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Housing and Residence Life is passionate about the Georgia Tech residential student experience. With 97% of all first-year students choosing to live on campus, we create spaces and opportunities for Yellow Jackets to grow and connect, from their first day of college through their graduate studies. We are proud to support our students’ personal development and academic endeavors while providing a safe and comfortable living environment. 

Our department is a large and complex organization supporting over 8,700 on-campus residents among 49 traditional halls, suites and apartments, some of which were constructed for the 1996 Summer Olympics. Our team of 200+ professional staff and 300+ student staff from seven departments support residents directly and indirectly with their unique talents. We are housed within the division of Student Engagement and Well-Being that includes all campus services and student life offices.

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We're Hiring Residence Hall Directors

The Residence Hall Director position is a live-in role charged with developing student employees, leaders, and residents. They take ownership of their community and are invested in building relationships and supporting residents. Our average community size per Hall Director is 2-3 halls and 600 residents with potential opportunities to support Learning Communities.

Additional benefits for Hall Directors

  • One or two-bedroom furnished apartment with utilities provided (view our video tour)
  • Pets (a cat, or dog under 50 lbs.) and partners are welcome to join us on campus
  • Meal plan
  • Salary: $52,476/year

Drive your hall community

Hall Directors have significant autonomy to develop their hall’s community, brand, and traditions while building the support of their Resident Assistant teams. You will create semesterly community development plans to map your goals and initiatives for your halls.

Develop and enhance your career

We want to prepare you for wherever your long-term career plans will take you. Project assignments (such as RA training, selection, and more) and your own professional development plan are intentionally created with your goals in mind to help develop your skills and support departmental needs.

Get involved on campus

Hall Directors are encouraged to network and gain professional experience through participating in additional campus opportunities with supervisor approval. Examples include teaching first-year seminars, advising student organizations, and supervising conference groups and trips.

Looking for more?

Learn from our Hall Directors and colleagues about their experiences in the role and what qualities we are seeking. When you're ready to apply, submit your application via Georgia Tech Human Resources. We offer a fully virtual interview process and a flexible start date!

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  • Apply Online: Submit your online application via Georgia Tech Human Resources.  
  • Resume Review: Your resume and qualifications will be reviewed by our team on a rolling basis. Interviews will be extended to select candidates for further conversation.   
  • Interview(s): We want to get to know you and your experience better while also giving you the opportunity to get to know us and the role. Depending on the position we will conduct one, or a series of interviews to help us find the strongest alignment with our positional needs. You will learn more details about your specific job process through your recruiter. 
  • Decision and Offers: After interviews are completed, we will extend offers to select candidates. If we find your skills impressive but are not able to extend an offer to you at that time, we will retain your candidate file and be in touch with you should we have future openings. 

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Ready to apply? Check out some of our featured open positions. We’ve highlighted an overview of each position so please refer to the links below for the complete job description.

We will keep this updated with vacancies and new positions as they become available.

  • Assistant Director-Conference Services- manage the oversight, planning and execution of camps, conferences, guest and intern housing along with supervising a team
  • Application Support Analyst II- provide oversight and support to our StarRez application software 
  • Locksmith II- install, repair, rebuild and service mechanical and/or electrical locking devices located at various entry points on and within campus buildings
  • Maintenance Worker I- perform basic multi-craft maintenance tasks and minor repairs of equipment and buildings



Salaried (Exempt) & Hourly (Non-Exempt)

  • Competitive salary based on experience
  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance  
  • Paid sick, holiday, vacation and parental leave
  • A 9% employer 401k match or a 21% employer match in the Teachers Retirement System (TRS) pension plan. *
  • Professional development and training opportunities
  • Tuition Assistance Program  
  • Employee Resource Groups 
  • Flexible work arrangements may be available, position specific

*Salaried staff can choose between the two retirement options. Hourly staff will automatically enroll on the TRS pension plan.

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Students are our top priority at Georgia Tech, as noted by one of our nine Institute values. While not every role in our department is student-facing, we all directly impact the student experience in our own unique ways.

Georgia Tech prohibits discrimination, including discriminatory harassment, on the basis of race, ethnicity, ancestry, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetics, or veteran status in its programs, activities, employment, and admissions. Housing and Residence Life is committed to providing all applicants with equitable candidate experience so should you require accommodation during any part of the search process please email