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Phoenix, Arizona
Dorm Pastor (Resident Director)
Position Overview
The supervisor, pastor/ administrator of our campus Residence Halls.
Resident Directors will be employed for a 10-month period. Those on the 10-month program are employed from August until the end of May and are expected to be present unless approved time off is granted.
Major Responsibilities
  • To promote a campus environment in which students can develop Christian ideals, social graces, character training and leadership skills
  • To model maturity, courtesy, integrity, spirituality, and respect for others in every facet of personal life including but not limited to: personal spiritual life; personal ethical/moral conduct; handling pressure; church and chapel attendance
  • To recruit, train, and mentor Resident Assistants in an effective program of pastoral ministry to students
  • To communicate and encourage the application of school policy
  • Any other duties as assigned

  • Pastoral heart for people
  • College degree preferred (Counseling courses helpful, but not mandatory)
  • Ability to manage residence hall life and facility
  • Ability to resolve conflict and communicate biblical principles
  • Understanding of and love for university life (academic, social, spiritual)
  • Ability to relate to the general concerns of ministry within the Assemblies of God
  • Ability to relate well to students, faculty, and staff

Organizational Relationships
  • Reports to and is accountable to the Director of Student Development
  • Administers:
    • Residence Hall Operation
    • Residence Hall Life
    • Residence Hall Ministry
  • Committees: As appointed by the University Administration

  • The Resident Director position is a “live on site” type of employment. An apartment is provided as well as meals in the cafeteria.
  • Other employee benefits apply which may include tuition credit, and insurance benefits.
Southwestern Assemblies of God University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award associate, baccalaureate, masters, and doctorate degrees. Contact the SACSCOC at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Southwestern Assemblies of God University.