Required Qualifications | Kent State University

Required Qualifications

A Master’s degree in Student Personnel, Counseling, Higher Education, or a relevant field.

A minimum of one year experience as a Resident Assistant, Graduate Assistant in Housing, Assistant Hall Director, or other relevant experience.

Must be able to work nontraditional hours.

Knowledge of:

  • Personal computer applications
  • Budget principles
  • Student development

Skill in:

  • Written and interpersonal communication and public speaking
  • Student advising and interviewing
  • Conflict resolution and conflict management
  • Customer service

Ability to:

  • Manage people and projects
  • Set priorities and work independently to accomplish departmental goals
  • Work with a diverse student population
  • Assist in developing educational and social programs
  • Apply and interpret policies and procedures
  • Foster collaborative working relationships with other university and community departments

Must pass a security check.

Physical Requirements

Light work -- exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently to move objects. Incumbent must be able to communicate with others. Incumbent required to travel from building to building frequently and off campus occasionally.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.