Assistant Director, Student Housing

The award-winning Morehead State University Office of Student Housing is searching for the next passionate student-centered professional to join our team. Staffed with a population of uncommonly dynamic and competent professionals, the Office of Student Housing continues to set new standards for excellence and client experience on campus and beyond. Serving an on-campus population of approximately 3000 residential students, this position provides mission-critical support and oversight for the residential operation. Nestled in the foothills of the Daniel Boone National Forest and just a short drive from numerous major metropolitan areas, MSU offers the best of both worlds for our professional staff members. This position will expand a professional’s toolbox and allow them to develop critical skills to further their career and ready themselves for senior positions. If you are seeking your next dare-to-be-amazing career opportunity, we welcome you to apply for the full-time position of Assistant Director, Student Housing.


Responsibilities: The Assistant Director for Student Housing assists the Director of Housing and Residence Education with the overall administration of the residential program through functional assignments in housing operations and residence education. Functional assignments could change annually to best meet the needs of the Office of Student Housing and the professional development needs of the incumbent. Rotating functional assignments may include housing administrative operations, residential community engagement, co-curricular programming, and student/staff development.


Requirements: Bachelor’s degree. Minimum of three (3) years progressive responsibility and successful experience in student housing or a related field. Demonstrate a clear understanding of student development theories and have the ability to apply the theories in practical situations. Must possess excellent written and verbal communication skills, and demonstrate a strong client service orientation. Demonstrate computer proficiency with standard office applications.


Desired Qualifications: Master’s degree in student affairs, communications, or business administration. Experience and usage with Adirondack Housing Solutions software, Experience with Advocate conduct software.


Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. For priority consideration apply by September 26, 2019. To apply, visit and complete the MSU Application for Employment. Upload a cover letter and a resume with contact information for three references. Contact the Office of Human Resources at (606) 783-2097 should you have questions about our online application.

MSU is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.