Posting Information: The Resident Director is a full-time professional staff member in the Department of Residential Living, responsible for providing overall management and leadership in residential building(s)/areas housing 300-750 residents each. Principal responsibilities include staff supervision and development, residential education, community development, crisis management, administration and building management, student discipline, hall council advising, summer operations, and other departmental/university-wide responsibilities. Because Resident Directors are the primary professional staff members available in the residence halls for student contact, spending evening and weekend time with students is required. Actual hours vary greatly, depending upon events, crisis, etc. Resident Directors are supervised by an Assistant Director for Residence Life.
Minimum Training & Experience Requirements: Master's Degree in College Student Personnel, Education, Human Services, or related field.
Preferred Qualifications: Experience in working with students in a residential environment; Experience in staff supervision and teambuilding
Special Instructions to Applicants: In order to be considered, you must apply online. Attach a letter of application; a current resume; and a list of at least 3 references (include complete contact information).
For questions or additional information, please contact Mistie Bibbee, Search Chair at 828-227-7303.
Western Carolina is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer that conducts background checks. Proper documentation of identity and employability are required at the time of employment. all new employees are required to provide official transcripts within 30 days of employment.
Western Carolina University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.