How Does Residence Life Operate

Staff Positions

ResLife is made up of a competent, caring, and educationally focused staff.  Find out more about what each position does below.

Central Staff
The ResLife Central Staff serves as the information hub for the ResLife staff. Central staff will also serve as the initial contact for residents through campus tours, as well as handling the business end of the department. Central Staff also serves as a resource on the ResLife policies for students and staff alike.
Residence Hall Director
Hall Directors are full-time professional staff members of ResLife that live and work in the Residence Halls. Each residence hall has a HD assigned to oversee the daily operations of the hall, such as: community development, room changes, and any emergency situation that may arise. In addition, HDs supervise the Student Advisor staff of the designated residence hall.
Community Coordinator
Community Coordinators are student staff members of Reslife that also live and work in the Residence Halls. Similar to HDs, there’s one CC assigned to each residence hall. In addition, they guide the programs and other educational events sponsored by the Residence Hall staff.
Student Advisor
Student Advisors are student staff members of ResLife that live and work directly within the residential communities. Their primary role is to serve as leaders of their assigned community, SAs also facilitate educational opportunities through programming, conflict resolution, and serve as first responders to any emergency situations.
Apartment Manager
Apartment Managers are student staff members of ResLife that live and work directly within the on-campus apartment communities. Their primary role is to serve as resources for their assigned community, much as a superintendent of an apartment complex. AMs also facilitate educational opportunities through programming, conflict resolution, and serve as first responders to any emergency situations.

Have any questions about Residence Life, Housing, or Dining?  Contact us at 660-785-4227 or reslife@truman.edu.