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Hall Director

It is an exciting time to be a part of the Tennessee Family! From the Vol Walk and orange-flooded football games to on-campus concerts and community volunteering, our community is involved on campus and we have a lot of fun doing it.

Hall directors serve as the catalyst for community involvement, provide professional management and oversight of residence hall communities, and set goals and priorities to develop professionally. Thank you for your interest in this critical role on our campus!

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About the Position

  • Entry-level, exempt, full-time, 12-month, live-in position
  • Develops and administers a comprehensive residence life program focused on community development and student contact
  • Front-line staff members for staff supervision and development, student discipline, program development, on-call crisis protocol, and facility management.
  • Responsible for the selection, training, evaluation, and development of staff for Graduate Assistant(s), Resident Assistants, and Office Assistants.
  • Instruct a section of the Resident Assistant Training Course as a part of the RA Selection process.


  • Furnished apartment
  • Competitive salary
  • Pets welcome
  • Student-focused working environment
  • Access to professional development opportunities
  • Commitment to cross-department collaboration
  • Access to continued education

For a full list of employee benefits, visit the Human Resources website or call 856-946-8847.

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We conduct national searches for our positions and are committed to identifying a culturally diverse pool of qualified candidates. University Housing staff will be interviewing at The Placement Exchange Conference and at SEAHO, and our staff will contact candidates to set up interviews at the conference site. Should you decide to pursue a position with our department, please visit UT’s Human Resources website and submit a formal application online.

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About Knoxville, TN

The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, is a 910-acre campus in the city of Knoxville, Tennessee. Knoxville is located where the French Broad and Holston Rivers converge to form the Tennessee River, with the Cumberland Mountains to the northwest and the Great Smoky Mountains to the southeast. Knoxville provides a unique mix of natural beauty, outdoor adventure, and local attractions. It’s no wonder U.S. News and World Report lists Knoxville among the top 100 places to live.

Convenient Location

Knoxville is located within a day’s drive of nearly half the US population.

Asheville, NC 110 miles
Chattanooga, TN 115 miles
Nashville, TN 180 miles
Atlanta, GA 200 miles
Charlotte, NC 240 miles
Cincinnati, OH 250 miles
Louisville, KY 240 miles
Memphis, TN 390 miles
Charleston, SC 375 miles
St. Louis, MO 500 miles
Washington, DC 500 miles