Residence Life Complex Director

The University of Kansas, Lawrence in Kansas

Deadline March 24, 2014
Date Posted February 12, 2014
Type Administrative
Salary 35000-38000
Employment Type Full-time

As a member of the Residence Life staff for KU Student Housing, each Complex Director (CD) holds a live-in, full-time position managing all residential aspects of an area housing between 500 and 950 students and reports to an Assistant Director for Residence Life. Complexes vary in physical size, student population, and programmatic emphasis.


Complex Director responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Supervise two to six graduate student staff members including recruitment, selection, training, and development while guiding their supervision of undergraduate staff. Indirectly supervise undergraduate student staff
  • Supervise full-time support staff in their administrative responsibilities including  management of  front desk, communications, and security services  
  • Implement departmental residential curriculum and/or community development model
  • Foster an environment which promotes and supports diversity
  • Develop and mentor student leaders and advise student government
  • Serve as the primary student conduct officer for the complex, adjudicating student concerns and maintaining accurate records
  • Participate in rotating on-call duty coverage for assigned coverage area during academic year and break housing periods
  • Serve as departmental committee chair; teaching opportunity for First-Year Seminar course 

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