Position Descriptions

Residence Director

The Residence Director is a 10-month, live-in graduate assistant who works directly with professional and student staff to create inclusive communities that foster residents’ academic, personal, and professional success through community engagement and education. Residence Directors, in conjunction with their supervisor, handle daily operations within the residence hall or apartment community, including, but not limited to: staff supervision and training, residential curriculum implementation, student leadership development and advising, community development support, student behavior management, serving in the on-call rotation, working closely with maintenance and housekeeping staff, and administrative and departmental responsibilities. The Residence Director plays a key role in ensuring University Housing’s continued ability to support and implement our mission, vision, and values. Residence Directors are called upon to carry out responsibilities with professionalism, commit to supporting diverse populations, and employ strong administrative and leadership skills. Summer employment opportunities may be available.

View the Residence Director job description (pdf).

Compensation:

  • Rent-free 1-bedroom furnished apartment
  • $9,105 annual stipend
  • $1,100 meal stipend in the fall, $800 meal stipend in the spring
  • $850 professional development stipend
  • Tuition remission, excluding required student fees
  • Health insurance plan
  • Reserved parking, the cost of the permit is paid by the RD

Please note: Partners are permitted and are subject to a background check. Emotional support animals are permitted and must be registered and approved by the Disability Services Office.

Graduate Assistant for Residential Education, Leadership, and Assessment

This position is responsible for working in partnership with the Assistant Director for Residential Education, Leadership and Assessment to develop and design learning opportunities for residents through the planning and implementation of our residential curriculum, Experience and Engage. The Graduate Assistant will assist in the creation of co-curricular educational strategies and the development of lesson plans supporting these strategies. In collaboration with the Assistant Director for Residential Education, Leadership, and Assessment, the Graduate Assistant will design and facilitate Residential Curriculum training opportunities for University Housing staff. The Graduate Assistant will also support Residential Curriculum assessment efforts through data collection and data analysis.

We are anticipating this position being vacant for the 2018-2019 academic year.

Compensation:

  • $9,105 annual stipend
  • $300 training meal stipend in fall
  • $850 professional development stipend
  • Tuition remission, excluding required student fees
  • Health insurance plan

Graduate Assistant for Recruitment, Selection, and Training

The position is responsible for working in partnership with the Assistant Director for Recruitment, Selection, and Training to create and lead a comprehensive recruitment, selection and training plan for Community Directors (CDs), Residence Directors (RDs), Resident Advisors (RAs) and Community Assistants (CAs).  This key role supports and implements the mission, vision, and values of University Housing by recruiting and selecting top candidates and ensuring that they have the training they need to thrive within our department. The Graduate Assistant (in conjunction with their supervisor) will handle recruitment, selection, and training of staff efforts including, but not limited to: marketing positions, collaborating with campus partners, developing and assessing training outcomes, creating team development and ongoing training opportunities, responding to candidate inquiries, hosting informational sessions, coordinating ECD 220 course logistics, developing evaluation processes and administrative and departmental responsibilities.

We are not anticipating this position being vacant for the 2018-2019 academic year.

Compensation:

  • $9,105 annual stipend
  • $300 training meal stipend in fall
  • $850 professional development stipend
  • Tuition remission, excluding required student fees
  • Health insurance plan

How To Apply

Higher Education Administration candidates

  1. Apply to the NC State Graduate School by the published deadline.
  2. Indicate preference in interviewing for the graduate assistantship position(s) through the Higher Education Recruitment Weekend process.

Counselor Education College Counseling candidates

  1. Apply to the NC State Graduate School by the published deadline.
  2. Submit a cover letter and resume to vjcooley@ncsu.edu by January 22, 2018, at 5:00 p.m. indicating which graduate assistantship(s) you are applying for.

Other candidates

  1. Apply to the NC State Graduate School by the published deadline.
  2. Submit a cover letter and resume to vjcooley@ncsu.edu by January 22, 2018, at 5:00 p.m. indicating which graduate assistantship(s) you are applying for.
If you have any questions, please contact Veronica Cooley-Perry, Assistant Director for Recruitment, Selection and Training at  vjcooley@ncsu.edu.