Position InformationPosition Title Resident Director for Residential Education
Category Administrative Position Number A99422 Posting Number S0000998 Location Chicago Open Date 01/05/2023 Close Date Open Until Filled? No Job Type Full-Time Working Hours Position Summary
The Resident Director for Residential Education (RDRE) is a full-time 12-month professional (live-in) staff member charged with developing a community that promotes engagement, learning, respect for diversity, and student success. The RDRE plays an integral role in developing and implementing our residential curriculum. The RDRE supervises Graduate Assistants in building of approximately 700 residents.
This is a full-time, exempt position located on the Chicago campus. A live-in position is one where the individual maintains an on-campus apartment as their primary residence. The RDRE must reside in an on-campus apartment throughout the term of their appointment. The department provides an apartment and meal plan to allow the person to be visible in their community.
Roosevelt University requires all new hires to be compliant with our COVID-19 vaccination policy, found at the COVID-19 website . All new hires are required to be fully vaccinated (including booster shot if eligible) or have an RU approved religious or medical exemption. Proof of documentation will be required at the time of hire.
Federal Title IX policy requires that all colleges and universities make known the contact information for the person responsible for coordinating its efforts to comply with Title IX regulations. At Roosevelt University, the Interim Title IX Coordinator is Shana Ware. Her office is in the Auditorium Building of the Chicago campus, 430 S. Michigan Avenue, Suite 204. She can be reached at 312-341-3761 or [email protected] .
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required
Years of Experience Required 2 years of progressively responsible experience in Residence Life and/or Housing Required Education Bachelor's Degree Certification/Licensure Required Minimum Qualifications
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Experience in an urban college or university with a residential and large commuter student population.
Ability to demonstrate commitment to personal and departmental development, professionalism, intercultural education, creativity, collaboration, and initiative
Basic Office equipment (desktop computer, laptop, office copier/multi- function device and phone).
Normal climate-controlled office environment is provided. Job is largely sedentary, but there is a need to move about the office and buildings frequently. Occasional bending, stooping, lifting, pushing and/or pulling is required (typically less than 10 pounds of weight or pressure). Regular use of desktop computer is required, calling for frequent hand/wrist movement and repetition. Moderate level of stress. Occasional travel within the local or regional setting may be required.
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Duty and Responsibility
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Staff Supervision and Core Departmental Functions
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Student Support, Duty and Crisis Management Supports and administers all university, and departmental policies, regulations, and conduct standards. Serve as a conduct hearing officer to effectively resolve cases of student misconduct within an educational and developmental framework. Addresses incidents of inappropriate behavior using an educational and developmental approach in informal interactions with students. Manages situations involving various psychological, emotional, medical or other safety related emergencies or incidents in the residence hall. Participate in daily and weekend duty coverage. Staff will be expected to equally share responsibilities associated with duty coverage when classes are not in session and during vacation/holiday periods. Builds community in buildings by maintaining a regular presence. Responds appropriately to incidents occurring after hours in the residence hall while on duty and as otherwise needed. Works closely with the facilities and housekeeping teams to schedule repair work in the residence hall.
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