Associate Director of Residential Education for Student Care and Academic Initiatives (Administrator I)
San Diego State University
Location: San Diego, California
Internal Number: 3711850
Associate Director of Residential Education for Student Care and Academic Initiatives (Administrator I)
Job No: 521315 Work Type: Locations: San Diego Categories: MPP, At-Will, Full Time, Student Services, On-site (work in-person at business location)
Division of Student Affairs and Campus Diversity
The Division works proactively to address systemic inequities through professional learning, community building, advocacy, policy recommendations and organizational structures, while facilitating an integrated vision and shared responsibility for prioritizing and advancing institutional goals. We aim to foster an affirming campus culture based on the core values of excellence, equity, diversity, belonging and inclusion through:
Recruiting and retaining faculty and staff who are reflective of the diverse student body and communities served by SDSU, and recruiting students who are representative of the rich diversity of the region and the world;
Fostering an environment that is welcoming, affirming, and empowering for students, faculty, staff and alumni of all backgrounds;
Enhancing the career and educational pathways of a diverse student body, the faculty and staff; and
Cultivating relationships with the local community that advance the well-being of diverse individuals and communities.
Position upholds the Student Affairs and Campus Diversity Statement on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, specifically:
'The Division of Student Affairs and Campus Diversity acknowledges and honors the inherent value and dignity of all individuals by creating and nurturing a learning and working environment that affirms and leverages our community's diversity of traditions, heritages, perspectives, and experiences. We are committed to fostering a culture of inclusive excellence designed to facilitate the personal and professional success, growth, development, and well-being of all members of our community. We manifest this commitment through our innovative, strategic and collaborative efforts to develop leaders who believe in and lead others toward practicing civility, mutual respect, and inclusion in our workplaces and society.'
The Residential Education Office is designated as the University department responsible for planning and administering Residential Education programs and services including those in traditional residence halls and apartment complexes. The Residential Education Office serves to enhance student life and success through a comprehensive living-learning experience that provides academic and personal support, contact with faculty, educational programs, community activities, student leadership development and multicultural learning opportunities. The department is part of the Vice President for Student Affairs and Campus Diversity/Dean of Students sub-division.
The Residential Education Office strives to provide safe and supportive on campus living learning communities where diverse students are challenged to develop holistically; as scholars, citizens and leaders.
Residential Education staff members are dedicated to providing curricular and co-curricular experiences to develop and enhance residents' academic success, awareness and appreciation of diversity, and civic responsibility.
Residential Education's values are a set of core beliefs that guide our work with students, colleagues, faculty and other constituents. While contributing to the goals of the University and the Division of Student Affairs and Campus Diversity, staff members of the Residential Education Office strive to:
Achieve excellence in all that we do.
Address students as unique individuals with multidimensional needs and unlimited potential for personal development.
Promote integrity, accountability, responsibility, respect and collaboration.
Promote the connectedness between curricular and co-curricular learning.
Embrace, celebrate, and educate on issues related to diversity.
Develop communities that embrace civic responsibility, life-long learning, and healthy lifestyles.
Maintain balance and perspective, serving as sound role models for others.
Innovate, evaluate, and refine programs to best meet the needs of the changing student population.
Under the supervision of the Director of Residential Education for Academic Success and Student Care Initiatives, the incumbent has responsibility for professional staff supervision, student advisement, crisis management, program implementation, budget planning, and research.
The Associate Director of Residential Education for Student Care and Academic Initiatives (ADRE) supervises four to six full-time professional General Advisors and Retention Specialists (GARS), in performing their job duties as members of the residence hall staff for a residential population of between 7500-8200 students. The incumbent will assist in the oversight of the campus STAR (Students Taking Academic Responsibility) Resource Centers and further develop the programming efforts within these academic resource labs. This includes coordinating the recruitment, selection, training, and evaluation of STAR Center Assistants (SCAs) and tutors for the residential STAR Centers.
The ADRE will partner with the Residential Education staff and the team in the CARES program to ensure students in crisis have access to support services on and off-campus. The incumbent will provide case management for students and provide reports to the Director of the CARES Program, Director, and/or Executive Director of Residential Education as needed.
The ADRE develops and maintains relationships with faculty, college administration and staff, and representatives from various public agencies and professional organizations.
The ADRE will participate as appropriate in various Residential Education programs and will carry out other duties as assigned by the Executive Director of Residential Education.
For more information regarding the Residential Education Office, click here.
This is a full-time, benefits-eligible, at-will position. This position is designated exempt under FLSA and is not eligible for overtime compensation. Standard SDSU work hours are Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., but may vary based on operational needs.
The individual hired into this role will work on-campus at SDSU in San Diego.
Education and Experience
Master's degree in Higher Education Administration, Counseling, College Student Personnel, or a related field.
Five to seven years of progressively responsible experience in an academic advising environment.
Three to five years' experience at a professional level in residence life/collegiate housing or Student Affairs, that reflects increased levels of responsibility; demonstrated supervision, leadership, and communication skills.
Diversity training; experience working with and supporting the success of diverse student populations in a large urban university setting.
Experience working with and understanding of developmental needs of freshmen/first year and sophomore/second-year students.
Freshman transition and identity development teaching experience.
Experience utilizing and developing on-line training tools.
Previous large-scale program development and implementation.
Previous management and supervision of graduate or full-time, professional residence hall or academic advising staff.
Compensation and Benefits
San Diego State University will offer a competitive salary based on the qualifications and experience of the selected candidate. San Diego State University also offers a rich benefits package that includes:
Extensive Leave benefits: 14 paid holidays, 24 vacation days, and 12 sick days per year;
Retirement security through a CalPERS defined benefit pension (with CalPERS and UC Retirement Plan reciprocity) and retiree healthcare benefits;
An array of health, dental, and vision coverage at no-cost or low-cost to the employee; and
California State University system fee reduction program (fee waiver) for the employee or their qualified dependent
SDSU COVID-19 Vaccine Policy
In accordance with the California State University systemwide policy, students, faculty, and staff must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or provide a valid medical or religious exemption in order to access campus. Individuals are considered fully vaccinated for five months after their final dose of a two-dose COVID-19 vaccine or for two months after receiving the only dose of a single-dose vaccine. Afterward a COVID-19 booster is required to continue to be considered fully vaccinated.
The individual hired into this role will be required to submit their completed vaccination documentation to the university's secure online health portal prior to beginning work. Individuals with an approved medical or religious exemption on file with the university will be required to participate in SDSU's COVID-19 testing program.
Initial review of the required application materials, including cover letters and resumes, will begin on January 3, 2023. To receive full consideration, apply by January 2, 2023. The position will remain open until filled.
All management and executive employees shall be required to provide a written statement to the appropriate administrator of any and all outside employment. Employees shall also provide a written statement of outside employment if a written request by an administrator is made.
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.
San Diego State University is not a sponsoring agency for staff or management positions (e.g., H-1B visa). Applicants must currently be authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis. Offers of employment are contingent upon the presentation of documents that demonstrate a person's identity and authorization to work in the United States, which are consistent with the provisions of the Immigration Reform and Control Act.
A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.
SDSU is a smoke-free campus. For more information, please click here.
SDSU is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against persons on the basis of race, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity and expression, marital status, age, disability, pregnancy, medical condition, or covered veteran status.
Applicants with disabilities and applicants who require assistance completing an application may contact Rachael Stalmann at [email protected] or 619-594-0473.
Advertised: Dec 09, 2022 (12:00 PM) Applications Close: Open until filled
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