University of Utah Job Description
Directs the administrative, management and personnel functions of a multi-building residential complex for University students. Provides the leadership to develop a community that encourages academic and personal growth. Supervises a diverse group of residential staff.
Bachelor's degree in a related area plus two years experience in residence life management, programming, student activities or equivalency (one year of education can be substituted for two years of related work experience) required. Demonstrated supervision, organization, planning, group dynamics, human relations and effective communication skills also required.
Master's degree in College Student Personnel or related area and one year post-master’s related experience preferred.
Applicants must demonstrate the potential ability to perform the essential functions of the job as outlined in the position description.
This job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to the job.
Incumbents encounter a wide array of issues, some of which are handled according to department protocol while other issues are resolved in collaboration with others. Incumbents must interact well with a diverse group of students, parents, staff and University administrators and have the ability to provide the appropriate resolution.
This position and associated staff are critical components of the Housing and Residential Education program as they have a direct impact on the quality of life experienced by all members of the residential community.
Incumbents are provided with an on-campus furnished apartment plus utilities, internet and local telephone service at no cost. Meals are also provided at no cost when the dining services are available. Some evening and weekend work is required.
Work Environment and Level of Frequency typically required
Nearly Continuously: Office environment.
Physical Requirements and Level of Frequency that may be required
Nearly Continuously: Sitting, hearing, listening, talking.
Often: Repetitive hand motion (such as typing), walking.
Seldom: Bending, reaching overhead.
250 East 200 South, Suite 125,
Salt Lake City, Utah 84111
Phone: 801.581.2169 Email: AskHR@utah.edu
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