Residence Hall Director - 12 month

University at Buffalo  |  Buffalo, NY

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Job Overview

Posted January 08, 2019 Full-Time

Job Details

Position Title:

Residence Hall Director - 12 month

Onsite Event Position ID: 1857
Job Type: Housing/Residence Life
Location: Buffalo, NY
Positions Available: 3
Institution Type: Public, 4-year
Institution Size: < 20,000 Students < 30,000 Students
Employer ID: 16019
Application Deadline: 02/19/2019

Stated Non-Discrimination Policy

Gender Expression / Identity Sexual Orientation

Benefits

Salary Range:
$43,000 - $43,000
Additional Compensation:
• Vacation accrued at 1.25 days per month; Sick Leave accrued at 1.25 days per month. • RHDs receive all holidays afforded to university employees but must work with their supervisor to approve vacation dates. • University Benefits: Group health, dental, vision, and life insurance with options for dependents; retirement package commencing 42 days after employment start date. • Department Benefits: A furnished one or two bedroom apartment (including free high-speed internet, cable TV service, and all utilities) located in a residence hall is provided for 12 months. This is a live-in position. • Professional Development funds pending availability – amount TBD.
Housing for Position:
Live-in/on
Domestic Partners Allowed:
Yes
Benefits
Salary Range:
$43,000 - $43,000
Additional Compensation:
• Vacation accrued at 1.25 days per month; Sick Leave accrued at 1.25 days per month. • RHDs receive all holidays afforded to university employees but must work with their supervisor to approve vacation dates. • University Benefits: Group health, dental, vision, and life insurance with options for dependents; retirement package commencing 42 days after employment start date. • Department Benefits: A furnished one or two bedroom apartment (including free high-speed internet, cable TV service, and all utilities) located in a residence hall is provided for 12 months. This is a live-in position. • Professional Development funds pending availability – amount TBD.
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, Other Education
Experience:
0-1 Year

Qualifications
Education:
Masters Preferred, Bachelors Required
Major Preference:
Counseling, Educational Administration, Higher Education, Student Affairs, Other Education
Experience:
0-1 Year

Position Description

The Residence Hall Director (RHD) is responsible for the residential life functions in one or more residence halls, housing 500-600 students. Through supervision of the Graduate Assistant – Assistant Hall Director and approximately 16-24 Paraprofessional Staff Members, the RHD fosters a clean, safe, positive, and inclusive community environment that encourages students to develop their full potential.

This position includes educational, supervisory and administrative functions that promote student engagement, academic success, personal development and a strong sense of community through the implementation of the residential curriculum.  Campus Living supports the University at Buffalo’s mission by providing residential environments that assist students in being academically and personally successful.  The RHD is supervised by an Assistant Director (AD).
This is a 12-month, live-in position, beginning July 22 (anticipated and ending on July 21 (anticipated).

Candidates who have developed skills in the following areas, or an interest in developing skills in these areas, are encouraged to apply.
• Student and Professional (Graduate) Staff Supervision
• Programming
• Residential Curriculum
• Crisis Intervention
• Student Conduct
• Maintenance and Facilities
• Housing Operations
• Counseling, Helping, and Conflict Management
• Administrative and Time Management


Job Requirements

Minimum: Bachelor’s degree with one year of experience in college student supervision, judicial affairs, orientation or student activities. Excellent administrative and communications skills are required. Based on the need to respond to crisis situation and serve on a duty rotation, travel within the campus and between campuses is required. Candidates will need to demonstrate their ability to meet the transportation needs of the position.

Preferred: Master’s degree in Student Personnel, Counseling, Education or related field with one to three years of post-bachelor’s degree experience in residence hall or university apartment administration is preferred. Due to the transportation needs of this position, a valid license to operate a motor vehicle in NYS is also preferred.

Application including a cover letter, resume, and names, titles, addresses, and telephone numbers of three current references should be completed on-line at: https://www.ubjobs.buffalo.edu/ .  For additional information please visit the following web page: http://www.buffalo.edu/campusliving/about-us/employment-opportunities.html.

We will be conducting interviews at the Oshkosh Placement Exchange (OPE), the New York State Placement Exchange (NSY-PE), as well as The Placement Exchange (TPE). We encourage candidates to send materials early so that we can pre-schedule interviews for these conferences or conduct phone/videoconference interviews.  Full consideration will be given to complete applications received by March 25, 2019.

Application Information

An online application is required for full consideration. Application including a cover letter, resume, and names, titles, addresses, and telephone numbers of three current references should be completed on-line at: https://www.ubjobs.buffalo.edu/ . For additional information please visit the following web page: http://www.buffalo.edu/campusliving/about-us/employment-opportunities.html.

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