Occupational Category (Staff Positions Only): Professional
Hiring Salary: Monthly-Staff
Department: Residence Life
Bachelor's degree in related field required prior to start date. Masters degree and one year of experience working in the field of Residence Life would be helpful. Proven management and leadership abilities. Must be willing to live on campus in a residence hall and be willing to work a flexible schedule. Additional education may be considered in lieu of experience.
Nature & Purpose of Position/Usual Duties:
Primarily responsible for the operation of residence halls and the daily supervision of resident advisors. To accomplish this responsibility, supervision of staff, efficient administration of the building/complex, and maintenance of an atmosphere conducive to the health, safety and well being of all residents is necessary.
Primary Responsibilities (Staff Positions Only):
Administrative: maintain accurate records of facility maintenance, rosters of residents, reports and other information necessary for the operation of assigned area; provide regularly scheduled office hours.
Student Service: address student/parent concerns and build community; serve as an information resource and referral agent; enforce policies and provide behavioral counseling; develop and advise the Hall Council; oversee programming; maintain daily student contact.
Supervisory: assist in the selection, training, work scheduling, and performance appraisal of employees.
Residence Life: primary link between the Residence Life Office, Residence Life Maintenance and assigned area; maintain full communication with the Department of Residence Life staff regarding all areas of building/area operation; fulfill a secondary collateral assignment in the department; attend meetings as required; be on duty for all on-campus residential areas several weekends and weeknights throughout the year. Performs other related duties as assigned.
Internal Number: 25018
About Sam Houston State University
For more than 130 years, Sam Houston State University has been preparing students for meaningful lives of achievement. Its motto, "The Measure of a Life is its Service", echoes across SHSU's six colleges and beyond its Texas campus through student research, creative endeavors, service learning, volunteering and more. Named for Sam Houston, Texas' greatest hero, SHSU continually strives to honor its historical roots through academic excellence that includes exceptional teaching from faculty members who care as much about their students' success as they do about furthering the knowledge of their fields. While embracing its legacy, SHSU also strives to meet the needs of contemporary students, both traditional and online. With over 20 bachelor's and graduate degrees available entirely online, and more in development each semester, SHSU Online is quickly becoming one of the best online universities in Texas.