Residence Hall Directors are master's-level professionals who are responsible for
the operation of two residence halls or one complex housing approximately 400 –
600 students. Strong supervisory, administrative, and counseling skills are
utilized in this position. It is important that residence hall directors be
able to work autonomously, demonstrate initiative, display strong commitment to
student learning, communicate effectively, and work collaboratively with
colleagues at the university. The residence hall director position is a
12-month assignment. Residence hall directors earn $30,000/year plus a
two-bedroom furnished apartment, meal plan for fall and spring semesters when
classes are in session, and full university benefits. Persons may serve for no
more than four years in this position.
Assistant Residence Hall
Directors are graduate assistant positions reporting to residence hall
directors. The assistant residence hall director assists the residence hall
director in the operation of two residence halls or one housing complex. Ball
State is committed to helping graduate students achieve a balanced
education--one that is strong academically and experientially. For this reason,
we utilize an assistant residence hall director curriculum that ensures each
graduate student will be prepared for a full-time residence life position. The
assistant residence hall director position is a two-year assistantship that
earns $10,000/10-months plus a one-bedroom furnished apartment, meal plan for
fall and spring semesters when classes are in session, and tuition waivers.
Resident Managers are graduate assistant positions reporting to the
assistant director of Housing and Residence Life for the University Apartments.
The resident manager is responsible for working with students and families
living in the university apartment communities. They provide social and
community activities for residents, advise the neighborhood association, help
with administrative tasks, mediate conflicts between resident neighbors, and
interact with social service agencies. The resident manager position is a
two-year assistantship which earns $11,200/10-months plus a furnished apartment
(including utilities) and tuition waivers.
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