Residence Hall Director (11 month position) , Residence Life

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Hall Director (11 month position)

Residence Life

November 13, 2019

*Anticipated start date during Spring 2020 semester



Residence Hall Directors provide leadership and oversight for on-campus residential areas of approximately 300 to 600 students.  Duties include management of in-hall student resources; supervising and coordinating hall personnel including community advisors, student advisors, hall office, hall desk, and night monitor staff; implementing a residential curriculum; administering judicial cases; responding to emergency situations while serving in an on-duty rotation; promoting strong relationships among hall residents, staff and other University constituencies; supporting staff development; promoting student learning and development in all job responsibilities; and other duties as assigned.  This position is scheduled to begin during the Spring 2020 semester.



Required qualifications include an earned Bachelor’s degree; residence hall and/or student leadership/services experience; demonstrated communication skills; the ability to work well with diverse populations and personalities; and a commitment to student learning and development.


Preferred qualifications include an earned Master's degree; experience as a team player; experience as a team builder; mediation or other interpersonal communication experience; presentation skills; and/or demonstrated leadership/supervisory success.


To Apply

Submit a cover letter addressing qualifications, resume, transcripts from all institutions of higher learning (unofficial transcripts are acceptable), and contact information for three references at or mailed to:

Truman State University

Human Resources MC 101

100 E Normal Ave

Kirksville, MO 63501


Review of applications will begin January 6, 2020 and continue until the position is filled.  Final candidates will be expected to undergo and successfully pass a background check.  Questions may be directed to Human Resources at or 660-785-4031.

Truman is an equal employment opportunity, affirmative action employer committed to cultural diversity and compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act.

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