Resident Director

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Position Details

Position Details

Requisition Number STA002471Classification TitleResident DirectorWorking TitleLocationStatesboro CampusDepartment3902130201-Resident LifePosition StatusFull-TimePosition Summary

Resident Life. The Resident Director, an integral part of a growing department of 5,000 residents, is dedicated to fostering and facilitating an inclusive community focused on student learning and success. The Hall 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 as an instructor for a leadership course for prospective staff candidates.
The Hall 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 (

Essential Functions

•Assists with the selection, training, supervision and evaluation of Graduate Assistants, Community Leaders, and Community 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

Could a level of job-related experience higher than the minimum required for the position substitute for the minimum level of education?NoMinimum 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?NoKnowledge, 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

Three years of related work experience. Supervision experience and experience in a residence hall environment

Salary Range$33,300Job Open Date08/07/2019Job Closing Date08/28/2019Special Instructions SummaryQuicklink for Posting Applicant DocumentsRequired Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents
    Supplemental Questions

    Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

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




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    Posted: 8/9/2019
    Application Due: 8/28/2019
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