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Hall Director

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Boulder, Colorado

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University Staff



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Job Summary

Residence Life encourages applications for Hall Directors! These are full-time, 12-month, live-in positions with educational, leadership, administrative, and advising responsibilities. The primary purpose of these Hall Directors are to lead a community that prepares student to be outstanding contributors to their halls, classes, campus, and global society.

The University of Colorado Boulder is committed to building a culturally diverse community of faculty, staff, and students dedicated to contributing to an inclusive campus environment. We are an Equal Opportunity employer, including veterans and individuals with disabilities.

Who We Are

Residence Life is an innovative and ground-breaking organization that builds dynamic residential living and learning communities using practices that are socially just and sustainable. We are characterized by our dedicated, knowledgeable, and caring staff; our attractive facilities; outstanding dining experiences; state-of-the-art technology; and quality conference services. We promote experiences to support and challenge students to create the tools to build their lives and achieve academic success. 

What Your Key Responsibilities Will Be

Community and Leadership Development 
  • Coordinate, facilitate, and evaluate educational and academic programming and maintain budgets and other fiduciary responsibilities.
  • Promote an inclusive student-centered residential environment that supports the academic mission of the institution.
  • Intentionally pursue avenues for infusing academic connections and learning experiences in the residential environment for all students.
  • Collaborate with faculty and staff within academic programs (FIGs, RAPs, and LLCs) to strengthen academic partnerships and linkages.
  • Actively seek out opportunities for student leadership and involvement including advising Hall Council, and supporting RHA and NRHH initiatives.
Human Resource Management
  • Coach, mentor, supervise and develop staff to become effective student leaders, and conduct all performance reviews and coaching sessions as appropriate.
  • Support recruitment, hiring, and training processes for student and professional staff and actively seek opportunities for inclusive practice in all facets of human resource development.
  • Facilitate Residence Life communication efforts across all community staff positions.
Student Conduct
  • Serve as a student conduct hearing officer for departmental and university level violations and pursue opportunities for student learning within community impact.
  • Interpret and enforce residence hall and university policy and regulations and seek proactive approaches to communicating with students.
  • Maintain Maxient database for student conduct, crisis, and students of concern.
Emergency Response
  • Serve in an on-call rotation for 7,000+ residents and provide crisis management assistance and follow up.
  • Identify students of concern in community and facilitate connection with university resources as appropriate.
  • Uphold all departmental and university crisis response policies and procedures.
Operations & Administration
  • Maintain regular interaction with facilities, environmental services, dining, occupancy management, and other key university partners.
  • Management of roommate agreements, mediation, and room change processes.
  • Be responsible for the safety and security of a residential environment.
  • Coordinate processes such as community move-in, safety checks, damage billing, and move out.
  • Fiduciary over community budgets.
  • Support the management and operation of community centers. 
External Relations
  • Serve as a good steward and representative of Residential Programs and Services on university committees and task forces.
  • Partner proactively with student affairs and university offices to support the needs of students.
  • Assist with student retention and persistence efforts.

What We Can Offer

  • The salary for this position is $47,476. Onboarding assistance is available within Student Affairs division guidelines.


The University of Colorado offers excellent benefits, including medical, dental, retirement, paid time off, tuition benefit and ECO Pass. The University of Colorado Boulder is one of the largest employers in Boulder County and offers an inspiring higher education environment. Learn more about the University of Colorado Boulder.

Be Statements

Be inclusive. Be unique. Be Boulder.

What We Require

  • At least a master's degree or equivalent combination of education and experience may substitute.
  • At least 1+ years full time direct professional experience working with college students.

What We Would Like You To Have

  • Master’s degree in College Student Development or Higher Education Leadership from an accredited university. 
  • Proven experience and commitment to diversity, inclusion and intercultural competence. 
  • Experience developing and implementing academic initiatives or residential curriculums. 
  • Experience with student conduct and crisis management. 
  • Experience with supervision, budget management, advising and divisional collaboration.

Special Instructions

To apply, please submit the following materials: 
  1. A current resume. Must include date ranges and whether full-time or part-time work.
  2. A cover letter that specifically addresses the job requirements and outlines qualifications.
Please apply by November 1, 2021, for consideration.

Note: Application materials will not be accepted via email. For consideration, please apply through CU Boulder Jobs.

Essential Services

This position is designated “essential services.” The incumbent is required to respond to requests for work during campus emergencies (snow, wind, rain, flood and any other natural or man-made event) and report to work for his / her regularly assigned shift during emergency campus closures. 

Posting Contact Information

Posting Contact Name: Boulder Campus Human Resources

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