Residence Hall Director

Lawrence University  |  Appleton, WI

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Job Overview

Posted 5 days ago Full-Time

Job Details

Position Title:

Residence Hall Director

Job Type: Housing/Residence Life
Location: Appleton, WI
Positions Available: 1
Institution Type: Private not-for-profit, 4-year
Institution Size: < 2,000 Students
Employer ID: 35464
Application Deadline: 11/01/2021

Stated Non-Discrimination Policy

Gender Expression / Identity Sexual Orientation

Benefits

Salary Range:
$32,832 - $33,832
Housing for Position:
Live-in/on
Domestic Partners Allowed:
Yes
Housing Pets:
Cats, Small pets in aquariums/cages
Benefits
Salary Range:
$32,832 - $33,832
Housing for Position:
Live-in/on
Domestic Partners Allowed:
Yes
Qualifications
Education:
Masters Preferred, Bachelors Required
Major Preference:
No Preference
Experience:

Qualifications
Education:
Masters Preferred, Bachelors Required
Major Preference:
No Preference
Experience:

Position Description

Residence Hall Director Role:

LU Residence Hall Directors provide direction and leadership to students, hall student staff, as well as programs and community development. Additionally, Residence Hall Directors are responsible for managing the hall environment as well as various administrative tasks. In conjunction with the traditional Residence Hall Director responsibilities, included is a part-time liaison Position within Student Life, which rounds out the full-time position.

Residence Hall Director Role and Duties:

  • Create/promote a community atmosphere which contributes to the intellectual, emotional, social, and physical well-being of each student.
  • Cultivate this environment to be inclusive and actively educate members of the community to understand, embrace, and celebrate a diverse population.
  • Be an active supportive team member of the Residence Hall Director staff.
  • Develop a positive relationship with your hall residents.
  • Be a regular visible presence in your hall(s).
  • Complete administrative paperwork/reports in a timely manner.
  • Know emergency procedures and respond to crisis situations.
  • Serve in an on-call duty rotation role
  • Assist with room changes, room consolidation, or room assignment processes.
  • Select, train, and supervise Community Advisor (CA) staff. Directly responsible for holding staff accountable for their administrative and program requirements.
  • Serve as Liaison to one area of our residential curriculum, providing oversight and staff development to one Viking Value area: Identity, Inclusion, & Cultural Appreciation; Purpose & Future Planning; Community Engagement; or Wellness & Personal Development
  • Direct management of the facility, including regular daily rounds, to ensure the environment is safe and clean. Work in collaboration with campus safety, facilities services, and custodial staff.
  • Encourage programming which supports and augments the academic experience at Lawrence University.
  • Create opportunities to engage with the entire hall community. Encourage feedback and suggestions via consistent and varied ways, i.e. hall council, hall forum, community comments, etc.
  • Provide personal and academic support to students on an individual or group basis.
  • Role model, encourage, and support students with their personal balance and wellness.
  • Educate students regarding university policies and procedures. Conduct follow up meetings where you would address behavioral/policy concerns and then provide appropriate follow up
  • Serve as team member for CA or Residence Hall Director training as well as continuous staff development opportunities.
  • Serve as referral agents for students.
  • Participate in weekly Residence Hall Director staff meetings and bi-weekly one-on-one meetings with supervisor, conduct weekly CA staff meetings and regular one-on-one meetings with CA staff, and serve on university committees.
  • Participate in an annual performance evaluation process.
  • Undertake other responsibilities as assigned.

Working Relationships:

Regular contact with Lawrence students, parents, Student Life staff, and campus administrative offices. Occasional contact with faculty and alumni.

Knowledge and Skills Required:

  • Bachelor’s degree with strong interest in student personnel area.  Related graduate education and experience desirable.
  • Understanding and appreciation for a live-in experience and a residential campus population.
  • Superior interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Demonstrated administrative skills.
  • Specific qualifications/experience/interest for at least one of the liaison assignments.

Application Information

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