The Hall Director serves an important leadership role in creating an environment and experience that intentionally contributes to the academic and personal success of each residence hall student in support of the mission of Residential Life. Responsibilities of the Hall Director include: supervise and train student staff to deliver an effective residence hall program in an area of approximately 200-400 students; implement initiatives and programs that support students' academic and personal success; serve as a conduct hearing officer; interact daily with students for many purposes including community development, conflict resolution, helping skills, resource connection, student issues and crisis, etc.; and involvement in department and University committees and department policy/procedure formation.
Master’s Degree in College Student Personnel or related field (conferred on an official transcript and received in Human Resources prior to start of employment
Bachelor’s Degree and a minimum of 10 months full-time experience in Residential Life or related student affairs area may be substituted for master’s degree.
Demonstrated commitment to fostering a diverse working and learning environment.
Demonstrated supervision experience.
Knowledge of residence hall student issues.
Excellent communication skills including verbal, written, and interpersonal.
Demonstrated initiative and experience in community development.
Excellent administrative skills including an ability to manage multiple priorities.
Experience with the student conduct process (hearing officer, conduct board advisor/member) in a University setting.
Demonstrated experience in effective conflict resolution.
Work safely at all times, which includes but is not limited to, participating and completing all required safety trainings, as well as performing all job tasks in accordance with Minnesota State University, Mankato policies and procedures utilizing appropriate tools, equipment and personal protective equipment.
The Hall Director is required to live-in an assigned residence hall apartment, maintain regular office hours, and eat with students in campus dining facilities on a regular basis. Hall Director work involves performing tasks on evenings, weekends, and holidays. Therefore, evening meetings and participation and attendance at programs/activities/events during evening and weekend hours is expected. The Hall Director is considered a
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