Residence Director

The University of Texas at Arlington  |  Arlington, TX

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Job Overview

Posted January 07, 2020 Full-Time

Job Details

Position Title:

Residence Director

Onsite Event Position ID: 2314
Job Type: Housing/Residence Life
Location: Arlington, TX
Positions Available: 1
Institution Type: Public, 4-year
Institution Size: < 30,000 Students
Employer ID: 419

Stated Non-Discrimination Policy

Gender Expression / Identity Sexual Orientation

Benefits

Salary Range:
$35,568 - $35,568
Additional Compensation:
Some comp time is granted during peak times of the year (e.g., residence hall and apartment opening and closing, Resident Assistant training, Welcome Week).
Housing for Position:
Live-in/on
Domestic Partners Allowed:
Yes
Housing Pets:
Cats, Dogs
Benefits
Salary Range:
$35,568 - $35,568
Additional Compensation:
Some comp time is granted during peak times of the year (e.g., residence hall and apartment opening and closing, Resident Assistant training, Welcome Week).
Housing for Position:
Live-in/on
Domestic Partners Allowed:
Yes
Qualifications
Education:
Masters Preferred, Bachelors Required
Major Preference:
Counseling, Educational Administration, Higher Education, Student Affairs
Experience:

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

Position Description

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Provides direct supervision to Resident Assistants, Office Assistants, and graduate-level Assistant Residence Director (contingent on assigned community). Recruit, select, train, and evaluate student staff members.
  2. Completes administrative paperwork and reports for their residential communities that includes facility management, community office operations, community budget oversight, spending processes and purchases, occupancy paperwork, and check-in and check-out process.
  3. Serves on Division of Student Affairs and University-wide committees. Regularly collaborate with areas within the Division of Student Affairs and volunteers to help with campus traditions and initiatives. Serve on departmental committees such as Training, Recruitment, and Community Development and Learning.  Participate in university-wide events such as Homecoming Week, Parent and Family Weekend, and Preview Day.
  4. Advises, mediates, and counsels students and staff in various situations and work with a diverse population including graduate, undergraduate, families, and international students and staff. Refer students of concern to the Behavioral Intervention Team.
  5. Oversees the cultivation of a positive learning environment and an engaging community. Supervise student staff and advise community council to develop the community that supports the mission and values of the department, division, and institution.
  6. Serves as student conduct officer for violations within the residential communities and handle administrative tasks that include processing incident reports, assigning and tracking sanctions, and maintaining accurate student conduct records.
  7. Participates in an on-call duty rotation (24 hours, 7 days a week) to aide in emergency and crisis incidents.
  8. Assists with the daily management of summer camps and conferences that includes supervision of summer conference staff, processing billing paperwork, working closely with the housekeeping staff to prepare residential community.
  9. Performs other duties and special projects as assigned.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
Bachelor's degree and experience working in higher education. Applicants must include in their online resume the following information: 1)Employment history: name of company, period employed (from month/year to month/year), job title, summary of job duties and 2) Education: school name, degree type, and major.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
Master's degree. Supervisory experience. Two (2) years of experience in a student resident environment or the equivalent. Excellent communication skills (written and verbal).

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:
Ability to work independently or part of a team. Ability to work with interruptions and meet multiple task deadlines.  Ability to make sound decisions and delegate tasks; Ability to respond in a crisis or emergency situation; ability to recognize, analyze, and solve a variety of problems; ability to effectively communicate with students, staff, faculty, and parents.

WORKING CONDITIONS:

  • Required to live-in an assigned residence hall or apartment community.
  • Required to participate in a university provided meal plan.
  • Participates in a 24-hour emergency on-call rotation.
  • Some nights, weekends, and holidays may be required.
  • Exposure to standard office conditions.
  • Use of cleaning chemicals.
  • Repetitive use of a keyboard at a workstation.
  • Use of manual dexterity.
  • Climbing of stairs (some halls and apartments do not have elevators).
  • Lifting and moving objects (boxes, mail, etc. up to 30 lbs.).

OTHER REQUIREMENTS:

  • Criminal Background Check

Job Requirements

Minimum Qualifications:
Bachelor's degree and experience working in higher education. Applicants must include in their online resume the following information: 1)Employment history: name of company, period employed (from month/year to month/year), job title, summary of job duties and 2) Education: school name, degree type, and major.

Preferred qualifications:
Master's degree. Supervisory experience. Two (2) years of experience in a student resident environment or the equivalent. Excellent communication skills (written and verbal).

Application Information

Interested candidates should email cover letter, resume, and three references to Stephen Berg, Associate Director for Apartment and Residence Life, at sberg@uta.edu. Questions and inquiries may also be directed to the same contact.

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