The Residence Director position offers many great opportunities and benefits, including:

  • Competitive Salary - $37,760/yr
  • 11 month contract
  • Furnished 1-bedroom apartment
  • Meal plan
  • Paid vacation (accrues monthly) & sick time (annual allotment)
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance (75% employer covered)
  • Retirement match contribution (10% employer match after 2-year vestment period, or immediate contribution if you already have a TIAA retirement account).


What can RDs do during their off-month?

During the month when RDs are not working, they often are able to enjoy a number of unique opportunities.  Previous RDs have used their month off to do the following:

  • Travel to visit friends & family
  • Explore the greater Capital Region
  • Engage in summer activities in the nearby Adirondack Mountains
  • Remain in Albany to relax and recharge

All benefits (campus apartment, meal plan, health insurance, etc) remain in effect during the month an RD is not working.