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Director of Student Housing & Residential Life

Seaside, CA

Posted: 5/14/19
Deadline: 5/24/19
Salary: DOE
Reference Number: 9225

About This Organization

Cal State Monterey Bay provides more than 7,600 students an extraordinary opportunity to learn on a residential campus just one mile from the shores of the beautiful Monterey Bay. Our campus is adjacent to one of the world’s most productive agriculture regions and some of its most attractive tourist destinations. The Pacific Ocean at our back door provides abundant recreational opportunities, as well as a site for innovative research that reflects our campus’s focus on environmental stewardship and sustainability.

Job Duties

Another Source’s client, California State University Monterey Bay (CSUMB), is recruiting the Director of Student Housing & Residential Life to make a difference in student’s lives. Come join a mission driven organization that supports and empowers students to learn and grow in their residential communities and beyond.

Here’s a little about Cal State Monterey Bay and The University Corporation:

Cal State Monterey Bay provides more than 7,600 students an extraordinary opportunity to learn on a residential campus just one mile from the shores of the beautiful Monterey Bay. Our campus is adjacent to one of the world’s most productive agriculture regions and some of its most attractive tourist destinations. The Pacific Ocean at our back door provides abundant recreational opportunities, as well as a site for innovative research that reflects our campus’s focus on environmental stewardship and sustainability.

The University Corporation at Monterey Bay is a non-profit institution that is related and affiliated to the California State University Monterey Bay. The Corporation is a nonprofit 501© (3) public benefit corporation that is a recognized auxiliary organization of California State University and was established in July 1994. Our team provides excellent benefits that include medical, dental, vision and life insurance benefits, contributory retirement plan, TSA (403b), and 13 paid holidays per year.

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Under the general supervision of the Associate Vice President for Student Affairs & Dean of Students (“AVP/DOS”), the Director of Student Housing & Residential Life (“SHRL”) manages the daily operations and is responsible for the direction, coordination, implementation, integration, and evaluation of programs and services within the Office of SHRL. The incumbent is part of the University Office of Student Affairs & Enrollment Services’ Student Life team and routinely collaborates with Student Engagement & Leadership Development, Student Conduct, First Year Experience, and Recreation. The Director will coordinate with University Corporation regarding the financial well-being of student housing and along with AVP/DOS will collaborate on legal- or financial-impacting initiatives and any human resources needs. The Director provides financial, programmatic, and supervisory leadership of all residential programs and staff. CSUMB’s residential communities are capable of housing more than 50% of the student body, with a capacity of more than 2500 bed spaces on Main Campus in residence halls, suites and apartments, and 1350 bed spaces on East Campus in apartments. On-campus housing for individual students in Main Campus and East Campus, and on East Campus for students with families is a significant recruitment and retention tool for the University.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Planning, organizing, and coordinating college or university residential housing programs; facilitating, mentoring and/or guiding individuals and groups of college students; university student services programs; practices and trends of the student services field and working knowledge of student services programs.
Demonstrated supervision of professional staff;
Literature and best practices in the areas of student life and residential services, facilities, and business operations;
assessment and evaluation.
Working successfully and providing leadership within a culturally diverse institution of higher education.
Academic support needs of first-generation students from culturally diverse and historically underserved communities. Familiarity with and commitment to the CSUMB Vision Statement.

General knowledge of:

Principles, problems, and methods of public administration, including organization, personnel, and fiscal management; knowledge of advanced statistical and research methods;
Effective supervisory principles, practices and techniques; and thorough knowledge of modern management and administrative techniques related to the development and implementation of appropriate methods of work planning, scheduling and coordination in a team environment to meet changing organizational objectives; and the legal and administrative issues related to the operation of student programs and activities.

Strong, excellent skills related to:

Human relations, ability to work with various campus constituents including students, faculty, administrators, staff and alumni; strong conflict resolution skills; attention to detail and organizational skills, ability to remain calm under pressure and be able to multitask in a fast-paced environment; the development, establishment, and maintenance of effective working relationships with colleagues.

Ability to:

Communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing; understand and adhere to the highest principles of ethical behavior;
Provide skilled student services; provide leadership to a team effort that provides services to students in a manner creating an environment with a strong student/customer service orientation; use strong organizational personnel, supervision, and budget management skills; supervise, train and motivate the work of multiple direct reports and effectively recommend personnel actions; train and evaluate the productivity and performance of employees and possess strong problem solving skills; effectively establish and maintain cooperative working relationships within a diverse, multi-cultural environment of students, staff, faculty and academic programs across the university;
Define schedules, assign and establish projects and develop short and long range plan; direct, assess and determine program functions, set deadlines and complete projects accordingly; work collaboratively in the development and administration of program areas; administer and forecast budgets;
Develop new, innovative, and effective support services for students; design support programs to meet organizational objectives.
Proficiency in the use of computers, including appropriate software.

Required Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications

Equivalent to a Master’s degree from an accredited college or university AND seven years Student Affairs experience in a residential university program, preferably at the senior housing management level. Additional experience beyond the minimum requirement which demonstrates that the applicant has acquired and successfully applied the knowledge and abilities shown above may be substituted for up to two years of the education on a year-for-year basis.
Must have strong leadership, interpersonal, and communication skills and demonstrated experience working with diverse populations.
Demonstrated ability to address the essential functions associated with this position including the knowledge and abilities identified above.
Ability to complete web-based training in Defensive Driving. Must continue to meet the established driving standards as a condition of employment.
Preferred Qualifications

Master’s degree in Education, Student Personnel Services, Higher Education, Counseling or a related field is preferred.
Significant experience developing university student housing programs and services, including residence education, facilities and operations.
Knowledge of the California Educational Code and laws that affect CSU policies that apply to CSU programs and services in Student Life.
Experience in developing cooperative and collaborative working relationships with individuals and groups.
Experience in assessment of programs and activities with a focus on learning outcomes. Experience and some proficiency with Peoplesoft, StarRez and Cbord (PCS Odyssey) systems.
Spanish bilingual skills (speaking and writing).
Special Conditions of Employment

The person holding this position is considered a “mandated reporter” under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.

NOTE: A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the University Corporation. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current University Corporation employees who apply for the position.

This is an Exempt position and as such is not eligible for the overtime provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act. University Corporation positions are “at-will” employment.

The University Corporation employment is separate and distinct from CSU Monterey Bay or State of California employment. University Corporation employees are not employees of either CSUMB or of the state of California.

The University Corporation at Monterey Bay is an equal opportunity employer and committed to building a pluralistic university by hiring personnel with competencies and experience related to the regional and State population.

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DOE

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