Professional/Technical Positions

Women's Residence Hall Director

Graceland University’s Lamoni campus, a small private residential liberal arts campus, is seeking a live-in Women’s Residence Hall Director, an essential team member in the Division of Student Life. The Residence Hall Director is a student-centered, collaborative and intentional educator who supervises student staff and manages a residential learning community of approximately 250 students. The Residence Hall Director is – first and foremost – a residential educator, responsible for creating and sustaining a community of learners who are challenged to grow in all aspects of their "Graceland Experience." Due to the high level of collaboration in Student Life, this is an exciting opportunity for a dynamic individual who is energized by the opportunity to grow in the field of Student Affairs and to contribute to a successful Residence Life team focused on student learning and achievement.

Innovative program planning and implementation, supervision of a highly-talented student staff, frequent personal and group advising, managing residence hall facilities, and serving in on-call duty rotation/crisis response are the primary duties, other duties as assigned.

This is a 10-month position.


Bachelor’s degree required, master’s degree preferred. Residence hall experience preferred.

Application Procedure

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Send cover letter, résumé and three letters of reference to the Human Resources Department: Graceland University, 1 University Place, Lamoni, IA 50140;; fax 641-784-5033; phone inquiries to 641-784-5447.



Equal Opportunity Employment has been, and will continue to be, a fundamental principle at Graceland University, where employment is based upon personal capabilities and qualifications without discrimination because of race, color, creed, gender identity, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation or any other protected characteristic by law. This policy applies to all policies and procedures relating to recruitment and hiring, benefits, termination and all other terms and conditions of employment. Questions or concerns should be referred to the Human Resources Office.

In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the U.S. and complete employment eligibility verification paperwork.