Resident Director 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