Professional Job Opportunities

The Department of Residential Housing is pleased to announce that we will be accepting applications for Resident Director and Graduate Resident Director Positions this winter.


Resident Director

The Resident Director (RD) is responsible for the overall residential experience within their hall/complex (1-4 halls). The RD is given responsibility for establishing collaborative working relationships with university colleagues. RDs supervise para-professional hall staff (RAs/ARAs/SRAs) and in some instances will supervise 1-2 Graduate Resident Directors. Additional duties include serving as a judicial hearing officer, serving on departmental and divisional teams, developing professional development or collateral-like experience, teaching the para-professional preparation course, planning residential area programming, serving in an on-call weekend duty rotation and advising hall council.

We are seeking candidates who have demonstrated skill in the areas of leadership within residence halls, educating students to participate fully in our diverse world, and overseeing the development of a strong residence hall community. To achieve these efforts we strongly encourage ethnic, minority, gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender and persons with disabilities to apply.

The RD position is a 12 month, administrative contract, live-in position. The salary is $28,478 and includes furnished apartment, meal allotment, tuition waiver and other standard university benefits.

Application deadline is March 20, 2013. Applications will be reviewed as soon as they are received. Position will be filled as soon as possible. Start date for this position is July 1, 2013.

To apply please complete the online application process at the Ohio University Human Resources website. Please submit a cover letter, resume’ and names/phone numbers of 3 current references. One reference must be your current or most recent supervisor.  If you are attending the NASPA Placement Exchange (TPE) in Orlando, please include that information in your cover letter. 

Minimum qualifications: Master’s degree required in College Student Personnel, Higher Education, Student Affairs or related field. Degree must be conferred by June 15, 2013.

If you have questions regarding this position, contact Christine Reghetti-Feyler, Assistant Director of Residential Housing/South Green.


Graduate Resident Director

The Graduate Resident Director (GRD) position is a live-in graduate appointment and requires that the applicant be enrolled for graduate level study at Ohio University. GRD selection runs in conjunction with the Division of Student Affairs Graduate Assistant selection process and the College of Education's College Student Personnel program admissions process.