Resident Director

Updated: about 2 months ago
Location: Lexington, KENTUCKY
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 25 Jun 2017

Posting Details

Job Title Resident Director
Requisition Number RE10818
Working Title
Department Name 8Z423:RESIDENCE LIFE
Work Location Lexington, KY
Grade Level 41
Salary Range $30,264-48,422/year
Type of Position Staff
Position Time Status Full-Time
Required Education


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Required Related Experience

1 yr

Required License/Registration/Certification


Physical Requirements

Occasional lifting, pushing, and/or pulling of objects up to 50 lbs; occasional standing or walking with objects up to 10 lbs; sitting at a computer workstation for extended periods of time; occasional job-related travel.


Days, evenings, weekends, on call

The Resident Director lives on-site in the residence hall.

Job Summary

The main goal of Office of Residence Life is to provide a comprehensive living and learning program on campus that supports the academic mission of the University. The Resident Director takes primary responsibility for achieving this goal in an individual residence hall through supervising staff, assisting students, creating an educational environment in the hall, and communicating with partners across campus.
Major responsibilities include:
• Hire and supervise undergraduate student staff
• Oversee all aspects of building administration (monitoring security equipment, maintenance reports, room assignments, payroll, and various department forms)
• Implement and enforce policy (holding in-hall conduct meetings, train and implement safety and security policies and emergency procedures)
• Oversee academic programming initiatives
• Provide for an environment in the residence hall that supports students’ academic success

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities

Experience in higher education or working in a residential setting.
Evidence of administrative skills.
Good interpersonal skills and judgment.
Independence and professionalism.

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? Yes
Preferred Education/Experience

Master’s degree in Student Personnel, Higher Education Administration or a related field.

At least one year working in a residence hall setting.

Deadline to Apply 06/25/2017
University Community of Inclusion

The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.

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