Assistant Director of Residence Life (Staff Recruitment and Development)

St. Mary's College of Maryland
Maryland, United States
Salary Not specified
Feb 04, 2021
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time

St. Mary’s College of Maryland at Historic St. Mary’s City is accepting résumés for the position of Assistant Director of Residence Life (Staff Recruitment and Development).   The Assistant Director is a 12-month, full-time, live-on professional staff member in the Office of Residence Life.  The Assistant Director will be responsible for assisting with all facets of the residence life program designed to foster the development of approximately 1600 residential students.   The Assistant Director will be a Residence Life specialist, taking on the coordination of staff recruitment, selection, training, evaluation, and recognition, the Residence Life staff Academic Improvement and Monitoring (AIM) program.  The Assistant Director will also assist with the supervision of the professional staff, student staff, and support staff.  The Assistant Director will participate fully in the projects and activities of the division of Student Affairs and the College. 

Qualifications: Master’s Degree in student personnel, counseling, or related human relations’ field.  At least two years of proven experience beyond graduate school in residence life including experience recruiting, selecting, training, supervising residence life staff, student conduct, leadership development, and crisis management; excellent written and verbal communication skills; flexible schedule; ability to work independently and as a member of a team; commitment to student development, student learning, and promoting an understanding of the value of diversity in the College community; understanding of the special mission of a residential, liberal arts Honors College.  Must possess strong advising skills.  Any combination of acceptable education and experience, which has provided the necessary knowledge and skills to fulfill the requirements of this position, may be considered.  Employment will be contingent upon successful completion of a criminal background check.

Non-sectarian since its founding, St. Mary's College of Maryland, a public Carnegie Baccalaureate, Arts and Sciences institution located in Historic St. Mary's City, 70 miles southeast of Washington, D.C., has been designated as Maryland's public honors college.  Undergraduate and residential in nature, with a diverse coeducational student body numbering approximately 1600, St. Mary's emphasizes excellence in teaching.  The institution was awarded a chapter of Phi Beta Kappa in 1997.  The quality of life is enhanced by the recreational opportunities of the Chesapeake region and close proximity to the amenities of Washington D.C., Baltimore and Richmond.

St. Mary’s College ( embodies diversity and inclusion in its mission.  We create an environment that recognizes the value of individual and group differences and we encourage inquiries from applicants who will contribute to our cultural and ethnic diversity.  Application materials should include a cover letter, résumé (including e-mail address), statement of how the applicant’s employment at the College will contribute to a culture of inclusion and campus diversity, and three references and submitted online at:  Questions can be directed to Danielle Brush in the Office of Residence Life at or 240-895-4207.

Review of résumés will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.  St. Mary’s College of Maryland is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.

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