The University of Texas at Austin Job Posting

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Head Resident III - Hall Coordinator

Hiring department Div of Housing & Food
Monthly salary $2,558+ depending on qualifications
Hours per week 40.00 Standard from 1000AM to 400PM
Posting number 13-01-29-01-3070
Job Status Closed
FLSA status Exempt
Earliest Start Date Immediately
Position Duration Funding expected to continue
Position open to all applicants
Location Austin (main campus)
Number of vacancies 1
General Notes

Hall Coordinators are 40 hour employees with standard office hours of 10AM to 4PM. Other time will be scheduled: evening, weekend, holidays, emergency response, and rotating on-call responsibilities. Furnished apartment and declining balance meal plan required and provided. Required to live in the residence hall. Candidate selected must provide verification of education and/or experience.

Required Application Materials

  • A Resume is required in order to apply
  • A Letter of Interest is required in order to apply.
  • A List of 3 References is required in order to apply.

Additional Information


Responsible for all residence hall operations. Provides a comprehensive academic program of leadership and management for a residence hall area housing 400 to 700 students.

Essential Functions

Provides overall leadership to the residential community. Supervises 9-14 Resident Assistants, hourly Clerical Assistants and/or Administrative Assistant during the academic year and summer staff during the summer months. May supervise a full time Graduate Hall Coordinator. Ensures principles, functions of staff members are understood, aligned, and integrated with the Division of Housing and Food Service (DHFS) and The University of Texas at Austin mission, in service of residential students. Creates compelling living learning environments in the residence hall(s) by providing necessary space, time, and resources. Supports and assists DHFS colleagues and the University Residence Hall Association in the development and delivery of purposeful and focused DHFS programs and activities to residents. Assesses and reports on the results of these efforts as directed by the DHFS management team. Maintains consistent, direct contact with students throughout the residence halls, by serving as primary advisor to a registered DHFS student organization and consults with students and student leaders in matters of assessment, advising, customer service, and the overall living-learning environment. Provides leadership and direction for development of interpersonal relationships with and among students in residential communities to ensure a safe, secure, healthy living and learning environment. Serves as leader of the assigned area in the DHFS judicial system. Holds judicial conferences for policy infractions, violations of conduct code, and other behavioral concerns. Works with hall staff, Area Manager, and DHFS staff to prevent and respond to policy violations. Maintains conduct database for incidents in residential area. Serves on a duty rotation schedule and problem solves student crisis situations in consultation with supervisor and campus constituents. Develops student staff selection, orientation, training, and personal/professional growth opportunities. Participates in DHFS, campus-wide, regional and national initiatives, projects, conferences and committees. Supports the professional staff selection process by participating on selection committees and with campus interviews. Attends a minimum of 12 hours of diversity education and enrichment per calendar year. Coordinates with Building Services and Facilities staff regarding maintenance and improvement of the physical facilities, residential services, and training. Monitors, reports, and follows up on maintenance requests, fire and life safety initiatives and communications for assigned hall(s). Provides leadership and direction for a residential area with assistance from maintenance, custodial, dining, and administrative staff. Chairs and/or serves on various DHFS committees. Completes collateral and/or administrative assignments, provides leadership and direction for special tasks, and other duties as needed or assigned by Area Manager and/or the Director of Residence Life. Works as a team member in a diverse environment, encourages and promotes diversity. Drives a UT Vehicle.

Marginal/Incidental functions

Other related functions as assigned.

Licenses: Class "C" Operator's Driver's License. Applicant selected must provide a current three year Driving Record from the current state of residence. If not currently a Texas resident, must obtain a Texas Driver's License within 30 days after entering Texas as a new resident.

Required qualifications

Bachelor's degree. Previous experience in a supervisory capacity, an administrative position, or teaching. Experience working with college students. Proficient using Microsoft Word, Power Point, Excel and Outlook. Professional demeanor. Demonstrated excellent interpersonal communication skills, both oral and written with the ability to multi-task and analyze processes. Must be a team-player with extensive experience in customer service. Hall Coordinators are required to live in residence hall. Furnished apartment and declining balance meal plan required and provided. Equivalent combination of relevant education and experience may be substituted as appropriate. Equivalent combination of relevant education and experience may be substituted as appropriate.

Preferred Qualifications

Master's degree strongly preferred. Experience in university residence hall management and supervision of Resident Assistants. Relevant educational experience. Work experience in an educational environment. Strong supervisory and administrative skills. Experience working with diverse student populations, commitment to fostering student involvement and development, providing academic success opportunities for students living in residence halls. Experience in diversity programming, counseling, and conflict resolution across cultures as well as the ability to work collaboratively with members of a diverse community.

Working conditions

May work around standard office conditions Repetitive use of a keyboard at a workstation Use of manual dexterity Exposure to large groups in a training setting. Required to live in residence hall in a university apartment which includes washer/dryer. UT has a pet policy for residence hall live in professional staff.

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