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Endicott College Assistant Residence Director (ARD) in Beverly, Massachusetts

Endicott College is seeking a dedicated and compassionate Assistant Residence Director (ARD) to live and work on our beautiful campus.

Aside from the stunning views, Endicott offers excellent employee benefits. Under the guidance of a Residence Director (RD), the Assistant Residence Director (ARD) will supervise an undergraduate Resident Assistant (RA) staff in order to foster a supportive environment within their residential area that promotes residential learning and a sense of belonging among students. This is a full-time, 10-month, live-in position. In addition to the day-to-day residential functions, ARDs also serve on the RD on-call rotation. The ARD’s campus housing assignment must be the ARD’s sole place of residence.

Responsibilities of the ARD include:

  • Oversee the occupancy management of assigned area, including the coordination of check-ins, check-outs, room changes, building condition reports (BCRs), room condition reports (RCRs), roommate agreements, fire, health, and safety inspections, and damage billing.

  • Serve as a resource for students and RA staff. Offer individual support to students, as well as implement broader initiatives that promote residential student learning and foster a sense of belonging.

  • Participate in the RD on-call rotation. Respond to psychological, medical, Title IX, and maintenance emergencies, and follow established college protocol. Additional on-call hours may be required for special events on short term notification, if deemed necessary.

  • Serve as a conduct hearing officer, addressing policy violations and behavioral concerns in the residence halls. Facilitate the resolution of student conflict, according to departmental protocol as determined by the Office of Community Standards.

  • Provide direct supervision, evaluation, and training of para-professional Resident Assistant staff.

  • Implement residential education initiatives including overseeing Living-Learning Communities, RA engagement programming, departmental signature programs, and collaborative initiatives.


  • Bachelor’s degree required and preference of candidates who are pursuing a Master’s degree in Student Affairs, Higher Education Administration, or related field.

  • Previous experience in Residence Life and/or Student Affairs highly recommended.

    Endicott College is a baccalaureate, master’s, and doctoral degree granting institution located on the North Shore of Massachusetts. Endicott is a welcoming community with engaged staff, faculty and students, a beautiful campus, and great employee benefits. Endicott celebrates diversity and strives to bring a mix of talented people—representing a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills—together to do their best work. The more inclusive we are, the better our work will be.

    We look forward to hearing from you.

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