Assistant Residence Hall Director-Ford Complex
Number of hours per week: Shift times may vary 24 hour on call response
Months per year: Fiscal (12 months)
Campus: Main Campus
Position Number: 086080
Advertised Salary: $30,000
Pay Basis: Monthly
To assists the Residence Hall Director with managing the residence hall/apartment so that the total environment is safe and conducive to learning. Interprets and enforces all the policies and procedures of Tennessee State University and effectively communicates them to the residents. Assist with the responsibility of the day to day administrative management of a residence facility. Computer proficient, including: web-based programs, Microsoft Office, and email as a significant mode of communication/documentation. Input student information into Banner.
Maintain records of activities, incidents and disciplinary sanctions in the hall. Mediate conflicts between roommates and residents. Assist with the supervision of the 24-hour desk operation when students are in residence. On-call/on-duty responsibilities are required. Assist with the supervision of the Resident Assistants and staff. Assist with conducting individual meetings, staff meetings, facility meetings and regular evaluations. Inform residents of departmental and student code of conduct policies and perform conduct hearings for minor violations and adjudicate sanctions.
Assist the Director with keeping an accurate roster and student information cards. Assist with the responsibility for all administrative functions within assigned residence hall to include, but not limited to; coordinate facility health and safety inspections, complete staff payroll, verify key inventory and housing tours. Maintain office hours and respond to student, parent and stakeholder needs by being visible and available. Serve as a positive role model and maintain appropriate visibility during evening and weekend hours. Assist with check-in and check-out processes. Assist in room change process and room selection. Submit reports to the Resident Director and Area Coordinator. Serve on Residence Life committees. Perform other related duties as assigned.
- Baccalaureate degree and a minimum of two years experience in higher education involving the guidance and counseling of students.
- General knowledge of requirements, policies, and procedures for graduate education.
- Ability to organize and present information to support guidance and counseling of students.
- Good oral and written communication skills.
Special Instructions to Applicants
Employment is contingent upon successfully completing a criminal background check as mandated by Tennessee State University.
Official transcripts for positions which require a post-secondary undergraduate degree, advanced degree and/or certification must be presented upon hire. An unofficial transcript may be attached in the “Transcript” section.
You will be required to provide names and contact information for three references during your application to the posting. If you are approved for the candidate pool, our online hiring system will automatically generate solicitation for these letters using contact information you provided. The letters should be returned via the link provided in the solicitation of the recommendation and must be current and specific to the job posting.
Requisition Number: 3375
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Tennessee State University offers eligible employees a competitive benefits package that includes annual leave (vacation), sick leave, medical, dental, vision, life insurance, retirement, flexible benefits plans and more.