Academic Jobs
Residence Director
Institution: Siena College
Location: New York, United States
Category: Admin - Residence Life and Housing
Posted: 03/14/2019
Application Due: 00/00/0000
Type: Fulltime

Siena College is a learning community advancing the ideals of a liberal arts education, rooted in its identity as a Franciscan and Catholic college. Located in Loudonville, N.Y., two miles north of the state capital, the 176-acre beautiful, suburban campus is home to 3,000 undergraduates. Siena offers over 1,200 program combinations from 32 majors and 80-plus minor and certificate programs. Siena College: Providing the education of a lifetime for more than 75 years.

Job Description:

Siena College invites applications for the position of Residence Director.  We are currently searching for two (2) 11-month Residence Director positions.  The start date for this position will be July 2019.

The successful candidate is expected to strengthen the opportunities for intellectual and personal growth for the Siena residential community. Some of the specific responsibilities for this live-in position include:

  • administration of residence halls/facilities housing 250-600 students

  • selection, training and supervision of paraprofessional staff

  • developing relationships with residents

  • planning educational and social programs

  • developing and enforcing policy

  • adjudicating student conduct policy violations

  • serving as a member of an on-call duty rotation

  • participating on division and campus-wide committees


Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree

  • ability to work effectively with students of diverse backgrounds

  • strong leadership and organizational skills

  • excellent communication and interpersonal skills

  • ability to work a non-traditional work schedule in a team-oriented setting

  • completion of a background check

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master's degree in higher education, student affairs, or related field

  •  previous experience in residence life, particularly as a Residence Director


Additional Information:

This salaried, exempt position has a competitive salary and includes a furnished one-bedroom apartment, board plan, comprehensive benefits package, and opportunities for on-campus professional development with other student life departments. 

Siena's student body is 3000 undergraduate students, 2500 of whom reside on campus in traditional residence hall and townhouse settings.

Application Instructions:

Siena College is a Franciscan and Catholic institution and expects members of its community to be knowledgeable about its mission and to make a positive contribution to that mission.

Siena College is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation or gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Review of applications will begin as they are received, and continue until the position is filled.

Please submit cover letter and resume.

Application Information
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