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RESIDENCE HALL DIRECTOR, Division of Student Life, Residence Life

Boston University
BOSTON, Massachusetts, United States

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Student Affairs, Residence Life
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RESIDENCE HALL DIRECTOR, Division of Student Life, Residence Life

Tracking Code23500128921017Job Description
  • Facilitates student success by creating a residential environment that fosters academic achievement, student development, and community development.
  • Serves as a leadership figure and role model within the community.
  • Trains, supervises, and evaluates resident assistants and graduate resident assistants.
  • Manages the day-to-day operations of the local residence life office, provides support and supervision to the administrative secretary and work-study staff, and maintains various office records, including private student information.
  • Ensure that living and common spaces are safe, clean, and functional for students.
  • Enforces residential rules and regulations and serves as a University conduct officer.
  • Promotes learning in the living centers and student and staff development.
  • Serves on at least one Residence Life committee and/or completes special assignments for Residence Life and/or the Dean of Students.
  • Serves as a visible representative of the department at various University events.
Required Skills
  • Bachelors Degree required, Masters Degree Preferred

We are an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, natural or protective hairstyle, religion, sex, age, national origin, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, military service, pregnancy or pregnancy-related condition, or because of marital, parental, or veteran status. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

Job LocationBOSTON, Massachusetts, United StatesPosition TypeFull-Time/Regular


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What compelled the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to award Boston University a grant to fight newborn mortality in Zambia? Why did Martin Luther King, Jr. adopt BU as a place where he could hone his message of justice and equality? And what is the catalyst that prompts 32,557 students from 135 countries to call BU their home every semester? It’s in our DNA: an inherent desire in each of our students, faculty, and staff to vigorously and dauntlessly pursue knowledge—and embrace the unlimited possibilities that come with it.

A Community Unlike Any Other

As you can see below, it takes people, ideas, and a little luck (Boston, you’re our town) to make BU what it is today: one of the most dynamic universities in the world.

Celebrated thinkers: On any given day, students will find themselves mesmerized by Nobel Prize winners, a poet laureate, and the first biomedical engineer ever to receive a MacArthur Foundation “Genius Award,” among others.

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The greatest college town in the world: Boston. ’Nuff said.

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