Professional Residence Life Staff
Resident Directors & Area Coordinator
The Resident Director (RD) is a Master’s degree professional full-time staff person who possesses expertise in the area of student development, group dynamics, and community development. The primary role of the RD is to facilitate the development of the RLC in conjunction with the other members of the Leadership Team by helping to create a community that allows for the academic, social and spiritual growth of all residents. RDs coordinate all activities within each Residential Learning Community as well as lead, develop & supervise the student staff that work within the RLC.
The Area Coordinator (AC) is also a Master’s degree professional full-time staff person who also possesses expertise in the area of student development, group dynamics, and community development, but with a specific emphasis in working with our upperclassmen students in the University Villas community. The AC leads a team at the University Villas in order to provide intentional opportunities for growth for the students living within the community. The Area Coordinator also coordinates a number of centralized tasks for the Residence Life department.