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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.

For information on our graduate programs, visit

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 13th, 2017.

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

Inquiries should be addressed to: