Residential Life Coordinator (RLC) - Black & Pan-African Scholars House
California State University, Long Beach
Location: Long Beach, California
Salary: $4,610 - $5,000 per month
Salary placement is determined by the education, experience, and qualifications the candidate brings to the position, internal equity, and the hiring department’s fiscal resources.
Hiring Range: $4,610 - $5,000 per month commensurate with candidate's education, experience, skills, and training
CSU Classification Salary Range: $4,610 - $6,556 per month
Internal Number: 526256
Under the supervision of the Associate Director of Residential Student Development, the Residential Life Coordinator (RLC) is a live-in professional who oversees all the daily operations and leadership of their assigned residential community which includes the Black & Pan-Africans Scholars House. The incumbent's responsibility includes but is not limited to the following areas: lead Graduate Residential Life Coordinators (GRLCs), Resident Assistants (RAs), and Student Assistants (SAs), case coordination centering around student behavior, residential curriculum and community development, and administrative components. The RLC participates in departmental initiatives and leads or serves on committees as needed. The incumbent assists in the overall development and implementation of the Residential Life and Student Housing programs including the coordination of the residential life staff, programs, services, and facilities of the program. The incumbent is required to live in on-campus in university-provided accommodations so that emergency response requirements can be met effectively and promptly. Incumbent is encouraged to eat meals with students in university dining facilities. Furthermore, the incumbent provides services that are equitable, inclusive, and culturally sensitive to enhance the quality of campus life. This position uses a student centered and equity minded approach in all communication and service efforts.
Lead Staff, Development & Leadership
Student Behavior, Crisis Management, and Case Coordination
Residential Curriculum, Community Development, and Student Success
Administration & Committee Work
Knowledge Skills and Abilities
• Excellent knowledge of English grammar, business writing, punctuation, and spelling. Ability to compose and appropriately format correspondence and reports.
• Knowledge of practices, procedures and activities related to student Residential Life programs.
• Experience supporting Black & Pan-African Students in a university setting.
• Demonstrated experience with planning, developing, and conducting training seminars, workshops, and retreats.
• Demonstrated experience with selection and training of student staff, particularly in a Housing and Residential Life environment.
• Demonstrated counseling skills, particularly in student development, conflict resolution, and group dynamics.
• Ability to assess needs quickly and effectively and intervene in student behavioral and crisis scenarios involving physical and/or emotional risk.
• General knowledge of personal and social problems typically encountered by college students.
• Ability to advise students individually or in groups on routine matters, and general knowledge of principles of individual and group behavior.
• Ability to collect, compile, analyze, and evaluate factual data and make oral or written presentations based on these data.
• Exhibition of a high degree of initiative and ability to work independently in complex situations, and of creativity, originality, and innovation in the development of training and orientation programs.
• Ability to perform accurately in a detail-oriented environment, and to handle multiple work priorities, organize and plan work and projects.
• Ability to develop accurate budget projections and monitor expenses.
• Ability to quickly learn and apply a variety of state, federal, CSU, and CSULB policies and procedures.
• Understanding of confidentiality standards related to FERPA and Title IX.
• Must live on campus in university-provided accommodations so that emergency response requirements can be effectively and promptly fulfilled.
Ability to communicate with an ethnically and culturally diverse campus community. Ability to follow all university policies, procedures, and guidelines including but not limited to safety, civility, information security, and non-discrimination policies and procedures. Ability to contribute to a positive university experience for each and every student, and assist in achieving the university's commitment to a "vision of excellence."
Student Services Professional II
Excellent benefits through CalPERS (health, vision, dental), tuition fee waiver, generous vacation and sick leave, and 14 paid holidays each year.
Full-time temporary position for one (1) year with no permanent status granted. Temporary assignments may expire prior to the ending date.
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 Revised July 21, 2017 as a condition of employment.
CSULB is not a sponsoring agency for staff and management positions (i.e. H-1B Visas).
A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily and is required for employment. CSU will make a conditional offer of employment, which may be rescinded if the background check reveals disqualifying information, and/or it is discovered that the candidate knowingly withheld or falsified information. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the continued employment of a current CSU employee who was conditionally offered the position.
Due to the nature of this position, current CSULB employees are subject to a criminal record check unless they have successfully completed a criminal background check through CSULB within the past 12 months.
California State University Long Beach expects respectful, professional behavior from its employees in all situations. Acts of harassment or abusive conduct are prohibited. Demonstrated appropriate professional behavior, treating others with civility and respect, and refusing to tolerate abusive conduct is expected of all employees.
Equal Employment Statement
California State University Long Beach is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer that is strongly committed to promoting diversity in all areas of the campus community. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to age, physical or mental disability, gender or sex, genetic information, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, medical condition, nationality, race or ethnicity, religion or religious creed, sexual orientation, and veteran or military status.
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CSU Vaccination Policy
The CSU requires faculty, staff, and students who are accessing campus facilities to be immunized against COVID-19 or declare a medical or religious exemption from doing so. Any candidates advanced in a currently open search process should be prepared to comply with this requirement as a condition of employment. The system wide policy can be found at https://calstate.policystat.com/policy/9779821/latest/ and questions may be sent to COVID19-Staff-Info@csulb.edu.
Out of State Employment Policy
California State University, Long Beach, as part of the CSU system, is a State of California Employer. As such, the University requires all employees upon date of hire to reside in the State of California.
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Education and Experience
• Equivalent to a bachelor's degree in one of the behavioral sciences, public or business administration, or a job-related field and two years of professional experience in one of the student services program areas required.
• Master’s degree in Student Development, Higher Education, Counseling, Clinical Psychology, Social Work, or a directly related field preferred.
• Two years of experience with Residence Hall Management.
• Minimum one year experience supervising Resident Assistants (RAs) or other University student workers preferred.
• Minimum of one year experience in counseling, advising, and programming for college-level students preferred.
Licenses / Certificates
A valid driver's license is required for this position. Once hired the employee must successfully complete the Defensive Driver Training Program provided by the State of California for California State University campuses.
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