Residence Hall Director

Sam Houston State University  |  Huntsville, TX

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Job Overview

Posted one week ago Full-Time

Job Details

Position Title:

Residence Hall Director

Job Type: Housing/Residence Life
Location: Huntsville, TX
Positions Available: 2
Institution Type: Public, 4-year
Institution Size: < 20,000 Students
Employer ID: 1692

Stated Non-Discrimination Policy

Gender Expression / Identity Sexual Orientation

Benefits

Salary Range:
$2,288 - $3,368
Additional Compensation:
Rent free on-campus apartment and utilities, including cable and internet.
Housing for Position:
Live-in/on
Domestic Partners Allowed:
No
Benefits
Salary Range:
$2,288 - $3,368
Additional Compensation:
Rent free on-campus apartment and utilities, including cable and internet.
Housing for Position:
Live-in/on
Domestic Partners Allowed:
No
Qualifications
Education:
Masters Preferred, Bachelors Required
Major Preference:
No Preference
Experience:
0-1 Year

Qualifications
Education:
Masters Preferred, Bachelors Required
Major Preference:
No Preference
Experience:
0-1 Year

Position Description

Primarily responsible for the operation of residence halls and the daily supervision of resident advisors. To accomplish this responsibility, supervision of staff, efficient administration of the building/complex, and maintenance of an atmosphere conducive to the health, safety, and well being of all residents is necessary.


Job Requirements

Administrative: maintain accurate records of facility maintenance, rosters of residents, reports and other information necessary for the operation of assigned area; provide regularly scheduled office hours.

Student Service: address student/parent concerns and build community; serve as an information resource and referral agent; enforce policies and provide behavioral counseling; develop and advise the Hall Council; oversee programming; maintain daily student contact.

Supervisory: assist in the selection, training, work scheduling, and performance appraisal of employees.

Residence Life: primary link between the Residence Life Office, Residence Life Maintenance and assigned area; maintain full communication with the Department of Residence Life staff regarding all areas of building/area operation; fulfill a secondary collateral assignment in the department; attend meetings as required; be on duty for all on-campus residential areas several weekends and weeknights throughout the year. Performs other related duties as assigned.

Expected to participate in a rotating duty system, department and campus committees, as well as professional development and training opportunities. Position requires walking up multiple flights of stairs, frequently crossing campus, and the use of a department provided cell phone. Knowledge of computers and general office equipment is helpful. Strong management, leadership and communication skills are necessary. This is a live in position, requiring the employee to live in an apartment located in the designated residence hall. There are no set working hours; however, the Department of Labor, Title 29, Part 785.23, Code of Federal Regulations, allows the exact hours worked under these circumstances to be determined by a reasonable agreement considering all of the pertinent facts. Therefore, as a condition of employment the incumbent agrees the average number of hours worked each week will be equal to the full time equivalency appointment. Contacts with students, parents, and other university departments are extensive.

This position may be designated as a Campus Security Authority (CSA).

Application Information

Please submit an online application, resume, and cover letter are required. Optional documents include reference contact information and three letters of recommendation. Sam Houston State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Plan Employer and Smoke/Drug-Free Workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, ancestry, marital status, citizenship, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, or gender identity. Sam Houston State University is an “at will” employer. Security sensitive positions at SHSU require background checks in accordance with Education Code 51.215.

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