Full Time Resident Director

Job description

Job Summary/Basic Function: This position will be directly responsible for collaborating with staff, students, and faculty to assist with the effective administration and community development of one or more buildings housing a diverse population of 400-450 resident students. The buildings are served by 18 or more student staff (resident assistants and residence hall monitors) whereby the Resident Director has immediate supervision. The Resident Director’s primary purpose is to develop and maintain an environment conducive to intellectual and social growth as well as the academic success of resident students. This position’s responsibilities include but are not limited to: ongoing staff development and evaluation, staff and work-study supervision, housing occupancy and facility management, student conduct and adjudication, student referral and advisement, and the overall administration of the College’s rules and regulations.




Serve as a live-on Resident Director and maintain high visibility in a residence hall of approximately 400 plus resident students; directly supervise 18 plus student staff (resident assistants and residence hall monitors)


Serve as Conduct Conference Officer for first-level offenses in a residence hall community of approximately 400; respond to and evaluate disciplinary cases that occur in housing area and refer cases as needed.


Provide professional development training to residence life staff; assist in preparing and presenting departmental information for RL meetings; conduct weekly staff meetings with student staff members.


Inspects, monitors, and initiates follow-up for work order submissions for work requests related to repairs, cleaning, and damage assessments with Facility/Maintenance Operations; coordinates health/safety inspections with student staff on a bi-weekly basis and walk-thru assessments with Facilities on a two month rotation; liaison with Facility/Maintenance Technicians.


Interact and respond through personal contact with students, parents, faculty, administrators, and the campus community to resolve problems, answer questions and clarify policy.


Serve and participate in on-call duty rotation (weekdays and weekends); serves as the college’s first line of response after the resident assistant and provides feedback/suggestions to resident assistants accordingly.


Serve as a Campus Security Authority for matters involving Title IX; works closely with Public Safety and Security Personnel to maintain a safe and secure environment for residents.


Coordinate housing renewal programs, move in activities and tours (plan events and programs in conjunction with Admissions-Campus Visit Day/New Student Orientation, schedule Open House events, etc.); collaborate with staff members for execution.


Performs other related duties as assigned.


Annual Salary is $33,622.22


Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree


Knowledge of residential life program/management principles


Knowledge of modern office practices and procedures


Knowledge of college and departmental policies and procedures


Knowledge of computers, job-related software programs, social media trends and best practices


Knowledge of staff development practices, student development theories, budgetary procedures and state P-Card policies


Skill in decision making, prioritizing, delegating and problem solving, conflict management/resolution and mediation


Knowledge of best practices, software and current trends in student conduct/discipline


Employment is contingent on a successful background check.


Preferred Qualifications: Experience in residence life programming, student development theory, facility management and student conduct is preferred.


Master’s Degree Preferred (Conflict Management, Higher Education Administration, Student Personnel or related area); 3-5 years related experience in a residential environment/complex, proficiency in Banner and Maxient conduct software





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Job No: Full Time Resident Director
Posted: 12/11/2018
Application Due: 2/9/2019
Work Type:
Salary: 33,622.22