Graduate Residence Directors Sought

February 20, 2007

Mississippi State University is looking for a few outstanding individuals to join the housing team. Our Graduate Residence Directors are live-in staff members who facilitate the operation of one of our 14 residence halls which include living, learning communities and apartments. Four of these residence halls have been built in the last two years.

The Department of Housing and Residence Life is seeking motivated, enthusiastic and dedicated individuals looking for a challenging and rewarding graduate position.

Responsibilities include: coordination of a dynamic student development program with an emphasis on leadership and community development; promotion of diversity-sensitive approaches in all aspects of the position; supervision of undergraduate staff; opportunity to serve and chair department and division committees; management of facilities systems; and implementation of student disciplinary procedures.

Qualifications: Bachelor's degree, with 1 to 3 years of experience, preferably in residence life, university programs, student affairs, or Greek Life. Salary and benefits are competitive, including a furnished apartment and utilities (High-speed Internet, Cable TV, water, electricity, etc.).

Annual Salary: $10,000 cash salary for 12-months, out/in state graduate tuition and required fees, generous professional development funding, reserved parking space, furnished apartment with cable, HBO, local phone, voicemail, office with computer, and high speed internet access. Summer employment is available.

Learn more about the opportunities in the Department of Housing and Residence Life at Mississippi State University at:

If you would like to be considered for an interview, please send your resume to: We will be attending the following conferences: OPE (#2133), SPE (#E009), NASPA/ACPA (#3349) and collecting resumes at SEAHO. To receive priority consideration, please send your letter of interest, resume and names, addresses and phone numbers of three references by the priority deadline of March 1, 2007. Applications will be accepted after the priority deadline until all vacancies are filled.

Send materials to:

Stephen Whitlock, Associate Director for Residence Life
Mississippi State University Housing and Residence Life
PO Box 9502
Mississippi State, MS 39762
Fax: 662-325-4663