Washington State University is searching for an Assistant Director of Residence Life who is committed to making a positive impact in the
lives of both our student and professional staff members! We care for and are invested in the development of young professionals, and
provide a collaborative and vibrant departmental culture. As part of the central staff team, this live-off staff member will report to the
Director of Housing & Residence Life.
The Assistant Director’s primary responsibilities include:
We are an enthusiastic and developmental organization that values a diverse and caring staff! We look forward to the
opportunity to talk with you about this influential position and answer any questions you have about Washington State University, the
Department of Housing & Residence Life, and living in the Pacific Northwest. Check us out and GO COUGS!
The office culture can be summed up in four words: hard-working, funny, and awkward, but not in a bad way! We
believe in giving everything our best, but we also believe that laughing is an essential component in self-care as well as team building.
Due to this belief, there is a healthy amount of joking and awkward long pauses when no one gets the Director’s jokes.
Washington State University is a four-year, division one, land-grant research institution located
within the beautiful Palouse region in the small college town of Pullman, Washington. Our small college town feel coupled with our large
school experience, generates intensely passionate fans who help create an enduring sense of legacy and tradition. Our alumni stay very
involved with our institution and contribute to an indescribable sense of school pride.
Pullman is just eight miles from Moscow,
Idaho which hosts the University of Idaho. Together these two small towns and two big universities create one of the most vibrant and
exciting college town experiences in the nation. Pullman and Moscow are home to a variety of locally owned restaurants, cafés, and
community events. Pullman rests close to a variety of attractions such as Spokane, Silverwood, Palouse Falls, Steptoe and Kamiak Buttes and
many other outdoors activities. Our location is ideal for those who enjoy spending time in nature, as there are a wide variety of terrains
The Department of Housing and Residence Life at WSU prides itself on creating a challenging and developmental
experience for both the students we serve and the employees we supervise. We are committed to adapting and enhancing our employees’
experiences to provide them with a diverse sampling of student affairs practice along with their daily residence life work. We believe in
building student affairs professionals not just housing professionals. A considerable amount of intentionality is put into how we supervise
and operate. The department believes in and practices a flat hierarchy as part of its effort to remain both open and available to our
students and employees.
To learn more about Pullman, please go to: http://pullmanchamber.com/visit-pullman/
To find out more about WSU please go to: https://wsu.edu/about/facts/
To find out more about Moscow, please go to: https://visitmoscowid.com/
Minimum/Required Qualifications: Position requires a Masters degree in a relevant field and four (4) academic years of
progressively responsible relevant experience, which has included at least one (1) year of managerial experience. Education and experience
can be tailored to fit the specific organizational entity/directorial assignment. Positions may require applicable licensure and/or
position with a salary of $5,125.75/month, Benefits include vacation and sick leave; health, dental, life insurance; TIAA/CREF retirement
plan; 6-credit tuition waiver per semester; professional development funds may also be available upon approval.
To apply you need to visit https://tinyurl.com/HRLAD2021 to complete the online application and upload a cover letter and resume. Priority deadline
is November 19th, 2021 and will be open until filled. If you have questions, please contact search chair Jamie DeLong [email protected] or Director Brandon Brackett [email protected] or (509) 335-1227, extension 4. Washington State
University and the Department of Residence Life are EEO/AA Educators and Employers. Protected group members are encouraged to apply. For
more information about the Residential Education Director positions and about WSU, visit: http://housing.wsu.edu/about-housing/employment/