Posting Date: Wednesday, April 20, 2016

Drew University, a Phi Beta Kappa liberal arts university, includes the College of Liberal Arts, the Drew Theological School and the Caspersen School of Graduate Studies. Drew is located on a beautiful, wooded, 186-acre campus in Madison, New Jersey, a thriving small town close to New York City. It has a total enrollment of more than 2,000 students and has 145 full-time faculty members, 94% of whom hold the terminal degree in their field. The Theological and Caspersen Schools offer MA and PhD degrees and the College confers BA degrees in 30 disciplines.

Drew is dedicated to exceptional faculty mentorship, a commitment to connecting the campus with the community and a focus on experiential learning. Particularly noteworthy opportunities for undergraduates include the Charles A. Dana Research Institute for Scientists Emeriti (RISE), home of 2015 Nobel Prize Winner for Medicine and Drew Fellow William Campbell, the Drew Summer Science Institute, the Center for Civic Engagement, as well as the Wall Street Semester, Semester at the United Nations, Semester on Contemporary Art and Semester on Communications and Media in New York City and several international semester programs. The University also houses the Center for Civic Engagement, the Drew Summer Science Institute, the Center on Religion, Culture & Conflict, the Center for Holocaust/Genocide Study and the Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey, an independent professional theater, as well as the United Methodist Archives and History Center and one of the country’s leading concentrations of materials on Willa Cather.

The Department Campus Life and Student Affairs is currently recruiting for the position of Complex Residence Director.  This is a live-in position that manages the residence hall complex’s day-to-day community development services and programs in order to build strong residential communities within the undergraduate population.  The Complex Resident Director (CRD) will work collaboratively with the Director of Residence Life, offices in Campus Life and Student Affairs, as well as with Academic Affairs, to plan and deliver programs that promote a living-learning environment within the residence halls.  The CRD is responsible for supervising student staff including resident assistants, house assistants within the theme houses, and is involved in the selection and training process for student staff.  The CRD will participate in the on-call emergency response system to provide crisis intervention/assessment and make referrals to appropriate services and resources.  The CRD will also administer a budget for social and educational programming, assist with the opening and closing of halls, manage work orders and follow up with maintenance work orders.

Bachelors’ Degree required, Masters in Student Personnel, Higher Education or related field preferred.  1-3 years professional experience required.

To apply please submit cover letter and resume to


To enrich education through diversity, Drew University is an AA/EOE.  In accordance with Department of Homeland Security regulations, successful candidate must be authorized to work in the United States.  This position is subject to a background check.