DWU Employment

Resident Director

Dakota Wesleyan University, a four-year private liberal arts university affiliated with the United Methodist Church and located in Mitchell, South Dakota, is accepting applications for a Resident Director. The Resident Director (RD) is a full time, live-in, position with a start date of no later than June 1, 2018. The RD will support the mission and goals of the university and the goals and objectives of Residence Life in particular. The RD will supervise and mentor a team of undergraduate Resident Assistants in an assigned Residence Hall. The RD will be assigned a specific duty (or duties) in support of the university’s mission and goals outside of his or her RD role. Examples of these sorts of duties might include (but are not limited to) Advisor for the Student Activities Board, internship coordinator, etc.

The successful candidate will hold a bachelor’s degree, have demonstrable, successful experiences working in higher education, have experience with best practices in working with an on-campus student population and be committed to leading and mentoring undergraduate students.

Dakota Wesleyan University is committed to fostering diversity, is an equal opportunity employer, and welcomes the candidacy of underrepresented groups.

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Applicants should submit a resume, cover letter, and a list of three references to:

Dakota Wesleyan University
1200 W University Ave
Mitchell, SD 57301