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Associate Hall Director (Project/Temporary)

University of Washington
Seattle, WA 98104

Associate Hall Director (Project/Temporary)

Req #: 176848
Department: Housing & Food Services
Appointing Department Web Address: https://hfs.uw.edu/
Job Location: Seattle Campus
Posting Date: 02/06/2020 
Closing Info: Closes On   02/21/2020
Salary: $2678.00 - $2986.00/Month 
Shift: First Shift 

The University of Washington (UW) is proud to be one of the nations premier educational and research institutions. Our people are the most important asset in our pursuit of achieving excellence in education, research, and community service. Our staff not only enjoys outstanding benefits and professional growth opportunities, but also an environment noted for diversity, community involvement, intellectual excitement, artistic pursuits, and natural beauty.

At the University of Washington, diversity is integral to excellence. We value and honor diverse experiences and perspectives, strive to create welcoming and respectful learning environments, and promote access, opportunity and justice for all.

UWs Housing and Food Services has an outstanding opportunity open for a Temporary Associate Hall Director. This position supports the development and administration of the Housing & Food Services residential life program.



Directly supervises a staff of 6 undergraduate Resident Advisers (RAs) in developing communities for and responding to the needs of Hall residents; provides indirect supervision for entire RA staff of 17 in responding to the needs of approximately 750 residents.
Provides recognition for positive RA job performance; consults with the Resident Director to implement unit performance management process to address performance concerns as necessary.
Participates in the unit processes designed to effectively select, train and supervise student staff.
Assists in planning and implementing of in-service activities that serve as on-the-job training and that promotes opportunities for personal growth and development for a diverse paraprofessional student staff team.
Participates in instructing the Spring Quarter Resident Adviser Training course.

Advising Student Groups

Serves as primary advisor to students involved in the Hall Council; consults with supervisor as needed to ensure clarity of expectations in advising student groups.
Promotes collaboration between Hall Council leaders and the RA staff.
Participates in student leadership-development trainings, round table discussions and assessments.

Building Operations Management

Consults and works in collaboration with supervisor, custodial, facilities maintenance, desk services and dining services to assess and address building, community, and individual student needs.
Assists in the management of opening and closing procedures in Hall in collaboration with the building management team
Collaborates with supervisor in the coordination a life-safety program within the Hall.
Participates in facilitating room changes, room reassignments, and occupancy reports.
Maintains records of building charts, forms, financial expenditures, and other necessary records.
Facilitates the establishment an RA duty schedule.

Student Conduct

Facilitates conduct meetings with students emphasizing personal responsibility and an understanding of how ones behavior impacts self and others; represents Residential Life at Peer Review Board or Administrative Hearings as required.
Utilizes educational sanctioning in accordance with established conduct philosophy and guidelines; consults with supervisor and conduct office as required to ensure alignment and consistency in applying the Residential Life Conduct Process.

Crisis Management

Implements Departmental/University emergency and crisis response protocols.
Collaborates and consults with supervisor and other Student Life professionals regarding students needing additional support/resources.
Provides follow-up with students, campus services and parents as necessary.


Supports and assists in the leadership of delivering the mission, goals, values, and culture of Residential Life, Housing & Food Services, and the University of Washington.
Fosters and maintains a workplace climate that is supportive of all employees and students regardless of their identity, respectful of differences, and open to multiple perspectives.
Participates in professional-development activities, included but not limited to: Departmental workshops, presentations, and article/book discussions.
Role models an understanding of, and respect for, existing policies and procedures.
May serve as a member of Residential Life Team committees; seeks opportunities to develop new and/or enhances current programs and activities.

An effective residential life program supports student retention, socialization, and academic success. Collaboration within HFS and the University contributes to consistency and alignment with University-wide goals and objectives. This position provides a direct interface for residential students to the services and resources provided by Housing & Food Services and the University of Washington.

HFS Residential Life houses nearly 7400 students in residence halls and single-student and family apartments. This position utilizes development and applied environmental theory within this complex and quickly evolving environment.

Position must:

Live on-campus in a residence hall or apartment community
Eleven month position
Work extended hours during peak times of the academic year
Limit extended vacations to summer quarter, Winter Break, and Spring Break

The position works a regular Monday through Friday schedule; however, it requires evening and occasional weekend commitments throughout the year.

Up to 8 RAs within the Hall staff, and up to two Office Assistants.

Hall Resident Director

Bachelors degree and one year residence hall experience required.

Application Process:

The application process for UW positions may include completion of a variety of online assessments to obtain additional information that will be used in the evaluation process.  These assessments may include Work Authorization, Cover Letter, and/or others.  Any assessments that you need to complete will appear on your screen as soon as you select Apply to this position. Once you begin an assessment, it must be completed at that time; if you do not complete the assessment you will be prompted to do so the next time you access your My Jobs page. If you select to take it later, it will appear on your "My Jobs" page to take when you are ready. Please note that your application will not be reviewed, and you will not be considered for this position until all required assessments have been completed.

Committed to attracting and retaining a diverse staff, the University of Washington will honor your experiences, perspectives and unique identity. Together, our community strives to create and maintain working and learning environments that are inclusive, equitable and welcoming.

The University of Washington is a leader in environmental stewardship & sustainability, and committed to becoming climate neutral.

The University of Washington is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact the Disability Services Office at 206-543-6450 / 206-543-6452 (tty) or dso@uw.edu.


Posted: 2020-02-07 Expires: 2020-03-08

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