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Thomas College, located in the revitalized town of Waterville, ME which is mid-way between the beautiful coast and mountains of Maine as well as Maine’s largest city, is a private, not-for-profit business and liberal arts college offering a guaranteed job program to its graduates. Founded in 1894 as a private college, Thomas offers a rich professional studies curriculum for undergraduate and graduate students in a wide variety of programs including business, arts and sciences, criminal justice, education, and technology. In 2017, Money Magazine recently ranked Thomas 23rd in the country for adding the most value to their degrees, and data reported by the New York Times ranks Thomas College in the top 15 percent of all college and universities in the U.S. for upward mobility of its graduates.

Thomas College seeks innovative and self-motivated live-in professional staff members to join our Student Affairs team as Professional Staff (Resident Director and/or Area Coordinator (dependent on experience)) within the department of Residential Life.  Reporting directly to the Dean of Students/Director of Residential Life and Housing, the Residential Life Professional Staff will have responsibilities in supervision of the paraprofessional staff, administration and community development within their residential area, on-call duties and emergency response.  In addition, the Residential Life Professional Staff will devote a portion of their time assisting with housing & facilities, programming and community development and staff training and development.  The Residential Life Professional Staff positions are an 11 month, live-in administrative position that would operate outside of traditional business hours.

The successful candidates must have Bachelor's degree in Higher Education or related field, with a Master's degree preferred, minimum of one year previous experience in Residence Life, good administrative, supervisory and organizational skills, and be able to effectively communicate with students and other campus and community constituents. Candidates must possess a valid driver’s license and ability to pass the College’s vehicle and criminal background check. 

Benefits Include:

Partially furnished apartment, partial meal plan, Medical insurance, dental insurance, life insurance, long-term disability insurance, short-term disability insurance, 403(b) matching plan, paid time off, and tuition remission.

Interested candidates should submit a letter of interest, current resume and the names and contact information of 3 professional references to:  Hannah Gladstone, Dean of Students, Thomas College, 180 West River Road, Waterville, ME 04901 or

 Thomas College is an equal opportunity employer.

Thomas College's mission is to prepare students for success in their personal and professional lives, and for leadership and service in their communities.