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[C17-35B] - Residence Life Director (10 Month Live-In) Search Extended

Position Information

Administrative Faculty


Contact Person:
Nicholas D'Agostino
Phone: 860-832-1653

Job Description

Central Connecticut State University invites applications for a full-time Assistant to the Director /Residence Hall Director. This 10-month live-in professional staff member is responsible for the quality of life in a University residence hall. The emphasis of this position is on establishing and maintaining an atmosphere conducive to personal growth, community building and academic achievement. Candidates are expected to be committed to multiculturalism and working with a diverse student body. Please note CCSU does not permit pets.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Two years (FTE) of relevant housing experience which equips the applicant to relate effectively to resident university students and staff
  • Commitment to serving a diverse student body

Equivalent combination of training and experience may be considered.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Recent residence life work experience at a college or university setting
  • Experience with Microsoft Office Suite and Adirondack Solutions The Housing Director and/or other housing management software
  • Experience seeing to the operational needs of a residence hall (i.e., submitting work orders, inventory control) and supervising resident assistants
  • Demonstrated experience advising student organizations (i.e., clubs, hall council)
  • Experience developing and providing training in a college/university setting
  • Demonstrated experience with crisis management including student conduct

The University: CCSU is one of four universities in the Connecticut State Colleges & Universities system. Excellent professors and a wide array of academic programs prepare students for success in whatever field they choose. CCSU’s motto is more than a slogan; it articulates the University’s commitment to students: “Start with a dream. Finish with a future.” CCSU serves approximately 12,200 students - 9,500 undergraduates, and 2,700 graduates. CCSU is richly diverse: more than 30 percent of students are of traditional minority heritage. Visit our web site at

The Community: CCSU is located in New Britain, a city of some 70,000, within a 10-minute drive to the state capital in Hartford. New Britain is home to the nationally recognized New Britain Museum of American Art and offers a range of cultural opportunities, including the New Britain Symphony Orchestra, two theatres, and an extensive park system. The University is approximately two hours (by car) from both Boston and New York City.

Application & Appointment: For full consideration, applications must be received by June 14, 2017. Salary is commensurate with education and experience; minimum salary $36,133 (10 month salary). To begin the application process, click on the Apply Now button and electronically submit the following in a single file:

  • Letter of interest addressing qualifications for the position
  • Current resume
  • Names of three current professional references (including a current or former supervisor) with mail and email addresses, and phone numbers

Please redact any personally identifiable information (i.e., SSN, DOB, marital status) from any documents submitted. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Emailed or mailed copies will not be accepted.

For more information, contact Nicholas D'Agostino at 860-832-1653 or

Central Connecticut State University is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer