What you'll do and who you'll meet as a Complex Director
As a member of the Residence Life staff for KU Student Housing, each Complex Director holds a live-in, full-time position managing all residential aspects of an area housing between 500 and 950 students. Complexes vary in physical size, student population, and programmatic emphasis. For more information about the responsibilities of the position, job requirements and benefits, see below. Read more about the academic resources, including the residential curriculum program, you will have to make available to students.
Back row, left to right: Theresa Riles, Megan Nemec, Phil Neuman, Dayona Nett, Nathalie Villatoro.
Seated, left to right, Katie Keenan, Paige Freeman, Braden Foreman
About Student Housing
KU Student Housing is all about helping students achieve more, dream more, be more. We create ways to enhance the college experience and ensure success: academic, social, financial. Student Housing has three types of living options: residence halls, scholarship halls, and apartment living. We also have resources on campus and off-campus to help you be successful.
Student Housing Mission StatementOur Mission
Building learning centered communities through individual support and respect
Our Central Values
- We provide essentials – shelter, security, nutrition – and strive for excellence in all we do
- We promote academic success, growth, leadership, and participation in all our communities
- We foster unity and understanding while celebrating the individual
- We offer a variety of innovative and affordable environments through effective management
We proudly commit to preparing our students and staff to thrive in a global community. We seek to understand and affirm all identities we serve to develop a culture where individuals challenge assumptions and engage in open discourse. Through representative staff and equitable policies we will continue to serve the evolving needs of our diverse communities.
About Lawrence and the Kansas City Area
Founded in 1854 by Free Staters, Lawrence has a population of more than 90,000 in a multicultural, friendly, small town atmosphere with many of the attractions of a big city. Beautiful and historic downtown Lawrence boasts more than 150 shops and restaurants. From high-end clothing stores to local specialty shops, downtown Lawrence has what you're looking for.
Kansas City is just next door and is world renowned for barbecue as well as jazz and blues. Kansas City is home to fine dining, the Nelson-Atkins Art Museum, the Jazz Hall of Fame, Chiefs football, and the Kansas City Royals baseball team.
How to Apply
To make an initial inquiry about this position, send resume and cover letter to Jacque McKenna, Assistant Director Residence Life. A complete application will include the required on-line application, a cover letter, résumé, and contact information for at least three references.