Since 1920, Mount St. Joseph University has provided an education
that is based on interdisciplinary liberal arts and professional
curricula emphasizing mission, values, integrity, and social
responsibility. Faculty and staff deliver high-quality academics,
hands-on experiential learning, and personalized attention to
support student success. Join our award-winning team, recognized
for four consecutive years as a 'Best College to Work for,' and be
part of a vibrant culture that places a premium on inclusion and
Under the general supervision of the Dean of
Students, the Director of Residence Life will create a vibrant,
seamlessly integrated living and learning collegial experience for
residential students including maximizing the residential
population to full capacity. The Director will also collaborate
with other University constituents in efforts to achieve the
University’s Strategic Planning Goals.
Duties of the Director:
- Plans and coordinates comprehensive residence life program
- staff selection, training, supervision, and evaluation
- room assignments and coordination of appropriate billing
- coordination of student board plan and billing
- policy enforcement and disciplinary action
- purchasing of residence hall furnishings and equipment
- direction and coordination of residence hall programming
- appropriate and timely 24-hour emergency/crisis response
- (There is a 24/7 Campus Police Force utilized by students)
- Coordinates all aspects of residence hall move-in and move-out
- Supervises residence hall staff and assists Dean of Students in
supervising office support staff member
- Serves as the Advisor to Residence Hall Council
- Develops learning outcomes for student leadership roles and
- Maintains web pages for Residence Life and internal sites for
work management with current students and RA staff
- Creates new and exciting ways to engage residence hall students
in their living experience
- Continually assesses residential student needs and evaluates
progress in meeting identified needs as well as meeting
- Supports First Generation living and learning communities
- Assists with housing needs of orientation program and
- Coordinates judicial proceedings and conduct hearings for
students found in violation of university policy
- Assists the Dean of Students in the coordination of student
board plan and other food service related issues
- Identifies students with specific wellness-related needs and
makes appropriate referrals
- Creates and executes a marketing plan to attract new
- Cultivates and maintains strong working relationships with
various campus constituencies
- Generates and maintains appropriate records and reports and
demonstrates fiscal responsibility in department budget
- Works closely with the Dean of Students, Assistant Dean for
Student Engagement and Leadership, Director of Wellness Center,
Residence Hall staff, and all other Student Affairs staff on
Residence Life matters
- Works closely with the Director of Public Safety/Campus Police
Officers to coordinate preventative safety and security measures
and appropriate crisis response in matters related to the residence
hall and residents
- Works closely with the Director of Buildings and Grounds to
ensure appropriate response to routine and non-routine custodial
and maintenance issues and coordinate renovations in residence
- Organizes and executes yearly Family Weekend program for
participating students and family members.
- Participates in and supports student orientation initiatives,
Get Acquainted Day events, and registration days
- Works closely with the Dean of Students in all the above
- Serves on University Committees as assigned
- Contributes to team effort by welcoming new and different work
requirements; exploring new opportunities to enhance the services
of the department; helping others accomplish related job results as
and where needed
Seton Residence Hall staff, residents, and parents; Dean of
Students, Director of Public Safety/Campus Police, Director of
Wellness Center and Student Affairs staff; Admissions Office,
Director of Buildings & Grounds; Food Service staff; General
Counsel, Mission Integration Office, Diversity/Equity and
Inclusion; and other members of the campus community.
Supervises Resident Assistants, the Office Administrative Assistant
for Residence Life.
As the Director, works under general direction toward broadly
defined objectives; refers specific problems to Dean of Students
when clarification or interpretation of organizational policies is
Earned Master’s Degree in College Student Personnel, Higher
Education Administration or related field required at time of
Two Years of Experience in the management of a college/university
residence hall and residence hall programming; experience with
campus disciplinary investigations.
Mount St. Joseph University offers a wide array of benefit options,
to meet the financial, educational, health, and wellness needs of
you and your family. Eligibility varies by position and FTE.
- Tuition Remission for you and your family.
- Retirement contributions up to 7% of your salary.
- Excellent benefits including medical, employer HSA
contributions, dental, vision, life, parental leave.
- Generous PTO.
- 16 paid holidays.
- Competitive salaries.
- Opportunity to work in a dynamic and inclusive educational
- Professional development opportunities.
To apply, please upload a cover letter, resume, and contact
information with three professional references via Paycom.
A review of resumes will begin immediately and continue until the
position is filled.
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Mount St. Joseph University is an Equal Opportunity Employer