Hall Director - Office of Residence Life
The Office of Residence Life is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Hall Director. This individual will provide primary leadership in a residence hall of approximately 200-375 students and supervision of a staff of Resident Assistants. Additionally, the Hall Director will advise hall government 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.
- Supervise 7-11 undergraduate Resident Assistants
- Coordinate the selection, training, development, and evaluation of student staff
- Develop an inclusive, academically supportive community of 200-375 students
- Create intentional efforts to interact with students and provide opportunities for student growth and development
- Advise Resident Hall Association representatives for hall
- Serve as a Judicial Officer for housing violations
- 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
- Initiate and maintain positive relationships with students, faculty, staff, family members, and external constituents in a multicultural environment
- Act as a University spokesperson at campus events
- Bachelor’s degree; Master’s degree in Student Affairs, Higher Education Administration, Counseling or related field a plus
- Experience as a hall supervisor
- Demonstrated understanding of and strong commitment to the development of students and residence hall communities
- Ability to show initiative and take on new projects
- Excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills
- Demonstrated innovative approaches in problem solving
- Experience with the judicial process
- Demonstrated experience developing programming for residence hall communities
- Experience working with Microsoft Office applications
- Demonstrated experience advising student organizations or working with academic support initiatives
- Demonstrated experience and understanding of customer service
- Demonstrated commitment to working with multicultural populations and an awareness of issues affecting women and minorities
Compensation: Total anticipated compensation ranging from $21,600 to $24,500, commensurate with experience and education, and includes a furnished campus apartment and meal plan. The University provides an excellent benefits package including retirement, medical and life insurance, paid time off, sick leave, holidays, individual and dependent tuition benefits.
Application Deadline: To ensure full consideration, application materials must be received by May 31, 2013. The position is available July 1, 2013, and will remain open until filled.
Required Information: Submit a letter of interest addressing all position qualifications and how you learned of this position, a current resume, and the names and telephone numbers of three professional references via email to email@example.com or mail to Dana Seabaugh, Employment Specialist, Human Resources, Southeast Missouri State University, One University Plaza, Cape Girardeau, MO 63701.
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