Creating the Extraordinary Student Experience: Office of Student Life

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Professional Staff

Ohio State is seeking engaging, collaborative community builders who are committed to creating the extraordinary student experience! Are you dedicated to reaching out, educating and connecting students to Ohio State’s many opportunities and traditions? Our Student Life Residence Life team is comprised of professionals who are committed to building inclusive and globally-aware communities, supporting student wellness, promoting student learning and gaining a broad understanding of the student life practice.   

Residence Hall Director

Successful candidates will have the skills to develop strong residential communities; build relationships with individual students; facilitate dialogue about identity and differences; provide support and referral to students; create intentional experiences and initiatives for residential students; coordinate learning communities and creative academic initiatives; collaborate with faculty and academic partners; shape student leaders through advising; engage in educational conduct conversations; coach and supervise Resident Advisors; mentor graduate students; manage crisis and facilities concerns and are administratively skilled.

Desired Qualifications: Master’s degree in College Student Personnel, Higher Education, Student Affairs Administration or related fields (must be earned by July of the starting year); full time or graduate residence life work experience. Desired skills include supervision, advising, student organizations, experience with conduct processes and working with faculty, academic partners or  Living-Learning Communities. Requires successful completion of background check(s).

If positions are available, the application and job description can be found at 

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