Acting Associate Director, College Student Life
Colleges, Housing, and Educational Services
JOB #: 1908916
Full Time; Contract
Salary Range: $80,000-$82,000/annually. Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience
UCSC strives to embrace diversity in all its forms; it strives to be an inclusive community that fosters an open, enlightened & productive environment.
Colleges, Housing and Educational Services (CHES) is a multi-funded organization within the Business and Administrative Services (BAS) division at the UC Santa Cruz. CHES provides leadership in the areas of college student life and residential services, housing services, facilities, employee housing and capital planning, dining services, conference services, early education services, the Bay Tree Bookstore, ID card services, and business and financial analysis for these areas. Through these units, educational and developmental programs and services are offered to all members of the campus community including students, faculty, staff, children and external constituents.
CHES provides on-campus housing and dining services to nearly 9,500 undergraduate and graduate students in ten residential colleges and six multi-college affiliated residential communities which support single students and students with families. Employee housing is provided through 51 rental units at the Laureate Court apartments and 188 for-sale homes in four different locations. The unit also provides off-campus student housing support and summer conference operations. CHES manages the auxiliary services units of the Bay Tree Bookstore and ID card services and offers Early Education Services for student parents.
Under the general supervision of the Senior Director, College Student Life, the Associate Director serves as a senior member of the college staff. The incumbent has primary responsibility for managing the residential life and housing programs for two colleges which includes: residential operations and education, housing management, student engagement and activities, and student jurisprudence/behavioral management. The Associate Director formulates policies and procedures for residential life and housing programs; develops long and short term organizational goals for residential life and housing programs; represents their colleges and the larger CHES organization both internally and externally; and manages the operating budget and human resources of the residential life and housing program. In the absence of the Senior Director, the Associate Director will assume overall student life management responsibilities for the college. The Associate Director is responsible for building a diverse, welcoming and safe community for all residents and college affiliates.
This position requires passing a pre-employment criminal history background check. Selected candidates cannot begin work until passing their background check. Please note: Time required to complete this process may vary and can be lengthy.
Selected Candidates who currently live on campus will be required to pay monthly rent in order to retain on-campus housing.
* Bachelor's degree in related area and/or must possess equivalent experience/training.
* Experience assessing situations by conducting research, drawing upon student development concepts, and seeking appropriate input to provide a quality student life program.
* Experience in response coordination and providing leadership during crisis situations.
* Experience assessing potential risk to student welfare and safety and providing training and utilizing resources available to minimize risk.
* Demonstrated experience with conflict resolution and negotiation.
Position is open until filled; Initial Review Date: 08-05-2019
APPLICANTS ARE REQUIRED TO USE THE UCSC ON-LINE PROCESS
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To ensure review of application materials by the hiring unit, they must be submitted on or before the initial review date (IRD) via the Staff Employment Opportunities web site; https://jobs.ucsc.edu. A computer is available at the UC Santa Cruz Staff Human Resources Office located at Scotts Valley Center. The Scotts Valley Center is located at 100 Enterprise Way, Suite E100, Scotts Valley, CA 95066. To learn more or to request disability accommodations, call 831-459-2009. Hearing impaired are encouraged to use the California Relay Service at 800-735-2922. UC Santa Cruz is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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