Quinnipiac University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Job Number: 492757
Type: Full-time Campus: Mount Carmel - Hamden, CT
Overview: Quinnipiac University's Department of Residential LIfe seeks applications for a Residence Hall Director. The Residence Hall Director is a member of the residential life professional staff and reports to a member of the senior staff. The Residence Hall Director is a 12-month, live-in appointment. Residence Hall Directors shall maintain as their sole residence the apartment provided on campus. Residence Hall Directors supervise 8-13 paraprofessional staff members. The Residence Hall Director is responsible for exercising independent judgment and discretion in the management of a residential area and for the coordination of one or more of the following responsibilities: summer housing, early arrivals/late departures/break housing, move in crew, late night lounge, diversity and inclusion, social media, residence hall council, web resources, publications/print materials, housing software projects, and outreach and education for students.
About Quinnipiac: Quinnipiac is a private, coeducational, nonsectarian institution located 90 minutes north of New York City and two hours from Boston. The university enrolls 7,000 full-time undergraduate and 3,000 graduate and part-time students in 100 degree programs through its Schools of Business, Communications, Education, Engineering, Health Sciences, Law, Medicine, Nursing and College of Arts and Sciences. Quinnipiac consistently ranks among the top regional universities in the North in U.S. News & World Report's America's "Best Colleges" issue. Quinnipiac also is recognized in Princeton Review's "The Best 380 Colleges." The Chronicle of Higher Education has named Quinnipiac among the "Great Colleges to Work For." For more information, please visit www.qu.edu.
Supervise and evaluate paraprofessional staff members
Establish, communicate, and maintain expectations of staff members according to office guidelines
Assist with the development and execution of a comprehensive training program for paraprofessional staff
Assist in the development and implementation of the residential curriculum
Represent the university as the on-call administrator
Implement, interpret, and enforce University policies and procedures
Serve as a primary conduct meeting officer
Investigate and resolve student grievances
Manage building occupancy and track changes in housing database
Partner with the Office of Facilities to oversee maintenance of residence hall facilities
Participate in office processes including but not limited to recruitment and selection of paraprofessional staff, residence hall openings, closings, and room selection
Manage individual residence hall budget
Advise and support area councils in collaboration with the Residence Hall Council
Serve on office and divisional committees as assigned
Participate in seminars, workshops, conferences and regional professional associations
Assume other responsibilities as assigned
Master's degree in College Student Personnel, Higher Education Administration or related field required
A minimum of 2 -3 years of residence hall experience is required
Post-graduate work experience strongly preferred
Demonstrated ability to work with diverse populations and/or a commitment to diversity and inclusion
Supervisory and administrative skills
Experience with creating and executing programs
Independent decision-making abilities
Advanced knowledge of student development and a strong commitment to the profession
Ability to exert up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently to move objects
Required to travel from building to building and between multiple campuses
Will have 'on-call' responsibilities which require walking up and down stairs, performing rounds in and outside of the buildings, and responding quickly and in person to emergencies
Special Instructions to Applicants: Quinnipiac University is considering only those applicants who have valid authorization to work in the United States. Quinnipiac University does not sponsor employment based visas for this position.
Applications must be submitted electronically and include a resume, cover letter addressing how your experience supports the requirements of this position and Quinnipiac's commitment to diversity and inclusion, and contact information for three references on the application form.
Quinnipiac University has a strong commitment to the principles and practices of diversity and inclusion throughout the University community and welcomes candidates who enhance that diversity.
Advertised: January 10, 2019 Eastern Standard Time