The University of Texas Permian Basin - Resident Director (Two Positions Available)

Thursday, July 01, 2021 9:29 PM | Benson (Administrator)

The University of Texas Permian Basin

Resident Director (Two Positions Available)

The University of Texas Permian Basin invites applicants for the position of Resident Director for Resident Life and Dining Services.

REPORTS TO: Director and Assistant Director Resident Director for Resident Life and Dining Services.

SUPERVISION EXERCISED: Will provide direct supervision to the Area Coordinator and the Resident Assistants.

SALARY RANGE: $31,408.00 $37,856.00.00, Depending upon qualifications.


The Resident Director’s primary responsibilities include the facilitation of a healthy and safe community in student housing, management of building operations, programs, and services, the leadership of all residence hall staff, on-call duty rotation, programming, and administrative responsibilities.

1. Develop and maintain awareness of community and student issues in the residence halls through communication with area Residential Life staff and respond to such issues. Work with Area Coordinator to assess student needs and interests; anticipate and promote educational, cultural, social, recreational, and service programs, which are supportive to the residence community.
2. Manages and oversees the daily operations of the residence hall by establishing objectives and direction for residence hall programming and building operations
3. Investigate various critical incidents as they arise and communicate with University officials as required. Enforce University and departmental policies and procedures. Timely completes and submits incident reports.
4. Assumes leadership for and manages budget for a functional area and oversees the planning of student life activities of residential units.  
5. Recruits, trains and supervises residential staff. Plans, coordinates, and monitors residential staff work schedules and activities. Provides guidance and referrals to residents and staff. Plans and participates in staff development of student workers.  
6. On-call responsibilities as required on a rotating basis.

1. This is an exempt 12-month live-in position. As an exempt employee, this schedule may vary based on the number of hours needed to meet the job responsibilities. The individual holding this position will need to be available early mornings, evenings, and weekends to meet the needs of the Department.2. Strong interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills, demonstrated leadership, and supervisory abilities are required. 
3. The incumbent will be required to live in the residence hall for 12 months per year. 
4. Ability to successfully pass a criminal background check. Ability to drive and/or travel by car for the University.

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