Residential & Community Living Student Leadership Program Advisor
The Residential & Community Living team at the University of California, Santa Barbara, supports the well-being and quality of life for 11,500 students living in the campus' apartments and residence halls.
This position will play an integral role with the advising and leadership development of UCSB students, to include establishing student government and programming bodies for: the all-campus governments (Residence Halls Association, National Residence Hall Honorary, Student Apartment Community Council, Graduate Student Apartment Community Council); the individual buildings (Hall Councils); and individual floors within each building. Serving as the Student Leadership Program Advisor, and working under the direction of the Manager of Student Leadership Programs, the position performs a variety of advising functions for Residential & Community Living, which consists of 8 residence halls and 9 apartment communities, housing approximately 11,500 students, including 13 Resident Director/Complex Coordinators, 16 Assistant Resident Directors/Assistant Complex Coordinators and 140 Resident Assistants. This position provides an exceptional opportunity to develop skills in student advising, gain exposure to the field of student leadership and development, participate and contribute to a variety of student programs, and receive mentoring in career development and potential career paths.
This is a twelve-month per year contract position from July 1, 2018 - June 30, 2019, with the possibility of reappointment for a maximum of two additional terms. Must be available to work evenings and weekends.
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
For primary consideration, apply by 2/14/18, thereafter open until filled.
Bachelor's Degree or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Prior experience advising/supervising college student leaders.
Experience in Residential Life or Student Affairs.
Excellent communication skills.
Strong organizational skills and demonstrated proficiency on computers.
Experience conducting Training and Workshops related to Student Leadership.
Experience creating and working on large scale programs and events.
Experience with budgets/finance.
Experience working with a diverse student population.
Master's Degree in Higher Education Administration, Organization Management, College Student Personnel, Education, Public Administration or related field.
Experience working with student organizations.
Experience working with housing and residential programs.
Notes: Fingerprint background check required.
Internal Number: 20180051
About University of California Santa Barbara
UCSB HOUSING & RESIDENTIAL SERVICES provides housing and associated residential life services for UCSB's undergraduate student, graduate student and faculty population. While the majority of functions at UCSB operate during the traditional “40-hour” workweek, H&RS operates on a 24-hour daily basis throughout the year. The scope of the services offered can be compared to those of operating a small city. The business of H&RS involves the entire range of services associated with the administration of that small city, including physical and capital planning, maintenance and upkeep, community supervision and safety, and support services.