Human Resources

Director of Residential Life

Primary Role

Insures the provision of on-campus housing and residential living support services, e.g., telephones, secure environment, and residential counseling.

Typical Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Recruit, select, train, and supervise residential directors and assistants. Provide guidance and professional development to staff in support of their work with student residents.
  2. Plan and implement a room application and assignment process for students, taking into account requests for roommates, locations, and lifestyle preferences.
  3. Present information to students and parents on housing options and assignment process.
  4. Oversee student meal plan and student phone service selection.
  5. Performs related duties as assigned.

Supervision Required/Given

Works within established guidelines and under general direction. Must work collaboratively and cooperatively with diverse individuals and groups.

Position Qualifications

  1. Knowledge and skills normally acquired through at least a Bachelor's Degree. Master's Degree preferred.
  2. At least three years experience as college residence hall director or residential life sufficient to demonstrate competency in: selecting and supervising staff, student advising on residential life matters, budget management, PC office systems, planning and managing residential life services.