Residential Education Director - #100406

Washington State University

Date: 04/19/2022 21:30 PM

City: Albion, Washington

Contract type: Full Time

Work schedule: Full Day

Residential Education Director


1404-NN - Residential Education Director

Business Title:

Residential Education Director

Additional Titles:


Employee Type:

Admin. Professional (+) (Fixed Term)

Job Family:

Administrative Professional - Not OT Eligible

Position Details:

COVID-19 Vaccine Information:

In accordance with Washington State Governor's Proclamation 21.14.2, as a condition of employment, you must be fully vaccinated or have an approved medical/religious accommodation by time of hire. People are considered fully vaccinated two weeks after receiving their last shot in a vaccine series. Full vaccination status or an approved accommodation will be verified prior to your first day of work. Should you not be fully vaccinated or have an approved medical/religious accommodation you will not be able to start employment with WSU. Information regarding vaccine verification and/or requesting a medical/religious accommodation is available at Please contact HRS at or
509-335-4521 if you have questions

Summary of Duties:

The Residential Education Director is a full-time, 10 month, live-in professional appointment overseeing the management of a residence hall of 145 - 600 students.

Depending on hall assignment, responsibilities include, but are not limited to: supervision of paraprofessional staff, administration of special programs (academic initiatives, theme hall programming, Honors programs, etc.), adjudicating student code of conduct and housing policy/contract violations, personal counseling, programming, budget development and management, community development, crisis management and conflict resolution, committee work, collateral assignments within the Division of Student Affairs, as well as, emergency on-call responsibilities

Required Qualifications:

  • A Bachelor's degree and two (2) academic years of relevant residence hall leadership, paraprofessional or group living experience and demonstrated experience directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified. A Master's degree in College Student Personnel/Higher Education Administration/Counseling Psychology or a related field may be substituted for one (1) year of experience.
  • Must be willing and able to keep regular hours and work some evenings and weekends.
  • Must be willing and able to live in the assigned residence hall and respond to after hours emergencies as needed. Due the requirement to live on campus, this position is exempt from the Washington Minimum Wage Act in accordance with Revised Code of Washington (RCW) 49.46.010(3)(j).

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated ability to work with students and administrators in a broad range of situations and demonstrate a genuine concern/interest for the welfare of students.
  • Demonstrated communication skills, public relation skills, public speaking skills. Demonstrated ability to work independently under pressure and the ability to proactively meet deadlines.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently under pressure and the ability to proactively meet deadlines.
  • Demonstrated commitment to and knowledge of student development and academic success.
  • Demonstrated ability to work with a diverse student and staff population.
  • Experience with administrative functions of a residence hall, such as working with budgets and occupancy.
  • Demonstrated ability to work collegially and collaboratively with diverse internal and external constituencies.
  • Demonstrated commitment to and/or experience advocating for diversity.

Additional Information:


Student Affairs

Department Name:

Housing & Residence Life

City, State, Zip:

Pullman, Washington 99164

Department Link:

Monthly Salary:




Temporary End Date:

This is a temporary position. Renewal is dependent on the need for extension and/or if additional funding is secured to extend employment

Posting Close Date:

This recruitment has been reposted. Screening of applications has begun and will remain ongoing until
May 6, 2022 at 11:59 p.m

Screening Begin Date:

Screening of applications will begin on January 24, 2022 and will remain ongoing until the recruitment closes on March 22, 2022

Background Check:

This position has been designated by the department to require a background check

Application Instructions:

Applicants must attach the following documents to their online application: 1) resume and 2) cover letter. Application materials should clearly communicate how the applicant meets all required qualifications and additional requirements. Applicants are required to include contact information for professional references within the application

Required Documents:

  • Cover Letter
  • Resume

Time Type:

Full time

Position Term:

10 Month

WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EDUCATOR AND EMPLOYER. Members of ethnic minorities, women, special disabled veterans, veterans of the Vietnam-era, recently separated veterans, and other protected veteran, persons of disability and/or persons age 40 and over are encouraged to apply

WSU employs only U.S. citizens and lawfully authorized non-U.S. citizens. All new employees must show employment eligibility verification as required by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services

WSU is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodation in its services, programs, activities, education and employment for individuals with disabilities. To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact Human Resource Services:
509-335-4521 (v), Washington State TDD Relay Service: Voice Callers: 1-800-833-6384; TDD Callers: 1-800-833-6388, 509-335-1259(f), or

To apply, visit

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