Residence Hall Director

Baylor University  |  Waco, TX

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Job Overview

Posted January 10, 2020 Full-Time

Job Details

Position Title:

Residence Hall Director

Onsite Event Position ID: 2322
Job Type: Housing/Residence Life
Location: Waco, TX
Positions Available: 1
Institution Type: Private not-for-profit, 4-year
Institution Size: < 20,000 Students
Employer ID: 1533
Application Deadline: 03/29/2020

Benefits

Salary Range:
$47,476 - $47,476
Additional Compensation:
Starting annual salary is $47,476, plus $1500 annual professional development funds and excellent university benefits that start on the first date of employment. Tuition remission for some academic programs are available for self and family after completing one year of continuous full-time service. A furnished apartment including cable, internet, and access to a washer and dryer is provided. Additionally, compensation includes an 11 meals per week plan, free use of the campus recreation facility, laptop, smart phone with unlimited data, free parking, and reserved parking spots for employee and spouse, as well as free admission to athletic events with the exception of football. Pet dog agreement available for those interested. Requests for emotional support animals are vetted by Human Resources.
Housing for Position:
Live-in/on
Domestic Partners Allowed:
No
Housing Pets:
Dogs, Small pets in aquariums/cages
Benefits
Salary Range:
$47,476 - $47,476
Additional Compensation:
Starting annual salary is $47,476, plus $1500 annual professional development funds and excellent university benefits that start on the first date of employment. Tuition remission for some academic programs are available for self and family after completing one year of continuous full-time service. A furnished apartment including cable, internet, and access to a washer and dryer is provided. Additionally, compensation includes an 11 meals per week plan, free use of the campus recreation facility, laptop, smart phone with unlimited data, free parking, and reserved parking spots for employee and spouse, as well as free admission to athletic events with the exception of football. Pet dog agreement available for those interested. Requests for emotional support animals are vetted by Human Resources.
Housing for Position:
Live-in/on
Domestic Partners Allowed:
No
Qualifications
Education:
Masters Preferred, Masters Required
Major Preference:
Counseling, Educational Administration, Higher Education, Student Affairs, Other
Experience:

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

Position Description

The Residence Hall Director (RHD) is responsible for ensuring student learning, faith development, cultural humility, and self-advocacy are outcomes of the on-campus residential experience. The RHD must have a demonstrated Christian faith and show a commitment to collaboration with faculty, an appreciation of human diversity, and an enthusiasm for investing in college students. The RHD reports to one of three Assistant Directors for Resident Learning in the office of Campus Living & Learning.

Responsibilities and Duties Include:

Staff Development

  • Recruit, train, supervise, and evaluate 5-17 undergraduate students (Community Leaders and Community Leader Mentors). In some residence halls, the RHD may supervise one full-time Assistant Residence Hall Director (ARHD) or up to two Graduate Apprentice Residence Hall Directors (GARHD).
  • In conjunction with the office of Spiritual Life, co-supervise a Truett Seminary graduate student serving as a part-time Resident Chaplain (RC) in the residence hall..
  • Support and assist in hiring processes for graduate students and full-time staff.

Community Development

  • ·Establish an authentic Christian community that supports academic excellence, spiritual growth, cultural humility, self-advocacy, and an appreciation for doing life together.
  • Recruit and advise an in-hall student leadership organization, including but not limited to: leadership development, program planning, and budget oversight.
  • Coordinate and provide support for the Living Learning Programs and faculty involvement (i.e. Faculty-in- Residence Faculty Partner, and Faculty Steward).
  • Engage residents in the greater Baylor University community through utilization of campus facilities, participation in campus events, and promotion of campus activities.

Student Development

  • Develop meaningful relationships with students and maintain a high degree of visibility and availability in the residence hall.
  • Respond to student behavioral concerns and incidents in the halls.
  • Implement departmental learning outcomes encompassing concepts such as life together, cultural humility, faith development, intellectual development, and self-advocacy, through intentional conversations and programming within the residence hall.

Administrative Responsibilities

  • Act as liaison with academic partners and Living-Learning Programs.
  • Participate in an on-call rotation throughout the calendar year to respond to incidents and emergencies, as they occur, for a residential population of approximately 5,400 undergraduate students.
  • Manage a residence hall front desk, including the supervision of student and/or professional staff.
  • Manage office supply, minor equipment, and community development budgets for the residence hall.
  • Participate in admissions events and programs.
  • Learn and use technology platforms, including but not limited to Microsoft Office Suite, Persona, CSGold, CBORD, StarRez, judicial software, and other departmental website applications.

Facilities Management

  • Conduct openings, closings, and mid-semester inspections.
  • Collaborate with campus partners such as Facility Services, Dining Services, Housekeeping, the Assistant Director of Facilities and Operations, to sustain and improve residence hall environments.

Professional Development

  • Serve on Campus Living & Learning and Student Life committees as well as special projects and opportunities to teach a credited leadership class.
  • Use professional development funds provided by Campus Living & Learning to engage in opportunities such as reading or writing for professional publications, active membership in a regional or national organization, and attending or presenting at conferences.
  • Attend Student Life and University professional development opportunities.
  • Participate in annual departmental professional staff trainings.

Job Requirements

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

Master’s degree required, as well as a demonstrated Christian faith.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

Master’s degree preferred in College Student Personnel, Higher Education/Student Affairs or related field with full-time or graduate residence life experience.  Preference given to candidates with experience being on-call for crisis and emergency response, advising residence hall organizations, and living on campus in a graduate or professional position.  An enthusiasm for integrating faith and learning is also preferred.

Application Information

Please apply through the Baylor Human Resources site using the provided link.

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