Benefits and Compensation
Salary and Benefits
The starting salary for the Residence Director position is $35,000.
RDs also receive a furnished one bedroom apartment. Many apartments have a washer and dryer in the unit. For the areas that do not, staff receive $500 per year that can be used to do laundry or purchase items from various convenience stores or food service locations on campus.
All RD staff receive a meal plan to eat one meal per meal period (breakfast, lunch, and dinner daily) on campus while the dining halls are open. RD staff are also reimbursed for the cost of one faculty/staff parking permit (if one is purchased).
Senior Assistant Director
Senior Assistant Directors receive a competitive salary based on experience.
Northwestern offers a competitive benefits package that includes health, dental, and vision insurance, in addition to retirement savings. More information available here http://www.northwestern.edu/hr/benefits/.
Northwestern offers staff reduced tuition at Northwestern, in addition to tuition assistance for tuition for other institutions. Spouses and dependents of staff are also eligible for reduced Northwestern and tuition assistance. Eligibility for the spouse and dependent tuition assistance is based on years of service to Northwestern. More information and these programs are available here http://www.northwestern.edu/hr/benefits/educational-assistance/index.html.