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10/2014 present
Chicago, IL
Residence Hall Director for Graduate Upper Division Halls
Chicago, IL
Residence Hall Director for Graduate Upper Division Halls
10/2014 present
Chicago, IL
Residence Hall Director for Graduate Upper Division Halls
10/2014 present
  • Maintain an effective working relationship with supervisor, co-workers and University Housing staff
  • Establish and maintain weekday drop-in office hours for residents as part of a flexible, approximately 40-hour work schedule during the academic year
  • Provide direct leadership for the planning, coordination, and structure of the training and development of area paraprofessional staff
  • Maintain a standard 40-hour work week schedule during the summer and breaks to work on assigned projects or prepare for staff training
  • Provide direct leadership for the planning, coordination, and structure of the recruitment and selection processes of the area paraprofessional staff
  • Coordinate collaboration and work between RAs and other paraprofessional positions, such as Graduate Assistants, Program Advisors, Community Aides, and/or Multicultural Advocates, to provide special programs to residents
  • Act as a judicial hearing officer for all hall-level violations and apartment-level violations utilizing an educational and developmental approach
12/2011 04/2014
Philadelphia, PA
Residence Hall Director
Philadelphia, PA
Residence Hall Director
12/2011 04/2014
Philadelphia, PA
Residence Hall Director
12/2011 04/2014
  • Manage office supply, minor equipment, and community development budgets for the residence hall
  • Assist with the development and execution of a comprehensive training program for paraprofessional staff
  • Maintain an effective working relationship with supervisor, co-workers and other University Housing staff
  • Assist in the development and implementation of the residential curriculum
  • Collaborate with academic and University partners to create and sustain residential communities that foster student learning, development, and academic success
  • Establish rapport and develop mentoring relationships with residents
  • Provide leadership development opportunities for members of student groups through structured advising, mentoring, and community event planning
07/2009 07/2011
Phoenix, AZ
Assistant Residence Hall Director
Phoenix, AZ
Assistant Residence Hall Director
07/2009 07/2011
Phoenix, AZ
Assistant Residence Hall Director
07/2009 07/2011
  • Establish rapport and develop mentoring relationship with residents
  • Assist in planning and implementation of residence hall and campus-wide educational and social programs using a residential curriculum model
  • Manages a 24-hour information and customer service desk and its staff
  • Initiate community development, cognitive, personal, and holistic programs using a residential curriculum model
  • Facilitates a programming and community development model designed around a residential curriculum
  • Collaborate with housekeeping and facilities to maintain a living environment conducive to learning
  • Shares responsibility for adjudicating educational disciplinary conferences for policy violations within the residence hall
Education Education
Master’s Degree in College Student Personnel
Master’s Degree in College Student Personnel
University of Washington
Master’s Degree in College Student Personnel
Skills Skills
  • Knowledge of judicial/student conduct processes
  • Knowledge of facilities and building management
  • Ability to develop and nurture a positive community living environment within residence halls
  • Demonstrated ability in advising student groups
  • Strong writing skills
  • Work non-traditional hours
  • Work with a diverse student population
  • Assist in developing educational and social programs
  • Apply and interpret policies and procedures
  • Foster collaborative working relationships with other university and community departments
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Residence Hall Director Resume Examples & Samples

  • Provide resources, ideas and direction for resident student programs that encourage personal development, academic achievement, community living and social interaction
  • Train, evaluate and supervise student staff who work directly with fellow students to implementing programs and providing services within the residence hall
  • Communicate, interpret and administer Residence Life and Institute policies and procedures to student staff and residents
  • Coordinate the on-going functions of the Residence Hall Council and serve as advisor
  • Provide one-to-one contact, conflict mediation and referral services to student staff and residents
  • Participate in the student judicial process
  • Maintain visibility and availability within the hall
  • Work Experience:One to two years job related experience
  • Skills:This job requires skills in student leadership and advising within a university residential life setting. Skills in program development and implementation, communications and dealing with crisis situations are required as is use of office level computer applications
  • Preferred Education:Master's Degree
  • Preferred Work Experience:Experience in University Housing
  • Preferred Skills:N/A
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Residence Hall Director & Summer Housing Coordinator Resume Examples & Samples

  • Responsible for the overall administration of a residence hall that houses approximately 72 residents
  • Responsible for the recruitment, selection, supervision and evaluation of 4 Resident Assistants
  • Facilitate weekly staff meetings; organize staff development activities
  • Have regular one-on-one meetings with student staff
  • Maintain office hours at the Office of Residence Life
  • Oversee building maintenance and repairs, maintain building inventory, and key logs
  • Implement and oversee building check-in and check-out processes
  • Organize and implement yearly room inspections, set standards for student billing, and provide information to facilities for cleaning and upkeep for all student rooms
  • Develop and enforce standard of living policies in the residence halls
  • Serve on an on call basis and respond to any crisis or emergency situations
  • Responsible for crisis intervention, conflict mediation and regulated follow up procedures
  • Serve as a hearing officer for judicial and disciplinary cases
  • Develop, participate and lead student staff training presentations for Resident Assistant Training bi-annually
  • Three or more years residence life experience
  • Supervision experience
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and organizational skills
  • Computer literacy
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Residence Hall Director for Graduate Upper Division Halls Resume Examples & Samples

  • Provide guidance and support to staff, residents, and student groups in developing and maintaining communities which complement the academic mission of the university, engage the residents' interest and expand their knowledge, and increase residents’ social awareness and sense of responsibility
  • Provide direct leadership for the continued implementation, development, and assessment of a program of intentional comprehensive community development and supervision/training where Resident Advisors have been assigned special functional defined leadership roles for the area, which has changed the RA role in this area from a generalist position to a specialist position centered on meeting certain needs of the unique resident community
  • Assume a leadership role in the graduate upper division halls community through promoting education and advocacy for multiculturalism and social justice
  • Coordinate collaboration and work between RAs and other paraprofessional positions, such as Graduate Assistants, Program Advisors, Community Aides, and/or Multicultural Advocates, to provide special programs to residents
  • Provide leadership development opportunities for members of student groups (i.e. Graduate Halls Resident Leadership Board) through structured advising, mentoring, and community event planning
  • Train staff and residents in community assessment and community building, program planning, implementation, and evaluation
  • Educate residents and staff regarding the University and Housing policies and developmentally addresses behaviors informally through conflict resolution strategies and the judicial process
  • Maintain appropriate community standards within the graduate upper division halls
  • Act as a judicial hearing officer for all hall-level violations and apartment-level violations utilizing an educational and developmental approach
  • Develop intentional collaborative relationships with staff in other University Housing departments
  • Develop collaborative relationships with staff and faculty in Student Affairs and Academic Affairs
  • Developmentally and directly co-supervise twelve resident advisors, one multicultural advisor, and student support staff
  • Provide direct leadership for the planning, coordination, and structure of the recruitment and selection processes of the area paraprofessional staff
  • Provide direct leadership for the planning, coordination, and structure of the training and development of area paraprofessional staff
  • Participate in the recruitment and selection processes of professional staff
  • Assist with departmental training, plan and implement summer area paraprofessional training, and develop and implement weekly staff development for the area staff
  • Participate in professional staff training and development programs
  • Conduct informal and formal performance appraisals for paraprofessional staff
  • Establish and maintain weekday drop-in office hours for residents as part of a flexible, approximately 40-hour work schedule during the academic year
  • Maintain a standard 40-hour work week schedule during the summer and breaks to work on assigned projects or prepare for staff training
  • Provide direct leadership with systematic technology-orientated communication through social media, e-newsletters, including writing, design, and presentations for the Graduate Upper Division Halls and various stakeholders
  • Be available for evening and weekend programs, contact with students, and response to emergencies
  • Coordinate various administrative tasks, such as the room change process, hall damage investigations, and student employment records
  • Participate on a wide variety of departmental and/or university committees, project teams, and work groups
  • Maintain accurate documentation for the judicial process
  • Coordinate multi-hall opening and closing procedures at various break periods
  • Process requests for funding and administer student group and staff administrative budgets
  • Lead conduct/participate in weekly area staff meetings and training sessions. These meeting may include evening/night hours
  • Participate actively in area professional staff meetings and regularly scheduled area team meetings
  • Collaborate regularly with other Housing units on various programs and operations
  • Complete summer assignments such as closely working with the Housing Information Office and Conference Services, including co-supervision and leadership of the area summer paraprofessional staff
  • Maintain accurate documentation of Purchasing Card, Departmental Card, and Travel Card usage
  • Assume on-call responsibilities within a multi-residence hall and multi-apartments areas on a regularly scheduled basis with a 3-4 member rotation during the academic year, including addressing follow-up with on-call incidents
  • Assist with campus on-call coverage rotation during all University break periods for break housing, which may include holidays
  • This position functions in a unique department-centered and area-centered environment where in-depth collaboration and team work are extremely important and highly valued. The RD responsibilities apply to both graduate upper-division residence halls (Sherman and Daniels Halls), and the RD works closely with the Complex Director, and the Housing Representative
  • Demonstrate excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Demonstrate quality decision-making and evaluative skills, including taking responsibility for actions and decisions
  • Demonstrate a positive attitude toward the position, the area community, the Department of Family & Graduate, and University Housing
  • Fulfill expectations for assigned committees and projects, and other duties as assigned
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Residence Hall Director Resume Examples & Samples

  • Implement curriculum for resident student programs that encourage personal development, academic achievement, community living and social interaction
  • Provide basic analyzation related to trends to further the educational development plan. Data is collected through surveys and observation
  • Train, evaluate and supervise student staff who work directly with fellow students to implement programs and provide services within the residence hall
  • Advise Hall Counsel by overseeing meetings, participating in training, assisting with social programming, overseeing budget, and meeting individually with executive boards from corresponding hall councils
  • Support the student judicial process by serving as a Hearing Officer
  • Serve on 24 hour Emergency/Crisis on-call rotation throughout the year. Facilitate building walk-throughs with custodial staff and other Housing staff
  • Maintain visibility and availability within residence hall community
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Residence Hall Director Resume Examples & Samples

  • Master's degree – Field of study: Higher Education, Counseling, Student Personnel Administration or related field
  • Post Bachelor's live in experience
  • Employee must have license and access to vehicle for response time when on duty
  • Familiarity with student development theory and experience at a faith based institution
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Residence Hall Director Resume Examples & Samples

  • 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
  • Learn and use technology platforms, including but not limited to Microsoft Office Suite, Persona, CSGold, CBORD, Banner, StarRez, and other departmental website applications
  • Conduct openings, closings, and mid-semester inspections
  • Collaborate with campus partners such as Facility Services, Dining Services, Housekeeping, and 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, attending or presenting at conferences, and taking part in Student Life and University professional development opportunities
  • Participate in annual departmental professional staff trainings
  • Experience Baylor through many more wonderful events and programs that take place on campus each year
  • Conveniently located in Waco, Texas, Baylor University is approximately 90 miles from both the Dallas-Fort Worth and Austin areas. To learn more about life in Waco, visit http://wacochamber.com/community/about-waco
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Residence Hall Director Resume Examples & Samples

  • Coordinate the administrative functions and managerial operations of a residence hall
  • Recruit, select, hire, train, and evaluate approximately 14-20 paraprofessional staff members
  • Manage a 24-hour information and customer service desk
  • Conduct training each semester on information and customer service desk functions, policies, and procedures
  • Maintain and oversee hall programming and supply budget
  • Report and keep record of facility, maintenance, and security issues within the hall
  • Play an integral role in departmental committees, task forces, and recruitment efforts
  • Adjudicate educational disciplinary conferences for policy violations
  • Provide day-to-day, in-hall intervention and crisis response
  • Provide area-wide intervention and response for crises and other facilities, safety, and security issues via a rotating on-call schedule
  • Collaborate with housekeeping and facilities staff members to maintain a living environment conducive to learning
  • Must possess the ability to maintain an effective, cooperative working relationship with supervisors and co-workers in keeping with the values and mission of both the Department and the University
  • Must possess demonstrated leadership, supervisory, and managerial skills
  • Must practice sound, ethical, decision making
  • Must be willing to serve as a role model for residential students, paraprofessional staff members, and co-workers in work ethic, attitude, and approach to work
  • Must be willing to assume additional responsibilities within the department as needed
  • Must demonstrate willingness to role model acceptance and advocacy of diverse student populations by creating an environment committed to valuing diversity and social justice
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Assistant Residence Hall Director Resume Examples & Samples

  • Must possess the ability to maintain an effective, cooperative working relationship with supervisors and co-workers in keeping with the values and mission of the Department and the University
  • Must possess above average oral, written, and computer communication skills
  • Must possess above average problem-solving, multi-tasking, and organizational skills
  • Must possess the ability to practice sound, ethical decision making
  • Demonstrated ability to serve as a role model for residential students, paraprofessional staff members, and co-workers in work ethic, attitude, and approach to work
  • Demonstrated ability to role model acceptance and advocacy of diverse student populations by fostering an environment committed to valuing diversity and social justice
  • Demonstrated ability to assume additional responsibilities within the department as needed
  • Although the majority of the position will function as described, some aspects are subject to change due to evolving departmental needs
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Residence Hall Director Resume Examples & Samples

  • Train, supervise, and evaluate paraprofessional staff and, in some cases, an Assistant Residence Hall Director (graduate assistant)
  • Assist and advise students in matters related to academic support, crisis intervention, referral, programming, discipline, routine conflicts, personal development, and leadership opportunities
  • Advise the hall council including matters of budget, policy, and programming
  • Implement a variety of initiatives and activities that address the needs of students in a diverse living-learning environment
  • Provide on-going training and staff development activities for student staff
  • Assist with the development, assessment and instruction of an undergraduate leadership course
  • Participate in and attend student staff training programs, selection processes and other programs sponsored by the residential community area and/or department
  • Support, implement, enforce, and interpret University policies and procedures
  • Assist with recruitment and retention presentations and programs for current and prospective students and parents
  • Maintain office hours and on-call coverage to provide assistance to students and staff
  • Assume leadership and/or participate on departmental committees and task forces
  • Attend required residential community meetings and training programs
  • Initiate, support, and collaborate in the creation and ongoing administration of learning communities, and other academic initiatives
  • Coordinate and supervise timely completion of all appropriate paperwork and reports including, but not limited to student conduct processes, academic initiatives, programming paperwork, room condition reports, weekly reports, no-show information, and room/hall changes
  • Fulfill all responsibilities associated with the opening and closing of the residence hall in accordance with outlined procedures and instructions
  • Assist with establishing goals and priorities for the Department of Residence Services
  • Fulfill responsibilities for collateral assignments as outlined by supervisors throughout the year and during break periods (e.g., assistance with other offices, preparation for fall training and summer conferences/break housing)
  • Serve as the communication link with students and other areas of the department and university
  • Assume additional responsibilities and perform special tasks as assigned
  • Personal computer applications
  • Budget principles
  • Student development
  • Written and interpersonal communication and public speaking *
  • Student advising and interviewing
  • Skill in conflict resolution and crisis management
  • Customer service
  • Manage people and projects
  • Set priorities and work independently to accomplish department goals
  • Work with a diverse student population *
  • Assist in developing educational and social programs
  • Apply and interpret policies and procedures
  • Foster collaborative working relationships with other university and community departments *
  • Work non-traditional hours
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Residence Hall Director Resume Examples & Samples

  • Master’s degree in Communications, Higher Education, Counseling, Student Affairs or a related area
  • Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal skills in order to solve problems and resolve conflict
  • Ability to work with multiple campus constituents
  • One or more years of supervision experience
  • One or more years of advising experience
  • Basic office computer skills and the ability to learn new software programs
  • Supervise one to two Higher Education in Student Affairs Graduate Students
  • Recruit, train, supervise, and evaluate Resident Assistants and Desk Assistants according to work product and compliance with University policies and procedures. Provide constructive feedback and maintain and cooperative working environment
  • Serve as an adjudicating officer for conduct
  • Oversee residence hall operations, such as room assignments, key distribution and collection, damage assessment, disciplinary reporting, billing, safety checks, room condition reports, and maintenance requests
  • Serve as a budgeting officer
  • Build and maintain a positive working relationship with facilities and custodial staff
  • Coordinate room and roommate assignments
  • Serve on campus wide on-call duty rotation
  • Respond to concerns about facilities, medical emergencies, mental health concerns or safety and security
  • Attend weekly departmental staff meetings
  • Serve on departmental or University committees
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Residence Hall Director Resume Examples & Samples

  • A strong commitment to teamwork and a team-based philosophy
  • Staff supervision
  • Residence hall facility administration
  • Developing and presenting educational programs and sessions
  • Designing student programs and activities
  • Proven written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills to successfully interact with large groups, parents, the public and other professionals
  • Proficiency with Microsoft programs and social media platforms
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Residence Hall Director Resume Examples & Samples

  • Served in a defined leadership role in one or more of the following: residence life (resident assistant, residence hall association, hall council, staff assistant, conference assistant), student activities and organizations, student government, or orientation and first year programs
  • Post bachelor experience in student affairs
  • Master’s degree in Student Personnel or related field
  • Previous residence hall supervisory experience
  • Previous experience as a graduate assistant in student affairs
  • Demonstrated involvement in developing and enhancing a university residence hall community which promotes academic success
  • Knowledge of university living-learning communities and of university residential education programs that include learning outcomes
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Residence Hall Director Resume Examples & Samples

  • Supervise and evaluate paraprofessional staff members
  • Establish, communicate, and maintain expectations of staff members according to office guidelines
  • Assist with the development and execution of a comprehensive training program for paraprofessional staff
  • Assist in the development and implementation of the residential curriculum
  • Represent the university as the on call administrator
  • Implement, interpret, and enforce University policies and procedures
  • Serve as a primary conduct meeting officer
  • Investigate and resolve student grievances
  • Manage building occupancy and track changes in housing database
  • Partner with the Office of Facilities to oversee maintenance of residence hall facilities
  • Participate in office processes including but not limited to recruitment and selection of paraprofessional staff, residence hall openings, closings, and room selection
  • Manage individual residence hall budget
  • Advise and support area councils in collaboration with the Residence Hall Council
  • Serve on office and divisional committees as assigned
  • Participate in seminars, workshops, conferences and regional professional associations
  • Assume other responsibilities as assigned
  • A Master's degree in College Student Personnel, Higher Education Administration or related field
  • A minimum of 2 -3 years of residence hall experience is required
  • Post-graduate work experience strongly preferred
  • Other qualifications include: supervisory and administrative skills, programming experience, including program creation and executing of programs created, decision-making abilities, interest in student development and a strong commitment to our profession
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Residence Hall Director Resume Examples & Samples

  • Master's Degree in Counseling, Higher Education, College Student Personnel or related field
  • Demonstrated supervision skills
  • Well-developed interpersonal skills and experience managing people including comfort with diverse people and beliefs
  • Previous residence hall experience
  • Commitment to the growth and development of students
  • Prior problem solving and conflict resolution experience
  • Demonstrated ability in advising student groups
  • Ability to develop and nurture a positive community living environment within residence halls
  • Demonstrated administrative skills
  • Knowledge of facilities and building management
  • Knowledge of judicial/student conduct processes