The Hall Director serves an important leadership role in creating an environment and experience that intentionally contributes to the individual success of each residence hall student in support of the mission of Residential Life. Responsibilities of the Hall Director include: supervise and train student staff (Community Advisors, Grad Student Interns, Student Assistants) to deliver an effective residence hall program in an area of approximately 200-400 students; implement strategies and initiatives that help all students build connections, get involved, and achieve success; serve as a conduct hearing officer; interact daily with students for many purposes including community development, conflict resolution, helping skills, resource connection, student issues and crisis, etc.; and involvement in department and University committees and department policy/procedure formation.
This position has been designated as weather and emergency essential. In the event of a university closure or emergency event, incumbent is required to report to work and respond as requested. Refer to Minnesota State Board Policy 4.4 Weather / Short Term Emergency Closings at: https://www.minnstate.edu/board/policy/404.html.
Master's Degree in College Student Personnel or related field (conferred on an official transcript and received in Human Resources prior to start of employment).
Bachelor's degree and a minimum of 10 months full-time experience in Residential Life or related student affairs area may be substituted for master's degree.
Prior to the date of appointment, this position requires a criminal background check conducted by the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension (BCA).
Demonstrated commitment to fostering a diverse working and learning environment.
Demonstrated supervision experience.
Knowledge of residence hall student issues.
Excellent communication skills including verbal, written, and interpersonal.
Demonstrated initiative and experience in community development.
Excellent administrative skills including an ability to manage multiple priorities.
Experience with the student conduct process (hearing officer, conduct board advisor/member) in a university setting.
Demonstrated experience in effective conflict resolution.
Work safely at all times, which includes but is not limited to, participating and completing all required safety trainings, as well as performing all job tasks in accordance with Minnesota State University, Mankato policies and procedures utilizing appropriate tools, equipment and personal protective equipment.
Based upon this position's essential functions, it reports to Residential life on the Minnesota State Mankato campus on all scheduled workdays and does not have the option of telework.
ADDITIONALINFORMATION: The Hall Director is required to live-in an assigned residence hall apartment, maintain regular office hours, and eat with students in campus dining facilities on a regular basis.
Hall Director work involves performing tasks on evenings, weekends, and holidays. Therefore, evening meetings and participation and attendance at programs/activities/events during evening and weekend hours is expected. The Hall Director is considered a
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