Residence Hall Director (continuous)

University at Albany
June 12, 2023
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Residence Hall Director (continuous)

Category: Professional Subscribe: Department: Residential Life - 05009 Locations: ALBANY, NY Posted: May 13, 2021 Closes: Open Until Filled Type: Full-time Ref. No.: P21-21900 Position ID: 130990


About University at Albany:

Established in 1844 and designated a University Center of the State University of New York in 1962, the University at Albany's broad mission of excellence in undergraduate and graduate education, research and public service engages a diverse student body of more than 17,900 students in nine schools and colleges across three campuses.

Located in Albany, New York, New York State's capital, the University is convenient to Boston, New York City and the Adirondacks.

Job Description:

The Resident Director is responsible for the administration of one or more coeducational residence halls housing between 200 and 450 students and actively supports the Department's mission by making them inviting, intellectual, and inclusive communities. The RD supervises, selects, and trains 5 to 12 Resident Assistants, reports to the Assistant Director for Quadrangle, and shares in a weekly on-duty rotation and the departmental recess duty rotation.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Supervise student staff
  • Serve on call and on duty on a weekly basis to respond to all emergencies, mental health, and enforce University policies
  • Provide programming and resource for all students
  • Live-in professional responsible for all emergencies
  • Serve on University-wide or divisional committees
  • Requirements:

    Minimum :

  • Bachelor's degree from a college or university accredited by a US Department of Education or internationally recognized accrediting organization
  • At least two years full time experience in higher education administration or a related field
  • Strong management, administrative, inter-personal and communication skills
  • Applicants must address in their application their ability to work with culturally diverse populations.
  • Preferred :

  • Masters degree in Higher Education Administration or related field
  • Additional Information:

    Professional Rank and Salary Range: Residence Hall Director, SL-2

    Special Notes: This position is a live-on campus, 10-month position. Due to the nature of the position, a 1 or 2 bedroom apartment and ethernet internet connection are included.

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  • Resume/CV
  • Cover letter stating all the required minimum qualifications and any of the applicable preferred qualifications
  • A list of three references with contact information, one of which should be a current supervisor
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