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Graduate Resident Director

Position Type: Non-Work Study

Essential Duties and Responsibilities 

  • Assist with the overall departmental functions: Including office operations, staff selection and training and development, implementing and enforcing policies and procedures, recognition, and evaluation.
  • Provide leadership to an area staff in the achievement of the programmatic goals and objectives of that area with supervision of hall staff.
  • Coordinate residence life programming events for the university community.
  • Serve as a judicial hearing officer for Residence Life
  • Represent Residence Life at university events, such as SOAR, Visit Days etc.
  • Serve as a liaison to university departments.
  • Monitor budgets and expenditures for programs, staff and services within assigned area.
  • Organize and facilitate regularly scheduled staff meetings, individual meetings with the director, individual meetings with staff members and Residence Life meetings.
  • Assist in the professional staff responsibilities of all residential openings and closings.
  • Serve as on call staff for Residence Life on a rotation basis for nights, weekends, and holidays.
  • Serve as coordinator and support for emergency and serious incidents. This may include escorting residential students to the hospital if needed.
  • Assist in the coordination of summer conferences and support for summer school staff.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelors Degree 
  • Enrolled in Graduate or Doctoral Program 

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • A strong desire to work with college students 
  • Demonstrated skills in the following areas: leadership, group dynamics, flexibility, professionalism, technology, and programming in a residence hall setting.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in Residence Life 
  • Experience in Crisis Response 
  • Experience in Student Leadership

Anticipated Schedule: 

  • Varies, some weekend or evening hours

Physical Requirement:

  • Job may require lifting light weight objects (1 to 10 pounds) with no repetitive bending or stooping. Occasionally lift average weight objects (1 to 10 pounds)..

Job ContactSandra Alef (313)