The Assistant Director of Residence Life (ADRL) is a full-time professional staff member with live-in responsibilities. Three ADRLs are responsible for the comprehensive management of the residential program. This position focuses on developing the ADRL’s residential community, while overseeing large-scale departmental initiatives. The ADRL reports to the Director of Residence Life who reports to the Dean of Students.
Oversee a residential community of approximately 500 students
Develop educational area plan for residential community within the parameters of the Ursinus QUEST and residential curriculum
Collaborate with faculty and campus partners to support students and increase educational opportunities in residential community
Participate in an all campus on-call duty rotation
Facilitate student conduct process for respective area
Manage resident concerns in area and help in developing plans to support students
Assist with housing lottery and assignment processes
Serve as a role model and mentor for students
Assume project manager role for departmental initiatives, such as opening and closing, RA recruitment selection and training, housing lottery and selection, and summer programs
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the individual(s) assigned to this position. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified.
Job responsibilities and activities may be modified or changed at any time with or without notice. Job descriptions will be audited periodically by the Ursinus Human Resources department to ensure they are up-to-date and reflect the essential responsibilities and duties of the job.
Previous Residence Life experience
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
An understanding of residential liberal education
Basic counseling skills
Interested candidates should apply here. Once you create an applicant account, you will be prompted to upload your cover letter, resume, and a list with contact information for three references to the applicant database.
Ursinus is an EO/AA employer. Ursinus College does not discriminate on grounds of race, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, age, creed, ancestry, veteran status, marital status, disability, or other classification protected by applicable law in the administration of any of its educational programs or activities or with respect to employment.
About Ursinus College
Ursinus College is a highly selective, independent, co-educational, residential liberal arts college of approximately 1500 students located about 25 miles northwest of center city Philadelphia. With a diverse community of students, it is an expectation of all faculty to contribute to the inclusion, engagement, and success of all students.