Residential Life Positions


Bob - RD Candid

Join a dedicated team of residential life professionals who are committed to facilitating and supporting student engagement and development through exemplary leadership and quality programming.

About Residential Life

HFS houses approximately 7,800 students in residence halls, Family Housing and 12-Month Apartments. Each of our residence halls has a different resident capacity and personality, and they each provide an environment conducive to student learning and community development.

Our goal as a unit is to provide facilities, programs and services that support the development of our students—academically, socially and civically—helping prepare them to be global citizens and leaders of the future.

Current Openings

Area Director-North Campus

This is a full-time, Professional Staff position that will work primarily Monday through Friday 8am – 5pm with significant evening and weekend responsibilities. This recruitment will remain open until filled.

For priority consideration please apply by Thursday, February 1, 2018. For more information and to apply go here.

Resident Director

The Resident Director (RD) application is currently open for the 2018–19 academic year. If you are interested in working in residential life at the University of Washington, please visit our recruitment page.

How to Apply for UW Jobs

To apply for UW jobs, please apply online. From there, click on START your job search. Please keep in mind that positions within the UW (but outside of HFS) may also appear.

Current HFS employees should review their internal candidate profile to ensure it is up-to-date:

  • Copy and paste your resume into the resume text box, and confirm that your contact information and employment history are current.
  • The Disclosure/Authorization section at the bottom of the profile must be complete.
  • Candidates may need to complete both the Work Authorization and Criminal Conviction History assessments.

For questions and assistance with your online application, feel free to contact the UWHIRES Help Desk at 206-543-2544 or email.

The mission of HFS—working together to enhance student life—guides everything we do as a residential life unit. We are dedicated to working collaboratively to make a positive difference in the lives of students.

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