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Siena College Residence Director in Loudonville, New York

Location: Loudonville, NY Category: Administrative and Staff Positions Posted On: Fri Feb 23 2024 Job Description:

Siena College invites applications for the position of Residence Director. We are currently searching to fill one vacancy for our 11-month Residence Director position.

The successful candidate is expected to strengthen the opportunities for intellectual and personal growth for the Siena residential community. Some of the specific responsibilities for this live?in position include:

  • administration of residence halls/facilities housing 250-600 students

  • selection, training and supervision of paraprofessional staff

  • developing relationships with residents

  • planning educational and social programs

  • developing and enforcing policy

  • adjudicating student conduct policy violations

  • serving as a member of an on-call duty rotation

  • participating on division and campus-wide committees

Annual salary: $44,520.00

*The hiring salary above represent the College's good faith estimate at the time of posting in compliance with the Albany County Salary Transparency Law.

Job Requirements:

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree

  • ability to work effectively with students of diverse backgrounds

  • strong leadership and organizational skills

  • excellent communication and interpersonal skills

  • ability to work a non-traditional work schedule in a team-oriented setting

  • completion of a background check

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master's degree in higher education, student affairs, or related field

  • previous experience in residence life, particularly as a Residence Director

A background screening will be required.

Additional Information:

This salaried, exempt position has a competitive salary and includes a furnished one-bedroom apartment, board plan, comprehensive benefits package, and opportunities for on-campus professional development with other student life departments.

Siena's student body is 3,400 undergraduate students, 2500 of whom reside on campus in traditional residence hall and townhouse settings.


Siena College offers a generous benefit ( package to eligible full-time employees. The benefit package currently includes a retirement plan contribution equal to 10% of an eligible participant's compensation (as defined under the plan) after meeting the plan's eligibility requirements, and tuition reimbursement and exchange opportunities for eligible employees, spouses, and dependents. Eligible college employees currently enjoy a work schedule that includes half-day Fridays in the summer and an expansive holiday schedule, including up to two weeks off during winter break. Other perks currently include complimentary breakfast Thursdays in the dining hall, access to College community lectures and productions, complimentary College gym and library memberships, discounted and complimentary tickets to Siena Division I sporting events, and more. Opportunities for remote work may be available as well.

Siena cares for and values each member of its workforce and actively supports upward mobility. We are a community of Siena Saints, and as we often say, the world needs more Saints.

*Eligibility for individual employee benefits is determined at the time of hire and is subject to the terms and condition of the individual benefit.

Siena College is a Franciscan and Catholic institution and expects members of its community to be knowledgeable about its mission ( and to make a positive contribution to that mission. Siena College is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V and encourages applications from all qualified candidates.

Siena College is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation or gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.