The Residence Hall Director (RHD) is a full-time, live-in, professional staff member responsible for the daily operations of a 250-650 bed residence hall(s) or on-campus apartments. The RHD directly supervises 5-16 Resident Assistants, 1 - 2 Inclusion Assistants, and most RHDs supervise a front desk operation and advise hall council. The RHD is charged with developing a community that promotes engagement, learning, respect for diversity, and student success. The RHD plays an integral role in developing and implementing our residential curriculum. On-call responsibilities are shared for 1,200-2,000 residents.
A live-in position is one where the individual maintains an on-campus apartment as their primary residence. RHD's must reside in an on-campus apartment throughout the term of their appointment. The department provides an apartment and meal plan to allow the RHD to be visible in their community, eat meals in the residential restaurant, attend meetings and events regularly, and be able to respond to emergencies within their community.
Bachelor's degree and prior residence life experience as a paraprofessional or higher. Demonstrated positive interpersonal skills. Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively and project a positive attitude. Ability to perform the essential functions of the position with or without reasonable accommodation.
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