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Resident Director

University of Kentucky

Posting Details
Posting Details

Job Title Resident Director
Requisition Number RE43251
Working Title
Department Name 1B450:Residence Life
Work Location Lexington KY
Grade Level 41
Salary Range $32,583-52,106/year
Type of Position Staff
Position Time Status Full-Time
Required Education


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Required Related Experience

1 yr

Required License/Registration/Certification None
Physical Requirements Occasional lifting, pushing, and/or pulling of objects up to 50 lbs.; occasional standing or walking with objects up to 10 lbs.; sitting at a computer workstation for extended periods of time; and occasional job-related travel.
Shift Days, evenings, weekends, on call; and the Resident Director lives on-site in the residence hall.
Job Summary The main goal of Office of Residence Life is to provide a comprehensive living and learning program on campus that supports the academic mission of the University. The Resident Director takes primary responsibility for achieving this goal in an individual residence hall through supervising staff, assisting students, creating an educational environment in the hall, and communicating with partners across campus.
Major responsibilities include:

  • Hire and supervise undergraduate student staff.
  • Oversee all aspects of building administration (monitoring security equipment, maintenance reports, room assignments, payroll, and various department forms).
  • Implement and enforce policy (holding in-hall conduct meetings, train and implement safety and security policies and emergency procedures).
  • Oversee academic programming initiatives.
  • Provide for an environment in the residence hall that supports students’ academic success.

The University of Kentucky Office for Student Success operates from a student-centered foundation. We seek to build a strong community through the care of and concern for every member of Student Success. We cultivate an equity-minded working and learning environment where people are seen and valued. We strive to revolutionize student success practice through a culture of ingenuity, excellence, agency, and accountability. The twenty-five units and five areas that comprise Student Success are committed to one vision: designing and delivering unparalleled student services. To learn more about the Office for Student Success, visit: .
There is currently more than one position open for Resident Director. To be considered for each position, you must apply for each position. One application will not be considered for all positions.

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities Experience in higher education or working in a residential setting.
Evidence of administrative skills.
Good interpersonal skills and judgment.
Independence and professionalism.
Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? Yes
Preferred Education/Experience Master’s degree in College Student Personnel, Higher Education Administration or a related field.
At least one year living and working in a residence hall setting.
Deadline to Apply 01/27/2024
University Community of Inclusion The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.
As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.
Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.

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