Residence Hall Director, Graduate & Family Housing at University of Florida in Gainesville, Florida

Posted in Other 8 days ago.

Job Description:

Residence Hall Director, Graduate & Family Housing

Job No: 524677

Work Type:

Location: Main Campus (Gainesville, FL)

Categories: RealCat

Department: 07590000 - HO-VILLAGE HOUSING PRO-RATED

Job Description

Classification Title:

Residence Hall Director

Job Description:

Responsible for management of assigned area

  • Coordinate daily workflow and administrative tasks related to the operations of the area including but not limited to identifying and reporting safety and security concerns, building tours, desk coverage, and addressing student concerns.
  • Recruit, train, and supervise student staff within area
  • Assist with creating student staff on-call schedule for area
  • Responsible for collaborating with various internal and external units related to apartment vacancies and turnover
  • Collaborate and assist with apartment reassignments, apartment transfers, apartment unit checks, apartment condition reports, and verification of occupancy.
  • Conduct building and public area facility inspections coordinating with internal units (e.g. Maintenance and Operations teams) to provide clean, safe, and secure spaces as well as maintain general office operations.
  • Responsible for maintaining, disseminating and enforcing policies, procedures, and guidelines for the area.
  • Responsible for responding effectively to crisis and emergencies within the residential community including but not limited to fire, mental health and medical services.
  • Educate residents on campus emergency procedures including evacuation and fire alarm procedures.
  • Interpret and ensure compliance with departmental and University policies, guidelines, and other relevant regulations.
  • Serve as primary point of contact for residents, and family members of residents.
  • Create a residential environment that is inclusive to all residents' identities; report and manage issues of bias, less-inclusive behavior, and encourage residents to utilize campus resources.
  • Serve as a Campus Security Authority.

Responsible for developing and implementing educational programming within assigned area

  • Responsible for developing a strategic schedule of events for the academic year that aligns departmental mission, supports initiatives, and encourages holistic development.
  • Develop and implement educational and community programs that promote academic excellence, student success, and contribute to a shared sense of community and enhance a residential environment
  • Monitor budget for educational and community programming.
  • Manage and implement plan for effective area communications; ensure messaging and image are aligned with the department's mission and values.

Assist with enforcing and coordinating Student Honor Code & Student Conduct Code

  • Collaborate with Housing and Residence Life's Office of Conduct and Community Standards (OCCS) on student conduct policies and procedures for community
  • Respond to and mediate, student and community concerns including but not limited to roommate conflicts, student behavior, facilities concerns, and conduct violations
  • Review incident reports that take place within the community or involve residents living in the community
  • Serve as a hearing officer for conduct cases utilizing a restorative justice approach to help students understand their responsibilities as members of the hall and University community.
  • Ensure UF student staff are abiding by appropriate reporting processes for Student Honor Code & Student Conduct Code violations

Serve in on-call rotations for Housing and Residence Life

  • Serve in the on-call duty rotations, providing coverage for the area including night, weekend, and holidays by responding to calls for assistance and emergency situations
  • Complete all administrative tasks as required such as readiness checks, logs/reports, and iService requests
  • Serve as a support system for student staff in an emergency situations coordinating all required services to support Residence Life
  • Act as a liaison for university and city resources in emergency situations (e.g. Crisis Intervention Consultant, Alachua County Crisis Hotline, Gainesville Police Department, UF Police Department)
  • Ensure secure storage of on-call tools (e.g. keys, phones, and other pieces of technology) at all times.

Develop reports, handle special projects, and perform other duties as assigned

  • Serve on departmental, Division of Student Life or University of Florida committees or program support as needed

Expected Salary:

$42,000; In addition, the University of Florida offers a very competitive benefits package. Learn more by visiting:

Minimum Requirements:

Bachelor's degree in an appropriate area of specialization.

A valid driver's license is required.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Master's degree in higher education, preferably in student personnel, counseling, or administration or other related field
  • Demonstrated knowledge and/or experience with educational program development, learning outcomes, and assessment
  • Demonstrated experience with crisis management
  • Demonstrated proficiency with computers and basic software applications (e.g. Microsoft Office Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Outlook)
  • Experience using Maxient software
  • Demonstrated planning, time management, and organizational skills
  • Demonstrated communication skills (verbal and written)
  • Demonstrated interpersonal skills
  • Ability to lead a team and work cooperatively with team members
  • Demonstrated ability to function effectively in a fast-paced environment with frequent interruptions
  • Demonstrated ability to handle multiple projects or tasks simultaneously
  • Demonstrated ability to understand, interpret, and apply rules, regulations, policies, and procedures
  • Demonstrated ability to work as part of a team in a culturally diverse environment

Special Instructions to Applicants:
  • In order to be considered, applicants must upload a cover letter, resume, and professional references
  • This position is required to live in an on-campus furnished apartment.
  • Application must be submitted by 11:55 p.m. (ET) of the posting end date.

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