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Resident Director

Position Overview:  The Office of Residence Life seeks student-centered applicants to serve as a Resident Director.  This is a full time, fiscal year position.

The Resident Director (RD) reports an Assistant Director of Residence Life and will provide leadership and management of a residence hall. The RD will supervise 9-15 Resident Advisors including 1-2 Head Resident Advisors, work closely with students, serve as a student conduct hearing officer, and participate in the on-call rotation. The RD will have the opportunity to work with the Assistant Director staff to create, design and advise student leadership/programming groups  (i.e. Residence Hall Association or National Residence Hall Honorary). The successful candidate must have a proven capacity to work well with all campus constituencies and demonstrate strong communication and organization skills.

Qualifications:  Bachelor’s degree required; Master’s degree preferred. Candidates should display a commitment to community development and programming, have an understanding and have past leadership experience in a college/university residence life setting. Two-three years experience in a residence life position in a college/university setting is preferred.

To Apply:  Please apply online with cover letter and resume.  This is a full time 12-month live-in position.  A partially furnished apartment is included as part of the live-in requirements of the job; additionally, a partial meal plan during the academic year is also provided.

Candidates for this position are required to satisfactorily complete a CORI check.

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Merrimack College is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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