Residential Hall Director

RD Roles (in order of priority):

  • Lead Residence Hall Administrator
  • Student Resource
  • Community Developer

General Responsibilities:

Develop Community:

  1. Establish and develop good relationships with your RA’s & residents
  2. Promote a clean, and creative living environment
  3. Monitor All living Spaces (physical furniture, cleanliness)
  4. Help the facilitation of RA programs, coordinate RA programming reporting, document programs with photo’s (blog?)
  5. Keep track of any short leaves of absence (RA’s leaving for weekend), report your own leaves to RezLife Director

Uphold Community Standards & University Policy:

  1. Attend all RezLife meetings, RezLife training sessions, and Host Residence Hall meetings (as necessary)
  2. Coordinate Move In/Move Out & Room Change processes.
  3. Report physical problems to appropriate MIU Department.
  4. Keep an active inventory of Residence Hall Items (furniture/television/entertainment & workout equipment)
  5. Facilitate open dialog, including promoting intercultural communications and conflict resolution as needed within your community.
  6. Ensure compliance with community standards and issue warnings if necessary.
  7. Clearly communicate University policy, uphold compliance with University policy and promptly report any violations to RHD’s, the Department of Residential Life, and/or Security.

Safety and Security:

  1. Clearly communicate Campus Safety policies to students, and report violations.
  2. Be familiar with all emergency protocols, safe zones, & fire equipment.

Expectations and Compensation:

  • Full Year Commitment
    • Compensation depends on situation with HR Department
  • As much time as needed
  • Enjoy this experience

Residence Hall Director’s Essential Tasks:

1. Monitor Building condition

  • Repairs
  • Report Damages / Vandalism
  • Inventory furniture, entertainment, & workout equipment / spaces

2. Keep track of cleaning status of bathrooms – (with the assistance of RA’s)

3. Coordinate Move In/Out rooms checks (with the assistance of RA’s)

4. Meet w/ RA’s about their programs

5. Hold meetings to address any other dorm events or issues



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