Welcome to the Community Director Search web page!

First Image | The 2019-21 CD cohort (left to right): Dan, Jess, Zac, Sharon, & Dhaval.
Second Image | CDs with the 2019-20 Graduate Assistants: Anthony (left) & Jorge (right). 

We're Glad You're Interested!

We are glad that you are interested in learning more about the exciting Community Director (CD) position opportunities at Pacific Lutheran University (PLU)! We hope these pages will provide a simple and informative guide to everything prospective candidates will need to know about living in the Pacific Northwest (PNW) and working at PLU. Please use the right-hand navigational menu above to navigate through our CD selection & hire webpages.

About the Community Director (CD) Position

CDs are an integral part of the educational community at PLU.  They collaborate with faculty, staff, and students to create and manage purposeful and dynamic learning environments in the residence halls and across campus.  They have a broad knowledge of student development theories and implement these theories into daily practice.  Finally, CDs are reflective educators who are able to communicate with diverse individuals and communities. The CD position is a 40-hour/week, non-exempt (i.e., hourly) position. The CDs report to the Assistant Dean for Campus Life, Co-Curricular Learning, & Assessment. Learn more about the CD experience using the right-hand menu links above! 

About PLU & Campus Life

CDs are members of the Campus Life team. Campus Life is a jointly led close collaboration of Residential Life and Student Engagement within Student Life, a Division that strives for improved care and service to students through increased synergies and efficiencies. Through shared departmental leadership, vision and work, the Campus Life partnership enhances student learning, engagement and success at PLU. Learn more about PLU, our Student Life Division, and our Campus Life departments (Residential Life and Student Engagement) using the right-hand menu links above! 

Apply Today!

Interested applicants can apply via our Human Resources WebpageCandidates will be considered on a rolling basis as they apply and the position will close when it has been filled.

Thank you for your interest. We hope you learn a lot and have fun exploring. If you have any questions about the Community Director position opening, the search process, or this web page, please direct them to Jes Takla, Assistant Dean for Campus Life, Co-Curricular Learning, and Assessment, who is both the hiring manager and supervisor of the Community Directors (jes.takla@plu.edu).