Xavier University is a Jesuit Catholic institution located in the
city of Cincinnati. Enrollment is about 7,500 total students.
Residence Life houses just over 2,400 students in 12 facilities.
The University encompasses eleven graduate programs including a
doctorate program in psychology and eighty-three undergraduate
majors in three colleges. As a mission driven university, we are
seeking student-focused professionals to manage the day-to-day
operations of our communities.
A Hall Director is a full-time, live-in, 12-month professional
staff member in the Office of Residence Life, and is responsible
for developing and administering a comprehensive residence life
program in their hall housing between 200-550 students. Included in
this responsibility are the following:
- Coordinate the administrative, management and personnel
functions of a residence hall.
- Developmentally supervise a Resident Assistant staff of 7-15
members. This includes creating a unified team, providing
individual supervision, training and scheduling.
- Oversee all programming efforts of a residence hall.
Programming focuses on the developmental needs of residential
groups and is guided by the mission of the University. Faculty
involvement and diversity education is highly encouraged.
- Maintain a HIGH level of student contact, visibility and
- Provide counseling and referral for individual students with
academic, career or personal concerns.
- Adjudicate student conduct cases.
- Recruit, advise, and promote the area Hall Council/RSA.
- Assist the Physical Plant staff in creating a safe, comfortable
environment by communicating maintenance and custodial concerns and
actively addressing hall damage.
- Provide leadership and/or assistance to system-wide projects
for the Office of Residence Life including RA Staff Recruitment
& Selection, RA Staff Training, and advisement of Resident
Student Association. Other task and committee responsibilities may
include Staff Selection, Assessment and Learning Outcomes, and
- Serve on the professional staff on-call duty rotation.
- Communicate effectively with parents, faculty, and
administrators as it relates to students' well-being. Significant
interactions will take place between the Hall Director and members
of Campus Police, Dean of Students Office, the Center for Diversity
& Inclusion, the Learning Assistance Center, the Office of
Student Success, Center for Faith and Justice, and the Health and
- Assist with summer operations including summer school,
supervision of Summer RAs, and the planning and preparation for the
next academic year.
- Other duties as assigned.
Start Date: August 1st or sooner if able
Professional development funds, partially furnished, two-bedroom
apartment includes basic furniture, air conditioning, dishwasher,
washer/dryer, digital cable, data access, phone, free parking
(reserved space), and Xavier Dining Dollars. Several apartments
have exterior entrances. Salary starts at $36,500. HDs may have one
or two small pets with deposit. Bachelor’s degree required,
Master’s degree preferred and 1-2 years of Residence Life
Xavier University is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to
enhancing equity, inclusion, and diversity. All qualified
applicants will receive consideration for employment without
discrimination on the basis of race, skin color, ethnicity,
religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression,
national origin, age, marital status, veteran status, or
To ensure consideration for this position, interested applicants
must submit a cover letter, resume and the names and contact
information of three professional references on Xavier University's
website by August 5, 2021