The Graduate Hall Director (GHD) is a paraprofessional employee that oversees one of three distinct residential areas (Lindens, University Court, or Northpointe). Under the direct supervision and guidance of the Assistant Director for Programming & Development, GHDs support the mission of Housing & Residence Life and assist in the development of a vibrant living and learning experience for our residents. In addition to on-going training throughout the academic year, Graduate Hall Directors participate in extensive training in July, August, and January. The Graduate Hall Director supervises a staff of 8-12 Resident Assistants, encourages and fosters a sense of community, responds to resident concerns, monitors facilities and maintenance issues within assigned buildings, and participates in departmental initiatives. Graduate Hall Directors encourage student involvement and work closely with their staff in the creation of meaningful educational, social and personal growth programs in the residence halls. Graduate Hall Directors assist with Housing & Residence Life functions including, but not limited to, Room Selection, RA Selection, RA Training, advising RHA/NRHH, Health & Safety Inspections, staff developments, social media, hall closings & openings, and other duties as assigned. Additionally, Graduate Hall Directors participate in the Senior Staff on-call evening duty rotation.
Minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA
Acceptance into a full-time FDU graduate program for 2021-2022
This is a part-time, live-in position.
Must possess excellent interpersonal skills
Ability to work with a diverse student population
Ability to multitask and work autonomously in a fast-paced environment
Caring and patient attitude
Furnished on-campus apartment (no kitchen)
Partial board via Fairleigh 1 Card
Up to nine (9) credits of classes per semester
Contract period for this position is from July 20, 2021 until May 28, 2022 (subject to change).
The successful candidate must sign a contract, which is binding for the entire academic year.
In some instances, employment as a GHD may be available during the months of June/early July.
To apply, submit the following documents
Letter of Recommendation:
One (1) Letter of Recommendation from a University faculty or staff member.
Letter of Recommendation emailed directly to firstname.lastname@example.org, by the recommender.