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Residence Directors supervise activity in communities and campuses. Examples of Residence Director duties seen on successful sample resumes are coordinating staff meetings, organizing educational and recreational activities, commissioning repair work, overseeing maintenance, and generally handling the administration of the residential area. Based on our selection of Residence Director resumes, essential job skills are property management, community development, leadership, problem solving, networking, good people skills, and computer literacy. Training in facilities management is required in order to work as a Residence Director.

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Residence Director

  • Lead administrator in a residence hall of 500 responsible for the health, wellness, and safety of all residents
  • Trained, supervised and evaluated 11 paraprofessional resident advisors and one professional assistant residence director
  • Tracked and monitored resident advisor progress by utilizing weekly reports and leading weekly staff meetings
  • Created a Residential Learning Initiative curriculum for the academic year focusing on various areas of student development
  • Facilitated professional development series for staff expanding general knowledge, professionalism and job preparedness
  • Administered hall budget of $4,000 ensuring resident advisors were able to implement creative and educational programs
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BA
Behavioral Neuroscience
MS
Child And Family Health
2

Residence Director

  • Hired, trained, supervised, and evaluated 10-12 Resident Advisors
  • Maintained budgets of $5,000 for Resident Advisor programming and $10,000 for Hall Council initiatives
  • Served as a student conduct hearing officer
  • Participated in campus on-call rotation
  • Ensured implementation of a hall-wide residential curriculum through coaching Resident Advisors in the process from planning through implementation of hall-wide programs to meet defined learning outcomes
  • Maintained a strong working relationship with campus support staff to ensure proper maintenance of the hall
  • Serve on the West Campus Diversity Committee to educate residents on relevant social justice issues through planning and implementing high-impact experiential learning opportunities
  • Provided case management for residents through tracking one-on-one resident interactions with Resident Advisors, documenting student concerning behaviors, and involving the Behavioral Assessment Team where needed
Candidate Info
10
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BS
Biology
MA
Higher Education Administration
3

Residence Director

  • Recruited, interviewed, selected and trained Resident Advisors and Office Assistants and monitored work performance for accuracy and completeness in accordance with department goals and objectives
  • Served as judicial hearing officer and met with students in violations with university policies; enacted appropriate judicial sanctions to effectively solve disciplinary problems
  • Co-instructed Residential Life course to provide on-going training for student staff throughout the semester
  • Developed and Implemented training in conjunction with the Office of Residence Life and Office of Community Standards
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BS
Business Administration, Finance
MA
Organizational Leadership
4

Residence Director

  • Provided leadership in the residence halls related to the resident’s social and academic development through effective programming, role modeling, and daily presence.
  • Completed weekly/annual reports in order to ensure quality of residence life.
  • Supervised and trained RAs and Student Staff
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
9
months
at this job
BBA
Sports Management / / Marketing Management
5

Residence Director

  • Completed daily census reports
  • Completed new resident paperwork with resident(s) and family
  • Managed facility budget and developed monthly budget reports
  • Responsible for completing bank deposits and managing facility petty cash
  • Managed Human Resources and Payroll
  • Maintained resident financial records and charts
  • Managed collections of past due resident accounts
  • Completed sales calls with local medical professionals, providers and hospitals
  • Created and distributed a monthly newsletter to residents and their families
  • Completed monthly mileage and expense reports
Candidate Info
11
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
Business Administration
6

Assistant Residence Director

  • In charge of multiple employees daily work duties
  • Preparing schedules for 8-10 young men in recovery
  • Overseeing progress of all clients in the program
Candidate Info
14
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
AS
Associate of Science
Human Services/psychology

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