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Resident Directors, or Resident Managers, assist people who live in dormitories, hotels, or apartment complexes. Duties incorporated into example resumes of Resident Directors include maintaining compliance of the Code of Conduct within the Residence Halls, and performing monthly and bi-yearly training of Resident Assistants and Desk Clerks. Applicants must be agreeable to the 24 hour/seven days a week schedule, and educational requirements for the position vary depending on the size and region of the complex. While some jobs require a high school diploma or equivalent, others require a bachelor's degree in liberal arts, business, finance, or public administration.

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Resident Director

Successfully managed a facility housing 300 students by directly supervising 20 students and one full-time adult.

  • Managed accounts and projects, working within budget and scheduling requirements.
  • Performed personnel duties, such as hiring staff, training and evaluating work performance.
  • Planned and promoted both campus-wide and community events.
  • Established and maintained effective working relationships with students, parents, and staff.
  • Managed and oversaw operations of the Gant/Spalding Front desk.
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
BS
English
2

Resident Director

Acted as the local guardian for five inner city, minority high school students as they attended high school in Appleton.

  • Advised students in personal and academic goals, including college and study-abroad opportunities.
  • Organized and supervised social, cultural, and educational opportunities for students.
  • Cultivated relationships in the community on behalf of ABC.
  • Created and maintained a safe, respectful, and positive living environment at the ABC House.
  • Supervised the part-time ABC House staff, including four student tutors and a cook.
  • Conducted multiple academic and personal check-points throughout the year to ensure student success in the program.
Candidate Info
10
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BS
Organizational Leadership
MA
Educational Leadership
3

Graduate Resident Director

Promoted community development within a residence hall housing 415 upperclassmen students

  • Supervised nine staff members and facilitated staff development through planning and leading weekly staff meetings and one on one meetings with each staff member and organizing staff development opportunities
  • Served on an on-call rotation for half of the residential campus, responding to student crises and incidents, appropriately documenting each situation
  • Met with students who violated Residential Life & Housing policies and decided appropriate sanctioning
  • Mediated conflicts between students and handled other student concerns
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BA
Women And Gender Studies
MA
Clinical
4

Resident Director

Supervised 15 full-time employees in areas of student development, staff development, and employee relations

  • Recruited, selected and trained 100+ paraprofessional student staff members
  • Authorized and audited payroll for 30+ employees
  • Counseled employees and on campus residents on departmental policies and expectations
  • Handled all discrepancies in day-to-day operations in residence halls
  • Member of the Student Conduct Committee which oversaw the Residence Hall Judicial process
  • Developed department manual, Implemented and Trained staff on new software "Judicial Odyssey"
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BA
Criminal Justice
5

Resident Director

Responsible for daily operation and management of two residence halls of over 600 students including openings and closings

  • Trained, supervised and evaluated six Graduate/Resident Assistants Developed and implemented programs and served as the adviser to the hall council
  • Managed student discipline process and partnered with discipline committee to resolve conduct conflicts and issue
  • Mediated conflict resolutions, and provided basic counseling to residents for various issues
  • Participated in professional and Graduate/Resident Assistants recruitment, selection and training
  • Developed and implemented residence life Program guide
  • Coordinated housing registration for First Year Students during new Student Orientation
Candidate Info
1
year in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BA
American Studies And Psychology
MA
Educational Administration
6

Resident Director

Provided management and supervision of 9 apartment buildings and 5 Fraternity and Sorority Houses comprised of upperclassmen students, nontraditional students, athletes and Fraternity and Sorority members

  • Supervised 8 Resident Assistants, 1 Senior Resident Assistant, 1 Desk Manager and 7 Greek Housing Managers
  • Conducted routine maintenance walkthroughs with maintenance and house keeping staff
  • Served as the Preliminary Hearing Officer for Student Conduct violations that occurred in the area
  • Managed a programming budget for Resident Assistants
  • Participated in on call rotation with fellow Resident Directors
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
10
months
at this job
BA
Broadcasting
MS
College Student Personnel Services And Administration
7

Resident Director

Responsible for all aspects of the Residential Life program within the hall including recruitment, training, supervision and evaluation of a staff.

  • Supervised 19 Resident Assistants and a full time professional Assistant Resident Director.
  • Responded to all emergencies, counseling, and crisis situations in the building.
  • Administered all aspects of hall management including community building, programs, activities and administrative responsibilities.
  • Ensured safety and security in the building and communicated with appropriate university agencies on such concerns.
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BS
Liberal Studies
MA
Psychology
8

Resident Director

Supervised a team of seven paraprofessionals individually and collectively in areas of student and professional development

  • Organized student data utilizing Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, and Access) of 120-130 female students; utilized Quicken for bookkeeping purposes
  • Implemented department protocol regarding student concerns and crisis including follow-up documentation
  • Coordinated first diversity training for 66 Resident Assistants and 18 Resident Chaplains and also helped train in areas of community development, student crisis and protocol
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BS
Human Services
MS
Mental Health Counseling
Counseling
9

Resident Director

  • Managed the overall, daily occupancy and administrative operations of residence halls housing 200 and 435 residents each
  • Scouted, hired, trained, and evaluated a maximum of nineteen staff members in an effort to achieve performance standards
  • Directed and supported educational and community development initiatives while promoting student success and development through created programmatic learning outcomes
  • Mediated conflicts/crises with service in a professional on-call crisis rotation and adjudicated all applicable conduct hearings
  • Participated in departmental/campus initiatives/committees, including freshman-course instruction & serving as student-group advisors
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BS
Psychology & Pre-med
10

Resident Director

Managed and ensured the wellness of two buildings comprised of approx. 430 residents

  • Directly supervised 15 Resident Advisors and 2 Assistant Resident Directors
  • Successfully managed a budget of $2,500.00 intended for supplies and building programs
  • Lead weekly staff meetings
  • Conducted judicial hearings for university conduct code violations
  • Participated in on-call duty rotation for an on campus population of 3100 students
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
5
months
at this job
BS
Business Administration - Concentration Accounting

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