RESIDENCE HALL DIRECTOR
University of New Hampshire - Durham, NH

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Responsible for managing all aspects of a university residence hall including supervision of student staff, management of building facilities, developmental contact with residents and overseeing judicial, educational and social outreach within the hall.

Acceptable Minimum Qualifications
Bachelor's Degree.
Effective interpersonal and communication skills.
Knowledge of counseling practices.
Administrative ability and supervisory skills.
Ability to work with, manage and train large groups.

Additional Desirable Qualifications:
Master's Degree in Student Personnel or related field preferred.
Ability to work with a diverse population.
Knowledge of and commitment to maintaining a student development focus in their building.

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Additional Job Information:

Is this position responsible for the supervision of staff?
Yes, this position is responsible for supervision

If yes, what kind of staff does this person supervise?
Work Study Students/Hourly Students

Special Requirements:
Background check may be required prior to employment.

Safety Information
None applicable

EEO Statement
The University of New Hampshire is an Equal Opportunity/Equal Access/Affirmative Action institution. The university seeks excellence through diversity among its administrators, faculty, staff, and students. The university prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, veteran status, or marital status. Application by members of all underrepresented groups is encouraged.

EEO Information
30-Other Professionals

Additional Salary Information:
Postion includes a one or two bedroom apartment based on building assignment and a university meal plan.

Duties/ Responsibilities
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Educational Outreach:
- Initiate one-on-one developmental contact with residents and provide learning opportunities through educational outreach.
- Develop a sense of community within a residence hall.
- Provide innovative educational and social programs and initiatives in the hall.
- Conduct at least one ongoing educational intact group within hall.
- Promote the department's four major learning areas through a curricular approach: Academic Engagement, Social Justice, Citizenship and Healthy Living.
- Connect students with leadership opportunities.
- Promote staff/hall government unity.
- Write and distribute a bi-monthly newsletter.
- Participate in ongoing curriculum planning group.

Supervision:
- Provide RAs with high quality individual guidance and training.
- Provide RAs with high quality group training and team building.
- Perform frequent, proactive assessments of staff.

Administration:
- Manage occupancy and facilities issues within hall.
- Report and track facility concerns on a regular basis.
- Ensure that important procedures and policies (i.e. room changes, damage billing, etc) are accurately and effectively communicated to residents.
- Develop effective working relationships between your staff and the housekeeping staff.
- Implement an educational and expeditious conduct system in your hall.
- Manage hall council financial accounts and budgets.
- Meet all deadlines (i.e. database entry, paperwork, etc).

Department/Division Commitments:
- Contribute in a tangible way to the Division/Department through committees and other projects.
- Perform other duties as assigned.

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