2014-C137 RESIDENT DIRECTOR

Job # 2014-C137
Job Type Contractual
Department Office of Residence Life & Housing
Bargaining Unit No
FLSA Status Exempt
Job Status Full-Time 
Salary Commensurate with Experience
Posting Date June 25, 2014
Closing Date Open Until Filled

 

 Department:      Office of Residence Life & Housing

 

Duties:  Manages the operations of University managed housing; performs a variety of duties in the area of administration, central office, community development, facility management and student and staff development; supervises and regulates the residential facility; serves as a live-in administrator and acts as the primary leader of the residential facility; promotes and establishes a living-learning environment that is conducive to student academic success and personal growth; assists with the selection and training of staff and night managers; assists with planning and policy formation; assists with surveys and special projects; enforces progressive disciplinary procedures and documentation; develops agendas and conducts weekly staff meetings; maintains files and reports as directed; posts and disseminates appropriate information in an effective and timely manner; ensures all policies are consistently enforced and documented appropriately; assists in the establishment of an atmosphere that encourages students to develop respect for each other’s rights and freedoms; maintains an appropriate academic environment in the residence hall; coordinates the opening and closing of the residence halls; ensures  a safe and secure environment; attends and actively participates in all staff development and training activities, to include weekly meetings; assists residents with academic, psychological and personal problems, making appropriate referrals when necessary;  maintains an awareness of student concerns through formal and informal communication and necessary documentation; performs other duties, as required.

                                                                       

Minimum Qualifications:   Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university; Three (3) years of residence life experience or experience at an institution of higher education working with students and engaged in educating, training,  mentoring or related activity, especially with students at the first -year level.  

 

Preferred:  Work in a supervisory role engaged in an educational or training activity for at least one year of the above experience dealing with first year students.

Requirements:    Knowledge of computer software applications; skill in organizational and interpersonal communication; ability to attend campus programs during evenings and weekends; ability to provide objectivity and patience; ability to commit to diversity and creativity; ability to be a team leader; and the ability to commit to student development.

To Apply:     Send letter of interest indicating Job #2014-C137, a resume along with  a MSU Employment Application for Employment, and three names of references with telephone numbers to: Morgan State University, Office of Human Resources, 1700 East Cold Spring Lane, Baltimore, Maryland 21251 or e-mail information to jobs@morgan.edu. EEO/AA

NOTE: THE HIRING DEPARTMENT WILL CONTACT ONLY APPLICANTS SELECTED FOR INTERVIEW.