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Residence Hall Director

Apply now Job no: 500742
Work type: Full-time
Location: Oshkosh Campus
Categories: Non-Instructional Academic Staff

Official Title: Residence Life Coordinator II
Business Title: Residence Hall Director
Employment Class: Non-Instructional Academic Staff
FTE: 1.0
Compensation: $37,346
FLSA Status: Exempt
Terms of Employment: 12-month, annual, fixed-term renewable
Position Summary:

The Residence Hall Director (RHD) is responsible for the welfare and development of students in the residence hall. The primary goal is the development of residential communities supportive of personal growth, academic achievement and respect for the rights of others. The RHD strives to foster individual and community development by means of: individual and group advising, staff supervision and training, appropriate role modeling, performance of administrative functions and participation as a fully functioning member of the professional Residence Life Staff Team.

This is a live-in position. Residence Hall Directors are required to live in an on-campus apartment within their assigned residence hall. This position requires night and weekend commitments, including Labor Day Weekend.

This position includes on-call emergency response responsibilities. RHDs will respond to emergencies in buildings across campus, some of which do not have elevators.

UW Oshkosh provides a competitive benefits package for all benefit-eligible positions. Click here for more details.

Responsibilities

Coordinates programming and support for residents living in campus housing, responds to emergency situations, may supervise student and/or professional staff, and helps create an inclusive and safe living community.

  • Serves as a main point of contact for resident support providing mediation and resolution of personal and facility issues
  • Plans, implements, and evaluates student programs and initiatives for residence life
  • Receives and responds to crisis and student conduct situations according to established policies and procedures
  • May supervise the day-to-day activities of students and/or professional staff and assist with the personnel management allocation plan including hiring, training, supervision, and evaluation
Qualifications  
Required: Master's Degree in Counseling, Higher Education, College Student Personnel or related field earned by July 1, 2023
Demonstrated supervision skills
Well-developed interpersonal skills and experience managing people including comfort with diverse people and beliefs
Previous residence hall experience
Demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion
Commitment to the growth and development of students
Strong writing skills
Preferred: Prior problem solving and conflict resolution experience
Demonstrated ability in advising student groups
Ability to develop and nurture a positive community living environment within residence halls
Demonstrated administrative skills
Knowledge of facilities and building management
Knowledge of judicial/student conduct processes
To Apply:

Applicants must submit the following documents using the online application:

Cover letter, resume, and contact information for 3 references

For questions regarding your application and additional options to apply, contact Human Resources at recruitment@uwosh.edu or 920-424-1166.

Application Deadline:

TO ENSURE CONSIDERATION: Applications received by June 5th are ensured full consideration. Applications received after that date may be given consideration at the discretion of the search committee. Application materials will be evaluated and the most qualified applicants will be invited to participate in the next step of the selection process. Incomplete and/or late application materials may not receive consideration.

If you have questions regarding this recruitment, or if you are not able to complete the application online due to a disability or system problem, please contact the Office of Human Resources.

Legal Notices:

AA/EO Statement
The University of Wisconsin Oshkosh (UWO) is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to assembling a diverse, broadly trained faculty and staff. We strongly encourage women, minorities, people with disabilities and veterans to apply. UWO, in compliance with applicable laws and in furtherance of its commitment to fostering an environment that welcomes and embraces diversity, does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, or protected veteran status.

DEI Statement
Diversity drives innovation, creativity, and progress. At the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh, the culture, identities, life experiences, unique abilities, and talents of every individual contribute to the foundation of our success. Creating and maintaining an inclusive and equitable environment is of paramount importance to us. This pursuit prepares all of us to be global citizens who will contribute to the betterment of the world. We are committed to a university culture that provides everyone with the opportunity to thrive.

Reasonable Accommodations
UWO provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities who are employees or applicants for employment. Employment opportunities will not be denied because of the need to make reasonable accommodations for a qualified individual with a disability. If you need assistance or accommodation in applying because of a disability, please contact afaction@uwosh.edu or 920-424-1166. This job announcement and other material on this site will be made available in alternate formats upon request to an individual with a disability.

Confidentiality of Applicant Materials
UWO is a State agency and subject to Wisconsin's Open Records Law. UWO will not, however, reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing except as may be required by Wisconsin's Open Records law. In certain circumstances, the identities of "final candidates" and/or the identity of the appointed applicant must be revealed upon request.

CBC & Reference Check Policy
All candidates for employment are subject to a pre-employment screening which includes a criminal background check, work authorization, and verification of education. It will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding sexual violence and sexual harassment.

Work Authorization
The University of Wisconsin Oshkosh does not offer H-1B or other work authorization visa sponsorship for this position. Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States at the time of hire and maintain work authorization throughout the employment term.

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All candidates for employment are subject to a pre-employment screening which includes a criminal background check, work authorization, and verification of education. It will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding sexual violence and sexual harassment.

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920-424-1166

Reasonable Accommodations

The University of Wisconsin Oshkosh is committed to the full inclusion of all qualified individuals. As part of this commitment, UW Oshkosh will ensure that persons with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodations. If a reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and/or to receive other benefits and privileges of employment, please contact the Office of Human Resources, Equal Opportunity, Equity & Affirmative Action, (920) 424-1166 or afaction@uwosh.edu.