Position Description

As staff members within the Office of Residence Life, Resident Directors perform the following duties:

• Serve as the primary professional staff member in a residence hall/apartment complex with occupancy between 28 and 338 students
• Supervise 2-10 Resident Assistants and up to 5 other student staff members
• Provide guidance and support to all staff and student leaders regarding programming efforts in hall and across campus
• Serve as a University Conduct Officer, adjudicating Student Code of Conduct and Residence Hall policy violations
• Coordinate in-hall duty and desk schedules
• Perform all necessary administrative functions to ensure effective and efficient operation of the hall or community
• Serve as the advisor to the Hall Government and any of its sub-committees
• Coordinate weekly staff meetings and individual one-on-one staff meetings
• Participate in a campus wide on-call system
• Develop and implement continual student staff training and development
• Serve on various department committees (ex: RD and RA training, RD and RA recruitment, Professional Development, Appreciation and Recognition)
• Opportunity to represent the department and university at the regional and national level by conference attendance and program presentation
• Opportunity to work on an assigned special project (student organization advising, administration, student development initiatives, housing operations, etc.)
• Other duties as assigned
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