Interested in becoming a Residence Director?

The Residence Director (RD) position is a 12 month (July 1 – June 30) live-in role within the Housing and Residence Life Office. Supervised by the Assistant Director of Housing and Residence Life, the RD is responsible for the overall administration of a residence hall community of approximately 200-300+ students. The RD: selects, supervises, evaluates and trains Resident Assistants; fosters an environment which enhances student intellectual, social, spiritual and personal development; provides educational opportunities and academic support for students through programming, conduct and advisement; serves as a conduct hearing officer in adjudicating policy violations; serves as a resource person and as the primary institutional representative responsible for residence hall administration according to University philosophy and policy. Additionally, the RD collaborates with the Maintenance, Housekeeping and Security staff; participates in departmental and University-wide committees; and fulfills other duties as assigned. The position is annually renewable based on evaluation of work performance and academic achievement. The Residence Directors are appointed by the Assistant Director of Housing and Residence Life after consultation with the Senior Director of Student Conduct and Residence Life and the Assistant Vice President of Student Life.

Residence Director must be enrolled full-time as a Marywood graduate student.  Prior residence life experience preferred. Compensation includes board while classes are in session during the Fall, Spring and Summer semesters, a stipend of $450.00 per month, a furnished apartment, and tuition remission (24 credits annually). For more information regarding the position, please email Tyler Ward at

We are currently searching for three (3) Residence Directors for the 2016-2017 academic year.

Review of applications will begin early February and continue until the positions are filled.  A completed Marywood University Application, along with resume should be sent to Marywood University, Office of Human Resources, 2300 Adams Avenue, Scranton, PA  18509.

Marywood University Employment Application

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Interested In Becoming A Resident Assistant?

The Resident Assistant (RA) position focuses on enhancing the quality of life in the residence halls, including fostering community, providing academic support, and being attentive to safety and security of residents. The position requires an individual who is flexible enough to assume a variety of roles as dictated by the changing needs of students. It is crucial that an individual be able to relate well to others and handle administrative responsibilities. The RA is more than just a friendly presence; she/he is the crucial link in creating an environment in which students develop independence and learn to live cooperatively with others.

Resident Assistant Applications for the 2016-2017 academic year will become available in the Office of Housing and Residence Life, Tony Domiano Center for Student Life, and electronically below on Friday, January 22, 2016.

2016-2017 Resident Assistant Application

Resident Assistant Reference Form

Spring Break Information

University housing closes at 10 a.m. on Saturday, March 5, 2016 for spring break and re-opens 10 a.m. on Sunday, March 13, 2016.

Students requesting to stay during spring break must complete the form below by 4:30 p.m. on Monday, February 29, 2016.

Spring Break On-Campus Housing Application