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University of Texas at Arlington Residence Director - Head Resident II (S04817P) in Arlington, Texas

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Applicants must include in their online resume the following information: 1) Employment history: name of company, period employed (from month/year to month/year), job title, summary of job duties and 2) Education: school name, degree type, and major.

Posting Details

Position Information

Posting Number S04817P

Position Title Residence Director - Head Resident II (S04817P)

Department Residence Life Division

Location Arlington

Job Family Student Services

Position Status Full-time

Work Hours Standard

Work Schedule

Monday-Friday; 8:00am – 5:00pm.

Participates in a 24-hour emergency on-call rotation.

Some nights, weekends, and holidays may be required

Open to External and Internal

Salary Salary is commensurate based on qualifications and relevant experience up to $39,000.00.

Duration Funding expected to continue

Pay Basis Monthly

Benefits Eligible Yes

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University Information

The University of Texas at Arlington is located in the heart of the Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington metroplex, a vibrant and diverse metropolitan area that is home to over 7 million people, one of the fastest-growing tech economies in the United States, and a wide array of arts, entertainment, and cultural activities. UTA is a comprehensive teaching, research, and public service institution dedicated to the advancement of knowledge through scholarship and creative work. The University is committed to providing access and ensuring student success, and to a culture of innovation, entrepreneurship, and commercialization of discoveries by our community of scholars. With an enrollment of more than 40,000 students, UTA is the second-largest university in the University of Texas System. As a result of its combination of rigorous academics and innovative research, UTA is designated as a Carnegie R-1 “Very High Research Activity” institution. UTA ranks No. 4 nationally in Military Times’ annual “Best for Vets: Colleges” list and is among the top 50 performers nationwide for promoting social mobility of its graduates (U.S. News & World Report, 2023). UTA is designated by the U.S. Department of Education as both a Hispanic-Serving Institution ( HSI ) and an Asian American and Native American Pacific Islander-Serving Institution ( AANAPISI ), and it has the top 30 most ethnically diverse undergraduate student body in the United States (U.S. News & World Report, 2023). Its approximately 270,000 alumni, including some who occupy leadership positions at many of the 24 Fortune 500 companies headquartered in North Texas, contribute to UTA’s $22.2 billion annual economic impact on Texas.

Job Summary

Required to live-in an assigned residence hall or apartment community. Required to participate in a university provided meal plan. Responsible for the administration and operation of a residential community through staff and student development, resident outreach and education, community building, attention to facilities, and administrative organization.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provides direct supervision to Resident Assistants, Office Assistants, and Community Director (contingent on assigned community).

  • Recruit, select, train, and evaluate student staff members.

  • Completes administrative paperwork and reports for their residential communities that includes facility management, community office operations, community budget oversight, spending processes and purchases, occupancy paperwork, and check-in and check-out process.

  • Serves on Division of Student Affairs and University-wide committees.

  • Regularly collaborate with areas within the Division of Student Affairs and volunteers to help with campus traditions and initiatives.

  • Serve on departmental committees such as Training, Recruitment, and Community Development and Learning.

  • Participate in university-wide events such as Homecoming Week, Parent and Family Weekend, and Preview Day.

  • Advises, mediates, and counsels students and staff in various situations and work with a diverse population including graduate, undergraduate, families, and international students and staff.

  • Refer students of concern to the Behavioral Intervention Team.

  • Oversees the cultivation of a positive learning environment and an engaging community.

  • Supervise student staff and advise community council to develop the community that supports the mission and values of the department, division, and institution.

  • Serves as student conduct officer for violations within the residential communities and handle administrative tasks that include processing incident reports, assigning and tracking sanctions, and maintaining accurate student conduct records.

  • Participates in an on-call duty rotation (24 hours, seven (7) days a week) to aide in emergency and crisis incidents.

  • Assists with the daily management of summer camps and conferences that includes supervision of summer conference staff, processing billing paperwork, working closely with the housekeeping staff to prepare residential community.

  • Performs other duties and special projects as assigned.

    Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree.

  • Higher education experience.

  • Two (2) years of experience working in college student environment or the equivalent experience.

    Preferred Qualifications

  • Master’s degree.

  • Supervisory experience.

  • Two (2) years of experience in a student resident environment or the equivalent.

    Working Conditions

    Special Conditions for Eligibility

    Working Title

    CBC Requirement

It is the policy of The University of Texas at Arlington to conduct a criminal background check on any applicant who is under final consideration for employment with the University.

EEO Statement

It is the policy of The University of Texas at Arlington ( UTA or The University) to provide an educational and working environment that provides equal opportunity to all members of the University community. In accordance with federal and state law, the University prohibits unlawful discrimination, including harassment, on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy, disability, genetic information, and/or veteran status. The University also prohibits discrimination on the basis of gender identity, and gender expression. Retaliation against persons who oppose a discriminatory practice, file a charge of discrimination, or testify for, assist in, or participate in an investigative proceeding relating to discrimination is prohibited. Constitutionally-protected expression will not be considered discrimination or harassment under this policy. It is the responsibility of all departments, employees, and students to ensure the University’s compliance with this policy.

ADA Accommodations

The University of Texas at Arlington is committed to providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities. If you require reasonable accommodation in completing this application, interviewing or otherwise participating in the employee selection process, please direct your inquiries to 817-272-5554 or email

Posting Detail Information

Number of Vacancies 1

Desired Start Date

Open Date 08/21/2023

Review Start Date

Open Until Filled

Minimum Number of References Required 3

Maximum Number of References Accepted

Special Instructions to Applicants

Applicants must include in their online resume the following information: 1) Employment history: name of company, period employed (from month/year to month/year), job title, summary of job duties and 2) Education: school name, degree type, and major.

Requirement Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

    • What is the highest degree you have attained? (Please specify in your resume)
  • Associate's degree

  • Bachelor's degree

  • Master's degree or higher

  • None of the above

    • How many years of supervisory experience do you have?
  • None/less than 1 year

  • 1 to 2 years

  • 3 to 4 years

  • 5 years or more

    • How many years of experience do you have working in higher education?
  • None/less than 2 years

  • 2 to 3 years

  • 4 to 5 years

  • 6 years or more

    • How many years of experience do you have working with college students?
  • None/less than 1 years

  • 1 to 2 years

  • 3 to 4 years

  • 5 years or more

    Documents Needed To Apply

    Required Documents

  • Resume or CV

  • Cover/Interest Letter

    Optional Documents