Be a Community Director

Immerse yourself in the wealth of educational, entertainment and historical attractions that make Detroit a unique place to live and work. While you provide leadership in the residential community, you are surrounded by a vibrant Midtown Detroit community that is great for professionals wanting to experience an urban environment. Community Directors get the opportunity to work closely with an incredibly diverse student population with nearly 3,500 students living in attractive housing developments designed for today's students. 
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Who is a Wayne State Warrior?

There's no single characteristic that defines a Wayne State Warrior. We're commuters and campus residents, full-time students and working professionals, faculty members and service staff, parents and grandparents, immigrants and athletes. 

Diversity isn't a slogan at Wayne State; it's a reality that's woven into our mission and guides everything we do. We offer an immersive educational experience where students work alongside people from different countries, cultures and socioeconomic backgrounds in a microcosm of our interconnected world. With the most diverse student body in Michigan, our students gain a distinct advantage as they prepare to build successful careers in the complex global marketplace.  

What We Offer

In addition to the benefits offered to full-time staff at the University, Housing and Residential Life offers its live-on Community Directors a number of benefits and experiences. 

Job Purpose

Our Community Director professionals provide leadership in residence operations in a way that maintains positive, multicultural, and learning-centered communities. They facilitate and develop a nurturing residential community. The Community Director position is a three (3) year term-limited position with the opportunity for the fourth year at institutional discretion.

We are seeking professionals that have a student-focused approach to student development, a positive attitude, a desire to contribute positively to a team and are seeking opportunities to grow and develop in a fast-paced environment. A Masters' degree in higher education, student development or related field is very strongly preferred.