The Area Director is a live-in staff member who works with the staff and students to develop a comfortable living and learning environment and assists individuals with their personal development. Carleton College provides housing for approximately 1850 students in eleven residence halls, twenty-six houses, and nine townhouse apartments.
As a member of the Residential Life Staff within the Division of Student Life, the Area Director will serve in many capacities including the roles of a community builder, educator, adviser, supervisor, and administrator. In these roles, the Area Director helps to shape the quality of the residential experience for the students.
The Area Director must be available to work on evenings and weekends. They are also required to live in campus housing and to participate in the board plan. This is a full-time 11-month position, working and paid over 12 months.
What Carleton College has for you: We offer a generous benefits package, including comprehensive medical, dental, and vision insurance, 403(b) retirement plan with a 10% employer contribution with immediate vesting, a Health Savings Account with college contribution, college tuition assistance for employees’ children, a generous paid time off as well as access too many other campus amenities.
The successful candidate has a Master’s Degree and previous residence hall experience. Priority will be given to candidates with additional experience in student government, campus activities, counseling, or other college student life experience. Is committed to working with individuals and groups of traditional aged college students in a residential setting.
Review of applications begins immediately and continues until the hire is complete.
Carleton is a private liberal arts residential campus with nearly 2000 students. Carleton is located in Northfield, Minnesota, approximately 40 miles south of the Twin Cities. Northfield is a short commute from the metro that offers small town living with a sophisticated feel.
Carleton College is an AA/EEO employer. We are committed to developing our staff to better reflect the diversity of our student body and American society. Members of underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged to apply.
If you are in need of assistance with the application process or have questions, please contact the Office of Human Resources at 507-222-7471.
Additional Salary Information: Please contact our Human Resources Office at 507-222-7471 for more information.
Founded in 1866, Carleton College is a small, private liberal arts college in the historic river town of Northfield, Minnesota. Best known for its academic excellence and warm, welcoming campus community, Carleton offers 37 majors and 15 concentrations in the arts, humanities, natural sciences, and social sciences.