Mississippi Valley State University

July 28, 2016

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June 29, 2015

Residence Hall Director




Residential Life     



Residence Hall Director  





Full Time



Commensurate with experience and qualifications


Position Available:

July 15, 2015   


Job Description:


A 12-month live-in position, the Residence Hall Director will facilitate and carry out duties and responsibilities in accordance with the Student Affairs philosophy and Residential Life mission. Select, train, supervise, and evaluate resident assistants. Coordinate training and development opportunities for student development on such topics as developing leadership skills, goal setting, and peer education. Coordinate programs and events conducive to living and learning including residential orientations, workshops on stress management, conflict resolution, personal growth and development and developing social skills. Coordinate housing logistics including room assignments, dissemination of information and materials, check in and check-out procedures, maintenance or service issues, visitation procedures, mail distribution, and processing the opening and closing of residence halls. Advise residence hall councils and conduct leadership training for council members. Serve as judicial hearing officer, investigate reports of misconduct and recommend appropriate disciplinary action in accordance with policies and procedures. Coordinate production of Resident Life Publications (i.e., monthly calendar, handbook, etc). Assist with leadership development efforts (workshops, publications, retreats, conferences.).  Participate in long-range planning, policy development, committee work, report writing. Assume administrative responsibilities for Residence Hall in absence of, or at request of, the Director. Serve on University committees as assigned. Participate in regional/national conferences as requested. Be available for evenings, weekends, and special University events as required. Perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned.


Qualifications Required :

Bachelor’s degree is required. Master’s Degree preferred, in related field. Housing experience desired. Demonstrated experience in student organization leadership, student development, or equivalent. Expertise in organizational development, training, and leadership development. Experience in budgeting and fiscal management. Ability to work effectively with students, faculty, administration, and community. Sensitivity and commitment to working with a diverse population. Strong written and oral communication skills.


Application Deadline:

Open until position is filled


Application Procedure:

Please send employment application, resume, official transcript and three letters of professional recommendation to:

Mississippi Valley State University

Department of Human Resources

MVSU 7260

14000 Highway 82 West

Itta Bena, MS 38941



Mississippi Valley State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer