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Regis College Graduate Intern Residence Director in Weston, Massachusetts

Graduate Intern Residence Director

Job Details

Job Location

Regis College Campus - Weston, MA

Position Type

Full Time

Education Level

Bachelor's degree

Job Description

SummaryReporting to the Assistant Dean of Student Affairs/Director of Residence Life, the Graduate Intern Residence Director will work with the Department of Residence Life to support the growth of Regis College Students through engagement and community building efforts in the residence halls. The Graduate Intern Residence Director is a 12-month, 30-hour per week staff position starting in July 2021 that works to ensure a quality living environment conducive to the personal, social, and academic development of each student. This position contributes to the overall learning of the Graduate RD in their professional and academic development. 


Essential Functions

  • Supervise 4-6 Resident Assistants (RAs).

  • Provide leadership and direction in a co-educational residence hall with approximately 125-180 undergraduate and graduate residents. Employ creative measures to create a sense of community and engagement within the hall.

  • Assume responsibility for policy enforcement, counseling/referral, programming, community building, participation in central office functions, and general building administration/ facilities management.

  • Serve in the professional on-call rotation system for a campus of 5 residence halls and 750 undergraduate and graduate residents. 

  • Assist in the central office operational functions of the department including opening, closing, housing selection, and room changes.

  • Implement area programming in accordance with departmental programming model through Resident Assistant Staff and manage the area budget.

  • Assist with collaborative efforts within the division including but not limited to housing selection, themed week programming, RA/OL selection, and mission-driven university events.

  • Serve as a liaison between multiple campus offices,

  • Perform other related duties as required.


    Supervisory Responsibility

  • Directly supervise an RA staff of 4-6 students and participate in all staff trainings (para professional and professional).

Additional Information


  • Internship applicants must be accepted, provisionally or fully, into an eligible graduate program.

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.

  • Ability to uphold the University’s commitment to inclusive excellence in a diverse educational community.

  • Previous residential and programming experience and/or experience in student engagement and service.

  • A positive attitude and an understanding of the importance of being open-minded and flexible.

  • Ability to work with students and diverse constituencies.

  • Proven experience in managing projects and people.

  • Proficiency in social media platforms.

  • A valid driver’s license desirable.


    Stipend & Benefits 

  • $6,000 stipend (12-month).

  • Free room and full meal plan.

  • Tuition remission for two (2) eligible Regis graduate courses/semester, with a maximum of six graduate courses (18 credits) per academic year. 

  • The following campus-based programs are eligible for tuition remission: 30 credits of MA in Strategic Communication, 60 credits of MA in Counseling (24 credits are not covered by tuition remission. The supervised field experience must be completed after the graduate intern role is complete.), and 33 credits of MS in Health Administration. 

  • The following fully online programs quality for tuition remission on a space-available basis: 36 credits of MEd in Student Success, 39 credits of MS in Accountancy (3 credits are not covered by tuition remission.), 42 credits of Master of Public Health (6 credits are not covered by tuition remission.), and 30 credits of Master of Social Work.

  • Courses in the graduate Nursing, Occupational Therapy, Applied Behavioral Analysis, and Doctor of Education programs are not eligible for tuition remission.

  • Training and professional development opportunities.

  • Flexible schedule.


    NOTE:  This is a 12-month position, with the opportunity to continue the position for one additional 12-month term (24-month maximum).Working Conditions/Physical Demands

  • Normal office environment, not subject to extremes in temperature, noise, odors, etc. 

  • Occasional exposure to extreme noise at campus events. 

  • Requires occasional work outside during events. 

  • Use of computer keyboards, requiring eye-hand coordination and finger dexterity. 

  • Attendance at evening and weekend events and meetings.

  • This is a live-in position. 


    The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to do this job. The above is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties required.


    External and internal applicants, as well as position incumbents who become disabled as defined under the Americans With Disabilities Act, must be able to perform the essential job functions (as listed) either unaided or with the assistance of a reasonable accommodation to be determined by management on a case-by-case basis.


    In employment, as in education, Regis College is committed to equal opportunity and affirmative action. Regis does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, age, religion, creed, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, ethnic or national origin, ancestry, citizenship, marital or parental status, physical or mental disability, genetic information, pregnancy, veteran’s status, membership in uniformed services or any other protected status.