Director of Inclusive Housing

Office of Student Life

Blackburn College, a unique four-year liberal arts college with a student-managed work program located in Carlinville, IL, seeks applications for the position of Director of Inclusive Housing. The Director will serve as a professional staff member in the Office of Student Life under the supervision of the Vice President of Diverse & Equitable Student Life and Dean of Students. The Director will be responsible for leadership and administrative oversight of a comprehensive housing program serving up to 400 students.

A Bachelor’s degree and prior experience in undergraduate housing and residence life is required, while a Master’s degree with prior residence life and undergraduate housing experience is preferred. The successful candidate must be a self-starter with excellent interpersonal skills and an ability to lead when encountering stressful situations. In addition, the successful candidate will have a working knowledge of best practices for student success and development; strong organizational skills; and a proven commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion.

Blackburn College is an Equal Opportunity Employer and seeks to build an inclusive community that can engage the interests of a diverse population. We are committed to fostering, cultivating, and sustaining a culture that reflects the diversity of our country, and as such we particularly encourage applications from members of underrepresented groups such as women, people of color, LGBTQ+, veterans, and those with disabilities.

Send resume, cover letter including a diversity statement describing what diversity means to you and why it is important, and the names/addresses/phone numbers of three current, and professional references to: Human Resources, Blackburn College, 700 College Ave., Ludlum 215, Carlinville, IL 62626 or email Employment-based immigration sponsorship is not offered for this position. Phone calls or walk-ins not accepted. Applications will be considered on a rolling basis and the position will remain open until filled.