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Old Dominion UniversityLocation: Norfolk, VA 23501 Document ID: AC125-0PIS Posted on: 2018-07-1807/18/2018 Job Type: Regular
Residence Hall Director
The Residence Hall Director ( RHD ) is responsible for the overall management of a residential complex ranging from 400 to 700 residential students. Working with a diverse student population, the Residence Hall Director promotes student success through engagement and academic support. Coordinates the administrative functions of a residence hall community, which include: facility management, maintenance, record keeping and student conduct. The Residence Hall Director participates in a duty rotation with other housing personnel to ensure 24 hour coverage of University Housing, including holidays and school closures that are planned & unplanned. The position is designated "essential personnel" for emergency closings.
Type of Recruitment
Master's degree in higher education administration, student personnel, counseling or related field OR a bachelor's degree with work experience equivalent to a master's degree in higher education administration, student personnel, counseling or related field. Some experience working within residence life and/or student leadership role. Some experience working within student life. Working knowledge of student learning theory and development outcomes. Strong interpersonal skills. Strong administrative and computer skills, including email, word processing, spreadsheet and presentations. Excellent written and oral communication skills. Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively in a diverse institutional setting and a commitment to fostering diversity and inclusion among others. Demonstrated ability to build teams and work collaboratively.
Working knowledge of residential curricula and/or housing based academic initiatives. Strong customer service skills. Some experience supervising student staff members. Some experience working with living-learning communities, themed housing programs, and/or special interest housing. Some experience with responding to and providing support to students in crisis. Working full-time post-graduate experience within a residential housing program.
Conditions of Employment
Job Open Date
Open Until Filled
Application Review Date
Job Close Date
Special Instructions to Applicants / Additional Materials Required
Criminal Background Check
The final candidate is required to complete a criminal history check.
It is the policy of Old Dominion University to provide equal employment, educational and social opportunities for all persons, without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, gender, age, veteran status, disability, political affiliation, sexual orientation or genetic information. Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision
The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or consistent with contractor's legal duty to furnish information.
Old Dominion University, located in the City of Norfolk in the metropolitan Hampton Roads region of coastal Virginia, is a state-assisted, Carnegie doctoral/research-extensive institution that serves its students and enriches the Commonwealth of Virginia, the nation, and the world through rigorous academic programs, strategic partnerships, and active civic engagement. Its 24,000 students, including over 6,000 graduate students, form a diverse and multicultural community in six academic colleges. Through a collaborative and innovative approach to education and research, the University focuses on student learning and addresses critical needs in the professions. ODU's programs are offered on the main campus, at higher education centers in the region, and at numerous distance learning sites.
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