Residence Hall Directors

Date Posted: 04/17/2020
Type/Department:Administrator in Dean of Students
Search Status:Position Filled
Apply Now:Currently we are not accepting resumes for this position.

Hampshire College, an independent, innovative liberal arts institution and member of the Five College consortium, is accepting applications for residence hall directors to begin immediately.

The residence hall directors are active and visible live-in staff members who provide 24-hour/day leadership, general advising and support to resident students living in traditional residence hall communities.  The residence hall directors help foster dynamic residential communities through developing authentic relationships with their residents, student staff, and other Hampshire community members. They help embody a spirit of collaboration and cooperation within the department of residence life and housing and throughout the student life division. They also serve as the first-line of emergency on-call response, and participate in a variety of crisis intervention and response activities. Evening and weekend commitments are expected.

A bachelor’s degree with a minimum of one-year job-related experience is required; previous experience in residence life is a plus. Qualified candidates must have an understanding of Student Development Theories, knowledge of issues pertaining to college life, and demonstrated experience in multicultural issues with a focus on education and training. Candidates must possess excellent problem solving, organizational, intervention and crisis management skills. Experience with computer programs, information management, and social media applications is preferred. These positions require a valid driver’s license and successful completion of the College’s defensive driving training course. A commitment and ability to create and maintain socially just, diverse, and equitable communities is essential.

These are full time, benefited positions. We offer a competitive salary and an excellent benefit package. Please submit your cover letter, resume and names/phone numbers of three professional references via our website at

Hampshire College is an equal opportunity institution, committed to diversity and inclusion in education and employment.