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Employment Opportunities

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:

Resident 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  or 9 Graduate Resident Assistants and the possibility of a graduate assistant.

In undergraduate areas, RDs co-lead residential areas with the Faculty-In-Residence and partner with Faculty Chairs to support residential colleges. This position is also responsible for programming, student advising and serving as a conduct hearing officer for Residential Services.

In the graduate housing area, the RD leads the development of programming for the students and families that live in our three graduate apartment facilities. 

Position details are outlined in the RD Position Overview

For more information about the Resident Director position, click here.

To apply, please visit the Northwestern Human Resources website and search for the job title. A cover letter and resume are required. Direct questions to Magdalena Gracia at