The Master of Arts in Educational Administration and Leadership with a specialization in Student Affairs prepares students for leadership careers in all areas of higher education student affairs, including: residential life, student advising, Greek life, recreation, leadership programs, multicultural affairs and new student programs.
A diversified fieldwork program provides practical application for concepts learned in the classroom in a variety of student affairs and related departments at Pacific and surrounding colleges and universities. One hundred percent of graduates seeking employment find it by graduation or soon after. Our graduates report more rapid career advancement as a result of the experience and skills gained in the program.
The Residence Director (RD) position is a graduate assistantship for students pursuing the M.A. in Educational Administration and Leadership with Student Affairs emphasis. The admission process to the Master's program occurs concurrently with the Housing & Greek Life RD selection process. Admission to the Master's program is based on rolling admission. Program Website: http://web.pacific.edu/x10673.xml
There are opportunities available for both Residential Life and Greek Life Residence Directors:
- The Residence Life RD position independently oversees a residence hall or apartment community. The RD will strive to create a living and learning environment that promotes academic achievement, personal growth and development. Responsibilities include: staff supervision (5-13 Resident Assistants), staff training and development, advising, student conduct, counseling, programming, and general administration.
- The Greek Life RD position serves as the primary administrator for a Greek community/Chapter House. The RD will strive to create a living and learning environment that promotes academic achievement, personal growth and development. Responsibilities include: Chapter oversight, working with the Inter-fraternity Council, College Panhellenic, Multicultural Greek Council Executive Boards and Order of Omega; duty coverage, building relationship with students, counseling and student conduct, and general administration.
Minimum Qualifications: (1) Experience in housing/Res Life, Greek Life, orientation, student government and/or campus programming (2) Acceptance into Pacific's M.A. in Educational Administration and Leadership program (3) Knowledge and interest in working in a college environment (4) For the Greek RD position, being a member of a social Greek organization is strongly preferred.
- Full Tuition remission (36 Units Total)
- $6,000 annual stipend
- $750 annual professional development
- Private, fully furnished apartment (includes utilities, cable, and high speed internet)
- Full meal plan (Platinum plan)
- Medical insurance option (includes dental and vision plans)