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Resident Director

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Posting Details

Job Posting Information

Job Posting Number S080
Position Title Resident Director
Class Title Staff
Regular or Contingent II Contingent II (more than 6 mos)
Desired Start Date
FLSA Exempt
Salary Range Commensurate with Experience
Open Date 08/03/2017
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Duties and Responsibilities

Develops a student community that is academically and socially stimulating; initiates and assists with planning and organizing community development programs and activities; assists in the recruitment, selection, training, supervision and evaluation of student staff; supervises residence hall building security operations; advises residents on social and academic issues and concerns; discusses and confronts inappropriate behavior; clearly identifies necessary behavioral changes; conducts judicial and disciplinary hearings, coordinates crisis intervention with appropriate guidance and involvement; maintains the residence hall environment by the submission and follow up on the work process; conducts monthly health and safety inspections; prepares correspondence and reports and maintains appropriate hall records as required or requested; serves as Advisor to Hall Council; assists with special projects as assigned by the immediate supervisor or the Director of Residence Life; serves on committees and planning groups as requested; introduces and implements new concepts that will make residence hall living a more rewarding and meaningful experience for students at Bowie State University. The Resident Director is expected to participate in the department duty rotation.

Minimum Qualifications


Bachelor’s degree required.


Minimum of two (2) years of post undergraduate work experience in Residence Life, Student Affairs, or a related field such as social work or counseling required. Master’s in Student Affairs, Student Personnel, Higher Education Administration or Human Behavior disciplines is preferred.

Knowledge Skills and Abilities

Strong background in student development theory and community development practices is a must.

Conditions of Employment

Posting Detail Information

Special Instructions to Applicant
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Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have a bachelor's degree?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Do you have a minimum of two (2) years of post undergraduate work experience in Residence Life, Student Affairs, or a related field such as Social Work or Counseling?
    • Yes
    • No

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
Optional Documents