Staff Positions

Posting date 03.13.13

Resident Director

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Maintain primary responsibility for supervision of Resident Assistants (RA), and for one Senior Resident Assistant.
  • Ensure that staff members meet the job description and performance standards.
  • Assist with and participate in the selection and evaluation of student staff.
  • Implement these processes system wide as well as on individual hall level.
  • Communicate with RA staff on a weekly basis through staff meetings as well as daily informal contact.
  • Ensure that meetings provide a vehicle for two-way information flow and discussion regarding the general atmosphere and condition of the hall community.
  • Promote positive value of academic achievement as well as development of responsible community membership.
  • Develop and implement processes for effectively handling misconduct, emotional disturbances and other community concerns.
  • Coordinate efforts with appropriate Residence Life staff and other campus departments to assure timely resolution.
  • Must maintain a properly functioning mobile communications device; be available to faculty, staff, administration, and students at all times including evenings and weekends; the contact number to this mobile device will be distributed to faculty, staff, and administration upon request for university business.
  • An optional mobile communications device stipend is currently available.
  • Demonstrate a high degree of availability and accessibility to resident students, particularly during evenings and weekends.
  • Develop a responsible community in which ownership of the facilities is encouraged among residents, where vandalism, theft, and other forms of physical destruction are discouraged.
  • Reports maintenance and custodial concerns electronically in an efficient manner such that needs gain attention and problems are resolved in a timely fashion.
  • Develop and maintain productive working relationships with plant operations, food service, and security personnel.
  • Report maintenance and custodial concerns in an efficient manner such that needs gain attention and problems are resolved in a timely fashion.
  • Assist in development of procedures for housing registration, hall assignments, opening and closing the residence halls, and room changes/consolidation.
  • Assume primary responsibility for completion of these procedures within respective residence hall.
  • Maintain high level of confidentiality regarding student, departmental, divisional, and University information and activities when appropriate
  • Be a resource for all Residence Life/University constituents: respond to concerns, questions, and other issues from students, parents, University officials, and others in a positive, professional mannger that supports the University, its vision, and mission
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EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS

  • Bachelor's degree and/or some college or equivalent experience required.
  • Master's degree in College Student Personnel or related field preferred.
  • Experience living in a group setting expected.
  • Resident Assistant or Student Activities experience preferred.
  • Knowledge of student and/or human development strongly desired.
  • Exceptional organizational skills.
  • Ability to work with minimum structure and guidance expected.
  • Must have solid problem-solving skills.Willing and able to take initiative.
  • Ability to facilitate multiple tasks with frequent interruptions.
  • Supervisory experience.
  • Ability to work weekends, evenings and on-call as required.

COMPENSATION PACKAGE includes stipend, housing, meal plan, reserved parking

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Schreiner University
Human Resources Office
CMB 6233
2100 Memorial Blvd.
Kerrville, Texas 78028
hr@schreiner.edu
 
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