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Appointed Professionals Job Description

This position description was prepared based on feedback from incumbents and supervisors, or from Career Track postings. Human Resources will continue to enhance and refine descriptions as more information becomes available.

UA Title Code: T20572
UA Job Title: Community Director
Job Group: Student Affairs Professionals
Job Category: Student Housing Professional
Pay Grade:
FLSA: Exempt

Purpose of Classification:

Provides leadership and guidance to create a caring and inclusive learning community in a residence hall.

Example of Duties:

  • Selects, trains, supervises, and evaluates graduate community director and resident assistant staff
  • Depending upon assigned community, manages/oversees the daily functions of 1 to 3 residential halls
  • Creates an environment where all students, regardless of race, ethnicity, religion, ability, gender, gender expression, class, or sexual orientation, can learn and be engaged in the life of the institution
  • Demonstrates a commitment to growing and challenging one's self in all areas of diversity
  • Implements and evaluates the department's Caring & Inclusive Learning Community programming model
  • Performs a variety of administrative duties, including reports, room assignments, check-in/check-out procedures, hall transfers, occupancy management, hall damage charges, timekeeping for assigned staff, purchasing, facilitating weekly RA staff meetings and one-on-one meetings, and meeting with and keeping supervisor informed of hall conditions
  • Educates residents about Residence Life policies and procedures, University Code of Conduct, regulations, and student rights and responsibilities, and promotes student accountability
  • Serves as a conduct hearing officer for violations of residential policies and procedures
  • Provides crisis intervention and serves as a resource or referral agent for staff and residents
  • Oversees the advising of hall council(s) by attending meetings, supporting the ongoing leadership development of students, and supporting program initiatives
  • Monitors physical conditions of the residence hall(s), working collaboratively with maintenance and custodial staff, hall staff, and residents to report and follow up on work requests, damage repair, and facility emergencies
  • Partners with designated faculty fellow and University police liaison to enhance awareness about academic resources and personal safety
  • Manages assigned hall account funds, which include programming, staff development, and hall council
  • Attends weekly residential education or district team meetings
  • Meets regularly with and provides feedback to the front desk manager
  • Participates in a campus-wide on-call duty rotation
  • During summer months, contributes to operations in one of the following areas: summer school housing, summer conferences, New Start (pre-college transition program), or orientation

Minimum Qualifications:

Master's degree with 1 to 3 years of directly comparable experience

Revised: 11/05/2014