St Edwards University
  • HOUS - Residence Life
  • Austin, TX, USA
  • 36,000
  • Salary
  • Full Time

Residence Director


St. Edward's University is seeking a highly motivated and enthusiastic Residence Director to become a professional member of the Residence Life staff within the Division of Student Affairs.  The Residence Director is responsible for the administrative, educational, and supervisory tasks of the assigned residence hall(s). While reporting directly to the Director of Residential Education, the Residence Director also has significant interaction and responsibility with all functional areas of the housing operation. Duties of the RD include: staff supervision, administrative duties, student conduct, stimulating the development of educational, social and personal growth programs. This is a live-in, 12-month position.


For consideration, a Master's degree in college student personnel education or closely related field experience. One year of professional experience in a university setting. Knowledge of higher education, learning and human development theory and student affairs. Demonstrated experience in the supervision of staff and management of a community living facility. Demonstrated commitment and ability to work with a diverse student body and staff Commitment to the concepts of community, social justice, pluralism, social equity, and the integration of mind, body, and spirit within the context of a liberal Catholic University. Must possess an unencumbered driver's license and the ability to successfully pass a criminal background check.


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The University offers an excellent TOTAL REWARDS package!

 Medical & Rx Coverage Blue Cross Blue Shield (HSA & FSA Available)

Dental Guardian Dental

Vision Guardian/Davis Vision Plan

Short Term Disability (STD) Insurance

Long Term Disability (LTD) Insurance

Life & Accidental Death & Dismemberment (AD&D) Insurance

Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

Pet Insurance

Annual Leave & Paid Sick Leave

Retirement Plan (TIAA) Employee 5%/Employer Match 7%

Tuition Benefits

Paid Holidays

Services & Discounts



Interested applicants should submit an online application at; Please include a resume, cover letter, and three employment references. No Calls Please.  Applications will not be considered if it is missing any of these three items.

In your cover letter, please describe your lived experiences that prepare you to contribute to diversity and inclusion at St. Edward's University.



St. Edward's University, as an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, religion, or veteran status in employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.



Founded in 1885 by the Congregation of Holy Cross, St. Edward's University is a private, Catholic liberal arts institution of more than 4,600 diverse students located in Austin, Texas.  St. Edward's emphasizes critical thinking and ethical practices, as well as small classes, personalized learning, and exciting internship opportunities.  The community atmosphere extends to the approximately 800 faculty and staff who work together to make the university a welcoming yet challenging environment for students.  An overview of St. Edward's University employee benefits is available at;




We are not offering sponsorship at this time.


Background Checks:

A criminal history background check is required for finalist(s) under consideration for this position.


Reference #: J20201, E99797

Posted: 2/17/2020

Available: July 1, 2020

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