Employment Opportunities – Professional Staff

Thank you for your interest in joining the Residential Services team here at Northwestern! We invite you to learn more about our position(s), department, division and institution to see if Northwestern is a good fit for your next professional experience.

Current Employment Opportunities:

Residence Director 

The RD is a full-time, 12-month, live-in professional staff member. The RD reports to an Assistant Director, and is responsible for the administration of a housing area with approximately 400-1200 residents, the direct or indirect supervision of up to 21 Resident Assistants and the possibility of a graduate level Assistant Residence Director. RDs partner closely with Residential College Faculty Chairs and co-lead Residential Communities where Faculty In Residence are present. This position is also responsible for programming, student advising, and serving as a conduct hearing officer for Residential Services.

Position details are outlined in the RD Position Overview.  No openings at this time 

For more information contact Amanda Mueller

Assistant Residence Director

The ARD position is a 10-month, live-in, 20 hour a week, master’s seeking student who collaborate with the Residence Director to provide overall management of a residential area. The ARD reports to a Residence Director and indirectly to an Assistant Director in Residential Services.

Position details are outlined in the ARD Position Overview. No openings at this time 

For more information contact Amanda Mueller

Director of Residence Life

Northwestern University is looking for a visionary leader to join the Residential Services team in the position of Director of Residence Life. Responsibilities of the Director include implementing the new undergraduate residential experience initiative, recently adopted by the university, developing goals and objectives of Residence Life under the leadership of the Executive Director, and developing policies aimed at assuring the health and safety of students, as well as enriching their social, cultural and intellectual growth. The Director also works closely with residential staff in assessing the quality of the program. The University anticipates continued growth of the residential program, and the Director will support strategic planning for the residence halls.

Position details are outlined in the Director of Residence Life Position Overview.

For more information and to apply contact Jennifer Luttig-Komrosky