Residence Hall Director

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Position Summary: This is an entry-level, live-in position, the primary function of which 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 Resident Assistants, C.L.A.S.S. Advocates and/or Desk Assistants.

Responsibilities: 1. Coordinate programming efforts to address specific learning needs of the Community. Assist in the development and implementation of academic initiatives and/or first year experience programming in the residence hall(s). 2. Recruit, select, train, supervise and evaluate student staff which may include: Resident Assistants, C.L.A.S.S. Advocates, Desk Assistants, Graduate Residents. Scope of supervision will vary by each individual appointment according to the needs of that particular Community. 3. In some communities, oversee the operation of the residence hall twenty-four hour front desk including, but not limited to: key control, dissemination of information, mail distribution and the monitoring of the security system. 4. Respond through personal contact with students, parents, faculty, administrators and other stakeholders to resolve problems, answer questions and clarify policy. 5. Serve as the primary or co-advisor for hall government by recruiting students, training student officers/representatives and managing funds. 6. Develop, implement and support training efforts for student staff within the Community and Department, with the possibility of instruction of the undergraduate staff training seminar. 7. Discuss maintenance, custodial and security issues with the appropriate staff in order to ensure that services meet Departmental standards. 8. Foster a supportive and challenging multi-cultural environment through staff selection and training, community programming and contact with staff and students. 9. Serve as a University Hearing Officer for students involved in both University and Housing policy violations.

Qualifications: Master's degree in a relevant field. OR Bachelor's degree in a relevant field AND two (2) years of relevant experience. OR Six (6) years of experience in a relevant field.

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, ethnicity, age, genetic information, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status.




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Posted: 6/8/2018
Application Due: 8/7/2018
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