Duties And Responsibilities
& Minimum Requirements:
The Hall Director is primarily responsible for administering the Residence Life program for one residential area housing 250-650 students. The Hall Director directly supervises 5 to 12 Resident Assistants to implement residence hall philosophy and programs.
The Hall Director develops the resident staff and facilitates the design of educational and social programming. The Hall Director is expected to serve as an educator by developing the leadership of students and encouraging community investment in an established code of conduct that emphasizes respect for self and others. To fulfill these expectations of education and service, Hall Directors collaborate with Residence Life staff, Chaplains/Faculty in Residence, and other departments and staff within the Georgetown community. Evening and weekend duties are expected. Flexibility in the work day is encouraged, especially if there are evening responsibilities that night.
On a rotating basis, Hall Directors provide on-call, campus-wide emergency response. The Hall Director position is designated as an "Emergency" employee. This position must always report to work on time in the event of an emergency or severe weather conditions, whether or not the University is closed.
Hall Directors also serve on, lead and/or advise Residence Life committees and project areas. These include, but are not limited to, Professional and Student Staff Selection & Training, Diversity through Inclusive Communities & Education, Project Hilltop Sustainability Team, Educating Residents about Social Equity, Residential Judicial Council, Learning Outcomes & Assessment, Recognition, Alumni Lounge, InterHall, and Living and Learning Communities.
The Office of Residence Life anticipates 2-6 Hall Director vacancies for the 2013-2014 academic school year. Nationally, Hall Director retention is between 2-3 years.
Qualifications: The Hall Director is a full-time professional staff member within the Office of Residence Life. A completed master's degree with a focus in higher education or student affairs administration, counseling, or a related field, is required. Successful candidates will also demonstrate a thorough understanding of and commitment to Residence Life work as well as the education and character development of college students. Previous Residence Life experience is preferred.
The Hall Director position is not compatible with additional full-time employment or graduate work, but is compatible with part-time enrollment in an academic program. Medical students and first-year law students are not eligible for the position because of time and academic demands of those programs.
Candidates must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.
The requirements are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
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