Graduate Positions

Half time Residence Director Graduate Positions are filled by a yearly process which takes place in the spring. We will be interviewing at the Mid-Atlantic Placement Conference and setting up Skype interviews for candidates not attending the Mid-Atlantic Placement Conference.

All Graduate Assistantships are for a 9 1/2-month period.

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Residence Director Graduate Assistantships

The Residence Life Office at Rider’s Lawrenceville & Princeton (Westminster Choir College) Campuses employs graduate students as directors in each of its residence facilities.  Job responsibilities include supervision of 1 to 8 Resident Advisors, advisement of hall governments and programming, consultation for personal and academic concerns, coordination of administrative functions, and disposition of judicial violations.  Remuneration includes a stipend, 9 credits tuition remission per semester, an on-campus furnished apartment, and a meal plan donated by Aramark, our food service contractor.

Qualifications for All Positions

  • Admission to a graduate program at Rider University
  • Personal qualities which would facilitate the supervision of staff
  • Ability to work with college students in an advising capacity
  • Ability to work well with other offices on- and off-campus as needed
  • Work experience in undergraduate halls or work/living experience of a related nature
  • A two year availability is preferred and in some cases required
  • Must have a valid driver’s license

A completed Application includes:

  • Resume & Cover Letter
  • Listing of three References

All materials must be received by Monday, February 22nd, 2016.

Candidates attending the Mid-Atlantic Placement Conference may submit their application at the conference.

Inquiries should be addressed to:

Jane Ferrick
Area Director
Switlik OFC

Appointed by the President upon recommendation by Director of Residence Life, the Area Director reports to the Director of Residence Life.  The primary responsibility of the Area Director of Residence Life involves the supervision of Residence Directors and the management of residence halls and students in his/her area.  In doing so he/she will promote a safe, comfortable and educational community where academic success and personal growth are encouraged.

Supervision Responsibilities: