JOB POSTING The Coordinator for Residential Education recruitment is for multiple positions across several colleges and residential communities.
This is a live-in position which requires the employee to live in the provided apartment full time.
On-campus apartment accommodation provided, in accordance with Apartment Use Agreement.
Basic meal plan provided to support interaction, involvement, and community building with students, staff, and faculty in a dining hall setting, during the academic year.
This is a Contract appointment with a term of (4) years unless terminated earlier.
UC Vaccination Policy: With limited exceptions, COVID-19 vaccinationsarerequired for Covered Individuals under the Policy. Covered Individuals include all employees, students, or trainees who physically access a University facility or program in connection with their employment, appointment, or education/training.
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INITIAL REVIEW DATE (IRD)
UC Santa Cruz staff jobs are posted until filled. Application materials submitted by 11:59 pm on the IRD will be routed to the hiring unit for consideration. NOTE: Materials submitted after the IRD will be forwarded only at the request of the hiring unit. Submit your materials before the IRD to ensure consideration by the hiring unit.
The IRD for this job is: 10-10-2022
ABOUT UC SANTA CRUZ
UC Santa Cruz is a public university like no other in California, combining the experience of a small, liberal arts college with the depth and rigor of a major research university. It's known as an unconventional place where innovation and experimentation is part of the campus's DNA. That playful, bold spirit still thrives today, all on a campus renowned as among the most beautiful in the world.
Colleges, Housing and Educational Services (CHES) is a multi-funded organization within the Finance, Operations and Administration (FOA) division at the University of California (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 Campus Store, 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 service units of the Bay Tree Bookstore and ID card services and offers Early Education Services for student parents.
Under the general supervision of an Assistant Director of Residential Education (ADRE), the Coordinator for Residential Education (CRE) serves as a member of the student life team. The Coordinator for Residential Education provides a variety of direct support services to residential students in residence halls and apartments and assists with the management of the residential education program. Themes and areas will vary across colleges and units.
The Coordinator for Residential Education is responsible for community building in an assigned residential area; educational, multicultural, developmental programming and curriculum implementation; advising, conflict mediation, policy enforcement and jurisprudence; on-site crisis and emergency response coordination; student staff recruitment, selection, supervision, training and evaluation; housing and facilities coordination; budget management; safety and security; advising student groups; and special projects.
Salary Information: $59,750 / annually
No. of Positions: 3
Benefits Level Eligibility: Full benefits
Percentage of Time: 100%, 40 Hours per Week
Days of the Week: Mon-Fri
Shift Includes: Days, Evenings, Nights, Weekends
Employee Classification: This is a Contract appointment with an end date 4 years from the hire date.
Job End Date: None
Work Location: UC Santa Cruz Main Campus
Union Representation: Non-Represented
Job Code Classification: 004564 - STDT LIFE DEV SPEC 3
Travel: Never or Rarely
25% - Residential Curriculum Administration and Community Building
Facilitates the development of community, civility and responsibility among residents, and the development of an environment conducive to their academic, intellectual, cultural and social development. Provides leadership for student development in a variety of areas including: academic success, diversity and inclusion, social justice, faculty involvement, health and wellness.
In conjunction with other college staff, develops and implements a comprehensive residential education program. Participates in the planning and implementation of college and unit programming.
Serves as primary resource person for student residential staff in the implementation of residential curriculum, ensuring that student staff are able to effectively deliver the curriculum.
Supervises and advises college/unit-wide programming, and college specific theme program development, student groups, and projects.
In conjunction with the residential team, develops methods to assess the quality of life within the residential units, participates in ongoing research activities specific to residential student issues and conducts ongoing program assessment of residential programs. Identifies trends and needs in the community and makes recommendations for future program development.
Sets a standard of communal and individual behavior within the residential community. Counsels and advises residents with personal and living area problems. Resolves conflict among residential students, hears grievances and initiates mediation.
25% - Student Staff Supervision, Development, and Advising
Hires, trains, evaluates and supervises student residential staff. Monitors standards of employment and provides ongoing evaluative feedback. Assists student staff in their personal and professional development and achievement of their learning goals. Sets and models a standard of ethical behavior for the student staff team.
Plans, implements, and participates in a comprehensive training and education program for student staff team, including ongoing staff development and in-service training. Provides guidance and training appropriate for new and returning student staff members. Facilitates individual and group meetings with student residential staff. Attends all residential team meetings, training, sponsored social programs, and retreats.
25% - Student Conduct
Serves as a conduct officer, directly responsible for assigned conduct caseload, including record keeping. Applies principles of student development theory, restorative justice, and educational philosophy in the implementation of the student conduct curriculum. Advises students and makes referrals to appropriate resources and agencies. Ensures due process, develops resolutions, assigns sanctions, and conducts follow-up as appropriate. Communicates/collaborates with supervisor and the assigned Coordinator for Conduct and Education (CCE), to ensure equity in the resolution/sanction process.
Enforces residential and university policies as outlined in the Terms and Conditions (housing contract) and Student Policies and Regulations Handbook, addressing student conduct issues such as noise, parties, alcohol and other drug use, disorderly behavior, maintenance and custodial issues, etc.
15% - Crisis, Disaster and Emergency Response Coordination
Participates in on-call rotation throughout the calendar year ranging from college pair to all student residential living spaces.
Provides backup and assistance to the Community Safety Program staff and other members of the college/unit and residential staff for monitoring safety.
In conjunction with other staff, has responsibility for on-site crisis management, emergency response, and disaster assistance. Coordinates with campus and community resources (counseling and psychological services, police, fire, etc.) in response to student physical or mental health issues. Consults with the Assistant Director for Residential Education, Associate Director, and Senior Director as appropriate.
Provides assistance where needed, particularly in facilities and dining, during any time of disruption to normal campus operations due to inclement weather, disaster, power outage, strike or protest activity, etc.
Has key access to all residential areas for use in emergency, to provide access for fire safety inspections and for student lockouts.
Promotes a safe and healthy workplace; monitors and addresses conditions and practices that could result in workplace injury or illness, and effectively responds to injuries that do occur. Submits workplace injury documentation as outlined in policy.
10% - Administrative and Other Duties as Assigned
Attends all regularly scheduled professional staff meetings including but not limited to unit team meetings, meetings with the Assistant Director for Residential Education, Coordinator for Residential Education (CRE) meetings, and Colleges, Housing, and Educational Services (CHES) meetings.
Participates on department and/or campus-wide committees and activities as assigned.
Provides support to the Assistant Director for Residential Education, Associate Director and Senior Director for special projects, and performs other duties as assigned based on college/unit, department, and University needs.
Regularly participates in and attends ongoing professional development and training opportunities including workshops, conferences, and webinars. Continues to gain knowledge and ensure competency across a variety of areas including, but not limited to, educational and restorative philosophies and practices, implicit bias and emergency response. Reviews relevant literature to remain current on emerging trends and issues in higher education.
Bachelor's degree in related area and / or equivalent experience / training.
Direct experience in housing and residence life administration or student affairs.
General theoretical knowledge base in the area of student development theory OR related theoretical knowledge (e.g. community development, program development, educational theory, leadership development theory, cross-cultural communications, and/or group development).
General understanding of the current trends and issues impacting student populations and higher education. Awareness of demographic data related to diversity in higher education.
Demonstrated ability to work effectively within a diverse and multicultural setting. General interest in, knowledge of, and experience with dimensions of diversity that result from different identities, such as ethnic, socioeconomic, racial, gender, sexual orientation, disability, and cultural differences.
Strong written communication skills.
Verbal and interpersonal communication skills sufficient to successfully interact with large groups, families, the public and other professionals.
Assessment and conflict mediation skills sufficient to listen to and summarize individual and group concerns.
Demonstrated ability to handle crisis situations involving student welfare and safety.
Experience in recruitment, motivation, goal setting and evaluation of student leaders.
Ability to work effectively as part of a team.
Ability to work independently, to set priorities, and to make decisions under pressure.
Excellent organizational skills.
Substantial related administrative and record keeping experience.
Proficiency with a computer and computer applications including word processing, page layout, spreadsheet, database, calendar and communications (e-mail/web browser) software.
Advanced degree or equivalent knowledge/live-in experience in Higher Education and Student Affairs Administration or related field.
Professional affiliation with professional organizations such as ACPA-College Student Educators International, Association of College and University Housing Officers International (ACUHO-I), National Association of Student Personnel Administrators (NASPA), etc.
Experience with program presentation, facilitation, and group leadership development.
Previous live-in experience with undergraduate, graduate and/or family residential programs with increasing responsibility for program development and student staff supervision or equivalent experience.
General knowledge of student conduct including experience interpreting and implementing policies and procedures.
SPECIAL CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT
Selected candidate will be required to pass a pre-employment criminal history background check.
This is a live-in position which requires the employee to live in the provided apartment full time.
Ability to work a variable schedule including evenings, weekends, holidays, and campus closures.
Must possess or have the ability to obtain, within 90 days of hire, emergency First Aid and CPR certification.
Will be required to complete Title IX (Sexual Harassment Training) every 2 years.
The University of California has implemented a COVID-19 Vaccination Policy covering all employees. To be compliant with the policy, covered employees must submit proof of vaccination or have an approved exception or deferral, eight (8) weeks from date of hire.
Per the Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act (CANRA), this position has been identified as a Mandated Reporter. The selected candidate will be required to report known or suspected child abuse or neglect as defined by CANRA and will be required to sign a Statement Acknowledging Requirement to Report Child Abuse prior to commencing employment. CANRA Penal Codes, and related definitions, requirements, and responsibilities may be obtained here.
All UCSC employees must understand and follow job safety procedures, attend required health and safety training, proactively promote safety at work, and promptly report actual and potential accidents and injuries.
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The University of California is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, or protected veteran status. UC Santa Cruz is committed to excellence through diversity and strives to establish a climate that welcomes, celebrates, and promotes respect for the contributions of all students and employees.
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The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, or protected veteran status. UC Santa Cruz is committed to excellence through diversity and strives to establish a climate that welcomes, celebrates, and promotes respect for the contributions of all students and employees.
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