Associate Director for Residential Life

Albion, Michigan
Jul 18, 2017
Administrative Jobs
Student Affairs, Residence Life
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Albion College, a selective, private, residential liberal arts college, invites applications for the position of Associate Director for Residential Life and Sophomore Experience Program.  Responsibilities include:  manage the Residential Life Department in the absence of the Director, coordinate the campus-wide Sophomore Experience Program and work to improve retention, serve as a judicial administrative hearing officer, prevent and manage crises (on-call duty rotation included), oversee the First-Year Experience Residential Learning Strategies and Assessment, assist to implement principles of student learning and development through orientation, outreach, and programs in the residential buildings.  This is a 12-month, “live-on” position (i.e., apartment and board provided without direct supervisory responsibility for hall staff).  Salary is commensurate with experience. 

Qualifications Include:

  • Master’s degree in college student personnel or a related field is required.
  • Four or more years, of full-time, post-masters experience in of residential hall administration required 
  • Candidates should possess knowledge of sophomore experience programs; organizational, leadership, management, crisis management, interpersonal, oral and written communication, and problem-solving skills; sensitivity to the academic and personal needs of diverse college students including at-risk populations; understanding of liberal arts education. 
  • Candidates with First Year Experience (FYE) and Sophomore Program experiences preferred.

Application Process:

Interested candidates should submit an online application including cover letter; resume; and names, titles, addresses (including e-mail), and telephone numbers of three references including at least one supervisory reference to through Interfolio ( .  Please direct questions to Ms. Julie McMahon, Director for Residential Life (

Search Duration:

Review of applications will begin immediately and will be accepted until the position is filled.