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The Professional Simmons Residence Life staff ("prostaff") is composed of full time and part time staff. These members, along with the Assistant Director and the Director of Residence Life, contribute to the development of our student population both in and out of the classroom.

Please check the Simmons Employment website for the ResLife postings.

All professional staff positions have been filled for the 2014-2015 academic year.

Part Time Resident Director (RD)

Bachelors degree with Residence Life or related experience. Ability to interact effectively with students from diverse backgrounds. A commitment to a multicultural education and an understanding of the value of a women's college experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

Enrollment in a graduate program in an area relevant to the position. Course load and other outside commitments must be appropriate to the time demands of the position.


Stipend; the position also includes a furnished apartment and an on campus meal plan during the academic year (see benefits page).


  • Supervises 3-4 Resident Advisors
  • Oversees one residence facility (~100 students)
  • Advises a Residence Hall Council
  • Maintains 10-12 office hours per week
  • Participates in on-call duty rotation
  • Works about 20 hours per week (not including on-call responsibilities)


  • A bachelor's degree is required
  • Preference will be given to candidates enrolled in a graduate degree program (Simmons, Northeastern University, Boston College, Suffolk University or other graduate programs welcome).
  • Resident Directors enrolled in a graduate program may not have more than 15 hours per week combined internship/practicum and/or part-time employment on or off campus (outside of the Simmons RD position).
  • Resident Directors must live within their assigned apartment full-time.
  • Resident Directors must vacate their apartment by the end of their contract, May 31st. Returning staff and outgoing staff have the option of staying on campus during the summer in exchange for summer duty. Staff may be asked to relocate depending on availability and needs of the professional staff apartment in which they reside.
  • All Resident Directors must pass a criminal background check.
  • The Resident Director position is for 1 year, renewable.

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