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14 Jan 2016

Full-Time Hall Director

University of Tennessee – Posted by SACJobs Knoxville, Tennessee, United States

Job Description

UT Knoxville buzzes with energy, ideas, and optimism. Great
students and professors from throughout the world live and
work in a friendly, safe campus community located in scenic
East Tennessee. The campus and its signature “Hill” lure
students with green space, nearby lakes, and vistas of the
Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Blount College, the
University of Tennessee’s forerunner, was established in
Knoxville in 1794, two years before Tennessee became a
state. Located near the center of Knoxville’s present
business district, Blount College became East Tennessee
College in 1807, East Tennessee University in 1840, and the
University of Tennessee in 1879. The University has been a
land-grant university since 1869. Today, the University is
home to over 27,000 students, 8,000 faculty and staff and
awards over 5,500 degrees annually. UT Knoxville prides
itself on adding value to Tennessee — by educating its
students, doing research and creative work that improves
quality of life, and reaching out to share expertise with
Tennesseans. The University of Tennessee stands in a class
by itself as Tennessee’s flagship institution and one of
the United States’ great public research universities.

The Division: The Division of Student Life is comprised of
over 400 staff that serve our students through 16
departments and functions. Staff are actively engaged in
the lives of our students, living and learning with them in
our residence halls, student union, and other campus
environments. The Division seeks candidates willing to
engage, challenge, and support our students through
intentional programs and services. In addition, we seek
colleagues that are committed to teamwork and have a
palpable passion for working with and serving all students.
The Department: The Department of University Housing is a
unit within the Division of Student Life. The mission of
University Housing is to create positive residential
communities which support the academic mission of the
University. We seek to provide programs, services and a
diverse community environment which contribute to
individual learning, which foster growth and development,
and in which respect and responsible behavior are
encouraged. We strive to provide safe, comfortable,
affordable, and well-maintained housing facilities for our
residents. University Housing has the capacity to house
over 7,000 residents in 11 different on campus residence
halls each academic year. The department has a close
working relationship with a variety of student life units
and academic offices on campus. Former staff members of
University Housing are employed by over 90 colleges and
universities throughout the US.

Hall Director, Position Description

The Hall Director is an entry-level, full-time, 12-month,
live in position with the Department of University
Housing. Hall Directors are responsible for developing and
administering a comprehensive residence life program
focused on community development and student contact in
residence halls housing between 495 and 950 predominately
undergraduate students. Hall Directors serve as the
catalyst for student contact and development in the
community and are designated as front line staff members
for staff supervision and development, student discipline,
program development, on call crisis protocol and facility
management. Hall Directors are responsible for the
selection, training, evaluation and development of staff
for Graduate Assistant(s), Resident Assistants and Office
Assistants. Hall Directors are expected to have direct
contact with residents through routine daily interactions.
Each spring semester, Hall Directors will instruct a
section of the Resident Assistant Training Course as a part
of the RA Selection process.

Start Date: 7/5/2016 – Firm
Education: Master’s Degree Required
Work Experience: 0-2 Years

How to Apply

CONTACT / ADDITIONAL INFO A Bachelor and Master’s degree are required. A Master’s Degree in College Student Personnel, Higher Education Administration, Student Development is preferred. Qualified candidates will have experience in residence life, community development and staff supervision, as well as leadership and effectiveness in promoting respect and appreciation for diversity among students and staff. Annual salary is competitive with other institutions. Hall Directors receive a University benefits package, a furnished apartment at no cost including utilities and a meal plan. For more information, please contact Jerry R. Adams, Associate Director at or (865) 974- 1426. Please apply for position online at: The University of Tennessee is an EEO/AA/Title VI/Title IX/Section 504/ADA/ADEA institution in the provision of its education and employment programs and services. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, or covered veteran status.

Job Types: Full-Time. Job Tags: HALL DIRECTOR. Salaries: TBD - Based on Experience.


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