Residence Director

Job description

DePaul University

Job Identification: 38
Locations: Schmitt Academic Center, Chicago, IL, 60614, US
Job Schedule: Full time
Job Category: Student Services

Multicultural Statement
At DePaul University, we are looking for candidates who want to join us in our mission to provide access to education for all. Successful candidates welcome ideas and perspectives from colleagues and students representing a wide variety of cultures, backgrounds, religious beliefs, and experiences. We seek collaborative, open-minded and hard working professionals to work in a real world urban learning environment. Are you exceptional, yet modest and open to challenges? We seek achievers and leaders that want to bring their passion and skills to our well-respected community of approachable colleagues. Build your career with us.

General Summary
The Residence Directors (RDs) are members of the Department of Residential Education. RDs work to foster an inclusive residential environment that upholds DePaul University's Vincentian mission, as well as the goals and vision of the Division of Student Affairs. RDs are 12-month, full-time, master's level live-in staff members who are responsible for the overall management of a residential area. They oversee staff supervision, student conduct, crisis response, community development, initiative planning, and budget management.

Responsibilities & Duties

  • Coordinates and oversees all educational aspects of hall management, including staff training and supervision, student issue response, student learning opportunities, conduct procedures and crisis response.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Education & Experience

  • Master's degree in student development, higher education, counseling or related field.
  • Residential Education experience with a strong emphasis in programming and training, or an equivalent amount of education and experience.

Mandated Reporting of Child Abuse & Neglect:
Upon accepting an offer of employment with the university, you will also be required to sign an Acknowledgement of Mandated Reporter Status at the time of hire. A mandated reporter is required to make a report to the Illinois DCFS Hotline whenever there is reasonable cause to believe that a child known to them in their professional or official capacity may be abused or neglected. For more information, please visit the following pages:

Illinois Department of Children & Family Services (DCFS)
Illinois Abused and Neglected Child Reporting Act

Title IX Contact Information
Federal Title IX policy requires that all colleges and universities make known the contact information for the person responsible for coordinating its efforts to comply with Title IX responsibilities. At DePaul University, the Title IX Coordinator is Kathryn Statz. Her office is located in Lincoln Park on the 3rd floor of the Student Center, 2250 N. Sheffield Avenue. She can be reached at 312-362-8970, or [email protected]

DePaul University is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, marital status, physical or mental disability, protected veteran status, genetic information or any other legally protected status, in accordance with applicable federal, state and local EEO laws.





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Posted: 2/13/2021
Application Due: 4/14/2021
Work Type: Full Time