Residence Director

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Residence Director
St. Edward's University

$3,000/mo - Plus room and board

The Residence Director is responsible for the overall administration and supervision of a residential community housing 300students. The Residence Director is a member of the Residence Life staff and reports to the Senior Associate Director of Residence Life.


  • Hire, train, supervise and evaluate twelve Resident Assistants.
  • Coordinate the administrative functions of a residence hall, which include: facility management, maintenance, room assignments, student employment, and payroll budget.
  • Provide leadership in promoting an atmosphere within the residential communities that supports academic achievement and fosters responsible decision-making.
  • Coordinate community and student development through service learning initiatives, social and educational programming, human issues education, faculty involvement programming, and hall council advising.
  • Oversee building office operations and customer service training of student employees
  • Provide advice and counsel for individual students, student leaders, and student groups.
  • Respond to requests and inquiries from university personnel, students, and parents.
  • Participate in an on-call duty program in which student crises are addressed and a follow-up is conducted.
  • Serve as a chairperson/member to departmental committees.
  • Serve as a liaison to food service, custodial staff, and public safety officers.
  • Oversee expenditures and manage administrative procedures for student programming monies.
  • Must stand, walk, sit, use computer and media technology, and/or controls, reach with hands, arms, climb stairs, balance and stoop, kneel and crouch.

  • Serve as a liaison to other Student Affairs committees.
  • Assume other departmental responsibilities in regard to staff selection, student recruitment, and orientation.
  • The employee may occasionally lift and/or move in excess of 40 lbs.

  • Master's degree in college student personnel education or closely related field experience.
  • At least one year of Residence Director/Hall Director experience required.
  • Knowledge of higher education, learning and human development theory and student affairs.
  • Demonstrated experience in supervision of staff and management of a community living facility.
  • Demonstrated commitment and ability to work with a diverse student body and staff.
  • Commitment to the concepts of community, social justice, pluralism, social equity, and the integration of mind, body, and spirit within the context of a liberal Catholic University.
  • Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication, administrative, organizational and supervisory skills.
  • Successful candidate must complete an employment and/or criminal background check.

    Special Conditions
    This is a 12 month, full-time position. Schedule varies and may include day, evening, and/or weekend hours. Compensation includes a competitive salary, six hours tuition remission per semester after three months of service by the first class day, meal plan, furnished residence hall apartment and usual university benefits. (Texas DOES NOT have a state income tax.)

    How to Apply
    To apply, please submit an application at Attach a cover letter, resume, names, and phone numbers of three references to the online application.
    St. Edward's University is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage women and minorities to apply to our vacancies and hire only U.S. Citizens and documented workers. We do not offer sponsorship at this time

    Reference #: J18047
    Posted: 5/10/18
    Available: Immediately





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    Posted: 5/17/2018
    Application Due: 5/17/2030
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