Director of Residence Life

Lexington, Kentucky
Jun 28, 2019
Administrative Jobs
Student Affairs, Residence Life
Executive Administration Jobs
Other Executive Administration
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Transylvania University (, a top-tier, independent, residential liberal arts college of 1,000 students in Lexington, Kentucky, invites applications for the Director of Residence Life.

The Director is responsible for the overall development and management of the Department of Housing & Residence Life, including staff training, supervision, housing assignments, and programming support for approximately 800 residential students.

The Director provides supervision for professional staff and shares in the training and supervision of 20 Resident Advisors and 4 Area Coordinators and will participate in the “on-call” duty rotation as a member of the Student Life staff. Living on campus is not required for this position.

The Director provides leadership for the student conduct process and assists with adjudication of cases, training and oversight of the conduct boards, and database management of student conduct cases. Experience with housing management and conduct software such as Adirondack and Maxient strongly preferred.

This position requires a Master’s Degree in Higher Education, Student Affairs or related field, and three years post-master’s degree experience in direct residential living or student housing and student conduct.

Please apply by July 15th; however, resumes will be accepted until the position is filled.

Submit resume and cover letter online only by following the staff job openings link at Please write your cover letter to the attention of Alison Begor, Director of Human Resources.

Transylvania University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to enhancing the diversity of the university community. In support of this goal, we seek qualified candidates with a wide range of backgrounds, perspectives, and experiences. We embrace diversity and encourage all who are interested to apply.

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