Full-Time Residence Hall Director

Northern Arizona University in Arizona

Deadline March 12, 2014
Date Posted January 27, 2014
Type Administrative
Salary 30000-32000
Employment Type Full-time

Northern Arizona University in Flagstaff, AZ sits at 7,000 feet elevation at the base of the majestic San Francisco Peaks, and enjoys a four-season climate with nearly 300 days of sunshine a year. Undergraduate enrollment at NAU Flagstaff Campus is around 18,700. With its solid reputation as a university that has all the features of a large institution and yet a personal touch, NAU carefully balances teaching, scholarship and service with a faculty and staff dedicated to each student's success. Housing and Residence Life houses over 7,400 students in 21 residence halls and family housing complexes, including a Freshman Connections area, several Residential Learning Communities, and Greek Organization housing. NAU is committed to creating an ethnically diverse and culturally enriched environment. Candidates who share this value are strongly encouraged to apply.


The Residence Hall Director (RHD) role is a live-in position responsible for the total administration and operation of a residential community. RHDs are expected to provide welcoming and vibrant communities that foster personal growth and enhance the student experience. RHDs do this through staff and student development, resident outreach, community building, attention to facilities, and administrative organization. RHDs manage residence halls ranging in size from 350 to 780 residents. For specific job responsibilities, please visit http://nau.edu/Residence-Life/Work-With-Us/Hall-Directors/Job-Description/.


Preferred: Master's degree in Behavior Science area, such as Student Affairs/College Student Personnel, Counseling, or Higher Education and two years of residence hall employment experience.

Minimum: Bachelor's degree in Behavioral Science or related field and three years residence hall employment experience; OR Seven years residence hall employment experience; OR An equivalent combination of experience, training, and/or education.

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