Graduate Assistant Resident Director

The Office of Residence Life at McKendree University seeks a qualified individual to fill the Graduate Assistant Resident Director for Residence Life position on its Lebanon, Illinois campus. The position is responsible for overseeing a residential area consisting of approximately 100 residents, supervising student staff, mediating conflicts, serving as an active resource to students, assisting with both academic and personal matters, as well as serving as a link and liaison to a variety of departments, and striving to establish an inclusive residential community as well as other assigned duties compatible with organizational goals.

The successful candidate must possess a Bachelor’s degree and have experience working in Residence Life or a comparable Student Affairs setting.

The compensation package for this full-time 10-month position includes an hourly rate of $9.25 per hour, a partially furnished on-campus apartment, and an excellent benefits package, in addition to other advantages.  Position starts July 15, 2020. Interested candidates should forward a letter of application referencing job #GARD9, current resume, and three professional references to Shirley A. Baugh, Director of Human Resources at For a full position description, please the Office of Residence Life website at