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Resident Director

Dominican University New York
Job Location:
Orangeburg, 10962
Residence Life and Housing

Dominican University New York invites applications for the position of Resident Director (RD). This is an immediate opening with an anticipated start date of August 1st, 2024. Under the direction of the Director of Residence Life, the Resident Director will be responsible for creating and maintaining a vibrant program in the residence halls in which the greatest educational, social, and cultural values for the individual student will be realized. The RD will enforce, support and uphold the core values and policies of the university. The RD will be responsible for overseeing a Residence Hall with approximately 290 students. The RD will provide direct supervision of 10-12 Resident Assistants and will serve on the professional administrator on call schedule. Priority deadline is June 14th, 2024.


Bachelor’s Degree required, Master’s Degree highly preferred in student affairs, higher education administration, human and social services or other related field. Driver’s license required with the ability to drive University vehicles. Counseling and interpersonal skills, strong communication and organizational skills. Ability to make decisions and recommendations with integrity and fairness. Ability to work with a diverse student and staff population. One – three years Residence Life experience (student or professional) or other applicable Higher-Ed experience. Bilingual preferred.

This is a 10 month (August-May) live-in position with the option to have housing supplied during the summer months. This position includes the following:

  • On-campus apartment (one bedroom), which includes a full kitchen, living room / dining area and bathroom.
  • Free laundry services
  • Reserved parking spot
  • Complete meal plan during fall and spring semesters
  • Free access to Dominican University’s state-of-the-art fitness center
  • Competitive salary
  • Comprehensive benefits
  • Professional development opportunities

Dominican University New York is a private not-for-profit institution Our heritage stresses the humanistic value of a Liberal Arts education, a commitment to social justice, and a strong belief in the need for integrity and community engagement, all in the service of preparing students to reach their potential as responsible citizens who enrich the world in which we live.

How to Apply:

If you are ready to embark on a rewarding journey at Dominican University, we invite you to email your resume and cover letter to We look forward to reviewing your application and discovering how your unique talents can contribute to our mission.

Dominican University New York is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer committed to excellence through equity and inclusion, and, in this spirit, particularly welcomes applications from members of historically underrepresented groups. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or other protected category in accordance with applicable law.

Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States at the time of hire.

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