Residence Hall Director Recruitment Information

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We appreciate your interest in being a part of our team. We are seeking to fill multiple vacancies for our Residence Hall Director role with an anticipated start date of July 1, 2022. The Residence Hall Director position at Georgia Tech is a live-in position charged with developing student employees, leaders, and residents. Residence Hall Directors take ownership of their community and are invested in building relationships and supporting residents. At fully staffed, our team of 19 Residence Hall Directors oversee various communities of typically 2-3 halls with an average residential community size of 600 residents. About a third of our Residence Hall Directors oversee residents connected to Living Learning Communities

We are in an exciting time of change with new department executive leadership, long-term growth plans, and are now housed in a brand new Student Engagement and Well-Being division. We expect to see more significant developments over the next few years to continue to best support our residents in new and innovative ways. 

Georgia Tech Housing and Residence Life houses over 8,000 on-campus residents each academic year among our 49 traditional, suite, and apartment residence halls, some of which were constructed for the 1995 Summer Olympics. Over 200 professional staff members and 300 student employees serve our residents within the departments of Residence Life, Facilities, Administration, Finance, and Conference Services. 

Full Position Description

How We Hire 

  • Apply Online  | Submit your application via Georgia Tech Human Resources and search for position 239391. While our position will remain open and rolling, we have a priority deadline of March 17, 2022 for the strongest consideration.  
  • Resume Review  | Your resume and qualifications will be reviewed by a panel of staff members on a rolling basis. Virtual interviews will be extended to select candidates for further conversation.  
  • Phone Interviews | If you are selected for a virtual interview, we will spend about 30 minutes learning more about you, your skills, and your experiences. You will also have time to ask us questions. 
  • Final Interviews | We will review our phone interview notes and extend a final round of interviews to candidates who demonstrate the strongest alignment with our positional needs. Final interviews will be a one-day experience conducted virtually via Microsoft Teams and will give you the opportunity to meet a variety of team members and ask questions. 
  • Decision and Offers | After final interviews are completed, we will extend offers to select candidates. In the event we find your skills impressive but are not able to extend an offer to you at that time, we will retain your candidate file and be in touch with you should we have future openings. 

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  • Salary: $47,476 (non-negotiable) 
  • One or two bedroom furnished apartment with internet and utilities provided (video tour below)
  • Pets (a cat, or dog under 50 lbs.) and partners are welcome to join us on campus 
  • Professional development opportunities
  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance  
  • Paid sick and vacation time, accruable monthly 
  • Retirement plan w/ 9-19% 401k match available 
  • Tuition Assistance Program 
  • Employee Resource Groups 

Own Your Experience 

Drive your hall community | Hall Directors have significant autonomy to develop their hall’s community, brand, and traditions while building the support of their Resident Assistant teams. You will accomplish this by creating semesterly community development plans where you will map your goals and initiatives you would like to see happen within your halls.  

Develop and enhance your career | We want to prepare you for wherever your long-term career plans will take you. Departmental project assignments, known as collaterals, (such as RA training, selection, and many more available) are intentionally created with your goals in mind to help you develop skills of interest as well as fulfill departmental needs. As a new employee, you will receive professional StrengthsFinder coaching within the department to help you reflect and leverage your talents in the role. 

Get involved on campus | Hall Directors are encouraged to network and gain professional experience through participating in additional campus opportunities with supervisor approval. Examples include teaching first-year seminars, advising student organizations, and supervising conference groups and trips. 

Georgia Tech prohibits discrimination, including discriminatory harassment, on the basis of race, ethnicity, ancestry, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetics, or veteran status in its programs, activities, employment, and admissions. Housing and Residence Life is committed to providing all applicants with an equitable candidate experience so should you require an accommodation during any part of the search process please reach out to Kaleitha Johnson at Currently, we are unable to provide immigration sponsorship for this position.