The Assistant Residence Hall Director (ARHD) is an integral part of University Housing whose primary responsibility is to act as a facilitator for the student residential experience and to enhance the social, educational, intellectual, and cultural development of each residential student.
Primary Responsibilities :
The ARHD articulates to students the values, philosophy, and policies of University Housing and the University and represents University Housing as a role model in all facets of university life. The ARHD assists with departmental opening and closing processes, facilitates community development, coordinates staff programming efforts, serves as a referral agent for students, effectively manages administrative tasks, assists in the selection, training, and supervision of undergraduate staff, and serves as a positive member of the University Housing team. The ARHD is supervised by a Residence Hall Director (RHD) who works in the same assigned residential area.
The ARHD must have a Bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited institution of higher education and must be enrolled in a graduate program at a regionally accredited institution of higher education. Preferred qualifications include at least one year of employment as a Resident Assistant (RA) (or equivalent position) and at least one year of living on a college campus. All candidates must successfully pass a background check.
ARHDs receive the following: (1)A private apartment in University Housing, including all utilities. Campus residency is required for the role. (2)A set stipend each semester of $11,500. This stipend is equivalent to the cost of graduate tuition at local institutions of higher education plus $4,000 in pay. (3)A $1,000 declining balance meal plan per semester. A separate, smaller declining balance meal plan will be offered during summer and student staff training periods in July and August of each year.
Any candidate who is offered this position will be required to go through a pre-employment criminal background check as mandated by state law.
Minimum Education: Bachelor's Degree
Minimum Experience: 1 year
Quick Link: 9392
Internal Number: 9392
About Northern Kentucky University
NKU is a growing metropolitan university of more than 14,000 students served by more than 2,000 faculty and staff on a thriving suburban campus near Cincinnati.
Located in the quiet suburb of Highland Heights, Kentucky—just seven miles southeast of Cincinnati—we have become a leader in Greater Cincinnati and Kentucky by providing a private school education for a fraction of the cost.
While we are one of the fastest growing universities in Kentucky, our professors still know our students' names.