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Jonathan Cardenas

Associate Director of Residential Life - Student and Community Support

Campus Center 247


Where did you grow up?

I was born in St. Paul and grew up near the metro area of Minnesota.

What are your main responsibilities?

As the Associate Director of Residential Life – Student and Community Support, I am responsible for ensuring our team is prepared to support students by implementing best practices and standards utilized by our college. I oversee the conduct process within Residential Life and maintain our emergency procedures for on-call staff. I often collaborate with campus partners across the campus to achieve the goals of my position. Personally, I am motivated to create equitable processes and often keep up with trends in restorative practices, social-emotional learning, and organizational structure related to student support.

What do you love most about Mac?

What I love most about Mac is the community built between students, faculty, and staff.  I feel empowered to grow as a professional and valued by students.

What is your favorite hobby?

I enjoy camping, reading, and playing video games!