Residential Life Staff

$37,000 - $42,000 yearly
  • Tallulah Falls School
  • Tallulah Falls, GA, USA
  • Mar 20, 2024
Full time Other

Job Description

About TFS

Tallulah Falls School is an independent, coeducational college-preparatory boarding and day school nestled in the northeast Georgia mountains serving more than 500 students in grades four-12. Our students, faculty, staff, parents, and supporters form a close-knit school family where everyone feels a sense of belonging and purpose. We all work together as a team to accomplish a common mission.


Job Summary

Tallulah Falls School seeks an eclectic and enthusiastic Residential Life Staff member with a desire to confidently influence middle school and high school youth. The school is hiring for both male and female residential life staff members that will serve in both the male and female dormitories. The position requires shifts every weekend and two weekdays (3 p.m.-8 a.m.). TFS has, at a minimum, a break every six weeks. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. Those fortunate enough to influence young lives at TFS receive a competitive benefits package and have access to many free fun activities.



The essential functions include, but are not limited to the following:

●      Monitor the safety and well-being of boarding students.

●      Assist international students with cultural acclimation to an American high school and promote friendships with domestic students.

●      Chaperone off campus activities.

●      Oversee evening study hall and tutor students as needed.

●      Oversee daily work program in the dorms.

●      Other duties as assigned.


Requirements & Qualifications:

●      Bachelor’s degree required.

●      Must be able to pass a DOT Physical prior to and during employment

●      Experience working with youth in all types of situations (resident assistant, camp counselor, etc).

●      Valid driver’s license required.

●      Current lifeguard certification or willing to obtain a lifeguard certification preferred.

●      Strong work ethic and initiative in understanding all-school dynamics and proactively responding to a fast-paced environment.


●      Exceptional interpersonal skills and ability to support the needs of middle and high school student living in a residential dorm.

●      Strong collaborative skills.

●      Passion for working with students, families, colleagues within a vibrant and diverse community.

●      Effective organizational skills with attention to accuracy and detail.

●      Strong written and verbal communication skills.

●      Compatibility with the school’s values, culture, and community.

●      Ability to pass periodic background, drug and alcohol screenings.

●      Ability to maintain confidentiality and composure under pressure.


Standard Physical Requirements:

●      Must be able to sit and/or stand for an extended period of time.

●      Must be able to bend, reach, lift and climb.

●      Must be able to understand written and verbal instructions.

●      Must be able to communicate and respond to questions from various levels with the organization.

●      Must have manual dexterity sufficient to perform specified duties.

●      Must be able to lift, carry, move and handle equipment, boxes weighing up to 50 pounds.

●      Must be able to possess basic mathematical skills: addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division.



To Apply

Interested candidates should email a cover letter, resume, portfolio/work samples and a list of three professional references to the Director of Residential Life, Jon Benson at [email protected]. No telephone calls, please.