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Hall Director

University of New Orleans
Louisiana, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
Mar 28, 2022

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Administrative, Student Affairs, Residence Life
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Hall Director

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 cities.

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 residents.
- 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 -

About Us

  • 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 income levels.
  • 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 Backgrounds

    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 do.

    Job Summary

    The Hall Director is a key contributor in our Residential Life Services Department. Below is a brief summary of responsibilities.

  • 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, etc.
  • Maintain accurate information on all residents including floor plan verifications, room changes, and check-
    in/ check-out records within Adirondack, our housing software.
  • 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
    charges, etc.
  • 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
    Learning Communities.
  • 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
    for staff.
  • 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

    Required Qualifications

  • 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, etc.
  • 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 status.
  • Driver's license.
  • Must be able to occasionally lift and carry 25+ pounds.
  • Successful criminal background check.


    Starting salary range is $38,000 to $45,000 depending on experience and qualifications.


    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

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