Resident Director (Multiple Facilities)

Position ID: 39414
Savannah State University
Student Affairs Office
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Position Information
Working Title Resident Director (Multiple Facilities)
Job Summary

Savannah State University seeks qualified applicants for Resident Director. This position manages the day-to-day operations of 104-704 bed residence halls or apartments/townhouses; supervises 4-20 Community Assistants and work-study students; advises Hall Council. Develops a community that promotes learning, respect for diversity, academic and student success. Responds to emergency and safety situations; provides crisis management support and intervention; refers mental health concerns to appropriate resources and documents referrals; may be required to work nights and weekends. Facilitates leadership opportunities and supports students in leadership development; educates residents about emergency and safety procedures. Maintains occupancy/roster and key control/inventory; develops and utilizes hall opening/closing procedures; makes inspections. Completes student assessment forms for damages; maintains administrative and informational records. Provides staff guidance on University policies and procedures; works with students in developing floor/building communities conducive for high academic achievement. Serves as liaison with other departments and community agencies; works collaboratively with the offices of Student Conduct and Counseling. Submits work orders; follows up with resident(s) and Physical Plant personnel for completion/status of work orders. Monitors computer equipment; coordinates and supervises proper usage of building spaces used for programs and activities. Serves on an on-call duty rotation. May be directed to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically delineated in this description. Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree and previous work experience (3-5 years) in a residential life/housing facility at a college or university. Strong interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills, demonstrated leadership and supervisory abilities are required; must live in the residence hall 12 months per year; Master’s degree preferred. Background and/or credit check may be required.

Special Information to Applicants

Savannah State University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative-Action Institution committed to diversity, equity and inclusion. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, genetics, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected Veteran status. Georgia is an Open Records State. 
Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a background investigation.
Your application is not considered complete until all required documents have been uploaded to the appropriate section.

Posting Detail Information
Posting Number S3862014
Open Date 04/27/2018
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions Summary

Complete application online; Submit cover letter, resume, and transcript(s) online.

Review of applications will begin upon receipt and continue until the positions are filled.

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University System of Georgia
Applicant Clearinghouse
278 Brooks Hall
The University of Georgia
Athens, Georgia 30602

Phone: (706) 542-7817
Fax: (706) 542-2822


Janyce Dawkins, Director

Kristopher Stevens, Associate Director

Tafara Makaya, Assistant Director

Kieran Morrow, Assistant Director

Kristopher Bolden, Assistant Director

Thomas Brazzle, System Coordinator