Residential Community Director

Case Western Reserve University


Title: Residential Community Director (Second Year)

Department: Residence Life

Job ID: 6418


The Residential Community Director (RCD) position creates and facilitates an integrated residential learning environment that moves second-year students toward achieving the goals of the
undergraduate experience, working through the mission and goals of both the Office of Residence
Life and the Division of Student Affairs. This embedded position provides comprehensive leadership and support for a community of 300 to 450 second-year students. Immersed in the student community, the RCD actively manages the learning experience at both the community and individual level, monitoring and supporting students’ holistic academic, social, and personal development throughout their second year and to successful retention to the third year.




Students: Daily interaction with undergraduate students and student employees. Regular contact with the Residence Hall Association, community councils, and other student organizations.

Department: Daily contact with professional, clerical, secretarial, custodial, and maintenance staff. Daily contact with graduate and undergraduate student staff and professional staff of Residence Life and Undergraduate Studies.

University: Regular contact with offices of Student Affairs, CWRU Policy and Public Safety, University Counseling Services, University Housing, Enrollment Management, Disability Resources, Office of Multicultural Affairs, Greek Life, Career Center, Educational Services for Students. Regular contact with faculty serving as advisors and first year course instructions about individual student concerns.

External: Regular contact with parents and/or family members of students to answer questions and discuss their concerns within FERPA guidelines. Periodic contact with outside vendors and services and members of regional and national professional organizations. Occasional contact with prospective students and their families.


Provide direct supervision for 1 graduate staff member (Assistant Coordinator), 6-12 undergraduate student staff members (Resident Assistants), and a residential area of approximately 300 - 450 students.


Experience: 2 years of experience required. Experience may include full-time equivalent graduate and significant undergraduate leadership experience in Residence Life, Academic Advising, or related fields.

Education: Master’s degree in an appropriate discipline.



Typical office environment. Some weekend and evening hours are required.


In employment, as in education, Case Western Reserve University is committed to Equal Opportunity and Diversity.  Women, veterans, members of underrepresented minority groups, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.


Case Western Reserve University provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities.  Applicants requiring a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process should contact the Office of Inclusion, Diversity and Equal Opportunity at 216-368-8877 to request a reasonable accommodation.  Determinations as to granting reasonable accommodations for any applicant will be made on a case-by-case basis.


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