Hall Director of Group/Greek Housing - Office of Residence Life - Cape Girardeau - job 1197059

Date: 09/12/2021

City: Cape Girardeau, Missouri

Employment type: Full-time

Hall Director – Group/Greek Housing

Office of Residence Life

Full Time


The Office of Residence Life is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Hall Director.  This individual will provide primary leadership for two residential areas of approximately 400 students and supervision of a staff of Resident Assistants.  Additionally, the Hall Director will advise Residence Hall Association representatives, develop and oversee retention initiatives, and provide duty coverage for the campus.  This candidate will work directly with an area that currently houses Fraternity and Sorority Life members and student-athletes and could offer support to various aspects of the Office of Greek Life.


The Southeast Missouri State University Office of Residence Life applies a student-centered approach to its work with students and their parents who have questions, concerns, complaints, or issues with the Office of Residence Life.


We endeavor to provide a residential experience which supports student success while recognizing the unique role of college students as future leaders in our society and community. In support of this role, our residential programs and services enhance the development of college students through the integration of the classroom and co-curricular educational experiences.


We recognize students as members of diverse communities who each possess individual needs and goals. To support student's needs and goals, we foster opportunities for personal development through individualized interactions between students, staff, and family members.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Supervise 12-17 undergraduate student staff members, which may include a Senior Resident Assistant

  • Coordinate the development and evaluation of student staff

  • Assist with the coordination of student staff selection and training

  • Develop an inclusive, academically supportive community

  • Create intentional efforts to interact with students and provide opportunities for student growth and development

  • Advise Residence Hall Association representatives for halls

  • Adjudicate violations of housing policies

  • Manage hall facilities, budget, and occupancy

  • Assist staff in assessing student needs and provide educational and social programs to effectively meet those needs

  • Participate in crisis management and emergency response for hall and campus

  • Initiate and maintain positive relationships with students, faculty, staff, family members, and external constituents in a multicultural environment

  • Serve as a University spokesperson at campus events

  • Bachelor's degree, Master's Degree in Student Affairs, Higher Education Administration, Counseling or other field is a plus

  • Knowledge of or experience as a hall supervisor, with campus leadership, or Greek Life

  • Demonstrated understanding of and a strong commitment to the development of students and residence hall communities

  • Demonstrated ability to exercise sound judgment and take initiative beyond general job expectations

  • Effective interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills

  • Demonstrated innovative approaches in problem-solving

  • Demonstrated experience developing programming on a college campus

  • Experience working with the Microsoft Office suite or other computer programs

  • Experience advising student organizations or working with academic support initiatives

  • Demonstrated experience and understanding of customer service

  • Demonstrated commitment to a diverse work environment, including working with multi-cultural populations and an understanding of, and sensitivity to, issues affecting women and minorities

Application Deadline:  Review of applications will begin immediately.  Position open until filled.  Priority review of applications is September 24, 2021.


To Apply:  Complete the online application by clicking on the APPLY button at the top of the job announcement. You will need to submit the following in order for your application materials to be complete:

  • letter of interest addressing all position qualifications

  • current resume

  • names and contact information of three professional references will be requested at a later date

Total compensation includes a furnished campus apartment and meal plan.

How to apply:

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