Resident Director

Ohio University-Main Campus  |  Athens, OH

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Job Overview

Posted about 2 weeks ago Full-Time

Job Details

Position Title:

Resident Director

Onsite Event Position ID: 1990
Job Type: Housing/Residence Life
Location: Athens, OH
Positions Available: 3
Institution Type: Public, 4-year
Institution Size: < 20,000 Students
Employer ID: 29665
Application Deadline: 04/03/2019

Stated Non-Discrimination Policy

Gender Expression / Identity Sexual Orientation

Benefits

Additional Compensation:
Meal plan provided
Housing for Position:
Live-in/on
Domestic Partners Allowed:
Yes
Housing Pets:
Cats, Dogs
Benefits
Additional Compensation:
Meal plan provided
Housing for Position:
Live-in/on
Domestic Partners Allowed:
Yes
Qualifications
Education:
Masters Required
Major Preference:
Counseling, Educational Administration, Higher Education, Student Affairs, Other Education
Experience:

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

Position Description

Ohio University's Department of Housing and Residence Life is committed to helping every Bobcat discover their potential and make a meaningful impact. The department seeks candidates for three full-time Resident Director positions, a twelve-month administrative contract position within the Department of Housing & Residence Life which reports directly to an Assistant Director of Housing & Residence Life. Directly supervising a residential community comprised of 200-600 residents, as well as, the potential to supervise Graduate Resident Directors, the RD position is an integral part of the Housing and Residence Life team. The department is beginning the design and implementation of a residential curriculum and RDs will have the opportunity to be part of establishing a curricular approach at OU, as well as, the further development of the Special Living Experience and Faculty in Residence program at Ohio University. In addition to unique opportunities within various communities, RDs have the following core responsibilities:

  • Supervise a team of student staff, and graduate staff, depending on community; 
  • Design and implementation of an educational and community development plan for their residential community;
  • Advise hall council;
  • Facilitate a variety of business operations processes that support the residential experience;
  • Manage crisis and facilities concerns, in addition to serving in an on-call rotation;
  • Serving as a university hearing officer.

Successful candidates will possess skills to: 

  • Foster strong, inclusive residential communities;
  • Build relationships with residents and department colleagues;
  • Demonstrate a committment to intentional learning and assessment; 
  • Mentor and coach staff with intentionality;
  • Collaborate with faculty and staff across the insitution.

Ohio University is committed to creating a respectful and inclusive educational and workplace environment. Ohio University is an equal access/equal opportunity and affirmative action employer with a strong commitment to building and maintaining a diverse workforce. Women, persons of color, persons with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.

Please complete the online application and be prepared to attach 3 separate documents; cover letter, resume, and list of names/phone numbers of three current references. One reference must be your current or most recent supervisor. Applications will be reviewed as they are received and the position will remain open until filled. For full consideration, please apply by March 17, 2019. The start date for the position is approximately July 1, 2019.


Job Requirements

Master's degree in College Student Personnel, Higher Education, Student Affairs, or related field required.

Some relevant experience required.

Application Information

Please complete the online application (https://www.ohiouniversityjobs.com/) and be prepared to attach 3 separate documents; cover letter, resume, and list of names/phone numbers of three current references. One reference must be your current or most recent supervisor. Posting Number: 20162176S

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