Closing date: Open until filled, however,
applications will be reviewed as they are received.
Application packets must be submitted the Office of Human Resources.
Position title: Residence Director
The residence director (RD) is responsible for creating a supportive residential living environment that promotes the values and practice of Catholic, Benedictine living and education. As an engaged member of the community, the RD serves as a supervisor, mentor, resource person, and role-model. The RD is responsible for the day-to-day operations of one to three residence halls, supervising 5 to 10
resident assistants, 5-15 work study students, and co-advising the Residence Hall Council. The RD also advises one RA taskforce associated with another office on campus and oversees the Norcia Leaders Community, which includes 10-15 established student leaders who are responsible for mentoring a select group of first-year students committed to leadership. This position is also responsible for the day-to-day operation of the summer conference housing program and supervision of 2-4
conference assistants. In addition, the RD serves as a University conduct officer, a liaison to other campus constituents, and a member of the Behavioral Intervention Team, Student Success Committee, and other university taskforces and committees. The
residence director must live in a residence hall apartment and be available to work evening and weekend hours. (See job description)
- Bachelor’s Degree in counseling, human services or other related discipline.
- Two (2) years residence life experience.
- Experience in working with a diverse population.
- Successfully pass a criminal background check.
- Must accept department and University initiatives to support Benedictine
Values in this position.
- Master’s Degree in student affairs, higher education administration, or other related discipline and one (1) year of post-undergraduate residence life experience preferred.
To be considered for this position, applicants must submit the
following to human resources (firstname.lastname@example.org):
- Application of employment.
(MS Word Version)
- Cover letter specifying interest and
how their background has prepared them
for this position.
- Current resume.
- Brief statement which highlights how
your work experience and background will
contribute to the Catholic Benedictine
philosophy of education. To better
understand the Catholic, Benedictine
Values in an Educational Environment,"
we are providing a link to a well
written article on the subject:
- Copies of transcripts indicating
degree confirmation. Official
transcripts will be required of the
- If you are contacted for an
interview, we also will require your
authorization to order a background
check before any employment offer can be
finalized. Please print the
background check authorization
form and bring it with you to the
The principles of the Catholic Benedictine tradition, equal
employment opportunity, and nondiscrimination are fundamental to the
mission, goals, and objectives of Saint Martin’s University. The
University does not discriminate in employment or in the delivery or
administration of its educational programs, policies, scholarship and
loan programs, athletic or other University programs on the basis of
sex, sexual orientation, race, color, religion (except as a bona fide
occupational qualification for certain select positions), marital
status, national or ethnic origin, military or veteran status, age, or
Students or employees with concerns or complaints about discrimination on the
basis of sex in employment or an education program or activity, or any other
inquiries related to the University's non-discrimination policy, may contact the
Director of Human Resources/Title IX Coordinator
5000 Abbey Way SE, Lacey WA 98503
Consistent with the requirements of Title IX of the Education Amendments of
1972 and the regulations adopted under that law, the University has designated
the above individual as the University's Title IX Officer, responsible for
coordinating the University's Title IX compliance. Individuals may also contact
the Office for Civil Rights, U.S. Department of Education, 915 2nd Avenue, Room
3310 Seattle, WA 98174-1099, Telephone: (206) 220-7900, TDD: (206) 220-7907.