Staff Directorships

The Office of Business Affairs at Appalachian State University will send out an official call for staff directorship applications at the beginning of each Fall Semester.

The Staff Director position at the Appalachian Loft in New York City is available to all full-time Appalachian staff (SHRA and EHRA non-faculty).  A staff director is needed at the Loft during two brief periods during Winter Break, which occurs between the Fall and Spring Semesters. Individuals may apply for one of these periods:

  • December 18 through December 28, or
  • December 28 through January 10.


Priority is given to staff who have been with the university at least five years and to those who have supported the Loft program. Directors will live in and keep up the daily operations of the Loft. Directors must have outstanding communication skills with the ability to relate to a wide range of guests. The director must have appreciation for Appalachian’s students, faculty, staff and alumni. The director must be extremely flexible, able to handle administrative duties, and coordinate maintenance and upkeep of the facility.


Application Process

 Staff members interested in applying for this position should receive written approval and recommendation from their supervisors and submit with a resume and a letter of intent, to the Office of Business Affairs. Applications must be received within the Office of Business Affairs on or before 5:00 pm, October 16, 2018.  After all applications have been received, interviews will be scheduled.