Hall Director
University Housing
Southern Illinois University Carbondale

Position: University Housing at Southern Illinois University Carbondale announces an opening for the position of Hall Director. It is a full-time, 12-month, live-in professional position. Southern Illinois University Carbondale houses roughly 4,400 residents in traditional residence halls, residential towers and apartment style communities. Starting date is January 3, 2018. The position requires the interest in and commitment to working with full-time Residence Life professionals, graduate, administrative, and paraprofessional staff and residential students in a collaborative effort to promote student growth, personal development and academic success.

The Hall Director is responsible for the quality of student life in residential facilities ranging from traditional residence halls to an apartment complex. The Hall Director hires, trains, supervises and evaluates a staff team ranging from 6-32 Resident Assistants and/or graduate Assistant Hall Director(s) and potential supervision of a Civil Service staff member. The Hall Director reports to an Assistant/Associate Director of Residence Life. The Hall Director is a member of a dynamic team for Residence Life comprised of Hall Directors, Assistant Hall Directors, Assistant/Associate Directors of Residence Life and a Senior Associate Director of Residence Life.


University Housing Mission Statement: University Housing exists to provide a high-quality, affordable, living/learning environment that contributes to personal development and academic success.

Requirements: Completion of a Master's degree by the time employment begins and minimum one year of pre-professional or professional experience within housing or residence life. Valid driver’s license required.

This is a security-sensitive position. Before any offer of employment is made, the University will conduct a pre-employment background investigation, which includes a criminal background check and proof of valid driver's license.

Compensation: $33,480 per year ($2,790 per month) for 12 months, furnished apartment, all utilities (including cable and internet), designated parking space and dining plan. Furnished housing is provided to spouses/domestic partners and children residing with the Hall Director. Hall Directors receive University benefits including vacation, sick leave, health insurance and waiver of tuition for up to six hours per Semester.

Application Deadline: November 17, 2017, or until the position is filled.

Application Procedure: Apply by submitting a letter of interest, current resume and the contact information for three current references. Completed application materials can be sent by email, fax or mail to:

Jeanne Lady, Senior Associate Director of Residence Life
Trueblood Hall, Room 105 - Mail Code 6726
Southern Illinois University Carbondale
1175 South Washington Street
Carbondale, Illinois 62901

Phone: (618) 453-3318
Fax: (618) 453-4200
Email: jlady@housing.siu.edu


SIU Carbondale is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer of 
individuals with disabilities and protected veterans that strives to enhance its
ability to develop a diverse faculty and staff and to increase its potential to
serve a diverse student population. All applications are welcomed 
and encouraged and will receive consideration.