Nov 21, 2020
Administrative Jobs
Student Affairs, Residence Life
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Job Title: RESIDENT DIRECTOR #00066980
Location: Rolla
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 34984
Hiring Department

Residential Life

Application Deadline

December 4, 2020

Full Time/Part Time

Full Time, Temporary, Non-benefit eligible


$20.00/hour minimum

Job Description

The Resident Director (RD) is a full-time Residential Life staff member responsible for the successful provision of programs and services in a coed resident community of 350 students. The RD plans, organizes and directs the staffing, administrative, operations, community development, student development and discipline functions in his/her community. The RD is also responsible for executing assigned projects for the entire residential life program. The RD supervises a Head Resident Assistant and 11-26 resident assistants. In addition, the RD works in close cooperation with physical facilities, custodial staff, food service and other student affairs staff. The RD lives on campus and provides after-hours support in the event of an emergency. RD’s receive direct supervision from the Associate Director of Residential Life.

Other Duties

  • Supports the residential curriculum by participating in the development and execution of
    educational plans to advance the department’s learning goals.
  • Supervises, trains, and evaluates the performance of resident assistants, senior resident assistants and head resident.
  • Advises hall government, provides training and resources to support student leadership
    development and student-initiated programs and activities.
  • Meets with students experiencing concerns or identified at risk to provide appropriate intervention, guidance and support.
  • Participates in after-hours crisis response and assigned on-call duty rotation for all campus
    housing areas.
  • Reviews incident reports documenting low-level behavioral matters to determine appropriate
    resolutions; makes referrals or takes appropriate action. Meets with students of concern and
    communicates with care coordinators and other professionals as appropriate.
  • Participates in the review of building operations in the areas of security, environmental support
    services, food service and physical facilities.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor's degree and two years’ experience working in residential life


The final candidate is required to provide copies of official transcript(s) for any college degree(s) listed in application materials submitted. Copies of transcript(s) should be provided prior to the start of employment. In addition, the final candidate may be required to verify other credentials listed in application materials.

Failure to provide official transcript(s) or other required verification may result in the withdrawal of the job offer.

All job offers are contingent upon successful completion of a criminal background check.

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