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Resident Director-2 positions

Position Deleted on 3/05/2013. This position is no longer an active posting on HigherEdJobs.
Reno, NV
Admin - Residence Life and Housing
Application Due:
Open Until Filled
Full Time

The University of Nevada, Reno is seeking dynamic and diverse candidates for multiple live-in Resident Director positions. Resident Directors are responsible for training, supervising, and evaluating 7-16 resident assistants and desk staff. Duties also include leadership development, student conduct, advising in our academic intervention program, teaching opportunities, administrative tasks and on-call duties. We offer a very competitive salary starting at $30,663 for 12-month contract in addition to furnished apartment, meal plan during the academic year, and a comprehensive benefits package.


  • Master's Degree or a Bachelor's Degree and one year of experience to include:
    o Administration, student development, management and supervision
    o Planning and implementation of programs that support departmental goals
    o One academic year of live-in experience in residence hall administration
  • And experience in two of the following areas:
-Resident Assistant selection/training/evaluation, hall government advising and programming, judicial board advising, publications, substance abuse education, housing maintenance, room assignments, general business/administrative functions, or conferences.
  • Masters Degree preferred in college student development, student personnel, counseling, or related field from a regionally accredited institution.
  • Experience with Living Learning Centers and/or Special Interest Housing.
  • Skills essential to this position include: organization, supervision, intervention, emergency response, verbal and written communication, public relations, decision making, advising, counseling, and creativity.
  • Primary to one's ability to succeed in this position is the ability to be flexible and adapt to an unusual and changing environment.
  • Must be fiscally responsible and administratively sound.
Anticipated Start Date: July 8, 2013

For more information on our department and the Resident Director position, please visit our website:

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Closing Date: Open until filled. For best consideration, apply by February 25, 2013. 

Reno/Sparks is a community of 337,000 located at the base of the majestic Sierra Nevada Mountains within minutes of scenic Lake Tahoe. 

EEO/AA. Women and under-represented groups are encouraged to apply.


The University of Nevada, Reno is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action in recruitment of its students and employees and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, creed, national origin, veteran status, physical or mental disability, and sexual orientation. The University of Nevada employs only United States citizens and aliens lawfully authorized to work in the United States. Women and under-represented groups are encouraged to apply.
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