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CSPA Graduate Assistantships

Mr. Alan Nordyke
Ellis L23
Warrensburg, MO 64093
Phone: 660.543.4549


Rockhurst Assistantships- Job Descriptions

    Assistantships: Live-in Required

  1. Graduate Assistant- Residence Hall Director (opening Fall 2015)

    Rockhurst University seeks an energetic individual committed to student learning and development to serve in our Residence Life office. Approximately 200 students live in each of our residential communities. Rockhurst's Residence Life program is actively involved in student programming, education, orientation, and retention. The Resident Director position is a 10-month live-in position and reports to an Assistant Director of Residence Life.

    Responsibilities include residential education, staff supervision, crisis management, on-call and availability after hours and weekends, disciplinary conferences, building safety and security, community development, staff selection, programming, and committee assignments.

    Qualified candidates will have a bachelor’s degree and gain admission into a graduate program (Higher Education or Counseling preferred) at the University of Kansas, the University of Central Missouri, or the University of Missouri-Kansas City. Qualified candidates will also display strong organizational and interpersonal skills, and be willing to live on-campus in a Rockhurst-provided apartment.

    This is an exempt 10-month, live-in position. Resident Directors will receive a salary of $24,000. Resident Directors will also receive a cell phone and laptop for business use during your employment and provided professional development opportunities. Rockhurst University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Rockhurst University is a small Jesuit university located in Kansas City, Missouri. Founded by the Jesuits in 1910, Rockhurst is a comprehensive university that offers more than 50 undergraduate and graduate programs taught by nationally recognized faculty. Rockhurst emphasizes learning, leadership and service. Rockhurst University is a learning community, centered on excellence in undergraduate liberal education and graduate education.