Assistant Director of Residence Life and Safety Assistant Director of Residence Life and Safety


Seward County Community College is a two-year institution offering 45 programs of study, including Adult Basic Education, certificate programs and Associate of Arts, Science, General Studies and Applied Sciences degrees. Ranked in the top 5% of more than 1,100 accredited community colleges in the U.S.  by the Aspen Institute, SCCC serves a student body of 2,500+ students ranging in age from 15 to 85, in a county with the highest foreign-born percentage population in the U.S., and a rural service area of about 50,997 in seven Southwest Kansas counties as well as neighboring counties in southeastern Colorado, the Oklahoma and Texas Panhandles.


The Assistant Director will reside on campus and manage the residence halls as assigned. This position is responsible for providing leadership, management, and direction for a comprehensive residence life program and ensuring the college is providing housing that is safe and conducive to a positive learning environment.

  • Assist in the supervision and monitoring of the student housing facilities and grounds. Manage the other housing personnel and day to day operations of the RA staff.
  • Responsible for reporting and documenting incidents and or issues, as they arise. Promote the safety and security of students by conducting building evacuations, health and safety searches, and conducting safety trainings for students.
  • To create a residential community that enhances the students' academic, developmental and personal lives. Encourages student participation in resident hall activities and college-sponsored events, clubs, and organizations.
  • To create and assign community service projects for students, as needed. Partner with community agencies that could benefit from community service opportunities for our students. Track student hours and events for specific Student Learning Outcomes.
  •  Provide assistance to students in conflict management, time management and life learning issues.
  • Must be sensitive to the attitudes of all students regardless of race, ethnicity, age, gender, political views, etc. Diversity is what makes SCCC a richer, more developed community.



A Bachelor's degree is required. Six months to two years of practical experience in college housing (i.e., resident assistant or management) and/or supervisory experience in related educational field.  


Competitive salary. Room and Board are included in the compensation. Participation in college Flexible Benefits program which includes options for single and family health and dental coverage, optional insurances, and reimbursement accounts. Other benefits include: income protection insurance; matching annuity; SCCC tuition reimbursement for employee and dependents; annual and sick leave allowances and participation in social security (FICA) and state retirement programs (KPERS).

Salary Range:  Salary commensurate with education and experience.

Position Status:  Full-Time

Application Deadline: Open until filled

Start Date:  ASAP

  • We regret that the College is unable to sponsor employment Visas or consider individuals on time-limited Visa status.
  • Successful applicant will be required to pass a criminal background check prior to employment.
  • Separate application required for additional or future openings.


Applications may be emailed to, faxed to 620-417-1124 or mailed.  Direct inquiries to Human Resources at 620-417-1120.

How to Apply  

To be considered, all of the following materials must be submitted to the address below:

  1. Completed and signed Seward County Community College application. Click HERE  
  2. Cover letter
  3. Job-related resume including contact information for three professional references.
  4. Transcripts from post-secondary education (copies are acceptable)


**If employed, official transcripts will be required within 30 days.  (Foreign transcripts must be translated and evaluated to determine equivalency to U.S. standards). 

If any of the required materials are not submitted with your application packet, your application will be deemed incomplete and will not be forwarded to the committee for screening.  Please notify Human Resources if you require any special accommodation(s) in meeting these requirements. 

Mailing Address:

Human Resources Office

Seward County Community College

PO Box 1137

Liberal KS 67901-1137

More information about Seward County Community College can be found at and  SCCC Facts:  

Selection Process

The search committee will conduct all minimum qualification appraisals as set forth on the position announcement and job description and reserve the right to limit the number of interviews granted.  Meeting the minimum qualifications for a position does not assure the applicant an interview.  Applicants selected for an interview will be notified of the time and place of the interview.  Interviews are usually conducted on campus by the search committee.  Additional interviews and/or teaching demonstrations may be required.

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