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|Onsite Event Position ID:||1811|
|Job Type:||Housing/Residence Life|
|Institution Type:||Public, 4-year|
|Institution Size:||< 30,000 Students|
UT Knoxville buzzes with energy, ideas, and optimism. Great students and professors from throughout the world live and work in a friendly, safe campus community located in scenic East Tennessee. The campus and its signature "Hill" lure students with green space, nearby lakes, and vistas of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Blount College, the University of Tennessee’s forerunner, was established in Knoxville in 1794, two years before Tennessee became a state. Located near the center of Knoxville’s present business district, Blount College became East Tennessee College in 1807, East Tennessee University in 1840, and the University of Tennessee in 1879. The University has been a land-grant university since 1869. Today, the University is home to over 27,000 students, 8,000 faculty and staff and awards over 5,500 degrees annually. UT Knoxville prides itself on adding value to Tennessee — by educating its students, doing research and creative work that improves quality of life, and reaching out to share expertise with Tennesseans. The University of Tennessee stands in a class by itself as Tennessee's flagship institution and one of the United States' great public research universities.
The Division: The Division of Student Life is comprised of over 400 staff that serve our students through 19 departments and functions. Staff are actively engaged in the lives of our students, living and learning with them in our residence halls, student union, and other campus environments. The Division seeks candidates willing to engage, challenge, and support our students through intentional programs and services. In addition, we seek colleagues that are committed to teamwork and have a palpable passion for working with and serving all students.
The Department: The Department of University Housing is a unit within the Division of Student Life. The mission of University Housing is to create positive residential communities which support the academic mission of the University. We seek to provide programs, services and a diverse community environment which contribute to individual learning, which foster growth and development, and in which respect and responsible behavior are encouraged. We strive to provide safe, comfortable, affordable, and well-maintained housing facilities for our residents. University Housing has the capacity to house over 7,000 residents in 11 different on campus residence halls each academic year. The department has a close working relationship with a variety of student life units and academic offices on campus. Former staff members of University Housing are employed by over 90 colleges and universities throughout the US.
Hall Director, Position Description: The Hall Director is an entry-level, exempt, full-time, 12-month, live in position with the Department of University Housing. Hall Directors are responsible for developing and administering a comprehensive residence life program focused on community development and student contact in residence halls housing between 495 and 950 predominately undergraduate students. Hall Directors serve as the catalyst for student contact and development in the community and are designated as front line staff members for staff supervision and development, student discipline, program development, on call crisis protocol and facility management. Hall Directors are responsible for the selection, training, evaluation and development of staff for Graduate Assistant(s), Resident Assistants and Office Assistants. Hall Directors are expected to have direct contact with residents through routine daily interactions. Each spring semester, Hall Directors will instruct a section of the Resident Assistant Training Course as a part of the RA Selection process.
The University of Tennessee is an EEO/AA/Title VI/Title IX/Section 504/ADA/ADEA institution in the provision of its education and employment programs and services. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, or covered veteran status.
A Bachelor and Master’s degree are required. A Master’s Degree in College Student Personnel, Higher Education Administration, Student Development is preferred. Qualified candidates will have experience in residence life, community development and staff supervision, as well as leadership and effectiveness in promoting respect and appreciation for diversity among students and staff.
Please apply for position online.
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