This position is an exempt, 12-month, full-time academic staff appointment, reporting to the Assistant Director of Residence Life-Residence Education.
The Residence Hall Director is responsible for the overall leadership and management of one or two residence halls serving 250-500 students. The Residence Hall Director plays an integral role in the development of educationally-focused and inclusive residence hall communities that support the personal and educational success of all residents. This position also supports the Department of Residence Life through participation in Department-wide functions, strategic initiatives, and services. This is a live in position with weekly evening work and some weekend work required.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Master's degree in Student Affairs, Higher Education, or a related field
At least two years residence life or student affairs leadership experience
Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of residence life functions and operations
Leadership and management experience with demonstration of strong skills in these areas
Experience developing learning-focused experiences for students
Ability to work with a diverse population of students, faculty, staff, and other community members
Effective decision making, problem-solving, and judgement skills
Demonstrated interest in continual learning and improvement
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
Ability to multi-task and execute tasks to completion
Special Instructions to Applicants:
Applicants are required to apply online at https://jobs.uwrf.edu/postings/5624. UWRF will not consider paper, emailed or faxed applications.
Applicants are required to provide:
Letter of interest specifying qualifications and experience (cover letter)
Names, addresses, telephone numbers, and e-mail addresses of three references who can specifically comment on your ability, experience and professional preparation (references).
Inquiries should be addressed to: Kenneth White, Search Committee Chair firstname.lastname@example.org
Deadline to Apply: Initial review of applications will begin upon receipt. For full consideration, applicants should submit all required materials by September 5, 2019.
UW-River Falls does not offer H-1B or other work authorization visa sponsorship for this position. Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States at the time of hire and maintain work authorization throughout the employment term. If you have questions regarding this, please contact Human Resources at 715-425-4941.
UW-River Falls is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer subject to all state and federal regulations pertaining to non-discrimination based upon sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, race, color, national origin, religion, disability, marital status, age, arrest and/or conviction record, veteran or military status. All persons, especially women, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
Employment is subject to federal laws that require verification of your identity and legal right to work in the United States as required by the Immigration Reform and Control Act.
Confidentiality of Applicant Materials:
The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identity of the final candidates may be released. See Wis. Stat. sec. 19.36(7).
Annual Security and Fire Safety Report:
The Annual Security and Fire Safety Report, which includes statistics about reported crimes and information about campus security policies can be viewed at https://www.uwrf.edu/Police/Annual-Security-Report.cfm or call University Police at 715-425-3133 for a paper copy.
Internal Number: 5582
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