Residence Hall Coordinator (Student Services Professional II)
San Diego State University
Location: San Diego, California
Internal Number: 5001647
Residence Hall Coordinator (Student Services Professional II)
Job No: 535511 Work Type: Locations: San Diego Categories: Unit 4 - APC - Academic Professionals of California, Temporary, Full Time, Student Services, On-site (work in-person at business location)
The Residence Hall Coordinator (RHC) provides the direction, leadership and management of a student residence hall or apartment complex. The RHC works to establish an atmosphere that is conducive to accomplishing the goals and objectives of Residential Education, the mission of the Division of Student Affairs and Campus Diversity and the mission of the University.
Under the general direction of the Associate Directors of Residential Education, the RHC supervises a 24- hour residence hall or apartment complex for 350 to 800 students, and a staff of 8 to 22 Resident Advisors or Community Assistants. Experience in student counseling and advising, co-curricular education, crisis management, community development, judicial affairs, budget management, and oversight of a multimillion- dollar facility are required. This position requires living in a residence hall/complex in a furnished apartment; meals are provided when dining service is open to residence hall meal plan holders.
This posting is for two (2) full-time (1.0 time-base), benefits eligible, temporary positions anticipated to end on July 11, 2025, with the possibility of reappointment. This position is designated as 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.
This appointment is for an 11/12 pay-plan position, renewable for up to three years total. The incumbent works 11 months per year and is paid over 12 months, with mid-June to mid-July 2025 as the anticipated off period.
The individual hired into this role will work on campus at SDSU in San Diego.
The Office of the Vice President for Student Affairs and Campus Diversity is responsible for the coordination and development of student services and building the inclusive excellence of SDSU's staff and faculty at San Diego State University. Departments include, but not limited to, Assistant Deans for Student Affairs; Career Services; Center for Educational Partnerships, Outreach and Success; Communications Services; Counseling and Psychological Services; Educational Opportunity Programs and Ethnic Affairs; Financial Aid and Scholarships; Joan and Art Barron Veterans Center; New Student and Parent Programs; Office of the Student Ombudsman; Residential Education; Resource Management; Student Ability Success Center; Student Health Services; Student Life and Leadership; Student Rights and Responsibilities; Testing Services Office; Well-being & Health Promotion; Cultural Centers; and programming related to Inclusive Excellence.
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, including enhancing the learning environment and expanding learning opportunities for all students inside and outside the classroom, and expanding and connecting opportunities for students to participate in transformational experiences;
Developing leaders who believe in and lead others toward supporting civility, mutual respect and diversity in our society and workplaces; 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 Associate Vice President for Student Affairs and Dean of Students reports to the Vice President for Student Affairs and Campus Diversity and serves as one of the executive officers in the Division. The Associate Vice President and Dean of Students is responsible for the direction and coordination of department programs/personnel as designated by the Vice President for Student Affairs and Campus Diversity. The Associate Vice President and Dean of Students represents the interests of the Division on a day-to-day basis at the subCabinet level and is responsible for the promotion of student development through a program of co-curricular activities and services to students. The Associate Vice President and Dean of Students is also responsible for the quality of the campus social, cultural, and educational environment and the student services that enhance the University's academic programs and the intellectual and personal development of students on the San Diego State University campus.
The Associate Vice President and Dean of Students is responsible for supervising, monitoring, and implementing programs and services that have a direct impact on orientation, transition, and student retention. These programs and services are designed to ease the transition to the University, enhance student involvement/participation in university organizations, and promote diversity, equity, and inclusion. The Associate Vice President and Dean of Students promotes student rights and encourages citizenship responsibility among students. They also facilitate the development of orientation, transition, and retention initiatives.
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.
To accomplish these objectives, Residential Education employs approximately 18 Residence Hall Coordinators, 231 paraprofessional team members, a central office staff of 18 and a variety of student assistants.
For more information regarding the Housing and Residential Education department, click here.
Education and Experience
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. Additional specialized experience during which the applicant has acquired and successfully applied the knowledge and abilities shown below may be substituted for the required education on a year-for-year basis.
Possession of the required knowledge and abilities is typically demonstrated through the equivalent of two years of professional experience in one of the student services program areas or in a related field; experience should give evidence of competence and indicate the potential for further growth. A master's degree in a job-related field may be substituted for one year of the professional experience.
Completed master's degree in Higher Education, Student Services, Counseling, or a related field is very strongly preferred
Three years of residence hall experience beyond the Resident Advisor position is preferred
Presentation and program planning skills
Learning community experience
Experience as a student conduct officer
Crisis intervention including serving in an on-call duty rotation for campus
Student staff supervision
Compensation and Benefits
Starting salary upon appointment is not expected to exceed $4,226 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.
San Diego State University offers a rich benefits package that constitutes a major portion of total compensation. For more information regarding SDSU benefits, please click here.
CSU Classification Salary Range: $4,226 - $6,010 per month.
Diversity and Community at SDSU
At SDSU, our diversity gives us power and benefits every single member of our community.
Through our commitment to equity and inclusion, we encourage all members of our community to purposefully learn from one another through open and respectful dialogue and responsible engagement. For more information, click here.
At San Diego State University, we are a community of diverse individuals who have and represent many perspectives, beliefs, and identities. This diversity lends our community strength, and we commit to creating and sustaining an inclusive and intellectually vibrant environment that benefits all members of our university.
SDSU's Principles of Community is an aspirational statement that is intended to evolve over time. The statement reflects the ideals we are encouraged to uphold in our interactions with one another.
Initial review of the required application materials, including cover letters and resumes, will begin on February 20, 2024. To receive full consideration, apply by February 19, 2024. The position will remain open until filled.
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 and is required for employment. SDSU 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 SDSU employee who was conditionally offered the position.
SDSU is a smoke-free campus. For more information, please click here.
SDSU is an Equal Opportunity Employer that considers all qualified candidates for employment and does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, ancestry, age, disability, genetic information, gender, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, medical condition, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, covered military and veteran status, or any other protected characteristic or status. Reasonable accommodations will be provided for qualified applicants with disabilities who request an accommodation by contacting Pang Thao at email@example.com.
Advertised: Feb 06, 2024 (9:00 AM) Applications Close: Open until filled
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