Community Director

Community Director Recruitment Information

Thank you for your interest in the Community Director position at the University of Arizona. Housing & Residential Life conducts a search for these positions as part of both an annual spring recruitment process and on a rolling basis throughout the year. As of Fall 2021, we are searching to immediately fill mulitple positions.  

To be considered for an opening, all candidates must complete the appropriate University of Arizona electronic application. A complete application must include:

Questions may be directed to

The University of Arizona is an EOE/AA/ADA employer and welcomes individuals with diverse backgrounds, experiences, and ideas who embrace and value diversity and social justice.

Click here for the Community Director job description.

Employee COVID-19 Vaccine Requirement

All University employees are required to show that they are fully vaccinated for COVID-19 as a condition of employment unless granted a religious or medical/disability accommodation. New hires must show they are fully vaccinated or submit an accommodation request no later than one week after their hire date or by Jan. 4, 2022, whichever occurs later. To learn more about the employee COVID-19 vaccine requirement, any applicable deadlines, and available accommodations, please visit the Employee COVID-19 Vaccine Requirement page.

Our anticipated spring selection timeline is as follows:


Applications received for any active vacancies will be reviewed on a rolling basis until the position(s) are filled. We are looking to immediately fill multiple positions.

Information about the Spring 202 recruitment timeline will be posted soon. The University of Arizona will be participating in both the Oshkosh Placement Exchange (OPE) and The Placement Exchange (TPE).


Community Director: $41,527 (based on a 12-month contract)


Community Directors are considered live-in professionals and are provided a furnished on-campus apartment, with a live-in partner welcome.


Relocation Assistance

Community Directors receive up to $750 in relocation assistance.


Pet Policy

Community Directors are permitted to have up to two animals in their apartment, including dogs, cats, and fish pending approval process and payment of deposit(s).

Spousal and Domestic Partner Benefits

As Arizona is a marriage equality state, all legally married spouses of Community Director are eligible for health, dental and vision insurance as well as tuition assistance. Domestic partners (same-sex and opposite-sex) of Community Directors are eligible for some benefits as well. For more information, please visit the HR website.


Community Directors earn approximately 22 days of vacation per year (6.77 hours per biweekly pay period). For more information, please review the vacation policy.

Professional Development and Opportunities

Community Directors are given professional development funds which can be used for conferences, association memberships, books, and other professional development opportunities as approved by the Director of Residential Education.

Community Directors at the University of Arizona are provided with ample opportunities to participate in professional growth and development. A sample of experiences/opportunties that our CDs have had are:

  • Conference attendance such as AIMHO, ACUHO-I, NASPA, ASCA, ACPA, etc.
  • Purchase of association memberships
  • Professional association committee participation
  • Webinar attendance
  • Teaching opportunities
  • University of Arizona Human Resources workshop attendance
  • Equity & Inclusion retreats/workshops
  • Certification programs
  • Professional article/book group participation
  • Campus lecture series
  • Purchase of books

Tuition Benefits

Qualified Tuition Reduction (QTR) is a benefit provided to all eligible employees, affiliated participants, and their spouses and dependents. It allows full-benefits-eligible employees to take courses at any of the three Arizona public universities (University of Arizona, Arizona State University, and Northern Arizona University) at a substantially reduced tuition rates.

Healthcare, Dental, Vision, Retirement, etc.

Outstanding UArizona benefits include health, dental, and vision insurance plans; life insurance and disability programs; state and optional retirement plans, and access to UA recreation and cultural activities. Visit the HR website for more details.

The University of Arizona is a wonderful place to begin your career in Housing & Residential Life and beyond. We have alumni in a variety of high-level positions both within and outside of Student Affairs around the world. Click here to see our Residential Education staff alumni directory. If you would like to be added or wish to update your information, please email