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Employment Opportunities for Professional Staff

On behalf of Keene State College, The Division of Student Affairs and the Office of Residential Life and Housing Services, I welcome you to the employment section of our web page.

I invite you to review the various employment opportunities offered within our department with the hope that you will see that we are not only committed to the development, support and success of our residential students, but we are also equally committed to the welfare of our staff members.

Our central office is staffed by a group of veteran Residential Life professionals who are always prepared to help develop our new professionals and equally eager to embrace new ideas and concepts. We strive to make your experience professionally challenging, personally gratifying and an overall valuable and fun experience.

Regardless of where you are in your job search process, I want to thank you for your interest in the Office of Residential Life and Housing Services and the many programs and employment opportunities we offer.

- Kent Drake-Deese
Associate Dean of Students

Residential Life offers a variety of employment opportunities, including Resident Assistants and Residence Directors. In addition, we hire a number of students to be summer conference and facilities workers (please check with our office in February for more information about these positions).

Residence Director This position reports directly to the Assistant Director for Residential Education. Each Residence Director (RD) is expected to operate from a foundation that incorporates student development theory, institutional and organizational priorities, and their best professional sense of what their staff and students need.

The position is a twelve-month, live-in professional position with primary responsibility for direct supervision and leadership in an assigned community on campus.

Residence Directors are responsible for administering community development opportunities in a residential area of 200 to 650 students, supervising 8 to 14 staff members, and working to promote the mission of the department and the College.


Contact Residential Life

The Office of Residential Life & Housing Services is open from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. If you have questions about housing services (room assignments, housing contract, damage billing, etc.) and are unable to stop by the office, feel free to e-mail or call us.

Residential Life Office
603-358-2339
229 Main Street
Keene, New Hampshire 03435

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The opportunity to work with the motivated and passionate team at KSC has given me the chance to really grow as a new professional. The team provides me with the encouragement to expand and explore both my identity and my abilities.

- Heather McCarthy, Residence Director

Working at KSC has been a pleasure. I’ve been provided many opportunities to develop as a professional in the field of Student Affairs and Residential Life. I feel that my ideas are heard and I feel valued as an employee within the department. Everyone I work with is very accommodating and easy to get along with, making each work day enjoyable.

- Jeff Sawyer, Residence Director