Hall Director (12 months)(Revised Review Date), Residence Life

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October 20, 2021


Residence Hall Directors provide leadership and oversight for on-campus residential communities and processes. Duties include management of in-hall student resources; supervising and coordinating hall personnel including 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; supporting summer orientation, camps and conference operations; and other duties as assigned.

The full job description can be found here: https://hr.truman.edu/files/2021/10/Hall-Director-Job-Description-12-Month-final.pdf.

Annual salary is $26,200, along with a University benefits package, on-campus housing and a meal plan.


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 residence life staff experience; 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 employment.truman.edu or mail to:

Truman State University
Human Resources MC 101
100 E Normal Ave
Kirksville, MO 63501

Review of applications will begin November 22, 2021, 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 hrstaff@truman.edu or 660-785-4031.

Truman State University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to assembling a diverse, broadly trained faculty and staff. Women, minorities, people with disabilities, and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. In compliance with applicable laws and in furtherance of its commitment to fostering an environment that welcomes and embraces diversity, Truman does not discriminate on the basis of age, color, disability, national origin, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or protected veteran status in its program or activities, including employment, admissions, and educational programs. Inquiries may be directed to the Institutional Compliance Officer, 660-785-4354 and titleix@truman.edu.

Truman State University is committed to providing reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities upon request. To request this document in an alternate form or to request an accommodation, please contact Human Resources, McClain Hall 101, 100 E. Normal, Kirksville, MO 63501, 660-785-4031 or hrstaff@truman.edu.


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