Hall Director
Southern Illinois University Carbondale - Carbondale, IL

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Hall Director
University Housing
Southern Illinois University Carbondale

POSITION: The Department of University Housing at Southern Illinois University Carbondale announces an opening for the position of Hall Director. It is a full-time, 12-month, live-in professional position. Southern Illinois University Carbondale houses 4,400 residents in traditional residence halls, residential towers and apartments. The position requires the interest in and commitment to working with full-time Residence Life professionals, paraprofessional staff and student residents in a collaborative effort to promote student growth, personal development and academic success.

The Hall Director is responsible for the quality of student life in residential facilities ranging from traditional residence halls to an apartment complex. The Hall Director hires, trains, supervises and evaluates up to 32 Resident Assistants and up to 2 graduate Assistant Hall Directors. The Hall Director reports to an Assistant Director of Residence Life. The Hall Director is a member of a dynamic leadership team for Residence Life comprised of 10 Hall Directors, 3 Assistant Directors of Residence Life and a Senior Associate Director of Residence Life.

REQUIREMENTS: Completion of a Master's degree by the time employment begins and at least one academic year of live-in experience at the graduate assistant (pre-master's degree) or professional level in campus housing programs.

This is a security-sensitive position. Before any offer of employment is made, the University will conduct a pre-employment background investigation which includes a criminal background check.

  • Select, train, hire and evaluate graduate Assistant Hall Directors and Resident Assistants
  • Serve in on-campus duty rotation for up to 4,400 residents
  • Provide crisis intervention and emergency response
  • Educate residents through judicial conferences on the Student Conduct Code and University Housing Guidebook, regarding regulations, rights and responsibilities to promote student accountability
  • Administration of programming model focused on personal excellence, academic excellence, world impact, and saluki pride
  • Recruit and interview candidates for all Residence Life positions
  • Utilize academic early warning systems
  • Collaborate with and serve on departmental and university committees
  • Assist and promote the Living Learning Communities (LLCs) and Faculty University Associate (FUA) programs
  • Track RA programming and manage programming funds
  • Advise Area Council and manage programming funds
  • Assist in student success initiatives (i.e. Saluki Cares, Saluki First Year, Counseling Liaisons)
  • Manage all administrative functions associated with the position
  • Complete duties as deemed important and necessary to the effective building of a residential community
COMPENSATION: $33,480 per year ($2,790 per month) for 12 months, plus furnished apartment, all utilities (including cable and internet), reserved parking space and dining plan. Furnished housing and meals are provided to spouses/domestic partners and children that are residing with the Hall Director while the dining units are open. Hall Directors also receive University benefits including vacation, sick leave, health insurance and waiver of tuition for up to six hours per semester.

EFFECTIVE DATE OF EMPLOYMENT: Starting date is July 1, 2013.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Application consideration will begin February 28, 2013, and will continue until the position is filled.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Apply by submitting a letter of interest, current resume and the contact information for three current references. Completed application materials can be sent by email, fax or mail to:

Tina Horvath, Associate Director of Residence Life
Trueblood Hall, Room 105
Mail Code 6726
Southern Illinois University Carbondale
1175 South Washington Street
Carbondale, Illinois 62901
Phone: 618/453.3318
Fax: 618/453.4200
Email: ResidenceLife@housing.siu.edu

For additional information please visit our website at http://www.housing.siu.edu

S IU Carbondale is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer that strives to enhance its
ability to develop a diverse faculty and staff and to increase its potential to serve a
diverse student population. All applications are welcomed and encouraged and
will receive consideration.

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