Required to live-in an assigned residence hall or apartment community. Required to participate in a university provided meal plan. Responsible for the administration and operation of a residential community through staff and student development, resident outreach and education, community building, attention to facilities, and administrative organization.
Provides direct supervision to Resident Assistants, Office Assistants, and Graduate Assistant Residence Director (contingent on assigned community).
Recruit, select, train, and evaluate student staff members.
Completes administrative paperwork and reports for their residential communities that includes facility management, community office operations, community budget oversight, spending processes and purchases, occupancy paperwork, and check-in and check-out process.
Serves on Division of Student Affairs and University-wide committees.
Regularly collaborate with areas within the Division of Student Affairs and volunteers to help with campus traditions and initiatives.
Serve on departmental committees such as Training, Recruitment, and Community Development and Learning.
Participate in university-wide events such as Homecoming Week, Parent and Family Weekend, and Preview Day.
Advises, mediates, and counsels students and staff in various situations and work with a diverse population including graduate, undergraduate, families, and international students and staff.
Refer students of concern to the Behavioral Intervention Team.
Oversees the cultivation of a positive learning environment and an engaging community.
Supervise student staff and advise community council to develop the community that supports the mission and values of the department, division, and institution.
Serves as student conduct officer for violations within the residential communities and handle administrative tasks that include processing incident reports, assigning and tracking sanctions, and maintaining accurate student conduct records.
Participates in an on-call duty rotation (24 hours, seven (7) days a week) to aide in emergency and crisis incidents.
Assists with the daily management of summer camps and conferences that includes supervision of summer conference staff, processing billing paperwork, working closely with the housekeeping staff to prepare residential community.
Performs other duties and special projects as assigned.
Bachelor's degree. Higher education experience.
Two (2) years of experience working in college student environment or the equivalent experience.
Master's degree. Supervisory experience.
Two (2) years of experience in a student resident environment or the equivalent. Excellent communication skills (written and verbal).
Applicants must include in their online resume the following information: 1) Employment history: name of company, period employed (from month/year to month/year), job title, summary of job duties and 2) Education: school name, degree type, and major.
UTA is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution. Minorities, women, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Additionally, the University prohibits discrimination in employment on the basis of sexual orientation. A criminal background check will be conducted on finalists. The UTA is a tobacco free campus.
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