Director of Residence Life & Conduct

at Friends University in Wichita, Kansas, United States

Job Description

Friends University is committed to work-life balance for its employees by offering up to 4 weeks of vacation, 96 hours of sick leave per year, up to 13 1/2 paid holidays, half day Fridays June through July, up to 5% retirement matching, and free undergraduate tuition for you, your spouse, and your dependents.

Friends University is seeking to fill the Director of Residence Life & Conduct position in Wichita Kansas. This position provides leadership and direction for the Friends University Residence Life Office by promoting a living learning community within the context of a Christian institution.  Responsible for all aspects of residence life including facility management, staff supervision, resident education, housing processes, and operational budget.  It is a requirement of this position to live on campus and eat in the Casado dining room. This position will also oversee conduct for the campus community through the promotion of our Community Standards, facilitating the judicial process for students in violation of our Community Standards, as well as work to assure consistency and fairness across all aspects of campus life. Housing including utilities is provided, as well as a dining allowance to meals when the Casado dining room is serving.

Friends University seeks to hire individuals who will embrace our mission and celebrate our commitment to equipping students to honor God in their personal, professional, and spiritual lives by adhering to the University’s RISE Core Values (Respect, Inclusion, Service and Excellence).  The mission of the University is:

Friends University, a Christian University of Quaker heritage, equips students to honor God and serve others by integrating their intellectual, spiritual, and professional lives.

Five years to ten years of similar or related experience is required. 

Bachelor’s degree is required.

Courtesy, tact, and diplomacy are essential elements of the job. Work involves much personal contact with others inside and/or outside the organization for purposes of giving or obtaining information, building relationships, or soliciting cooperation. Excellent written, oral and interpersonal communication skills are necessary. Excellent written, oral, and interpersonal communication skills are required. Experience in budgeting and scheduling is required as is two years’ supervisory experience. Knowledge of interviewing and hiring practices desired.

Please visit our employment site at to apply.  Only applications submitted through this Friends University website application process will be accepted.

Friends University aspires to be a model of excellence in higher education. As an expression of our Christian faith, we aim to prepare our students for success in a diverse and interconnected world by providing transformative learning experiences that embrace different viewpoints. As we seek individuals to join our Friends University community, we encourage candidates who share our commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion to apply. Join us as we continue on this journey towards a more just and inclusive future for all.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Friends University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

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Job Posting: 12903721

Posted On: Apr 15, 2024

Updated On: May 22, 2024

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