Hall Director

University of Portland  |  Portland, OR

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Job Overview

Posted 4 days ago Full-Time

Job Details

Position Title:

Hall Director

Job Type: Housing/Residence Life
Location: Portland, OR
Positions Available: 4
Institution Type: Private not-for-profit, 4-year
Institution Size: < 3,500 Students
Employer ID: 35361

Benefits

Additional Compensation:
Click "Apply Now" below to navigate to our Hall Director Information & Recruitment site which lists information about the role, salary, benefits, perks, and more!
Housing for Position:
Live-in/on
Domestic Partners Allowed:
No
Housing Pets:
Small pets in aquariums/cages
Benefits
Additional Compensation:
Click "Apply Now" below to navigate to our Hall Director Information & Recruitment site which lists information about the role, salary, benefits, perks, and more!
Housing for Position:
Live-in/on
Domestic Partners Allowed:
No
Qualifications
Education:
Masters Preferred, Bachelors Required
Major Preference:
Counseling, Educational Administration, Higher Education, Student Affairs, Other
Experience:

Qualifications
Education:
Masters Preferred, Bachelors Required
Major Preference:
Counseling, Educational Administration, Higher Education, Student Affairs, Other
Experience:

Position Description

The Office of Residence Life at University of Portland (UP) is currently accepting applications for Hall Director (immediate start).

Hall Directors at UP share a critical leadership role in Residence Life. This residential full-time staff position cares for the well-being and development of students in each of the University's 10 unique residence halls.

This is an exciting time to join the Office of Residence Life at University of Portland. Some highlights of the Hall Director position:

  • It is a 10-month position with a year-round apartment
  • UP is currently offering a $1,000 hiring bonus
  • You will supervise other professional staff members
  • You can take advantage of UP's Higher Education/Student Affairs graduate program which includes an EdD
  • You will benefit from many robust opportunities for professional development and growth 

Click here to visit our Hall Director information and Recruitment site (updated 9/13/21) for more information and details on the role, the benefits and compensation, the opportunities for professional development and growth, and the application process (including a direct link to the job description and online application form).


Job Requirements

Community Development

  • Resides in assigned residence hall.
  • Builds a culture of community and communal responsibility within the assigned residence hall.
  • Establishes rapport with residents, engages with them through daily interactions, and provides a consistent presence as a role model and information resource.
  • Promotes the Holy Cross approach to residentiality where individual hall identity is promoted and celebrated within the context of the campus community. Fosters strong hall identity and brand in all facets of the community. Works with students to create and maintain strong hall traditions, alumni connections, and a sense of belonging for residents.
  • Supports and furthers the mission of the University by attending and supervising the development, planning, and execution of educational programming and vibrant community events within the residence hall.
  • Maintains knowledge and understanding of University policies and procedures, educates students, and enforces regulations.
  • Partners with the pastoral resident to provide faith development guidance and support. Attends weekly celebration of Mass and assists with other spiritual activities such as the annual hall spiritual retreat.
  • Advises the coordinator/ambassador student leaders who work to support the academic connections between the hall community and University faculty.


Student Development

  • Provides care and counseling.
  • Assists students with academic, social, spiritual, and personal needs or matters.
  • Maintains knowledge of campus resources and referral channels available to students.
  • Provides direct support to students of concern, such as students in situations of physical, emotional, or academic risk or distress. Partners with colleagues in other University offices and departments (including Early Alert, Health & Counseling Center, Campus Ministry, Shepard Academic Resource Center, and Public Safety) to assist students. Follow up with Early Alert requests in a timely manner.
  • Mediates conflicts and resolve issues.
  • Investigates incident reports and takes appropriate actions, including discipline, as needed. Serves as a hearing officer for student conduct related cases.


Staff Development

  • Supervises designated assistant hall director, resident assistants, and community assistants in the assigned residence hall. Coordinates staff coverage schedules. Establishes expectations for performance and provides feedback through performance evaluations. Addresses performance concerns in a timely and professional manner.
  • Coordinates the interviewing and staff selection process to fill available vacancies.
  • Participates in hall staff training activities, holds weekly staff meetings, and designs in-hall specific orientation and training for hall staff.


Hall Operations & Administration

  • Maintains regular on-call duty hours (in assigned residence hall) in rotation with the assistant hall director and responds to problems and concerns brought forward by students.
  • Responds to and manages crisis situations through immediate action, sound judgment, and appropriate referrals.
  • Completes accurate and timely administrative reports and paperwork.
  • Acts as liaison with University resources such as Physical Plant staff concerning the physical needs of the assigned residence hall and with Public Safety for any security concerns.
  • Oversees the stewardship of hall budget and finances.

Application Information

Check out our Hall Director Information & Recruitment page and scroll down to the bottom for our online application!

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