Associate Director of Resident Life

The Hun School of Princeton | Princeton, NJ


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Posted Date 6/10/2022
Expiration Date7/10/2022

The Hun School of Princeton, a college preparatory boarding/day school located in Princeton, New Jersey, seeks a collaborative and student-centered leader as its next Associate Director of Resident Life. The Associate Director works with the Director of Resident Life to nurture and plan resident life programming and assist in the building of strong positive relationships amongst a diverse day and resident student body composed of both domestic and international students.

Responsibilities include:

  • Nurture and assist the building of strong relationships among diverse resident students (domestic and international);
  • Monitor student life in the dorms on a daily basis including meeting with students of concern, regarding issues (family, roommate trouble, infractions, etc.); 
  • Work with the Dean of Students, oversee resident student discipline and supervise resident student safety;
  • Develop, plan, and implement residential programing of joyful, creative, and educational activities for weekdays and weekends;
  • Post and maintain calendars for residential life activities;?
  • Create schedules for weekend duty assignments for faculty and students on campus;
  • Maintain online resident life communication with all relevant information and trip agendas;?
  • Oversee budget for resident life weekend trips, which includes purchasing of materials and/or tickets, and requisition and allocation of money for programs;?
  • Maintain attendance of students and day faculty involvement in weekend trips;
  • Monitor student life in the dorms on a daily basis;
  • Implement and design resident life curriculum night programing for health and wellness;
  • Maintain communication and collaboration with residential staff, counselors, and the health office to ensure student issues are addressed in a timely and efficient manner;
  • Create and maintain checkout forms and authorizations to ensure proper tracking of students at all times (daily, weekends and during breaks);
  • Coordinate oversight of resident faculty to ensure proper tracking of students and appropriate usage of forms, systems, procedures, and authorizations;
  • Supervision of students in the dorm including rotating evenings and weekend coverage; 
  • Assist in the maintenance coordination of residential facilities;
  • Possibility of teaching one to two classes.


  • A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree preferred;
  • Reside on campus in School provided housing; 
  • A collaborative, supportive, trust-based work style;
  • A love for working with young people;
  • A commitment to a diverse and inclusive community;
  • Personal qualities including resilience, approachability, and kindness;
  • Commitment to good judgment, tact, sensitivity, and discretion in the handling of confidential information, materials, and situations;
  • Ability to communicate effectively and compassionately with students, faculty, parents, and staff;
  • Strong skills in verbal, written, and electronic communication, including the use of social media;
  • Experience in a boarding campus environment preferred;
  • Capacity to periodically work beyond and outside the typical workday;
  • Required passage of State of New Jersey Criminal Background check.


The Hun School of Princeton is a co-educational, private day and boarding school in Princeton, New Jersey. Individual attention and strong student-faculty relationships are the hallmarks of the School. On the 50-acre campus between Philadelphia and New York City, student-centered, hands-on learning prepares students for the global community in which they will live and work. The Hun School is comprised of 645 students in its Middle School, Upper School, and Postgraduate Program. Our campus is home to students from twenty-two countries and fifteen states.

Our campus is located in historic Princeton, New Jersey, a short train ride away from both New York City (50 miles) and Philadelphia (45 miles). Home to Princeton University, The Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton Theological Seminary, and an array of cultural centers and organizations, Princeton is regarded as one of the most academically-minded communities in the world. Often named one of the country's best places to live, Princeton is a friendly, multicultural community surrounded by mountains, parks, and lakes. There are award-winning museums and theaters, celebrated public and private schools, destination restaurants and hotels, and a robust calendar of community events to enjoy.

Our mission:

The Hun School of Princeton empowers each student to thrive in a diverse and ever-changing world, by nurturing resilient character, providing individual mentorship, and inspiring vigorous and joyful learning.

Our community:

In our mission of educating global citizens with resilient character, we actively seek candidates who can bring a diversity of experiences and perspectives to our community. The Hun School of Princeton is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, or any other characteristics or activity protected by law.

Our environment:

The working environment is an office and school environment on a hilly 50-acre campus in Princeton, New Jersey. The abilities to occasionally lift files and storage boxes, walk up and down stairs, attend meetings in varying locations throughout campus, and continually use computers and related office equipment are required. Not all buildings on campus have elevators.

As part of The Hun School's commitment to health and safety, we will require all new employees to be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 and provide proof of vaccination prior to the start date of employment. Vaccines approved by the World Health Organization (WHO) or the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) will be accepted. Employees who cannot receive the vaccine due to either medical contraindications or sincerely held religious beliefs may request an accommodation. Learn more about The Hun School's Health and Safety COVID Protocols

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