Residence Hall Director

St Cloud State University

Saint Cloud, MN, USA

Full time

US$37.1-64.6k (annually)

Higher Education

Equal Employment Opportunity

Jun 10

The Residence Hall Director (RHD) serves an important leadership role in facilitating student engagement, support and community development within a residential living environment. RHDs help ensure that all students have a safe, respectful and inclusive environment to live and learn. The RHD position is a full-time, live-in role that has primary operations for managing the daily operations of one or more of our residence halls on campus. Responsibilities include: supervising and training of undergraduate staff, implementing the Residential Learning Curriculum, advising residence hall community council, and facilitating residence hall student conduct. In addition, RHDs facilitate residential students’ personal, interpersonal and intellectual growth and development.

Position is limited to a five-year appointment period.

  1. Effectively implement the Residential Learning Curriculum within the residence hall, creating a safe, respectful and inclusive environment that supports student engagement, academic success, and health and wellbeing.
  2. Responsible for daily management of the residence hall community, assessing and identifying both individual and community needs and taking action to meet needs by providing ongoing education, making appropriate referrals and resolving conflict.
  3. Train, lead, select and evaluate undergraduate and graduate level student staff. Clearly communicate roles and expectations for meeting identified student engagement outcomes. Assess preparedness of Community Advisors (CAs) to administer responsibilities and provide ongoing support and training as needed.
  4. Advise community council and administer student leadership development initiatives and efforts. Build effective advising and mentoring relationships with students in the community. Be active and visible in support of student initiatives in the residence halls as well as within the Department of Residential Life and the Division of Student Life and Development.
  5. Participate in the on-call duty schedule for the Residential Life Department, facilitating appropriate emergency response, addressing student crisis situations and serve as a student conduct hearing officer for low level policy violations/situations.
  6. Demonstrate administrative and fiscal responsibility for allocated resources and budgets.
  7. Additional duties as assigned by the Office of Residence Life leadership team, the Dean of Students or the Vice President of Student Affairs to meet department, division and university needs.

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St Cloud State University

St Cloud State University