Resident Director

Saint Augustine's University

Saint Augustine's University

Posted on Thursday, June 1, 2023

Posting Details

Posting Summary
Position Title Resident Director
Position Code RLIF-DIRECT-E
Job Description
Residence Directors are professional full-time staff members responsible for the overall management of the University residence halls. This is a 12-month position, non-traditional and flexible hours with an emphasis on evenings and weekends. This position has a four-year life cycle and will be renewed on an annual basis based on performance and targeted unit goals. Residence Directors serve as a part of professional staff on call rotation. The Residence Director plays an intricate role in fostering the creation of positive residence communities through leadership, supervision, and staff development.

  • Responsible for the daily operation of the residence hall.
  • Supervise Resident Assistants and Work Study students.
  • Utilizes student development, leadership, and wellness models to direct the resident assistant staff in their programming efforts.
  • Provides on-going training, development, and supervision of residence hall staff (Assistant Residence Director, Resident Assistants, Community Assistants, Work Study Students).
  • Responds to crises and emergency situations, providing appropriate referrals where necessary.
  • Assist with the on-call and 24-hour duty rotation.
  • Serves as an informal advisor to students regarding personal development and growth.
  • Implements the resident check-in and checkout process of residence halls.
  • Ensures completion and maintenance of required paperwork, e.g., fire/safety reports, room condition reports.
  • Investigates and responds to concerns and complaints of students, parents, University staff members, and with accurate information and good public skills.
  • Perform a daily walk-through of residence halls and/or apartment complex.
  • Upholds and enforces university policies/ procedures.
  • Conduct ongoing assessment of all activities and programs.
  • Serve as a Hearing Officer for residential student conduct violations.
  • Serve on various campus committees as needed
  • Submit and follow up on maintenance and facilities requests.
  • Remain current on SACS criteria and ensure compliance in area of control.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by Residential Life and Education, the Dean of Students and Integrity, the Vice President for Enrollment Management, Student Affairs, and Student Success, or the University President.
  • Must report immediately to the Campus Police Department any crime information, witnessed or ascertained.
  • Must report all Clery Act crimes.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Saint Augustine’s University (SAU), drawing on its rich legacy as an access institution, is a student-focused, comprehensive educational institution that produces outstanding graduates prepared for personal and professional success. SAU was established in 1867 in Raleigh, NC by the Episcopal Diocese of North Carolina. A four-year liberal arts university with an average enrollment of approximately 1,000, SAU sits on 105 lush acres just north of Downtown Raleigh, NC. The institution offers more than 20 undergraduate degrees and a Master of Public Administration (MPA) Program and is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC).

Additional Information:
  • Employment is contingent upon a positive background check and proof of COVID-19 vaccination. Documentation of medical and religious exemptions will be accommodated.
  • Official transcript is required upon acceptance of the position.
Required Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s Degree required.
  • Strong organization/management skills.
  • Strong problem solving/resolution skills.
  • Assertive and empathetic communication style.
  • Excellent organizational, administrative and communication skills.
Preferred Qualifications
  • Prefer at least 2 years of experience working in Student Affairs, specifically, Residence Life and Housing.
  • Master’s Degree preferred.
Physical Demands
  • Occasional need to lift at least 20 pounds;
  • Ability to sit and stand for long periods of time;
  • Frequent need for oral, written and auditory communication;
Posting Detail Information
Posting Number S228P
Job Type Staff
Number of Vacancies 4
Desired Start Date 06/12/2023
Job Open Date 05/31/2023
Job Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
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Supplemental Questions

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  1. * How many years of experience do you have in this type of position?
    • 0-1
    • 1-3
    • 3-5
    • 5-7
    • 7+
  2. * Are you available to work in the evening (6 pm to 10 pm)?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Are you available to work weekends?
    • Yes
    • No

Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Resume/ Curriculum Vitae (CV)
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Unofficial Transcripts
Optional Documents