Under supervision of the Assistant Dean of Students for Residence and Commuter Life and with general accountability to the Associate Dean of Students and the Dean of Students, the Director of Residence and Commuter Life applies student development theory to support the retention and engagement efforts of the Residence and Commuter Life program, Student Affairs, Enrollment Management, and the University in an effective and collaborative manner. Through an efficient, student-focused approach, the Director implements the strategic plan of RCL, manages all fiscal and housing operations, and supports the interpersonal development of professional staff, the Campus Life Staff, and undergraduate students. Supervision responsibilities include the Assistant Director of Residence and Commuter Life, the Housing Assistant, and indirect supervision of the Area Coordinators and Campus Life Staff (Resident and Commuter Assistants). Additionally, the Director serves as an upper-level conduct hearing officer, is a member of the live-on staff, and serves as a member of the second on-call team.
Arcadia University is a top-ranked private university in Greater Philadelphia and promises a distinctly global, integrative, and personal learning experience that prepares students to contribute and lead in a diverse and dynamic world. A national leader in study abroad and international education, Arcadia has been named #1 in undergraduate study abroad participation by the Institute of International Education’s Open Doors Report for the past seven years. Approximately 3,900 students attend Arcadia, and the University’s 2,500 undergraduate students choose from more than 65 fields of study.
Applications must be submitted online through Arcadia's Human Resources portal to receive full consideration. Please do not email application materials to hiring manager.
For additional information and to apply, please visit: https://careers-arcadia.icims.com/jobs/ and submit a cover letter, resume and names and phone numbers of three professional references.
Application review will begin immediately. Posting will be removed from the website once we've established a sufficient talent pool for consideration.
Arcadia University seeks candidates of diverse cultural backgrounds and abilities. Arcadia University encourages members of underrepresented groups to apply. All offers of employment are conditional based on successful completion of a background check.
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Prior experience with on-call emergency response practices in a university setting;
Possesses strong teamwork, collaboration, and presentation skills.