Residence Education Staff
Senior Leadership Team
Senior Associate Director of Residence Life
The Senior Associate Director of Residence Life is responsible for all of the educational initiatives directed and supported by the Office of Residence Life. These responsibilities include the selection, supervision, training and evaluation of administrative, classified, and student staff who work in the residence halls, the creation and support of new and existing living/learning residential programs, and the coordination of all programs and services for students who live in campus residence halls.
Assistant Directors are professional staff members with a graduate degree and extensive experience working in a Residence Life and Housing program. These full-time staff members oversee the administrative and educational responsibilities within a designed residential area of campus. They supervise the full-time and graduate staff and ensure that their area is providing appropriate programs and services to students. Additionally, one Assistant Director is responsible for Staff Recruitment & Selection and the other is responsible for Staff Training.
Assistant Director for Academic Support and Assessment
The Assistant Director for Academic Support and Assessment is a professional staff member with a graduate degree. They are responsible for incorporating BGSU’s academic mission and strategies in to the on-campus residence halls through intentional initiatives, programs, and services. This position serves as the primary liaison between the Office of Residence Life and the residential learning and theme community programs. The Senior Coordinator also leads departmental assessment initiatives and develops and implements an annual assessment plan that aligns with University, Division, and Department strategic goals and missions.
Coordinator for Diversity Initiatives
The Coordinator for Diversity Initiatives is a professional staff member with a graduate degree. They are responsible for developing and implementing multicultural, social justice, and retention programs, initiatives, and training for Residence Life staff. The Coordinator also oversees the Department's Resident Success Mentor Program and large-scale diversity programs.
Coordinator for Leadership and Administration
The Coordinator for Leadership and Administration is a professional staff member with a graduate degree. They are responsible for overseeing all leadership development initiatives for BGSU’s on-campus housing program, including supervising the Graduate Leadership Coordinator and advising the Resident Student Association (RSA) and National Residence Hall Honorary (NRHH). This Coordinator has administrative responsibilities for the front desk operations throughout the campus, setting policies and procedures to best manage the business operations and safety/security processes. The Coordinator also assists in the coordination of summer conferences.
Residence Hall Staff
Residence Hall Director
The Residence Hall Director is a professional staff member with a graduate degree. They are responsible for the management of an undergraduate residence hall housing between 300 and 850 students. The responsibilities may include: the supervision of a Graduate Hall Director, Resident Advisor staff, Student Desk Manager, and hall desk staff; implementation of academic initiatives; oversight of facility issues; advising of hall government; and the coordination of hall discipline programs.
Graduate (Residence) Hall Director
The Graduate Hall Director is a graduate student position responsible for assisting the Residence Hall Director in administering the management of an undergraduate residence hall housing between 300 and 850 students. The responsibilities may include: the supervision of resident advisor staff and hall desk staff; implementation of academic initiatives; oversight of facility issues; advising of hall government; and, working with hall discipline programs. The Hall Director serves as the staff contact and resource for parents.
Student Desk Manager
The Student Desk Manager is an undergraduate staff member responsible for leadership and supervision of the operations of a Residence Hall front desk. The Student Desk Manager is also responsible for providing administrative support to the Hall Director. The Student Desk Manager keeps the Residence Hall Director informed of activities, problems, and needs of the residents. The Student Desk Manager helps to establish and maintain open lines of communication between residents of the residence hall and the Office of Residence Life.
The Resident Advisor is an undergraduate staff member of the Office of Residence Life who lives in an assigned residence hall. The Resident Advisor works closely with and is directly responsible to the Residence Hall Director. The Resident Advisor keeps their supervisor informed of activities, problems, and needs of the residents. The Resident Advisor also helps to establish and maintain open lines of communication between residents of the hall and the Office of Residence Life. This appointment is for one full academic year. The RA serves as the staff contact and resource for students.
Student Desk Clerk
Student Desk Clerk is an undergraduate student who assists the residence hall staff in the daily operation of a residence hall. The Student Desk Clerk works under the supervision of the Student Desk Manager (SDM) and performs a variety of clerical tasks, general operational services for residents and visitors, and a variety of safety tasks. Student Desk Clerks may be asked to work a variety of hours to accommodate the coverage needs of the residence hall.
Peer Mentorship Programs
The Residential Peer Mentorship Programs at BGSU are all about the holistic enrichment of the student experience. We focus on making our first-year residential students completely at home by offering them various programs and services. " If you have any questions please reach out to James Kearney, Coordinator for Diversity Initiatives at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Graduate Resident Success Coordinators
Graduate Resident Success Coordinators Assists students experiencing academic concerns or are identified as academically at-risk. Connects students to Residential Success Mentors who provide 1:1 academic skills and mentorship.
Graduate Leadership Coordinator
The Graduate Leadership Coordinator is a graduate staff member who oversees the various leadership efforts and programs for students offered by the Office of Residence Life; coordinates the operations of the Leaders in Residence program and the Advanced Leaders in Residence class, co-advises the Resident Student Association, serves as a liaison between Residence Life and the Office of Campus Involvement, provides leadership and guidance to residence hall government (Hall Council) advisors, and coordinates service learning efforts in the Office of Residence Life.
Updated: 09/23/2022 10:30AM