Graduate assistant hall director
Western Michigan University graduate assistant hall directors are part-time live-in professionals responsible for assisting the hall director. Graduate assistants are primarily responsible for advising hall/apartment government and supervising the front desk, including training, hiring and scheduling student workers. Graduate assistant hall directors also provide the main thrust in setting the hall/apartment complex’s program agenda and have an opportunity to gain exposure by working on departmental committees. A bachelor’s degree is required for this position.
Please review the graduate assistant for residence halls position.
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Higher Education and Student Affairs program
Program coordinator: Dr. Ramona Lewis, (269) 387-3883
WMU Graduate College
WMU hall directors are full-time, live-in professionals with a 12-month contract. They supervise staffs from seven to 22 resident assistants/resident managers and at least one graduate assistant. Residence halls are all coed and range from 400 to 550 students, and campus apartment complexes range from 81 to 330 residents. Primary hall director responsibilities include supervising staff, creating a positive living and learning environment, supporting academic success, adjudicating student conduct, responding to student issues and administrating their hall. This is a five-year terminal position. A master's degree in higher education or related field is required.
Please review the hall director position.
Area coordinators are full-time, live-on professionals with a 12-month contract. The two positions supervise four to six full-time, masters-level hall directors. Additional responsibilities include working with summer orientation, summer school and departmental projects. A master's degree in higher education and three years supervising staff in Residence Life is required.
Please review the area coordinator position.
How to apply
WMU will be represented at the Oshkosh Placement Exchange.
Graduate assistant positions
Interested candidates should email a resume and cover letter to Lynnae Stankus at firstname.lastname@example.org no later than February 1 of each year. Applications submitted after February 1 will be considered if a second round review process is needed. If you are unable to email your materials, you may send them to:
1903 W Michigan Ave
Kalamazoo MI 49008-5312
Hall director and area coordinator positions
Candidates should review postings at wmich.edu/hr for an opportunity to apply once a position is posted.