The Residence Director position is a full-time live-in role that has primary responsibility for managing the daily operations of a 400-600 bed residence hall. Key functions of the position include student staff selection and supervision, student conduct adjudication, occupancy management, policy enforcement, student leadership development and community building through programmatic efforts.
The Residence Director is expected to implement a student development approach, and in all aspects of the position be guided by the core values of respect, education and service. Among the other professional staff the RD will work with are these key complex staff members: Residence Life Services Supervisor, the Assistant Director of Residence Life, and the Facilities and Dining Staff managers.
The University of Nebraska-Lincoln seeks to attract and retain a high performing and diverse workforce in which employees’ differences are respected and valued to better meet the varying needs of the diverse populations we serve. The university fosters a diverse and inclusive work environment that promotes collaboration so that all individuals are able to participate and contribute to their full potential. As an EO/AA employer, qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, national origin, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, and/or political affiliation. See: http://www.unl.edu/equity/notice-nondiscrimination.
Minimum Required Qualifications-Bachelor’s degree plus one year of experience as a Residence Director or a graduate Residence Director, including supervision of live-in Residence Assistants, required. Experience must demonstrate proficiency with Microsoft Office software and e-mail systems. Strong written and oral communication skills are essential.
Preferred Qualifications- Master’s degree in student affairs, college student personnel administration, or a related field is preferred. Two or more years of full-time experience as a Residence Director directly supervising live-in Residence Assistants is desirable. Participation in professional staff on call duty rotation is helpful. Experience serving as a judicial hearing officer adjudicating college/ university policy violations; hall government advising experience; and budgeting experience are beneficial.