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Residence Hall Director

UW-Eau Claire – Eau Claire Campus
Housing and Residence Life

Full Time, Staff

  • Official Title: Residence Life Coordinator II
  • Job ID: #18949
  • Date Posted:
  • Apply by: | To ensure consideration, completed applications must be received by deadline. However, screening may continue until position is filled.
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Residence Hall Director


A full time, professional, academic staff live-in position.  Candidates may apply now for the permanent position search to be conducted in the spring. This position is expected to start July 2023. The person selected for this position will be responsible for overall operation of a residence hall, supervision of undergraduate resident assistants, and front desk staff.  Duties include programming, discipline, counseling, staff selection and training, advising hall government, committee responsibilities, supervision of front desk operations including food and beverage sales, and coordination of housekeeping and maintenance services.  Summer employment may be available. The official title for this position is Residence Life Coordinator II with a working title of Residence Hall Director.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:  Bachelor’s degree, previous experience in residence life.

May be considered an asset: Master’s Degree in student personnel or related field, supervision experience, hall leadership experience.

Salary range: $36,000 annual prorated for this fiscal year appointment, which includes a furnished apartment, meal plan, pet policy, and other liberal fringe benefits.  Position starting July 2023.

THE UNIT: The unit of Housing and Residence Life consists of 32 staff members serving a population of 4000 students in 13 residence halls.

UNIVERSITY and EAU CLAIRE COMMUNITY: UW-Eau Claire, an institution of approximately 11,500 students and 1,400 faculty and staff, is consistently recognized as a top comprehensive university in the Midwest and is widely known as a leader in faculty-undergraduate research and study abroad. We strive for excellence in liberal education and select graduate and professional programs through commitment to teaching and learning and dedication to our core values of diversity, sustainability, leadership, and innovation. To learn more about UWEC, visit resources/employment-opportunities/why-uwec/ .

The City of Eau Claire, situated at the confluence of the Chippewa and Eau Claire rivers, is at the center of a metropolitan area of approximately 100,000 people located 90 miles east of Minneapolis/St. Paul. The area features beautiful parks and trails, strong public schools, a vibrant arts scene and local food culture, and abundant recreational opportunities.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Applications are submitted electronically. Please follow instructions found on the following UW-Eau Claire Web site: .You must create an account and login before you can apply. If you have not yet registered, click on the "Click here to Register" link to begin the registration process. If you are already a registered user, input your "User Name" and "Password" and select "Login." Click the link to the Housing and Residence Life: Residence Hall Director position (Job ID 18949) and then click the "Apply Now" button to submit your application electronically. Your application will not be considered complete until all required documents are attached and all required fields are completed. Please be sure you have included the following in PDF format:

  • Letter of application
  • Resume
  • Names and contact information for three references.

Position will remain open until filled.  If you have questions, please contact Deborah Newman at or 715-836-3675.

The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identity of the successful candidate will be released. See Wis. Stat. §. 19.36(7).

The UW-Eau Claire Police Department is dedicated to maintaining a safe and secure environment for learning and working. Although crime at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire is limited, the University Police want students, faculty and staff to be aware of crime on campus and the area surrounding the campus. The Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act is a federal law that requires colleges and universities to disclose annual information about campus crime. Visit Campus Security and Fire Report. Also visit our Campus Security Authority(CSA) policy.

UW-Eau Claire is an AA/EEO/Veterans/Disability employer dedicated to enhancing equity, diversity, and inclusion.

The University reserves the right to contact additional references with notice given to the candidates at an appropriate time in the process. Employment will require a background check. Employment will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding past conduct related to sexual violence and sexual harassment.

The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identity of the successful candidate will be released. See Wis. Stat. §. 19.36(7).