Resident Director

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Position Details

Position Details

Requisition Number STA002258 Classification Title Resident Director Working Title University Housing - Resident Director (Armstrong Campus) Location Armstrong Campus - Savannah Department 3902A15001 - Armstrong Housing P3 Position Status Full-Time Position Summary

University Housing. The Resident Director, an integral part of a growing department of 6,400 residents, is dedicated to fostering and facilitating an inclusive community focused on student learning and success. The Resident Director coordinates and administers all aspects of a residential learning program in diverse residential settings, supervises up to 19 student employees, adjudicates conduct cases, and serves in a campus-wide duty rotation. The Resident Director is a 12 month, live-in position and the compensation package includes a two bedroom furnished apartment and meal plan. A detailed job description can be found at This position is located in Savannah, Georgia.

Essential Functions

•Assists with the selection, training, supervision and evaluation of Graduate Assistants, Resident Advisors and Desk Assistants.
•Maintains a high level of contact with students and establishes regular office hours in assigned residence hall.
•Serves in a campus wide crisis response duty rotation.
•Creates and fosters an inclusive environment that promotes and supports an appreciation for diversity.
•Coordinates student conduct cases involving potential violations of University and Housing policies.
•Integrates Residential Curriculum Model into residence hall, departmental, and campus culture.
•Ensures students and staff members are aware of the rules, regulations, policies and procedures of Georgia Southern University as outlined in the Student Conduct Code and Residence Hall Community Guide.

Georgia Southern University is a Tobacco Free Campus.

Minimum Education Required

Master’s Degree by start date

Could a level of job-related experience higher than the minimum required for the position substitute for the minimum level of education? No Minimum Experience Required

Three or more years of related work experience

Could a level of education higher than the minimum required for the position substitute for the minimum level of job-related experience? No Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

Effective communication (verbal and written), organization and human relations skills; ability to work well in a diverse environment; proficiency with computer and Microsoft Office Applications software including word processing, spreadsheets, and databases; legally authorized to work in the United States; successful completion of background investigation prior to employment.

Preferred Education

Master’s Degree in Higher Education, Counseling, Student Services or related field

Preferred Experience

Work experience in college student housing at the graduate level

Salary Range $31,000 Job Open Date 02/08/2019 Job Closing Date 05/31/2019 Special Instructions Summary Quicklink for Posting Required Applicant Documents Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents
  1. Other Document
Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you understand that Georgia Southern University is a tobacco and smoke-free community?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Do you understand this position is located in Savannah,Georgia?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Will you possess a Master's Degree by the start date?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * Do you have three or more years of related experience?
    • Yes
    • No
  5. * Do you have the ability to use PC computers and effectively utilize Microsoft Office Applications software including word processing, spreadsheets, and databases?
    • Yes
    • No
  6. * Are you authorized to work lawfully in the United States?
    • Yes
    • No




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Posted: 2/11/2019
Application Due: 6/3/2019
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