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Hall Director, Hallett

Company: University of Colorado Boulder
Location: Boulder
Posted on: June 12, 2021

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Job Summary

The University of Colorado Boulder and Residence Life encourages applications for a Hall Director! This is a full-time, 12-month, live-in position with educational, leadership, administrative, and advising responsibilities. The primary purpose of the Hall Director is to lead a community that prepares student to be outstanding contributors to their halls, classes, campus, and global society.

The CU Boulder Hall Director position requires inclusive, student focused, and adaptable teammates. Successful candidates will be highly collaborative but will also have the skills needed to make decisions independently. A dedication to inclusive educational practices is highly preferred as one of the departmental priorities is inclusion. This position may also support a community with identity-based living learning communities (LLCs).

This position will be responsible for supervising the management of one of our first year residential halls with oversight of 400+ students; supervision and mentorship of residential student staff; developing meaningful relationships with students through one to one personal interaction, implementing residential curriculum; integrating faculty partnerships within the residential experience; and working intently to identify students of concern as they arise.

The University of Colorado Boulder is committed to building a culturally diverse community of faculty, staff, and students dedicated to contributing to an inclusive campus environment. We are an Equal Opportunity employer, including veterans and individuals with disabilities.

Who We Are

Within Residence Life at CU Boulder, our vision is that students receive an academic experience that connects and spans beyond the classroom. This experience exists whether a student lives in a traditional residence hall, apartment, off campus or within graduate housing. Residence Life is committed to providing student spaces as avenues for growth and development. As a result, students will explore oneself, gain new perspectives, recognize their impact on others, on CU and on the world around them.

What Your Key Responsibilities Will Be

Community and Leadership Development:

  • Coordinate, facilitate, and evaluate educational and academic programming and maintain budgets and other fiduciary responsibilities.
  • Promote an inclusive student centered residential environment that supports the academic mission of the institution.
  • Intentionally pursue avenues for infusing academic connections and learning experiences in the residential environment for all students.
  • Collaborate with faculty and staff within academic programs (FIGs, RAPs, and LLCs) to strengthen academic partnerships and linkages.
  • Actively seek out opportunities for student leadership and involvement including advising Hall Council, and supporting RHA and NRHH initiatives.

Human Resource Management:

  • Coach, mentor, supervise and develop staff to become effective student leaders, and conduct all performance reviews and mentoring sessions as appropriate.
  • Support recruitment, hiring, and training processes for student and professional staff and actively seek opportunities for inclusive practice in all facets of human resource development.
  • Facilitate Residence Life communication efforts across all community staff positions.

Student Conduct:

  • Serve as a student conduct hearing officer for level violations and pursue opportunities for student learning within community impact.
  • Interpret and enforce residence hall and university policy and regulations and seek proactive approaches to communicating with students.
  • Maintain Maxient database for student conduct, crisis, and students of concern.

Emergency Response:

  • Serve in an on-call rotation for 7,000+ residents and provide crisis management assistance and follow up.
  • Identify students of concern in community and facilitate connection with university resources as appropriate.
  • Uphold all departmental and university crisis response policies and procedures.

Operations & Administration:

  • Maintain regular interaction with facilities, environmental services, dining, occupancy management, and other key university partners.
  • Management of roommate agreements, mediation, and room change processes.
  • Supervise the safety and security of a residential environment.
  • Coordinate processes such as community move-in, safety checks, damage billing, and move out.
  • Fiduciary over community budgets.
  • Support the management and operation of community centers.

External Relations:

  • Model as a good steward and representative of Residential Programs and Services on university committees and task forces.
  • Partner proactively with student affairs and university offices to support the needs of students.
  • Assist with student retention and persistence efforts.

What You Should Know

  • The anticipated start of these positions is late-July to early August 2021.

What We Can Offer

  • The salary rate for this position is $47,476.


The University of Colorado offers excellent benefits, including medical, dental, retirement, paid time off, tuition benefit and ECO Pass. The University of Colorado Boulder is one of the largest employers in Boulder County and offers an inspiring higher education environment. Learn more about the University of Colorado Boulder.

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What We Require

  • Master's Degree or equivalent combination of education and experience may substitute.
  • One year of direct professional experience working with college students.
  • Or two years of graduate assistant work.

What You Will Need

  • Direct work with or experience advising marginalized students.

What We Would Like You To Have

  • Master's Degree in College Student Development or Higher Education Leadership from an accredited university.
  • Proven dedication to diversity, inclusion and intercultural competence.
  • Experience developing and implementing academic initiatives or residential curriculums.
  • Experience with student conduct and crisis management.
  • Experience with supervision, budget management, advising and divisional collaboration.

Special Instructions

To apply, please submit the following materials:

  • A current resume.
  • A cover letter that specifically addresses how your background and experience align with the requirements, qualifications and responsibilities of the position.

You will not be asked to upload references at this time.

Please apply by June 14, 2021 for consideration.

Note: Application materials will not be accepted via email. For consideration, applications must be submitted through CU Boulder Jobs.

Essential Services

This position is designated "essential services." The incumbent is required to respond to requests for work during campus emergencies (snow, wind, rain, flood and any other natural or man-made event) and report to work for his / her regularly assigned shift during emergency campus closures.

Posting Contact Information

Posting Contact Name: Boulder Campus Human Resources

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