Area Hall Director
Jan. 30, 2013
The operation of residence halls has a profound effect on the total college experience of resident students, student recruitment and retention, as well as the reputation of North Central College. Therefore, North Central College would like to take this opportunity to announce that applications are now being accepted for one full-time, exempt, live-in position of Area Hall Director.
• Create a community living environment which fosters respect, support, and human interaction.
• Know residents individually and utilize those relationships in supporting the living-learning environment.
• Support resident students’ academic success by actively participating in the College’s mid-term progress report program. This includes meeting with students individually to provide consultation and support in achieving academic success.
• Supervise Resident Assistants and Desk Assistants (where appropriate). Participate in their selection, provide appropriate training, schedule and assign their work, monitor and evaluate performance, and make corrective and/or disciplinary interventions as necessary.
• Participate in the new student orientation program. Participate in and facilitate programs designed to assist new students in their transition to college life and residence life.
• Facilitate check-in and check-out procedures at the beginning and end of each term. Maintain accurate records of keys and occupancy. Maintain control over issuing, replacement, and collection of room keys. Perform inspections and document condition of rooms, including determination of damage charges to be assessed.
• Respond to unexpected situations such as disputes between students, violations of College policies by students, medical and other emergencies. In cases of illness or injury, ensure that established procedures are followed and that students, or others, receive appropriate care.
• Intervene in and document, when appropriate, student behavior which is inconsistent with College policy or disruptive to the campus community. Determine and implement corrective action, which may include mediation, counseling, or referral to the College's student conduct process.
• Serve as Administrative Hearing Officer as part of the college student conduct process.
• Assist students experiencing personal difficulties through consultation and/or referral to other resources.
• For the purpose having residence life staff available to students at all times, participate in a 24-hour duty rotation schedule with other hall directors to include weekdays, weekends and holidays throughout the calendar year.
• Oversee the development and implementation of a variety of social and educational programs for resident students. Monitor and assist resident assistants in planning and conducting programs, including those that involve other campus organizations and personnel, as well as outside presenters and entertainers. When appropriate, participate in and/or conduct programs. Manage and account for funds allocated for residential programming.
• Advise the residence hall council (where appropriate) and provide direction for programming which furthers the mission of the department.
• Serve as a facility manager. Perform regular tours of residential facilities to account for furnishings, keys, equipment, safety hazards, maintenance and cleaning needs. Ensure that buildings and their contents are properly maintained, primarily by reporting deficiencies to maintenance and custodial personnel.
• Attend residence life staff meetings and facilitate meetings involving Resident Assistants and Desk Assistants. Serve on committees and participate in meetings in a variety of settings. Represent the College, the department, and the interests of residential students in particular, by participating in meetings of municipal, civic and professional organizations.
• Assist with the operation of the Office of Residence Life by performing various administrative tasks and assisting students, and others, who visit or call the office. This may include the coordination of special departmental projects. Hold office hours at the Office of Residence Life as assigned by the Assistant Dean of Students or Assistant Directors of Residence Life.
• Perform related duties, projects, and tasks as assigned that contribute to the effective operation of the Office of Residence Life, in particular, and the College in general.
• Complete duties associated with assigned collateral work during the academic year and/or the summer months.
• A master's degree or a bachelor’s degree and appropriate work experience is required.
• At least one year of experience working with college students in a residential setting.
• Preferred experience would include management of a facility, supervising others, developing programs, and collaborating with professional or paraprofessionals on a variety of developmental programs.
• A valid driver's license is preferred.
Deadline for Application: February 22, 2013
This is only a brief description of the position.
If you meet the above qualifications and wish to be considered a candidate for this position, please submit your materials electronically, including a letter of interest, resume, and names and telephone numbers of three professional references, by using our online application. You may also submit the above application materials to:
North Central College, Office of Human Resources, 30 N. Brainard St., Naperville, IL 60540
Or via Fax: 630-637-5755
Or via E-Mail: email@example.com