Feb 22, 2023

Residence Director, Male (Steubenville)

  • Franciscan University of Steubenville
  • Steubenville, OH, USA
Full time Education: University/College

Job Description

Date:  February 20, 2023

Position Available:  Residence Director, Male (Steubenville)

Position Reports to:  Director of Residence Life

Department:  Residence Life

FLSA Status:  Exempt

Schedule:   Full-time, Live-in Position with Variable Hours; Nights and Weekends Regularly Required;

Requires On-Campus Residence with Rent of $400/month


Please apply online:  https://franciscan.edu/residence-director-male-steubenville-2/



The Residence Director is a full-time, live-in position responsible for managing student housing ranging between 130-290 full-time undergraduate students. The Residence Director is responsible for managing the day-to-day operations of an assigned residential living area, as well as assisting with other duties to support the overall Student Life Department. The Residence Director works with a team of 4 - 9 Residence Assistants and Coordinators, the Director of Residence Life, and the Dean of Students.



  1. Manage a staff of 4 – 9 Resident Assistants including training, development, supervision, and evaluation.
  2. Administer housing policies within the hall.
  3. Carry out disciplinary interventions according to Residence Life Policies and the Code of Student Conduct.  Complete and submit accurate reports in a timely fashion.
  4. Oversee community development within the hall that addresses the intellectual, spiritual, social, and recreational needs of the residents.
  5. Connect students to support services for issues as they arise: Medical, Counseling, Pastoral Ministry.
  6. Plan and execute delegated projects as part of the Residence Life staff.
  7. Maintain a presence with Households within the Hall.
  8. Maintain cleanliness and good order within the Hall.
  9. Administrative duties, as required:  fire drills, monthly reports, fire logs, etcetera.
  10. Advise a Spring Break trip and help with promoting the University at summer conferences and camps.


This is not intended to be an all-inclusive list.  Additional duties, expectations and responsibilities may be added or changed as needed to meet the University's needs.



Must understand, support and embrace the mission of Franciscan University of Steubenville and possess the following:


Work Experience

  • One year of residence life staff experience preferred.
  • Demonstrated ability to handle crisis situations effectively.
  • Demonstrated ability to work with college age students.
  • Evidence of strong organizational, communication and interpersonal skills.



  • Project Management: Effectively identifies and organizes steps, tasks, resources, and timing needs to accomplish goals.
  • Teamwork: Appreciates and leverages individual differences in perspective, style, and skills.
  • Quality, Managing and Measuring Work: Effectively interprets and applies the required policies and procedures that apply to a given job.
  • Interpersonal Skills: Finds common ground and gains cooperation with minimal disruption and fallout.
  • Conflict Management: Is adept at probing for and listening to all sides of an issue.
  • Developing Self and Others: Sets ambitious personal goals that require stretch or that present new situations or challenges to oneself; is effective at delegation, coaching, and performance management to help others grow.




  • Bachelor’s Degree required.


Technical Skills

  • Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher).
  • Competent and appropriate use of social media (Instagram, Twitter, Facebook) within a professional setting.


Workplace Factors

  • This is a live-in position with variable hours that requires on campus residence (rent $400/month).
  • Ability to respond to late night emergencies required.
  • Nights and weekends are regularly required.
  • Two-year commitment preferred.
  • An adjusted time-off schedule is required.


Candidates must submit an online application, a resume and a cover letter that demonstrates their fit for the position based on their experience, accomplishments and skills as well as their desire to advance the mission of Franciscan University.


Please apply online:  https://franciscan.edu/residence-director-male-steubenville-2/


For other information and job postings, visit our website at https://www.franciscan.edu


Franciscan University of Steubenville is committed to principles of equal opportunity and is an equal opportunity employer.


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