Employment Opportunities

The Office of Residence Life at McKendree University has a variety of rewarding employment opportunities for students and professionals.


Student Employment

Make a great college experience even better by joining our staff! Students who work for our department have the opportunity to develop professional and life skills, meet new people, get involved, and gain valuable experience.


Click the links below to view the various position descriptions for 2023-2024 academic year.


Resident Assistant (RA) 

Student Academic Mentor (SAM)

Senior Resident Assistant (SRA) - This position is only open to individuals with previous experience as a student staff member.


Student Staff Apply here! (Student Staff Applicants only)


Student Custodial Assistant Position Description

Student Custodial Assistant Application


Summer Furniture Mover Interest Form



If you have questions concerning student employment for the Office of Residence Life, please contact reslife@mckendree.edu.



Professional Employment

In the Office of Residence Life we are committed to recruiting and selecting staff members of the highest quality who are passionate about creating inclusive environments focused on student learning, growth, and development.


Resident Director (RD) - 1 opening for Fall 2024 with start date of 7/1/2024

Area Coordinator (AC) - 1 opening for Spring 2024 with start date of 1/2/2024

Assistant Director of Residence Life 


Also, learn more about our department and our campus from the RD/AC perspective in our Candidate Booklet.


Residence Life Staff Employment Policies of Interest

Pet Policy

Live-In Partner Policy

Employee Handbook - Additional information about employment at McKendree University 

If you have questions regarding professional employment for the Office of Residence Life, please contact reslife@mckendree.edu.


You can also visit the University's Employment page.