Under general supervision of the Director of Residential Student Experience, the Coordinator of Student Development (CSD) provides the direction and leadership of an on or off-campus comprehensive Residential Learning Community student housing program or specialized programmatic/conduct initiative within Residential Student Experience. CSDs will be assigned to one of the following areas: Building/Community Supervision, University Judicial Coordinator, CARE Coordinator or Leadership and Programming Coordinator. This position performs moderately complex professional student service work in that assignments typically require the application of both knowledge and judgment in using the principles, techniques, standards, guides and professional skills characteristic of a particular student service program or activity. The position is a full-time, live-in, entry-level position within the department.
University Housing is a department within Student Affairs that provides an enhanced and quality campus experience for students living on campus. We strive for excellence in our administrative operations, our facilities, student learning, and community building. There is a strong departmental commitment to excellence, teamwork, and professionalism.
Excellent organizational and time management skills with the ability to set own priorities to coordinate multiple assignments with fluctuating and time-sensitive deadlines.
Demonstrated understanding of diversity, equity, inclusion and anti-oppression concepts, especially as they apply to decision-making, student development, and campus belonging.
Capacity to interpret, communicate, and apply policies, procedures, program rules, and regulations.
Ability to maintain highly confidential information.
Demonstrated ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships and communications within a diverse population along with strong listening and interpretive skills, and the ability to deal positively with unexpected developments and diverse perspectives in and outside the University.
Known for its Learn by Doing pedagogy, Cal Poly is the flagship of the world-renowned California State University system. Annually recognized as one of the top public universities in the nation, Cal Poly continues to offer an academic curriculum based on learned experience gained through real-world practice. Located in San Luis Obispo, Cal Poly is nestled comfortably among the coastal foothills, minutes from the Pacific Ocean and equidistant to the Bay Area and Los Angeles.
Cal Poly offers a best-in-class benefits program, including health, dental and vision insurance, retirement participation in the Public Employees' Retirement System, and educational benefits for eligible employees. See our benefits website for additional information.
At Cal Poly, we believe that cultivating an environment that embraces and promotes diversity is fundamental to the success of our students, our employees and our community. Bringing people together from different backgrounds, experiences and value systems fosters the innovative and creative thinking that exemplifies Cal Poly's values of free inquiry, cultural and intellectual diversity, mutual respect, civic engagement, and social and environmental responsibility.
Cal Poly's commitment to diversity informs our efforts in recruitment, hiring and retention. Cal Poly is an equal opportunity employer.
Minimum Qualifications: Equivalent to graduation from a four-year college or university in one of the behavioral sciences, public or business administration or a job related field. Two years of professional experience in one of the student services program areas or in a related field.
A master’s degree, by date of hire, in a job related field may be substituted for one year of the professional experience.
Additional specialized experience during which the applicant has acquired and successfully applied the required knowledge and abilities may be substituted for the required education on a year for year basis.
Preferred Qualifications: Master's degree in Education or related field, experience counseling and referring diverse college student populations, experience supervising a diverse college-aged student staff and/or group/club, demonstrated knowledge of or previous experience working within learning community-based housing, previous residence life work and/or leadership experience, demonstrated skill using judicial software and preparing reports of conduct data.