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Director, Housing and Residential Life

RDW Group - University of Rhode Island
Kingston, Rhode Island
Commensurate with experience
Posted Date
Jan 25, 2023

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This position is full-time calendar year, permanent.


Reporting to the Vice President, Student Affairs, provide leadership and supervision for all functions of University housing services including administrative, programmatic, and facilities to create a vibrant living, learning environment. Responsible for strategic direction related to the residential experience, facility management, and the business operations of a large-scale housing program. Establish goals and strategic planning to ensure effective and efficient operations which align with the University’s Strategic Plan and Key Performance Indicators. Responsible for ensuring clean and well-maintained facilities, student support and development services, as well as effective policies, programs, and procedures.

Ensure Residential Life programs that complement and support the mission of the University and enrich the quality of student life on campus. A top priority for the position is to build a Residential Life program that honors diversity and access and celebrates the engagement of all students. As an experienced, student-focused professional, of the highest integrity, foster excellent working relationships with all constituents of the University community and provide exceptional service. Serve on the Student Affairs leadership team.

For complete details, including required and preferred qualifications, and the application process itself, please visit the URI jobs website at to apply and view complete details for job posting (SF01493)

The search will remain open until the position has been filled. First consideration will be given to applications received by February 22, 2023. Second consideration may be given to applications received by March 9, 2023. Applications received subsequent to second consideration date (March 9, 2023) may not be given full consideration.


The University of Rhode Island is an AA/EEOD employer. 
Women, persons of color, protected veterans, individuals with disabilities, and members of other protected groups are encouraged to apply.


The University of Rhode Island is the State’s public learner-centered research university. We are a community joined in a common quest for knowledge. The University is committed to enriching the lives of its students through its land, sea, and urban grant traditions. URI is the only public institution in Rhode Island offering undergraduate, graduate, and professional students the distinctive educational opportunities of a major research university.

Our undergraduate, graduate, and professional education, research, and outreach serve Rhode Island and beyond.  Students, faculty, staff, and alumni are united in one common purpose: to learn and lead together.  Embracing Rhode Island’s heritage of independent thought, we value:

  • Creativity and Scholarship Diversity, Fairness, and Respect Engaged Learning and Civic Involvement Intellectual and Ethical Leadership

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