Join Our Team - Professional Staff
Residence Life staff attend Convocation in August 2019
We are not accepting applications for professional positions at this time. When we do have available positions they will be posted on the LUC Careers site.
Thank you for your interest in a professional position with the Department of Residence Life at Loyola University Chicago! We are a hard-working, thoughtful, diverse, committed, active, change-oriented, professional, and humor-filled group whose organizational culture is shaped by these attributes. Individual talents and experiences contribute to our collective work rooted in Jesuit education on our two beautiful campuses in Chicago. In the coming year, we will be opening a newly constructed, 400-bed residence hall and implementing a new Residential Programming and Support Model
. See below for more information about available positions in our department.
Resident Director -
The Resident Director (RD) is a full-time, masters-level professional, charged with providing leadership and direction for a residential community of 200-700 students. RDs are responsible for cultivating a meaningful experience in a "high touch" institutional culture, with the underlying goal of supporting students and embodying cura personalis
or care for the whole person. Successful RDs have a strong work ethic, are relational, demonstrate flexibility, and represent their work as professional administrators. RDs are responsible for supervision of Assistant Resident Directors and Resident Assistants. RDs are 12-month full-time employees and we offer a competitive salary and university benefits package
Assistant Resident Director - The Assistant Resident Director (ARD) position's inaugural year was in the 2018-2019 academic year and we are so excited to continue developing and growing the role. The department has a total of 6 ARDs, directly reporting to a masters-level Resident Director. ARDs are essential members of our hall leadership, assisting in the day-to-day operations of our residence halls and partaking in tasks such as, but not limited to: RA supervision, oversight of residence hall desk operations, advisement of hall council, and active participation in departmental committees. ARDs are 10-month full-time employees and we offer a competitive salary and university benefits package.
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