Assistant Director of Residence Life 

The Assistant Director of Residence Life is a full-time professional staff member with live-in responsibilities.  Three Assistant Directors of Residence Life are responsible for the comprehensive management of the residential program.  The ADRL reports to the Assistant Dean of Students/Director of Residence Life who reports to the Vice President of Student Affairs/Dean of Students. 

Primary responsibilities:

  • Oversee a community of approximately 500 students
  • Select, train, and supervise15 – 16 Resident Advisors (of 46 total)
  • Provide and facilitate educational and social programming
  • Participate in an all campus on-call duty rotation
  • Facilitate student conduct process for respective area
  • Assist with housing lottery and assignment processes
  • Serve as a role model and mentor for students
  • Assume leadership role for departmental initiatives, such as opening and closing, RA recruitment and training, housing lottery and selection, and summer programs
  • Other duties as assigned

Minimum qualifications:

  • Master’s Degree
  • Previous Residence Life experience
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • An understanding of residential liberal education
  • Basic counseling skills


Interested candidates should send cover letter, resume and a list of three references to:  Ursinus College Human Resources Office via email to  Ursinus College is an AA/EO Employer.  Ursinus College does not discriminate on grounds of race, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, religion, age, creed, ancestry, veteran status, marital status, disability, or other classification protected by applicable law with respect to all aspects of employment.