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Residence Hall Complex Director

Marquette University
Wisconsin, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Posted Date
Apr 14, 2022

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Position Type
Administrative, Student Affairs, Other Student Affairs, Residence Life
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Employment Type
Full Time
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Position Overview The Residence Hall Complex Director holds a live-in, full-time (exempt status) professional appointment in the Office of Residence Life and the Division of Student Affairs. All Complex Directors report to one of three Assistant Directors.   The Residence Hall Complex Director has responsibilities in the areas of student development, staff development, and hall administration for an area of 2-3 residence halls or University apartments. Additionally, they are expected to fully participate in the programs and activities of the Office of Residence Life within the Division of Student Affairs.   This position is integral in accomplishing Marquette’s mission as a Jesuit, Catholic, university dedicated to pursuing truth, discovering, and sharing knowledge, fostering personal and professional excellence, promoting a life of faith, and developing leadership expressed in service to others. The Residence Hall Complex Director assists students in contributing to the development and sustenance of a community characterized by respect, caring and honesty and in advancing the campus ethos through behaviors which demonstrate respect for self, respect for others, respect for property, and respect for authority.       Duties and Responsibilities 1.Student Development: The living environment within the residence halls provides opportunities for personal and academic growth. The following student development responsibilities are avenues to assist students in reaching their potential:
a. Develop residential communities through use of the residential curriculum that focuses on academic, personal, and interpersonal growth in individuals and the community.
b. Advise and provide leadership to hall governments in the complex area and serve as an advisor to campus wide events as needed.
c. Provide leadership and direction to the Living Learning Communities housed in the complex area.
d. Maintain an active relationship with the campus minister(s) who resides in the area and the counseling center staff members who liaison with the complex area residence halls.
e. Anticipate and respond to the crisis management needs of the residence hall and university apartment systems, including duty nights and weekends.
f. Enforce University and department policies and procedures and serve as a university student conduct administrator for the Division of Student Affairs.
2. Staff Development The continued growth of professional staff and student staff is an important aspect of effective supervision. Both individual staff members and total staff group development activities are an important responsibility and task of the Complex Director. Staff Development areas include the following:
a. Participate in the recruitment and selection of student staff members (facilities/apartment managers, resident assistants, desk receptionists, mail clerks, and hall assistants) for the residence life system.
b. Assume responsibility for planning and implementing complex area specific training programs and workshops; assist other professional staff in campus-wide training activities for student staff members; and participate in professional staff development and in-service training sessions.
c. Conduct regularly scheduled supervisory sessions with the residence hall director(s) and student staff.
3. Hall Administration: The physical environment of each residence hall provides a foundation upon which the growth and development of the community can occur in a productive and positive manner. The following administrative responsibilities are designed to provide this foundation:
a. Coordinate the on-going (day to day) and long-term administrative tasks relate4d to the operations of the complex area (i.e., weekly reports, key cards, personal data profiles, residential curriculum conversation management, student conduct records, etc.)
b. Oversee occupancy issues of the area including room changes, and building move out periods. c. Maintain an active liaison relationship with custodial and facilities services.
d. Monitor budgets necessary for the operation of the residence halls’ programs, operations, and student staff.
e. Maintain an active liaison relationship with the campus food service operation and monitor service and quality of the dining halls.
4. Committee Involvement: Each complex director will serve on, and chair committees, task forces and special projects, as well as serve as a student conduct administrator within the department and division
5. Professional Staff Selection: Each complex director is expected to participate in the recruitment and selection of Residence Life professional staff.
6. Professional Development: Each complex director is encouraged to participate in professional development opportunities within the department, the Division of Student Affairs, the University and through regional and national professional organizations.
7. Collateral Assignment: Each complex director may choose to participate in a collateral assignment outside of the complex area with supervisor approval.
8. Perform other duties and responsibilities as required, assigned, or requested. Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Master’s degree earned by June 2022   Residence life and/or student affairs experience in a graduate student level role

Build and maintain collaborative relationships to work effectively with others through empathy and respect; seek and appreciate the viewpoints of those from diverse cultures, races, ages, genders, religions, and orientations   Exercise sound reasoning to analyze issues, synthesize information, make decisions, and solve problems; the ability to think critically and strategically to develop solutions   Demonstrate integrity, resilience, accountability, and ethical behavior   Ability to work with a very high degree of confidentiality.   Preferred Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Master’s degree and some post master’s degree experience in residence life and/or student affairs related roles.


It is the policy of Marquette University to provide equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status or any other applicable federal or state-protected classification.

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