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Residence Director Selection

Residence Director Search Process

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Residence Directors at University of the Pacific

The Residence Director (RD) is a full-time, live-in professional staff member who 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 (8-15 Resident Assistants/Greek Community Assistants/Assistant Residence Directors), staff training and development, emergency response, advising, student conduct, student care and development, programming, and general administration.


  • Education: Master's Degree in Student Personnel, Higher Education or related field and two years of residential life experience preferred. Bachelor's degree and experience in residential life, housing and student life experience required.
  • Compensation:
    • Salary: Commensurate with experience, non-exempt
    • Benefits: Full benefits available including medical, dental, vision and retirement
    • Live-In Accommodations: Furnished 1-2 bedroom apartment and gold meal plan 
    • Professional Development:
      • Funding for Professional Development Available
      • Residential Life Committees: Opportunity to Chair/participate in Residential Life Committees
      • Tuition Remission: The tuition remission plan permits up to 90% remission of tuition charges for full-time staff after working at the institution for a year


(Priority Deadline February 21, 2018)


How to Apply: Go to

Interview Process: 

  • First Round Phone Interviews
  • Second Round Interviews at TPE or Skype Interviews for Non-TPE Candidates
  • On-Campus Interviews

Questions? Feel free to contact Heather Pearson Villeda, Assistant Director for Residential Life, at

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