Resident Hall Manager

  • Jarvis Christian University
  • Hawkins, Texas, USA
  • Jun 22, 2022
Full time Residence Life

Job Description


·         Establish and maintain communication with students living in the residence halls/apartments through individual outreach and community meetings

·         Assist in directing programming activities for residential floors and halls

·         Schedule floor and desk hours

·         Conduct regular inspections of the residence hall

·         Ensure proper maintenance of the facility

·         Enforce rules and regulations

·         Serve as a mediator/facilitator when necessary to provide resolutions for interpersonal conflicts between students

·         Supervise Resident Assistants

·         Respond to crisis/emergency situations as they arise

·         Recommend personnel actions and report deficiencies to proper authorities

·         Complete all required reports in a timely and accurate manner

·         Notify administrators of any potentially dangerous equipment, practices, or violations of safety procedures

·         Attend meetings, workshops, and in-services as assigned 

·         Assist with dorm or apartment renovations, as needed

·         Develop a knowledge of campus and community resources to ensure timely and efficient referrals when appropriate

Preferred and Required Qualifications


·         A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited four-year college or university

·         Experience in Freshman Orientation, Student Services, housing administration, supervision, training, or programming is preferred 

·         Ability to effectively work and interact respectfully within a diverse and inclusive environment

·         Exemplifies good leadership skills, maintains professionalism, and has a positive attitude

·         Knowledge of residence life practices relevant to student housing facilities

·         Good problem solving skills

·         Ability to multitask, prioritize, and complete projects in a timely manner

·         Strong written and verbal communication skills

·         Strong interpersonal skills

·         Ability to manage emergencies and crisis situations

·         Excellent computer skills, including word processing and electronic software is required (e.g., Outlook Email and Microsoft Office: Word, Power Point, and Excel)

·         Ability to develop collaborative relationships with other collegiate departments

·         Assume responsibility for the operation of the assigned residence hall

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