Required: Bachelor's Degree
Preferred: Master's Degree in Student Personnel, Counseling, or related field
- One year of leadership experience in a student housing employment position
- Demonstrated experience leading a team of college students
- Ability to communicate and work well with others
- Proficiency with Microsoft Office software and email systems
- Strong written and oral communication skills are essential
- Two or more years of full-time experience as a Residence Director directly supervising live-in Resident Assistants
- Experience in professional staff on-call duty rotation
- Direct experience as a student judicial hearing officer adjudicating college/university policy violations
- Direct experience advising hall government
- Budget experience
- Experience with an occupancy management system or StarRez
- Fully-furnished, one or two-bedroom apartment in the residence hall. Each apartment has a 42-inch LCD HDTV provided. Apartments are air-conditioned and include a washer and dryer. Utilities, internet access and maintenance are all included. Examples of current RD apartments are shown here.
- RD 1000 meal plan to use in dining centers to be used to connect with students and build community.
- All RDs have their own office space. Your office is not connected to your apartment. The office includes a dual-monitor set-up to connect your department-issued Microsoft Surface, seating for small meetings in your office and an office phone line with voicemail and caller ID. Examples of current RD offices are shown below.
- You are provided professional development opportunities and financial support to pursue such development. You will work with your supervisor to develop a professional development plan, which could include attending conferences, training institutes, purchase of books, etc.
- The cost of your reserved parking stall is partially subsidized by the Residence Life department.
- University employees can take advantage of a number of exclusive discounts and services for faculty and staff. More information can be found here.
Bachelor's Degree: $36,400
Master's Degree: $38,400
The University's flexible benefits program, offers faculty and staff the opportunity to tailor the benefits (listed below) to meet their individual needs.
- Health Insurance* (UMR, a United Healthcare company)
- Dental Insurance* (Ameritas)
- Eye Insurance*
- Life Insurance
- Long-term disability insurance
- Accidental death and dismemberment insurance
- Reimbursement accounts (use of pre-tax dollars for specified health and dependent care expenses)
- Dependent life insurance
- TIAA-CREF and Fidelity retirement (employment time and age may impose restrictions as to when you are eligible to participate in this program)
- Up to 15 hours total paid tuition per year for employee, spouse, or dependents. Tuition remission for spouse and dependent children are for undergraduate credit hours only.
- Vacation (one day earned per month in addition to paid university holidays)
- Sick leave (one day earned per month)
*Note - Health, dental, and eye insurance all include self/spouse/family options
The University of Nebraska–Lincoln is an AA/EOE and ADA/504 employer. The university does not discriminate in its academic, employment, or admissions programs