The residence hall staff has been carefully selected and trained to effectively manage the residence halls. The goal of the staff, at all levels, is to help students succeed.

The Director of the Office of Residence Life, Assistant Director,  Housing Coordinator, Resident Directors and one full-time Administrative Assistant, along with several part-time student workers, support the central office (located in 303 Turley Student Services Center).

The Director of the Office of Residence Life is responsible for overseeing the entire operation of the residence life programs at Fairmont State and coordinates the selection, training, and evaluation of all student and professional staff. The director also manages the residential judicial process. The Director is located in 303O Turley Student Services Center.

The Assistant Director of the Office of Residence Life is responsible for the overall maintenance, operation, and renovation of the residence halls. The Assistant Director is located in the satellite office at 603 Bryant Place.

Coordinator of  Housing Services supports the Director and Assistant Director in making room assignments, processing room changes, monitoring hall occupancy and other administrative duties. The Housing Coordinator is located in 303J Turley Student Services Center.

A Resident Director (RD) manages the RA staff. These professional staff members are familiar with the campus and can direct students to the appropriate individual or office when they have a question. RDs regularly relay important information, and identify students who violate college policy and refer them for judicial action.

Administrative Assistant supports the Residence Life staff with day to day operations. Processes housing deposits, student staff payroll concerns and handles student issues in the office as they arise.

Responsible students are chosen for the following job positions

An Assistant Resident Director (ARD) is located in each residence hall on campus. They assist the Residence Director in the daily operations of the residence halls.

A Resident Assistant (RA) lives in a residence hall or apartment area and is strategically located to best respond to student’s needs. RAs foster a sense of community and implement social, recreational, educational, cultural, and community service activities. As an RA you will

  • develop leadership skills
  • serve as a role model
  • promote positive relationships among residents
  • plan and hold events for residents.

To qualify, you must be enrolled full-time, have a 2.25 GPA or higher, live on campus, be responsible, enjoy being a leader and successfully complete the interview process. RA's earn free room and board. The selection process takes place during the spring semester each year. Mid year vacancies will be filled on an as needed basis.  Search and apply for a position on the Fairmont State Jobs website.

Hall Monitors work the desk at the main entrance of the residence halls. These students a responsible for registering visitors as they enter the halls.  Students need to apply online. Positions are filled on an as needed basis.

 

Contact Info

Office of Residence Life
Turley Student Services Center
Room 303J
Phone: (304) 367-4216
Fax: (304) 367-4789
reslife@FairmontState.edu

Mailing Address: 
303J Turley Student Services Center
1201 Locust Avenue
Fairmont, WV 26554