Residential & Community Living Resident Director (multiple positions available)
This is a one year contract position starting in early August, with the possibility of 3 additional 1-year terms (up to 4 total). A furnished apartment and meal plan when the dining halls are open under normal operations is a part of the compensation. Multiple positions available.
Brief Summary of Job Duties
Under the general direction of an Assistant Director, the Resident Director is responsible for the direct supervision, training and evaluation of one (1) to three (3) full-time Assistant Resident Directors, and up to 50 student staff (including Resident Assistants, Real Talk Facilitators, Hall Council Members and Desk Attendants). With a primary responsibility for residence hall communities, the Resident Director is a member of the Residential and Community Living Lead Staff team. This team is responsible for a comprehensive student life and living-learning program for the 10,000+ residents in housing. The Resident Director provides leadership in the development and implementation of a residential curriculum model for residents, in addition to creating and maintaining a high level of safety, security and well-being for all residents. The Resident Director actively collaborates in the planning and presentation of a multi-faceted selection, training and development program for student staff. They provide direction and leadership in the 24/7 emergency response system, adjudicate student conduct cases, counsel residents, supervise front desk operations, develop and manage the buildings' community development plan and liaise with campus partners.
About UC Santa Barbara Residential & Community Living
Residential & Community Living is responsible for the overall student life program in 8 residence halls and 9 apartment complexes (10,000+ residents) with a focus on student development and leadership programs, and conduct and accountability. In addition, R&CL is responsible for resident placement through the University & Community Housing Services Office.
About the University of California, Santa Barbara
The University of California, Santa Barbara is a leading research institution that also provides a comprehensive liberal arts learning experience. Teaching and research go hand-in-hand at UC Santa Barbara. Our students are full participants in an educational journey of discovery that stimulates independent thought, critical reasoning, and creativity. Our academic community of faculty, students, and staff is characterized by a culture of interdisciplinary collaboration that is responsive to the needs of our multicultural and global society. All of this takes place within a living and learning environment like no other, as we draw inspiration from the beauty and resources of our extraordinary location at the edge of the Pacific Ocean.
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.
Applicants must apply online at http://jobs.ucsb.edu and search postings for job #14746. Job open until filled.
Bachelor's degree required.
Master's degree or equivalent working experience in Residential Life, Housing, or Student Affairs.
Candidates should have demonstrated effective managerial experience in residence halls, including staff supervision and training, counseling, advising, and programming for a diverse college student body.
2-3 years post degree experience.
Residential curriculum implementation experience.
Notes: Background check required.
Additional Salary Information: A furnished apartment and meal plan when the dining halls are open under normal operations is a part of the compensation.
Internal Number: 14746
About University of California Santa Barbara
UCSB Housing, Dining & Auxiliary Enterprises 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, HDAE 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 HDAE 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.