(EXTENDED DEADLINE) Hall Director - Southern Illinois University-Carbondale in Carbondale Illinois

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Southern Illinois University-Carbondale

Carbondale, Illinois

United States

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POSITION: University Housing at Southern Illinois University Carbondale announces openings for the position of Hall Director. It is a full-time, 12-month, live-in professional position. Southern Illinois University Carbondale houses 4,400 residents in traditional residence halls, residential towers and apartments. Starting date is July 1, 2016. The position requires the interest in and commitment to working with full-time Residence Life professionals, paraprofessional staff and student residents 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 up to 32 Resident Assistants and one graduate Assistant Hall Director. The Hall Director reports to an Assistant Director of Residence Life. The Hall Director is a member of a dynamic team for Residence Life comprised of 11 Hall Directors, 3 Assistant Directors of Residence Life and a Senior Associate Director of Residence Life.


  • Select, train, hire and evaluate graduate Assistant Hall Director and Resident Assistants
  • Serve in on-campus duty rotation for up to 4,400 residents
  • Provide crisis intervention and emergency response
  • 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 RA community events and programs and manage programming funds
  • Recruit and interview candidates for all Residence Life positions
  • Collaborate with and serve on departmental and university committees
  • Assist and promote Living Learning Communities (LLCs) and Faculty University Associate (FUA) programs
  • Advise Area Council and manage programming funds
  • Assist in student success initiatives (i.e. Saluki Cares, Saluki First Year, 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

UNIVERSITY HOUSING MISSION STATEMENT: University Housing exists to provide a high-quality, affordable, living/learning environment that contributes to personal development and academic success.

REQUIREMENTS: Completion of a Master's degree by the time employment begins and at least one academic year of live-in experience at the graduate assistant (pre-master's degree) or professional level in campus housing programs.

This is a security-sensitive position. Before any offer of employment is made, the University will conduct a pre-employment background investigation, which includes a criminal background check.

COMPENSATION: $33,480 per year ($2,790 per month) for 12 months, furnished apartment, all utilities (including cable and internet), designated parking space and dining plan. Furnished housing and meals are also provided to spouses/domestic partners and children residing with the Hall Director while the dining units are open. Hall Directors receive University benefits including vacation, sick leave, health insurance and waiver of tuition for up to six hours per semester.

Application review will begin June 13, 2016, and will continue until filled.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: 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:

Jeanne Lady, Senior Associate Director of Residence Life
Trueblood Hall, Room 105 - Mail Code 6726
1175 South Washington Street
Southern Illinois University Carbondale
Carbondale, Illinois 62901

Phone: 618/453.6731
Fax: 618/453.4200
Email: ResidenceLife@housing.siu.edu

Application Instructions:
Use Institution Website button to the right of this job description, then follow instructions on the jobpage at SIU-Carbondale's website.

SIU Carbondale is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans that strives to enhance its ability to develop a diverse faculty and staff and to increase its potential to serve a diverse student population. All applications are welcomed and encouraged and will receive consideration.

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Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: See Job Description
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Director
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:Research University
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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