Resident Director

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The RESIDENT DIRECTOR manages the operation of a large house/dorm facility located in downtown Andover and is responsible for managing a staff of 2-3 Resident Assistants and the Cook. The Resident Director ensures the academic and personal growth and well-being of 8 – 10 female students who attend Andover High School. The position reports to the President of A Better Chance of Andover.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • The day-to-day supervision of female scholars and management of the staff.
  • Assisting students in establishing personal goals consistent with the program responsibilities.
  • Creating a supportive family environment.
  • Interacting with parents of students, Host Families, ABC of Andover Board of Directors, Andover High School staff and other interested persons in the community.
  • Overseeing the students’ chores related to day-to-day upkeep of the house.
  • Administration of the household, e.g. purchasing supplies and groceries, bills.


  • Room and board: Housing in a separate 3 bedroom apartment near downtown Andover, board of four dinners a week prepared by the Cook, utilities, telecommunications, and parking.
  • Off–duty from ABC during school hours, school vacations, summers, holidays and rotating weekends (the Resident Director may hold a job or attend school during off hours).
  • The opportunity to make a difference in the lives of young women of color.

The successful candidate will:

  • Have a style and warmth that creates a good rapport with teens.
  • Possess a Bachelor’s degree and a track record of demonstrated success working with high school talented youth (preferably female students).
  • Foster an environment of academic achievement
  • Be able to work productively with Board members, host families, scholars’ families, residence staff and high school personnel.
  • Be a married couple or individual who is well-organized, energetic and flexible.

To apply please send a resume with cover letter to: