The Resident Director (RD) is full-time, live-in professional staff position responsible for the supervision of one residence hall. The RD position supervises 8- 20 resident assistants, 1 Area Assistant; provides assistance to residents; advises community council and oversees the facilitation of community development; leads retention efforts in area assigned; serves as a conduct hearing officer; assists with University and departmental recruitment efforts, and performs administrative and managerial tasks associated with the hall. In addition, they work collaboratively in smaller team groups to direct and coordinate various departmental projects.
University of Idaho:
The University of Idaho, located in Moscow, is one of only 72 land-grant research universities in the United States. Home to more than 11,000 students, UI is a leader in student-centered learning and excels at interdisciplinary research, service to businesses and communities and their advancement of diversity, citizenship and global outreach. Housing & Residence Life houses approximately 1,800 students in both its residence halls and apartments. The primary focus of Housing & Residence Life is student success and retention. Learn more at http://uidaho.edu/student-life/housing
City of Moscow:
Moscow is located in northern Idaho, nestled between Moscow Mountain and the beautiful undulating hills of the Palouse. Moscow is a small town (24,500) which prides itself on friendliness and safety, Moscow is also a great location for higher education, being home to the University of Idaho and Washington State University just across the state line. Moscow is the "Heart of the Arts"--with the annual Jazz Festival, live music on the town, the Rendezvous in the Park, and summer theatre. Moscow is also a great place for those who love the outdoors. Hiking, camping, mountain biking, fishing and skiing with some of the best big game and upland game hunting in the world located nearby. More information on Moscow: www.moscowchamber.com
• Master’s degree
• Demonstrated leadership, organizational, and decision-making abilities
• Demonstrated ability to manage a variety of projects simultaneously
• Effective communications skills
• Previous residence life experience
• Experience supervising student staff
• Demonstrated ability to create and promote an inclusive community
• Demonstrated ability to foster student success
• Skills in crisis management
• Experience working with college-aged students
Although we are interviewing at The Placement Exchange (TPE), candidates MUST apply through the U of Idaho's HR website to be considered for on campus interviews. This position will remain open until an adequate candidate pool is received. The first consideration date is 03/05/2018, all applications received up to that date will be considered. University of Idaho Housing and Residence Life will have a team at TPE, all applicants that will be attending are encouraged to schedule a meeting with the team.