The Office of Residence Life is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Hall Director. This individual will provide primary leadership in one or two residence halls of approximately 300-650 students and supervision of a staff of Resident Assistants. Additionally, the Hall Director will advise Residence Hall Association representatives, develop and oversee retention initiatives, and provide duty coverage for the campus.
The Southeast Missouri State University Office of Residence Life applies a student-centered approach to its work with students and their parents who have questions, concerns, complaints or issues with the Office of Residence Life.
We endeavor to provide a residential experience which supports student success while recognizing the unique role of college students as future leaders in our society and community. In support of this role, our residential programs and services enhance the development of college students through the integration of the classroom and co-curricular educational experiences.
We recognize students as members who each possess individual needs and goals. To support student's needs and goals, we foster opportunities for personal development through individualized interactions between students, staff, and family members.
Supervise 7-17 undergraduate Student Staff Members
Coordinate the development and evaluation of student staff
Assist with the coordination of student staff selection and training
Develop an inclusive, academically supportive community of 300-650 students
Create intentional efforts to interact with students and provide opportunities for student growth and development
Advise Residence Hall Association representatives for halls
Adjudicate violations of housing policies
Manage hall facilities, budget, and occupancy
Assist staff in assessing student needs and provide educational and social programs to effectively meet those needs
Participate in crisis management and emergency response for hall and campus
Initiate and maintain positive relationships with students, faculty, staff, family members, and external constituents with a variety of experiences
Serve as a University spokesperson at campus events
Working with office initiatives, including with Special Interest Housing and other academic initiatives
Bachelor's degree (May 2023 graduates will also be considered); Master's Degree in Student Affairs, Higher Education Administration Counseling or other field is a plus)
Knowledge of or experience as a hall supervisor or with campus leadership
Demonstrated understanding of and a strong commitment to the development of students and residence hall communities
Demonstrated ability to exercise sound judgment and take initiative beyond general job expectations
Effective interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills
Demonstrated innovative approaches in problem-solving
Demonstrated ability to develop communities through programmatic efforts
Experience working with the Microsoft Office suite or other computer programs
Experience advising student organizations or working with academic support initiatives
Demonstrated experience and understanding of customer service
The priority review of applications is May 19, 2023 and review of applicants will begin immediately. The position is available July 1, 2023 and will remain open until filed.
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Letter of interest addressing position requirements
Name and contact information of three professional references may be asked for at a later date, if not submitted
Southeast Missouri State University provides student-centered education and experiential learning with a foundation of liberal arts and sciences, embracing a tradition of access, exceptional teaching, and commitment to student success that significantly contributes to the development of the region and beyond. Recognizing its responsibility for excellence in teaching and student learning, the University supports a wide array of on-and off-campus instructional, research, and public service programs that address the intellectual, professional, personal, social, and cultural needs of its constituent groups. As a multi-purpose institution, the University achieves its educational goals through the offering of degree programs and other learning experiences to its varied constituents. Southeast is an “engaged” university supporting a wide array of research and public service programs that enrich and extend the learning environment. Southeast Missouri State University strives to provide students with high-quality, accessible and affordable educational programs responsive to the needs of the region, the nation, and the world.