600 full-time staff. The University's enrollment exceeds 36,000 students including over 27,500 undergraduates and over 8,500 graduate and professional students. Academic programs reside in 17 schools and colleges, as well as a medical partnership with Augusta University housed on the UGA Health Sciences Campus in Athens.

Full time/Part time: Full Time

EEO Policy Statement: The University of Georgia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status.

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