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Join Our Team

Our department has many employment opportunities for students as well as professional staff. All of our different positions offer opportunities to get involved in the residential community and improve skills in many ways.

Residence Life and Housing staff sitting on the stands of the ice arena, wearing Res Life polos.

Residence halls at SUNY Oswego are places where students learn and grow. We would not be able to make that statement without our staff. They put our educational philosophy into action!

Select an option below to learn more.

Professional Staff

The Professional Staff of Residence Life and Housing includes:

  • Assistant Vice President for Residence Life and Housing
  • Associate Directors
  • Assistant Directors
  • Residence Hall Directors
  • Assistant Hall Directors

Visit the Professional Staff section of the Employment Opportunities page to see all our current open positions.

Assistant Hall Director

Under the direction of Residence Life and Housing, Assistant Hall Directors (AHDs) work within their assigned residential areas to create living environments that facilitate positive learning experiences communities and support the academic mission of SUNY Oswego. AHDs play key roles in the Department of Residence Life and Housing (RLH) and the broader campus community. Assistant Hall Directors live on campus and are therefore available to staff and students outside regular business hours during crisis situations or other critical times. Visit for a complete job description. 

Responsibilities include:

  • Provide leadership to paraprofessional staff and student leaders
  • Partner with students to develop vibrant inclusive communities
  • Encourage student engagement, community contributions, and a free exchange of ideas, and cultivation of skills and knowledge


About the position
  • This position is live-in and serves in the on-call rotation
  • Oversees the front desk operations and recycling rooms
  • Provide high level customer service and support to residents and families
  • Possess effective interpersonal communication and presentation skills
  • Ability to motivate, develop, direct, and train staff
Required qualifications
  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Accepted into a Graduate Program or have submitted an application and waiting on a response to go through the interview process
  • Commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Contact Us

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