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Sixth College fosters growth and development in our students, preparing them to be effective leaders for the 21st century. We are committed to helping students build a community that supports individual creativity and expression as well as one that increases students' understanding and appreciation of human differences. Our primary goal is to foster an inclusive learning environment for every Sixth College community member.
The Residential Life staff provides the following programs and services for our residential community:
Leadership and other involvement activities (e.g., Sixth College Student Council, Resident Assistants)
Community-building programs that reflect the Culture, Art, and Technology academic theme of the college
An educationally deliberate Residential Life program
Under the direction of the Associate Dean of Student Affairs/Director of Residence Life, the Assistant Director of Residence Life (ADRL) coordinates significant portions of the residential life program. The ADRL plays an integral role in implementing the residential life program as it relates to creating a safe and secure living learning environment, which supports students' personal, educational, social and professional development and is supportive of the college's educational vision. The ADRL supervises the Resident Assistant program, consisting of up to 41 student staff, and includes coordinating the selection process, comprehensive trainings and retreats, and providing work direction through weekly meetings and annual evaluations. The ADRL advises Community Board to implement comprehensive programming models that reflect the UC San Diego Principles of Community and the college's educational philosophy and mission.
The ADRL manages a portion of the residential programming budget. The ADRL collaborates with college and university officials and departments regarding student crises. In addition, the ADRL provides counseling and conflict mediation, as well as enforces university policy and resolves conduct issues. The ADRL position requires high levels of, and demonstrated education and experience in, working independently, implementing organizational goals, understanding college student development, and making decisions that impact individual residents, office administration and crisis response.
Must live in university-provided housing and agree to UC San Diego Residential Living Agreement. Must be available for on-call emergency response including evenings, weekends, holidays, and University closures.
Must be able to work flexible hours including evenings, weekends, holidays, and University closures.
Live-in residential experience in a university or college environment.
Thorough knowledge of advising and counseling techniques. Able to assess and mediate individual and group conflicts with basic counseling, including but not limited to listening, reflecting and summarizing skills.
Demonstrated skill in handling crises and emergency situations involving student welfare and safety.
Skilled in selecting, training, providing work direction, and evaluating student staff. This includes collaborating to set performance goals and conducting performance appraisals.
Thorough knowledge of Student Affairs / Student Life specialization. Skilled in applying student development theory in leadership training to demonstrate the UCSD Principles of Community. Ability to apply professional approaches to solve problems and organize programs and projects, including, but not limited to motivating students.
Strong knowledge of common University-specific computer application programs and knowledge of University and departmental principles and procedures involved in risk assessment and evaluating risks as to likelihood and consequences.
Skills in judgment and decision-making, problem solving, identifying measures of system performance and the actions to improve performance.
Abilities in project management, problem identification and reasoning skills. Skilled in problem solving and decision making that represents the best interest of the college, Housing, Dining & Hospitality services, Student Affairs, and students. Skilled to manage a broad range of student services within the residential life community and knowledgeable of university services and resources.
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