University of New Orleans
The University of New Orleans is a welcoming and inclusive
university in one of America's most diverse and culturally vibrant
Is This The Right Job For You?
- The Hall Director is a full time, 12-month, live-in employee who
is responsible for developing and administering a comprehensive
residence life program in a residence hall housing 350-740
- Tired of spending a larger and larger portion of your income on
rising rent, commuting costs, and food? The benefits of this job
include a rent-free fully furnished two-bedroom apartment, a meal
plan, and a free reserved parking space. If you have pets, up to
two are allowed.
- You will enjoy a city with unmatched history, culture, and
character. If you want to learn more, these quotes by well-known
authors are a great place to start - https://www.goodreads.com/quotes/tag/new-orleans
- Located on the southern shore of Lake Pontchartrain, only 15
minutes from the French Quarter, the University of New Orleans
occupies a 195-acre campus in one of the finest residential areas
of the city.
- UNO is ranked Top 50 in the Nation for Social Mobility by U.S.
News & World Report.
- The Brookings Institution ranked UNO third in the nation for
providing equal access to higher education for students from all
- For years, UNO has appeared on U.S. News & World Report's
least debt list (schools whose graduates have the least amount of
debt) among national universities.
UNO Welcomes Job Applicants from Diverse
Founded in 1958, the University of New Orleans was the first
integrated university to open in the South. Given its history of
educational access for all, UNO is committed to fostering
diversity, equity, and inclusion - core values that inform all we
The Hall Director is a key contributor in our Residential Life
Services Department. Below is a brief summary of
- Manage the day-to-day operations of the residence hall
community and timely completion of paperwork
and reports including hall occupancy, maintenance logs, tours,
access cards, room inventory, building and
key inventory, etc.
- Participate in the incident management/on-call professional
team that serves on a rotation schedule to
addresses after-hours concerns that arise from students of concern,
community and facility issues
(including inclement weather), covid-19 related isolation/
quarantine housing, staff concerns, and more.
- Keep residents informed regarding changes in university
policies and procedures, community disruptions
(e.g., repairs, construction, etc.), announcements and reminders,
- Maintain accurate information on all residents including floor
plan verifications, room changes, and check-
in/ check-out records within Adirondack, our housing
- Work closely with the Accounting Specialist to ensure accurate
information on student accounts and in
Adirondack including, but not limited to the following: room
assignments, housing charges and damage
- Coordinate the conduct adjudication and resolutions process and
the enforcement of university and
department policies by identifying and stopping violations in
collaboration with the Office of Student
Accountability & Disability Services.
- Manage the Graduate Assistant and Resident Assistant staff
assigned to specific Living Learning
Communities within the hall; ensure relevant quality living
learning experience for students in the Living
- Recruit, train and advise Resident Assistants, Desk Assistants,
and Office Assistants.
- Serve as a mediator for disturbances, conflicts, and crises as
needed and leading appropriate resolution
steps to remedy them.
- Evaluate facility conditions, establish priorities, recommend
improvements, and ensure that facilities meet
fire and life safety codes. Accommodate facility requests for
students with special needs.
- Ensure all grounds and building surroundings are maintained
properly at all times, conducting regular
walking tours of the buildings and grounds to inspect for repairs,
cleanliness, and compliance of all
policies, procedures and safety.
- Provide on-going training through staff development activities
and daily supervision. Serve as a role model
- Oversee work schedules of staff.
- Oversees the operational functions of a residential community
front desk and front office.
- Develop and maintain systems and procedures to ensure the
integrity of buildings, structures, and safety of
- Bachelor's degree.
- At least two years of experience relevant to above described
duties; student experience may apply.
- Be available to work irregular hours, extended workdays and
weekends, and serve on an incident
management/on-call rotation team to address crises and emergencies.
The Hall Director is designated as
essential personnel and is required to be present for emergency
situations including, but not limited to,
inclement weather, health crisis isolation response,
- Committed to creating a supportive, inclusive workplace and
living environment for all students regardless
of race, color, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, age, religion,
national origin, citizenship, sexual
orientation, genetic information, retirement, or veteran
- Driver's license.
- Must be able to occasionally lift and carry 25+
- Successful criminal background check.
Starting salary range is $38,000 to $45,000 depending on experience
Benefits include: a fully furnished, two-bedroom apartment; meal
plan; free reserved parking space; an excellent employee benefits
package with affordable health insurance, retirement plan, generous
leave accrual, multiple holidays, reduced tuition, and more.
We Hope To Fill This Position ASAP
Applications received by May 20 will receive a priority review, but
the position will remain open until filled
To apply, please visit: https://ulsuno.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/UniversityOfNewOrleans/job/New-Orleans-La/Hall-Director_R-000473