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25 Feb 2017

Hall Director

Southern Illinois University Carbondale – Posted by SACJobs Carbondale, Illinois, United States

Job Description

University Housing at Southern Illinois University Carbondale announces an opening for the position of Hall
Director. It is a full-time, 12-month, live-in professional position. Southern Illinois University houses roughly 4,400 residents in traditional residence halls, residential towers and apartment style communities. Starting date is July 1, 2017. The position requires the interest in and commitment to working with full-time Residence Life professionals, graduate, administrative, and paraprofessional staff and residential students in a collaborative effort to promote
student growth, personal development and academic success.

The Hall Director is responsible for the quality of student life in residential facilities ranging from traditional residence halls to an apartment complex. The Hall Director hires, trains, supervises and evaluates a staff team ranging from 6- 32 Resident Assistants and/or graduate Assistant Hall Director(s) and potential supervision of a Civil Service staff member. The Hall Director reports to an Assistant/Associate Director of Residence Life. The Hall Director is a member of a dynamic team for Residence Life comprised of Hall Directors, Assistant Hall Directors, Assistant/Associate Directors of Residence Life and a Senior Associate Director of Residence Life

• Select, train, hire and evaluate graduate Assistant Hall Director(s) and Resident Assistants
• Serve in campus on-call rotation for up to 4,400 residents
• Provide crisis intervention and emergency response
• Serve as a Hearing Office in collaboration with the Student Rights and Responsibilities office to educate residents through judicial conferences on the Student Conduct Code and University Housing Guidebook, regulations, rights and responsibilities to promote student accountability
• Implement Community Development Model

• Track community events and programs and manage programming funds
• Recruit and interview candidates for Residence Life positions
• Potential to collaborate with and serve on departmental and university wide committees
• Assist and promote Living Learning Communities (LLCs) and Faculty University Associate (FUA) programs
• Supervise traditional residence hall front desk (dependent upon area assignment)
• Advise Area Council and manage programming funds
• Co-Supervise Academic Peer Advocates
• Assist in student success initiatives (i.e. Saluki Cares, Counselors in Residence, Counseling Liaisons)
• Manage all administrative functions associated with the position
• Complete duties as deemed important and necessary to the effective building of a residential community

Start Date: 7/1/2017 – Firm
Education: Master’s Degree Required
Work Experience: 0-2 Years

How to Apply

Apply by submitting a letter of interest, current resume and the contact information for three current references. Completed application materials can be sent by email, fax or mail to: Kate Sartori – Assistant Director of Residence Life Trueblood Hall, Room 105 - Mail Code 6726 Southern Illinois University Carbondale 1175 South Washington Street Carbondale, Illinois 62901 Phone: (618)453-3318 Fax: (618)453-4200 Email: Application review will begin March 10, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled. Submitted by: Lori Johnson (

Job Categories: Residence Life and Housing. Job Tags: HALL DIRECTOR.


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