Resident Director - Mayfield
Responsible for supervising and administering activities of a University female residence hall. Duties include training of residence hall staff, administering housing program in residence hall, management of student conduct and discipline, counseling, and housekeeping functions. Full-time, 10+ month, live-in position. The usual position term is late July to May 30.
- Strong ability to create good will with staff, faculty, parents, and students; servant attitude.
- Strong relationship abilities; goal oriented; ability to confidently make decisions, even unpopular ones.
- Commitment to the Articles of Faith, Mission, and Objectives of the University; and desires to be a role model for students by demonstrating an active Christian faith in personal example and in work related responsibilities.
- Sets goals, objectives and manages available resources to achieve objectives, without need for frequent follow up.
- Recruits, selects, trains, supervises, and evaluates student residence hall staff.
- Manages residence hall, including supervising opening and closing of hall, checking students in and out, managing room change requests, and processing maintenance requests.
- Promotes Student Life Program in residence hall, including developing a positive Christ-like atmosphere conducive to spiritual and educational development of residents; facilitating development of programs that meet intellectual, spiritual, emotional, occupational, physical, and social needs of students; and providing leadership and guidance for Residence Hall Association.
- Assists and advises students; becomes familiar with names and needs of students; and helps provide for health and safety of residents when an illness or injury occurs.
- Confronts violations of University rules and regulations and takes appropriate disciplinary action, including assessing fines and/or reporting to higher authority.
- Assists with Leadership class during spring semester.
- Other duties as assigned.
Essential Skills and Experience
- Two or more years residence hall staff experience.
- Strong communications skills, both oral and written. Counseling skills. Confrontation skills.
- Management and organizational skills. Time and stress management skills.
Preferred Skills and Experience
- Computer word processing and data management skills.
- Bachelor’s degree. Master’s degree preferred in student development, counseling, or a related field.
Reporting to this position
- Resident Assistants; Assistant Resident Director.
Physical demands and work environment
- Physical demands: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to walk; stand; sit; use hands; reach with hands and arms; balance; stoop; talk and hear. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
- Work environment: The noise level in the work environment is usually minimal.
Information describing the university is available on-line.
Please complete the application and questionnaire then email both forms along with your resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org. Only complete materials will be reviewed. Applicants selected for an interview will be contacted by the university.
Office of Human Resources
John Brown University
2000 West University Street
Siloam Springs, AR 72761