Utah State University

Residence Director I

City Logan Campus
Posted Date 3 weeks ago(10/2/2020 4:52 PM)
Requisition ID
2020-3009
# of Openings
1
Job Locations
US-UT-Logan
Category (Portal Searching)
Student Programs & Services
Position Type
Benefited Full-Time
Job Classification
Exempt
College
Student Affairs
Department
Residence Life
Advertised Salary
Minimum $23,000. Commensurate with experience, plus excellent benefits

Overview

The Residence Director (RD) is a full-time (10-month), live-in professional staff member of Housing and Residence Life. Living on campus is an essential function of the RD position. The RD is responsible for a comprehensive student development program within two residence halls; one suite style, and one apartment style with approximately 450 residents.

The RD is responsibility for supervision of area office receptionists, office manager and up to 10 RAs. The RD is responsible for the overall development of a supportive living/learning community, policy enforcement and resident conduct, and promoting diversity and fostering community within the residence halls. Emphasis is placed on staff development and mentoring, and a high degree of contact with residents. The RD participates in on-call rotation which includes weekends and some holidays.

The RD reports to the Director of Residence Life.

Responsibilities

The RD is responsible for a comprehensive student development program within two residence halls – one suite style and one apartment style with approximately 450 residents. The RD is responsibility for supervision of area office receptionists, office manager and up to 10 RAs. The RD is responsible for the overall development of a supportive living/learning community, policy enforcement and resident conduct, and promoting diversity and fostering community within the residence halls. Emphasis is placed on staff development and mentoring, and a high degree of contact with residents.

Qualifications

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor's Degree plus three years recent staff experience at the Resident Assistant level or equivalent in a comprehensive Residence Life/Housing operation.
  • Previous supervisory experience.
  • Strong professional commitment to fields of University Housing and higher education.
  • Demonstrated competence in all facets of residence hall management and organization.
    • Staff supervision and training.
    • Student conflict resolution.
    • Programming and community development.
    • Administrative leadership.
    • Familiar with living learning community concepts.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Understanding of computer applications, Housing database, and management information.
  • Understanding of relevant developmental issues, and concerns characteristic of college students.
  • Familiarity with Student Development Theory.
  • Sensitivity and commitment to human diversity, and multicultural programming issues.
  • Demonstrated commitment to resident customer service, as well as residence hall marketing and retention strategies.
  • Must value and demonstrate a high degree of student contact.

Required Documents

Along with the online application, please attach:

1. Resume/CV to be uploaded in the Candidate Profile

2. Contact infomation for 3 Professional References

3. Cover Letter to be typed/pasted into a text box at the end of application

4. Statement of Diversity and Inclusion to be typed/pasted into a text box at the end of application

 

**Document size may not exceed 10 MB.**

Advertised Salary

Minimum $23,000. Commensurate with experience, plus excellent benefits

ADA

Employees work indoors and are protected from weather and/or contaminants, but not, necessarily, occasional temperature changes.  The employee is regularly required to sit and often uses repetitive hand motions.

University Highlights

Utah State University (USU) was founded in 1888 and is honored to be Utah’s land-grant and space-grant university. USU is a Carnegie RU/H (Research University/High Research Activity) institution with approximately 27,800 students (24,660 undergraduates and 3,140 graduate students) on the Logan main campus. Utah State’s statewide system features eight campuses and 23 education centers and serves all counties in the state with Extension programs. USU offers 165 undergraduate majors, 138 graduate programs, and a variety of innovative stackable associate and certificate credentials. Washington Monthly ranked USU 14th in their national university rankings in 2019 and the 5th best public national university in the nation in 2018. As one of the two premier research institutions in Utah, USU is proud to provide a high-quality education at an affordable price. Additional information about Utah State University can be found here.

 

A core characteristic of USU is engagement with communities and people in economic development, improvements to quality of life, and human capital. Through the practical application of knowledge, the University and its faculty engage and share expertise with the state, nation, and world, preserving the historical land-grant tradition of partnering with communities to address critical societal issues in the interest of the public good.

 

The USU main campus is located in beautiful Logan, Utah; a city of about 50,000 situated in a picturesque mountain valley about 80 miles north of Salt Lake City. Outstanding recreational opportunities abound in the nearby mountains and proximate region.

 

Notice of Non-discrimination

In its programs and activities, including in admissions and employment, Utah State University does not discriminate or tolerate discrimination, including harassment, based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other status protected by University policy, Title IX, or any other federal, state, or local law.

The following individuals have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the application of Title IX and its implementing regulations and/or USU’s non-discrimination policies:

 

Executive Director of the Office of Equity Alison Adams-Perlac, alison.adams-perlac@usu.edu, Old Main Rm. 161, 435-797-1266

Title IX Coordinator Hilary Renshaw, titleix@usu.edu, Old Main Rm. 161, 435-797-1266.

For further information regarding non-discrimination, please visithttps://equity.usu.edu/, or contact:

U.S. Department of Education, Office of Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights, 800-421-3481, OCR@ed.gov

U.S. Department of Education, Denver Regional Office, 303-844-5695, OCR.Denver@ed.gov

 

USU is sensitive to the needs of dual career couples and provides a Dual Career Assistance program to support careers for partners who are also seeking employment.

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