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Open Positions in CHAS

At any given time in the year, there may be open staff positions in College Houses & Academic Services.  The Penn Human Resources website offers an easy way to search for those positions as well as a portal to apply.

Go to and click on "Search Postings" in the lefthand column.

Find the "Org" tab and use the scroll down function to find one of the following numbers and hit "search."

  • 08600 for general staff positions
  • 08601 for the position of Director
  • 08602 for House Dean positions

All other positions, such as student managers, student RA and GA staffs, and faculty in residence are filled through different processes not coordinated by Human Resources.

For general questions about joining the CHAS staff — administrative or in-residence — send an email query to


Director of Upperclass Houses and Paraprofessional Staff Selection 

[Penn Human Resources: Job Posting]

Reporting to the Executive Director of College Houses & Academic Services, the Director will provide supervision and management to three College Houses with a resident population of approximately 2400 students and will also be responsible for paraprofessional staff selection. As a member of the College Houses & Academic Services leadership team, they will provide direction and develop innovative approaches to benefit the resident student population within the construct of a College Houses system.

A Master’s Degree is required; a Ph.D. is preferred. At least 5 years to 7 years of experience supervising professional staff in a university or college setting within residential life or an equivalent combination of education and experience is required. Experience with program development, implementation and assessment for sophomore through senior year populations, and experience working with residential faculty in a College House system or within a Living Learning community environment is highly preferred. 

If you have questions or an interest in applying, please email Mr. Martin Redman, Executive Director of College Houses. He can be contacted at