Professional Staff Roles

Assistant Dean of College Life and Director of Residence Life - The Assistant Dean and Director of Residence Life is responsible for the oversight of the entire housing and residence life system. This includes over 2,000 beds and 45 residential buildings. This person is also responsible for off-campus housing approvals.

Associate Director of Residence Life and Housing - The Associate Director is a full-time professional staff member who has a masters degree and at least three years experience. This person is responsible for the selection, training, and supervision of our student staff and also supervises the full time Area Coordinators who work with students in the First-Year buildings.  Additional responsibilities of the Associate Director include coordinating break and senior week housing. This person also works with the Assistant Director for Housing to support housing initiatives.

Assistant Director of Residence Life - The Assistant Director is a full-time professional staff member who has a masters degree and at least two years experience. This person's primary responsibility is to work with the Director of Student Rights and Responsibilities to oversee the Office of Residence Life's response to violations of the student code of conduct.  The Assistant Director also oversees junior/senior suite and apartment style housing complexes.  The Assistant Director is responsible for the day to day operations of his/her assigned residence halls.  The person also supervises the Assistant Residential Life Coordinator and CL staff is their day-to-day duties.  Additional responsibilities of this person include summer staffing and storage.  This person also works with the Associate Director to develop student staff training.

Assistant Director of Residence Life for Housing - The Assistant Director manages the housing operations for the campus. This person works with housing assignments for First-Year students, manages the upperclass housing selection process, and supervises the billing and room change process.

Residential Life Coordinators (3) - Residential Life Coordinators (RLCs) are full-time professional staff who each have a Masters degree in Education or a related field. Each RLC is responsible for a set of residence hall buildings and the residents within. One Residential Life Coordinator works with the East Quad (Hanson, Patrick, and Huber Halls), one works with the West Quad (Rice, Paul, Stine) and the third RLC works with Sophomore Resources, Theme Housing and the RISE program. The Residential Life Coordinators are responsible for the day to day operations of their assigned residence halls. They also can serve as hearing officers and meet with students who violate college policies. They supervise the RC/RA/CA staff in their day-to-day duties.  These staff members also work with the Associate Director to develop student staff training.

Administrative Aide - The Administrative Aide for Residence Life oversees the daily operations of the main office, including the supervision of several student office assistants.  This staff member works with the Director of Residence Life in overseeing the department's budget.  This person also provides some assistance to the Assistant Director for Housing on first-year housing assignments, upperclass housing selection, semester openings and closings, as well as other processes relating to housing.  In addition, the Administrative Aide coordinates summer housing for those Gettysburg College students who remain on campus during the summer.