Job Title: Resident Director
Location: Residence Life & Off Cmps Svc
Job ID: 5685
Staff Posting Details Appointment: Regular, Full time, 1.0 FTE.
- Recruit, train, and evaluate 12-22 undergraduate student leaders (Resident Assistants, Resident Community Coordinators, and Greek House Coordinators) for a designated residential area.
- Supervise student leaders in the performance of their responsibilities through regular contact, individual meetings, and weekly team meetings.
- Support student leaders in the implementation of the Residential Curriculum.
- Promote collaborative and inclusive work and living environment and engage in educational opportunities to increase awareness and understanding of diversity and inclusion.
- Promote and ensure student leaders develop personal one-on-one relationships with residents.
- Residential Curriculum: Provide leadership in the creation and implementation of educational plans designed for first-year and continuing student residential areas.
- Academic and specialized communities: oversee communities such as Honors programs, Business Leadership, International district, Themed Housing, Trans-non binary housing, and Residential Seminars.
- Demonstrate an understanding and on-going commitment to diversity, inclusion, and social justice by addressing the needs and concerns of underrepresented students.
- Advise 1-2 Hall Governments to develop a larger community and foster leadership opportunities.
- Be visible in the residential area during evenings and weekend hours to interact informally with residents about academic, personal or community success, issues or concerns.
- Maintain continual awareness of resident concerns through regular student contact in the residential areas.
- Attend and contribute to weekly Students of Concern meetings with Student Conduct and Dean of Students Office.
- Use a case management style approach to student support, outreach, and documentation.
- Respond to student behavioral concerns and incidents in residential areas. Coordinate with Residence Life and other Student Affairs staff on an appropriate response- as needed.
- Serves as an informal advisor to students regarding interpersonal conflict and personal development.
- Coordinate the thorough, timely and accurate completion of reports and other administrative tasks, e.g., room moves, Room Condition reports, work orders, etc. Coordinates resident check-in and check-out processes.
- Participate in an on-call rotation and respond to incidents and emergencies providing appropriate referrals where necessary.
- Support, interpret, implement and enforce university and departmental policies and procedures. Serve as a student conduct hearing officer.
- Participate in various department and division meetings.
- Participate, design, and implement recruitment and training programs for both professional staff and student leaders
- Learn and use technology platforms, including but not limited to Microsoft Office Suite, Academe Solutions/PeopleSoft, Roompact, and other departmental website applications.
- Perform other duties as assigned.
- Each Resident Director will be assigned additional responsibilities to supplement their professional development and portfolio.
- These may include: advising the Residence Hall Association, further developing the Residential Curriculum, Housing selections, and Greek Housing, Living Learning Community development, Marketing/Outreach, etc.
- Resident Directors will support the Assistant Director of Residence Life for Operations to manage Summer Student Housing.
- Bachelor's degree required. Master's degree in student personnel or a related field preferred
- ResumeLetter of Interest
- We acknowledge the richness of commonalities and differences we share as a university community; the intrinsic worth of all who work and study here; that education is enhanced by investigation of and reflection upon multiple perspectives.We aspire to create respect for and appreciation of all persons as a key characteristic of our campus community; to increase the diversity of all parts of our University community through commitment to diversity in our recruitment and retention efforts; to foster a spirit of openness to active engagement among all members of our campus community.We act to achieve an environment that welcomes and supports diversity; to ensure full educational opportunity for all who teach and learn here; to prepare effectively citizen-leaders for a pluralistic world.