Primary Purpose: Under the supervision of an Assistant Director for Residential Life, the Residence Director is responsible for implementing the overall leadership, management and maintain direct oversight of residence halls or apartments in a specific area of campus. As a member of the department's professional staff team, the Residence Director has a significant role in assisting in, and the execution of departmental tasks, such as: selection and training of residential staff, establishing programming requirements, upholding community standards, and assessment practices.
Essential Functions: 1. Supervises, evaluates and develops paraprofessional Assistant Residence Directors and Resident Assistants by providing on-going training and facilitating development plans for these direct reports.
2. Develops residential community by overseeing area implementation and evaluation of Residential Life curriculum programming model and related student engagement activities and initiatives, including the overall management and assessment of programmatic objectives in assigned community.
3. Serves as part of the Residential Life and Housing team to devise, execute, and evaluate departmental goals, policies, organization and programs.
4. Serves as the committee chair of one of Residential Lifes committees or oversees a specific project (e.g., RA Selection, RA Training, Safety and Security, advising RHA, advising NRHH, advising RA Council, coordinating NRAP delegation, etc.).
5. Serves as a Student Conduct Hearing Officer and adjudicates cases.
6. Administers program budget for assigned residential community. Serves as the primary purchaser for communitys programming needs (responsible for managing university procurement card).
7. Assists with the development of other student leadership experiences, including, but not limited to hall government.
8. Oversees administration of Residential Life and Housing processes and procedures at the hall level. Processes include: fire drills, health and safety inspections, room verifications and opening and closing procedures.
9. Represents the department on University committees and on special projects as needed.
10. Serves as a member of the on-call team that supports the larger University emergency response team/system.
11. Performs other job-related duties as assigned.
This position serves as Campus Security Authority (CSA) as outlined by the Clery Act. CSAs have federally mandated responsibilities to report crimes that are reported them.
Bachelors degree and experience in residential life, housing and student life experience required.
Strong written and verbal communication skills.
Masters degree in Student Personnel, Higher Education or related field and two (2) years of residential life experience preferred.
Skills/Knowledge and Expertise:
Strong written and verbal communication skills.
Administrative, planning, and programming skills.
Computer literacy (word processing, spread sheets, data base management; Banner/RMS/Maxient experience desirable).
Demonstrated skill in staff selection, training, development, and supervision.
Ability to oversee and administer area budget.
Familiarity of student conduct practices, restorative practices, and student conduct review.
Positive attitude and proven ability to work successfully with diverse populations and demonstrated commitment to promote and enhance diversity and inclusion.
Physical Requirements: The physical demands described here are representative but not definitive of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Requires extended periods of sitting and repetitive hand/wrist motion. Additional physical requirements include: occasional walking, standing, bending, kneeling, twisting, and lifting up to 25 pounds.
Work Environment/Work Week/Travel Work is primarily performed in a standard office environment. Work performed during standard business hours. May be required to works some evenings and weekend hours.
Hiring Range: Commensurate with experience, non-exempt
Background Check Statement: Applicants who are selected as final possible candidates must pass a criminal background check.
Drawing on its rich legacy as the oldest chartered university in California, Pacific is a student-focused, comprehensive educational institution that produces outstanding graduates prepared for personal and professional success. Our student body thrives in Pacific's small classes and dynamic cultural environment, while our distinguished alumni are transforming their communities every day.
University of the Pacific is a nationally ranked university with a long tradition of dedicated teaching, small class sizes, practical experience and vibrant residential life. The breathtaking main campus in Stockton, California is home to seven schools and colleges, with more than 80 majors and programs of study. Pacific also has the McGeorge School of Law in Sacramento and the Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry in San Francisco. Total university enrollment is nearly 7,000, with 3,757 undergraduates in an average class size of 19 and a student/faculty ratio of 14:1. Eighty-seven percent of students come from California, with 35 other states and 25 foreign countries also represented.