The Resident Director is a live-in member of the University Housing team and is responsible for all aspects of the housing and residence life program in their assigned area. Oversees administration, including training and supervision of staff, programming oversight, policy enforcement, student development, and on-call responsibilities.
Typical duties may include but are not limited to:
Supervises a team of 10-14 Resident Assistants, depending on the residential area, and 1 Residence Life Team Assistant
Attends and participates in regularly scheduled staff meetings and one-on-one meetings with Resident Assistants and Resident Life Team Assistant.
Participates in recruiting, hiring, and evaluating of Resident Assistants, Desk Assistants, Residence Life Team Assistants, and full-time staff members.
Facilitate and participate in diversity trainings for Resident Assistants, Desk Assistants, Residence Life Team Assistants, and full-time staff members.
Oversees the implementation of the Residential Curriculum of the assigned residential community.
Advises Area Council and other student organizations. Cultivates, coordinates, and assists in the development of student leadership and responsibility through programming, training, and direct involvement with students.
Oversees the facilitation of large-scale programs and activities to promote social interactions and student connections.
Interprets and enforces all administrative policies and procedures. Acts as an administrative hearing officer for cases involving alleged student misconduct.
Assists with the management of operational functions such as occupancy, front desk operations, key distribution and key collection.
Manages damage assessments, reporting and billing, maintenance requests, and hall opening and closing.
Monitors and maintains facility issues within the community in collaboration with the Assistant Directors for Facilities.
Responsible for maintaining all budgets for assigned areas and/or committees.
Responds to crisis and emergency situations in accordance with university and departmental procedures. Conducts follow-up and utilizes campus and community resources to address situations.
Serves on an on-call rotation to ensure the safety and welfare of residential students.
Serves as essential personnel and provides assistance in the event of an emergency on campus.
Serves and represents Housing and Residence Life (HRL) via committees, summer assignments, and university wide events.
Performs other job-related duties as assigned.
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