Resident Director

Florida Gulf Coast University  |  Fort Myers, FL

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Job Overview

Posted January 09, 2020 Full-Time

Job Details

Position Title:

Resident Director

Onsite Event Position ID: 2318
Job Type: Housing/Residence Life
Location: Fort Myers, FL
Positions Available: 3
Institution Type: Public, 4-year
Institution Size: < 15,000 Students
Employer ID: 407
Application Deadline: 03/27/2020

Stated Non-Discrimination Policy

Gender Expression / Identity Sexual Orientation

Benefits

Salary Range:
$35,705
Housing for Position:
Live-in/on
Domestic Partners Allowed:
Yes
Housing Pets:
Cats, Dogs, Birds
Benefits
Salary Range:
$35,705
Housing for Position:
Live-in/on
Domestic Partners Allowed:
Yes
Qualifications
Education:
Masters Preferred, Masters Required
Major Preference:
Counseling, Educational Administration, Higher Education, Student Affairs, Other Education
Experience:

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

Position Description

The Resident Director is a live-in member of the University Housing team and is responsible for all aspects of the housing and residence life program in their assigned area. Oversees administration, including training and supervision of staff, programming oversight, policy enforcement, student development, and on-call responsibilities.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

Knowledge of student development theory, techniques and research.

Knowledge of and ability to manage a student residential area of approximately 400-700 students.

Knowledge of the fundamental aspects of college student intellectual, emotional, and social development.

Knowledge of campus resources used to support the residential program and individual students.

Knowledge of the fundamental indicators of student concerns such as mental health, domestic violence, substance abuse, etc.

Excellent interpersonal and teamwork skills.

Excellent organizational skills.

Ability to communicate effectively in both oral and written form.

Ability to exercise sound judgment in making decisions.

Ability to assume responsibility, work independently, and take initiative.

Ability to work effectively and positively in an environment characterized by change.

Ability to train and supervise others.

Ability to react quickly and calmly in emergencies.

Ability to live and work on campus in order to respond to the needs of the department 24 hours per day.

Demonstrates administrative and organization skills.

Demonstrates commitment to equity and social justice.

Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, and Outlook).

Essential Job Duties:

Establishes and facilitates a community environment within the assigned residence area to promote and enhance students’ social, educational, and personal development with the implementation of Residential Curriculum

Facilitates programs and activities to promote student development and academic success.

Assists operational functions such as front desk operations, key distribution and key collection.

Manages damage assessments, reporting and billing, maintenance requests, and hall opening and closing.

Monitors and maintains facilities issues within the community in collaboration with the Assistant Directors for Facilities.

Participates in recruiting, hiring, evaluating, and training Residents Assistants, Desk Assistants, Residence Life Team Assistants, and full time staff members.

Interprets and enforces all administrative policies and procedures. Acts as an administrative hearing officer for cases involving alleged student misconduct.

Responds to crisis and emergency situations in accordance with university and departmental procedures. Conducts follow-up and utilizes campus and community resources to address situations.

Assists with the coordination of programmatic aspects of residential life, including staff recognition and coordination of summer camps and conferences.

Attends and participates in regularly scheduled staff meetings and one-on-one meetings.

Advises Area Council and other student organizations. Cultivates, coordinates, and assists in the development of student leadership and responsibility through programming, training, and direct involvement with students.

Serves on an on-call rotation to ensure the safety and welfare of residential students.

Responsible for maintaining all budgets for assigned areas or committees.

Serves as essential personnel and provides assistance in the event of an emergency on campus.

Other Job Duties:

Serves and represents the Office of Housing and Residence Life (OHRL) via committees, summer assignments, and campus community events.

Performs other job-related duties as assigned.


Job Requirements

Required Qualifications:

Master’s degree from an accredited institution in College Student Personnel, Higher Education Administration, Counseling, Counselor Education, or related field.

Serves on the on-call rotation schedule and must be available to respond 24 hours per day on a 7 days per week basis for student needs and emergencies.

This position is required to live on campus on a full time 12 month basis.

Preferred Qualifications:

One year of graduate hall director experience.

Experience with eRezLife, Mercury, and Maxient Conduct Management software.

Application Information

Interested in an immediate opening, apply at https://jobs.fgcu.edu/postings/8505

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