Overview of the University of Toledo
The University of Toledo is a student-centered, comprehensive public metropolitan research university with 23,000 students and picturesque campuses recognized nationally for their beauty. UT is one of 14 state universities in Ohio. We were established in 1872 and became a member of the state university system in 1967. The University of Toledo and the Medical University of Ohio merged July 2006 to form the third-largest public university operating budget in the state. UT offers more than 300 undergraduate, graduate and professional programs, including nationally ranked programs in business, engineering, and law.
The mission of The University of Toledo is to improve the human condition; to advance knowledge through excellence in learning, discovery and engagement; and to serve as a diverse, student-centered public metropolitan research university.
Main Campus features Gothic architectural buildings, state-of-the-art classrooms, over 200 student organizations, the nationally recognized Glass Bowl Stadium, a fully renovated Savage Arena complex, a Student Recreation Center, intricate art exhibits, top notch theater performances, and renowned speakers such as Steve Wozniak, Daymond John, and Angela Davis. UT is nationally recognized as the first university campus in the country to simultaneously honor all service members of the armed forces and the families who lost a loved one defending the United States via Blue Star and Gold Star Memorial markers.
Our on-campus UT Rockets (nickname) reside in eight modern residence halls, which includes both traditional and suite-style living. Our unique McComas Village offers centralized on-campus houses for many of our Greek student leaders. Hall amenities consist of front desks, floor lounges, study rooms, fitness areas, etc.
Overview of Hall Director position
The Hall Director is a full-time, 12-month, live-in professional within the Office of Residence Life, responsible for providing leadership and direction to a comprehensive student development program and for the administrative operation of a residential community. Our Residence Life mission is to foster academic and social success for the students we serve.
Hall Directors provide direction for one of the following residential facilities: traditional style, suite style, or fraternity and sorority housing. Hall Directors report directly to the Area Coordinator.
There are multiple openings for the Hall Director position and the search committee will be conducting interviews at Career Central at ACPA.
- Manage assigned residence hall of 105 to 534 university students.
- Supervise, train, mentor, and evaluate Resident Advisers, Graduate Assistants, and Clerical Specialists with the goal of creating a positive student experience.
- Develop relationships, programs, and initiatives with emphasis on community development and student retention.
- Maintain records of building occupancy, key inventory, and other administrative functions.
- Adjudicate hall conduct matters by means of educational methods, documentation, meetings and referrals.
- Provide crisis management support and critical incident intervention including serving on a campus-wide duty rotation for 3,000+ students.
- Assist in the development and management of living learning communities, special interest communities, and academic partnerships.
- Provide excellent customer service to students, staff, families and guests.
- Monitor student payroll and multiple hall budgets.
- Take a leadership role in a collateral assignment (RA and Professional Staff selection and training committees, marketing committee, housing appeals, etc.), summer camps and conferences, summer projects, and other initiatives.
- Serve on departmental, Student Affairs, and campus-wide committees.
There are also opportunities to advise and mentor student leaders from the Resident Student Association (RSA) and the National Residence Hall Honorary (NRHH), two student organizations housed in the Office of Residence Life.
Hall Directors are classified as essential employees to the University, and must be willing to work a flexible schedule, including some evenings, weekends, and holidays. Summer assignments are based on the needs of the department and the interest and skills of staff members.