Resident Life Director

NOW HIRING FOR 2018-2019 academic year!
Application deadline extended to March 12, 2018!


K-State Wesley Director of Residence Life- Job Description


Position Summary: The Director of Residence Life is responsible for the leadership of K-State Wesley’s residential community, including administration, programming, policies, communications, services, and personnel, striving toward a mission of facilitating a Christian residential living environment at K-State Wesley.


Essential Responsibilities:

  • Oversee the residential community at K-State Wesley that houses a maximum of 50 students.
  • Serve as primary supervisor for resident assistants (one male, one female), student interns, and the student caretaker.
  • Implement and maintain the leadership structure of the residence hall. Help ensure effective management of all facilities.
  • Respond to campus and student emergencies as needed and serve in the on-call duty rotation alongside the RA’s.
  • Ensure effective publications and communications, including parent contacts.
  • Coordinate residential contracts, applications, and lifestyle covenants.
  • Coordinate room assignments and room changes throughout the year.


Secondary Responsibilities:

  • Work alongside the Wesley Administrative Assistant in accomplishing office tasks, such as budgetary income and expenses for the residential community.
  • Leadership and participation in major activities of the campus ministry, including Sunday Night Dinner, Tuesday Night Worship, Fall & Spring Retreats, mission trips, and recruitment activities such as the KSU Activities Carnival and All-University Open House.
  • Assist the Campus Minister with various leadership roles in the campus ministry as needed.



  • College graduate preferred, although equivalent experience will be considered.
  • Residence Life experience preferred.
  • Strong organizational, verbal, and written communication skills are required.


Organizational Relationships:

  • The Director or Residential Life directly reports to the K-State Wesley Campus Minister and the Board of Directors.



  • 11-month position from July 1 to May 31. Two-year contract, may be renewed once. Hourly wage of $15.00, up to 25 hours a week. Live-in housing provided with a single room on the first floor of the residence hall. (Students on 2nd and 3rd floors.) Housing includes room, electricity, gas, water, trash, laundry, and cable/internet service. Total compensation/benefits package estimated at $26,000.

Send resumes, references, and one page letter of interest to:
K-State Wesley- 1001 Sunset Avenue- Manhattan, KS 66502– (785) 776-9278