The Resident Hall Manager is responsible for providing guidance for students in residence halls and assisting student groups and staff. This position is governed by state and federal laws and institution policy.
Assists administration, student groups, and committees with planning and initiation of social and academic programs in resident halls and attends resident hall functions.
Interprets housing rules and regulations to students, advises students on personal and/or academic problems, refers students to various campus departments for additional assistance, and meets with parents and visiting students.
Enrolls students in and out of rooms, issues keys, makes room assignments, inspects rooms for cleanliness, and monitors building and facilities for security.
Reports maintenance needs to physical plant and suspected disturbances to security, requests medical assistance for students, and requisitions supplies for residence hall.
Attends staff meetings, serves as advisor on various resident hall committees, maintains incident log, prepares maintenance and safety reports, and prepares reports for resident hall judicial hearings.
Informs residents of emergency evacuation procedures, issues temporary meal tickets, answers telephones, and updates floor plans, room rosters, and information cards, as required.
Performs other duties as assigned.
KNOWLEDGE, ABILITIES, AND SKILLS:
Knowledge of social and academic programs Knowledge of student housing rules and regulations. Ability to advise students concerning personal and/or social problems. Ability to maintain records and prepare reports. Ability to maintain discipline within institution housing. Ability to advise student groups planning social events. Ability to supervise the work of subordinates.
MINIMUM EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:
The formal education equivalent of a high school diploma; plus one year of experience working with college student social and academic programs, or a related area, including one year in a residential setting or a related area.
Additional requirements determined by the agency for recruiting purposes require review and approval by the Arkansas Division of Higher Education.
OTHER JOB RELATED EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE MAY BE SUBSTITUTED FOR ALL OR PART OF THESE BASIC REQUIREMENTS, EXCEPT FOR CERTIFICATION OR LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS, UPON APPROVAL OF THE QUALIFICATIONS REVIEW COMMITTEE.