Salary offers are determined based on the budget for the position; and the application of fair, equitable, and consistent pay practices at the University.
4 Year Degree
6 openings available.
Internal Number: 49853
Brief Summary of Job Duties
The Assistant Resident Director (ARD) is a full-time live-in position with on-call responsibilities. Under the general supervision of a Resident Director (RD), the ARD utilizes a curricular approach and equity mindset as cornerstones of their daily work in facilitating student wellness, development, and belonging in a residential community. The contract term is 10.5 months or 12 months, depending on the assigned community's resident occupancy, with the opportunity for a renewal of one additional term. Primary responsibilities include:
Assisting RD in the implementation of a curricular approach in the development and education of a residential community ranging from 600 to 1,800 residents.
Sharing supervision, training, and evaluation of student staff.
Advising hall/community council consisting of student leaders who represent the residential student voice and host social and developmental events.
After-hours crisis response and scheduled on-call responsibilities for a neighborhood of 5,000-6,000 residents and a campus community of 10,000-11,000 residents.
Developing effective working relationships with the 60+ colleagues that make up our R&CL staff.
1-3 years Experience with planning and implementing programs/activities.
1-3 years Experience in a student leadership role.
Ability to constructively engage others in complex social justice, access, inclusion, and equity issues on campus.
Ability to work collaboratively with colleagues across a large, multifunctional department.
Comprehensive knowledge of UCSB campus resources and support services.
Knowledge of the day-to-day operations of a student housing community.
1-3 years Experience in supervising student staff.
1-3 years Experience working within a residential curriculum campus.
1-3 years Experience in student/peer advising.
Special Conditions of Employment
The Assistant Resident Director (ARD) is a full-time live-in position with on-call responsibilities. The contract term is 10.5 months or 12 months depending on the assigned community’s resident occupancy, with the opportunity for a renewal of one additional term. This position may require night and weekend hours as needed.
Residential & Community Living promotes a self-regulated environment for residents of the residence halls and apartments at the University of California, Santa Barbara. Their services foster the residents’ ability to live together respectfully and responsibly in a learning community and promote the academic success of all residents. The residential education program provides a quality living experience as well as opportunities to interact with other residents, faculty and staff.