Student Worker: Resident Director

Student Worker: Resident Director

locationRoseburg, OR, USA
PublishedPublished: 3/25/2024
Full Time


Student WorkerThe position of Resident Director is a Open Until Filled so that we can find the ideal candidates for our amazing team.

Are you someone who is organized and innovative? A self-starter who is motivated, positive, and has a strong desire to help others? If yes, then this is the position for you! 

As a Student Worker in the position of Resident Director, you will be vital to the daily management and function of UCC’s housing facilities. Resident Directors are live-in staff who respond to immediate and ongoing needs and issues within the housing facilities. RD’s assist with Operations and Facilities processes as well as completing on-going inventory and health and safety inspections among other duties. RD’s work closely with Resident Assistants, the Residential Life Coordinator and the Director of Housing.


We need a student worker that understands the importance of their role. If you are looking to gain experience, knowledge and skills that you can apply towards your career, while making a positive impact in a professional environment. REASONS TO WORK HERE

 Fun, innovative atmosphere

Ability to transform lives and enrich communities

Opportunity to work with helpful, caring, and friendly coworkers

Professional Development Opportunities

Beautiful Rural Campus 

The Douglas County community through UCC is building upon 50+ years of rich academic experiences and lives changed through higher education. We are a student-centered, positive working environment that thrives on innovation. We are committed to ensuring that everyone who interacts with our campus feels included, valued, and inspired to fulfill our mission to transform lives and enrich communities. 

 Umpqua Community College is located in beautiful Southern Oregon between the mountains of the Cascade Range to the east and the Coastal Range to the west. Hiking, biking, camping and skiing are a short car ride away and the town is surrounded on all sides by the amazing Umpqua River for fishing and water sports. The area is also home to over 40 wineries and many breweries with a bustling downtown. Roseburg has everything you’d want from a small town and has easy access to the bigger cities of Portland and Eugene by jumping on I-5. Roseburg has live-ability, a friendly feel and is ready to be home to your next career and family adventure. 



Required Qualifications:

  • Should have and maintain at least a 3.0 cumulative GPA.
  • Good disciplinary record.
  • Must live in residential buildings.
  • Ability to balance academic work, college activities and residence hall responsibilities.
  • Effective oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to accept diverse cultures and backgrounds.
  • Ability to remain calm in emergency situations.
  • Should possess good listening skills.
  • Can establish clear boundaries between RA role and peers in housing.
  • Be reliable, dependable, and responsible.
  • Maintain confidentiality.
  • Have a base knowledge of college policies and procedures and ability to uphold college policy.
  • Must work well with others in a collaborative and problem-solving setting.
  • Energetic and enthusiastic nature.
Preferred (Not Required) Qualifications:
  • One year experience as Resident Assistant preferred.

  • Furnished Room/Apartment at no cost. 
  • $1,500 stipend per term (paid at the end of each term).
  • Benefits include: free practical knowledge of crisis intervention, event planning, goal-setting, interpersonal communication, supervision, time, and stress management skills. 


  For full consideration applicants must submit with their application all of the following:

  • A cover letter which addresses your interest in Umpqua Community College and how you would excel in this position;
  • Current resume that includes educational and professional work experience;
  • A list of 3 professional references listing contact information including email address;

  Umpqua Community College Honors Veterans Preference

  Applicants are eligible to use Veterans’ Preference when applying with Umpqua Community College in accordance with ORS 408.225, 408.230 and 408.235; and OAR 105-040-0010 and 105-040-0015. Preference will be given only if the applicant meets the minimum criteria of the position and electronically attach the required documentation at the time of application.
  Documents Required

  • Member Copy 4 of the Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty (DD Form 214 or 215)
  • or...
  • Letter from the US Department of Veterans’ Affairs indicating receipt of a non-service connected pension. Disabled Veterans must also submit a copy of Veterans disability preference letter from the Department of Veterans Affairs. You can request copies of your military service record through the National Archives website.

For information regarding Veterans’ Preference qualifications, visit www.oregonjobs.com.
  If you wish to self-identify under Section 503 as an individual with a disability, please provide this information by completing Department of Labor Form CC-305 available at www.dol.gov.
  Statement of Equal Opportunity
Umpqua Community College is an Equal Opportunity Employer. This means that we will extend equal opportunity to all individuals without regard for race, religion, color, sex, national origin, age, disability, handicaps or veterans status. This policy affirms UCC's commitment to the principles of fair employment and the elimination of all vestiges of discriminatory practices that might exist.
  Employment with Umpqua Community College is contingent upon background check approval.