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Student Graduate Resident Director

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To apply, you will need your resume, cover letter, a list of professional references, and your autobiographical sketch/personal statement

Posting Details

Applications will be accepted until midnight (Eastern Time Zone) on the 'Posting End Date' shown below.

Position Information

Job Title Student Graduate Resident Director
Special Instructions to Applicants

To apply, you will need your resume, cover letter, a list of professional references, and your autobiographical sketch/personal statement

Posting Number 2016332STD
Job Description

The Graduate Resident Director (GRD) is directly responsible for a residence hall(s). The preferred candidate will have housing and residence life experience and must be enrolled in the College Student Personnel or related graduate program. We seek candidates with a commitment to working effectively with students, faculty and staff from diverse backgrounds. Specific responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

¬ Directly responsible for developing a positive and inclusive residence hall community
¬ Directly train, supervise and evaluate 5-15 student staff members
¬ Hold regular supervision meetings with all supervisees and weekly staff meetings
¬ Develop and coordinate community development efforts that meets the needs of the residential population
¬ Engage in educational interactions with residents
¬ Demonstrate a commitment to the development of students; advise students in the broad areas of academic, career, and personal concerns, or refer them to the appropriate office
¬ Oversee a community development, office supply and staff development budget
¬ Co-advise hall council and oversee the hall council budget
¬ Serve in the on-call weekend duty rotation for approximately 2,200-3,600 residents
¬ Serve on departmental and divisional teams and committees
¬ Consistently enforce University and residence hall policies through conversations with students and educational conditions of sanctions
¬ Serve as conduct hearing officer for cases involving violations of residence hall and university policies
¬ Support collaboration with faculty and academic support staff to promote the academic success of residents
¬ Establish collaborative relationships with University colleagues, including Division of Student Affairs staff, the Ohio University Police Department, Residential Custodial Staff, and Facilities personnel
¬ Participate in staff recruitment, selection and training processes
¬ Facilitate Health & Safety Inspections in accordance with departmental and university policies and protocol
¬ Coordinate and oversee the administrative responsibilities of your hall in a timely and accurate manner, including room changes, damage billing, incident reports, conduct paperwork, etc.
¬ Other duties as assigned including some night and weekend time commitments.

Minimum Qualifications
Preferred Qualifications
Department Housing
Pay Rate
Posting Open Date 11/22/2017
Posting End Date 02/02/2018
Job Category Student Hourly
Planning Unit Vice President for Student Affairs
Work Schedule
Campus Athens
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Diversity Statement

Ohio University is committed to creating a respectful and inclusive educational and workplace environment. Ohio University is an equal access/equal opportunity and affirmative action employer with a strong commitment to building and maintaining a diverse workforce. Women, persons of color, persons with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. Ohio University is a member of the OH/Western PA/WV Higher Education Recruitment Consortium. www.ohwpawvherc.org

Employment Type Part-Time Term

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Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  2. Cover Letter
  3. References
  4. Other (See Special Instructions to Applicants for Details)
Optional Documents

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. Please indicate your current course of study    A) College Student Personnel B) Critical Studies in Educational Foundations    C) Counselor Education    D) None of the above

    (Open Ended Question)