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Regis College Resident Director in Weston, Massachusetts

Resident Director

Job Details

Job Location

Regis College Campus - Weston, MA

Position Type

Full Time

Education Level

Master's degree

Job Description


Reporting to the Director of Residence Life, the Resident Director will work to support the growth of Regis students through engagement and community building efforts in the residence halls. The Resident Director is an 11-month, 35 hour/week live-in professional staff position that works to ensure a quality living environment conducive to the personal, social, and academic development of each student. This is a full-time, benefit eligible position.


Essential Functions

  • Supervise 7-10 Resident Assistants (RAs). Provide leadership and direction in a co-educational residence hall with between 200-300 undergraduate residents. Utilize creative measures to create a sense of respect, community, and engagement within the hall.

  • Responsible for policy enforcement and counseling/referral through active relationship building with residents.

  • Oversee general building administration/facilities management of a multiple building area.

  • Serve in the professional on-call rotation system for a campus of 5 residence halls and approximately 800 undergraduate and graduate residents.

  • Serve as a student conduct hearing officer, responsible for tracking individual cases and instituting best practices on sanctioning in order to enhance learning and student engagement.

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

  • Participate and engage in all professional and paraprofessional staff trainings.

  • Assist with collaborative efforts within the Division including but not limited to collaborative and mission-driven University events.

  • Oversee secondary assignment area. Examples include Resident Housing Association, RA Training, Housing Operations, RA Recognition, and/or student conduct management.

  • Support the institutional strategic plan and implementation of the mission, including diversity initiatives.


    Other Responsibilities

  • Provide leadership and oversight of a Student Affairs special project over the summer.

  • Serve as a liaison between multiple campus offices.

  • Serve on committees as required.

  • Perform other related duties as required.


    Supervisory Responsibility

  • Directly supervise an RA staff of 7-10 students.




  • Master's degree in a related field (Higher Education, Education Counseling, Social Work, etc.)

  • Excellent interpersonal, organizational, and administrative skills.

  • Proven understanding of student development theory and practice.

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


    Working Conditions/Physical Demands

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

  • Occasional exposure to extreme noise at campus events.

  • 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, veterans status, membership in uniformed services or any other protected status.