Associate Director of Residence Life - Administrator II 5159

California State University-East Bay  |  Hayward, CA

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Posted 4 weeks ago Full-Time

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Position Title:

Associate Director of Residence Life - Administrator II 5159

Job Type: Housing/Residence Life
Location: Hayward, CA
Positions Available: 1
Institution Type: Public, 4-year
Institution Size: < 11,000 Students
Employer ID: 18603


Housing for Position:
None provided
Housing for Position:
None provided
Bachelors Required
Major Preference:
No Preference
5-7 Years

Bachelors Required
Major Preference:
No Preference
5-7 Years

Position Description

Associate Director of Residence Life - Administrator II #5159


This position is a Management Personnel Plan (MPP) position in the CSU, and serves at the pleasure of the President.

The CSU enjoys a generous benefits program with employer paid life insurance ($100K), as well as health, dental, and vision insurance with the monthly premium largely paid by the CSU. The CSU belongs to the CalPERS retirement plan in which medical and dental insurance continues in qualified retirement. The CSU has 14 paid holidays and the position earns 24 days of vacation and 12 days of sick leave per year.

The salary range will be from $80,000 per year - $93,000 per year.

CSUEB offers a broad range of benefits that includes medical, dental, vision, retirement (CalPERS), 401k, 457, 403(b), dependent and health care reimbursement accounts, life insurance, vacation and sick, 13 paid holidays, one personal holiday and tuition fee waiver.

For more information on the benefits program, please visit


California State University, East Bay's beautiful main campus is located in the Hayward hills with panoramic views of the San Francisco Bay shoreline. Situated above the city of Hayward, the campus offers an ideal setting for teaching and learning and yet easy access to the many cities along the bay. The University has a satellite campus in Concord, a professional development center in Oakland and a significant presence online. Founded in 1957, California State University, East Bay is one of 23 universities of the California State University system (CSU). With an enrollment over 15,800 students, California State University, East Bay is recognized as a regionally engaged and globally oriented university with a strong commitment to academic innovation, student success, engaged and service learning, diversity, and sustainability.


The California State University, East Bay (CSUEB) Student Housing and Residence Life (SHRL) department in conjunction with the mission of the University and the Division of Student Affairs works to engage all residential students in their holistic development and academic success towards retention, graduation, and future endeavors. SHRL works to sustain this mission by providing student-centered programs, services, and facilities that foster a safe, inclusive and vibrant residential learning community.


The Associate Director of Residence Life performs duties under limited supervision by the Director, Student Housing, Residence Life, and Dining Services, and works independently to lead the residential life program within the department. In conjunction with the Director and the two Assistant Directors of Residence Life, the incumbent oversees the on-campus community which is currently comprised of 5 residential communities that house approximately 1,650 residents. As the manager for the Residential Life program, the Associate Director is responsible for the general supervision and coordination of activities, programming, personnel, and budgeting for the residential program, as well as the coordination of functions which have a direct impact on the residential program.

The Residential Life program is currently evaluating processes and moving toward a Residential Curriculum model that introduces intentional interactions. This position will be leading efforts and have direct impact on the development of the Residential Life program.


The Associate Director has full responsibility for the overall development and management of a comprehensive Residential Life Program for students residing in on-campus housing facilities. The program currently includes the operation of 5 residential communities, housing over 1650 students. The Associate Director is responsible for an operating budget of approximately $500,000, up to 8 full-time staff professionals and approximately 65 student employees. The Associate Director is responsible for anticipating future housing trends and accommodating those trends programmatically as well as through the initiation of supplemental housing bed spaces.

The incumbent collaborates closely with other managers regarding student support and event planning, food services, academic services, emergency preparedness, security, ethical development and conduct, counseling services and any other functions which are necessary to maintain a high level of service, occupancy and maintenance. The incumbent is responsible for overseeing paraprofessional selection process, training, department payroll, and evaluation processes; managing a centralized conduct process; leading programming efforts; developing academic initiatives and living learning programs to support our residents' needs; researching residential curriculum programs with a focus on intentional resident connections; and leadership development within the residential community. Participates indirectly in the rotation of 24 hour on-call emergency response and preparedness.

This position will be responsible for developing, collecting feedback, and introducing themed communities, living learning communities, emergency response preparedness plan, residential curriculum component, residential engagement, and bringing a focus on academics into the halls.


Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities:
* Understanding of Social Justice.
* Understanding of a Residential Curriculum program.
* Understanding 508 Compliance and assisting those with accessibility needs.
* Strong management and leadership skills.
* Ability to develop high functioning teams using a variety of leadership approaches.
* Thorough knowledge of housing operations.
* Knowledge and understanding of planning, scheduling, and coordinating work in a fast paced housing environment.
* Knowledge and understanding of current technologies and information systems and potential applications to work problems, particularly as they relate to housing management.
* Specialized skills and ability to: lead and effectively manage teams.
* Effectively establish and maintain cooperative working relationships within a diverse, multicultural environment.
* Maintain positive collaborative relationship with employees.
* Maintain appropriate records.
* Interpret technical procedures or regulations.
* Effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, colleagues, customers, and the general public; -Ability to write reports, business correspondences, and procedure manuals.
* Must have strong computer skills and be competent in Microsoft Office applications.
* Proficient with a Conduct Database(Simplicity, Maxient, StarRez).
* Proficient with Housing Database.
* Must have attention to detail.
* Must have a flexible schedule to work evenings and weekends as necessary.


* Bachelor's degree from an accredited four-year college or university in a job-related field.
* Equivalent to five years of progressively responsible professional experience, preferably in student services field; with at least two years at the management/supervisory level, managing full-time professional staff. Two or more years of experience managing a college housing program or student services field.


* Master's degree.
* Ed.D.
* Experience working in a union environment.
* Experience working at a large public institution.


In addition to the standard CSUEB application, please submit a:

1. Cover letter
2. Resume
3. List of three (3) or more professional references

Resumes alone will not be accepted in lieu of a completed online application.

To apply on-line, please go to If you are a first time user, you must register, create a user ID and password, fill in your basic information, save and click on the position you are interested in, click on the "Apply Now" button to begin the online application.

This position will remain open until filled and may close without further notice.

Applicants will receive a confirmation of receipt via automatic email reply regarding their application materials. In addition, all applicants who were not selected will receive email notification at the conclusion of the recruitment process. Please be patient as this process may take several weeks.


This is a position with supervisory/lead responsibilities, subject to completion of the University on-line Sexual Harassment training as a condition of employment.

This position is a "designated position" in the CSU's Conflict of Interest Code. The successful candidate accepting this position is required to file Conflict of Interest forms subject to the regulations of the Fair Political Practices Commission.

California State University, East Bay conducts pre-employment screening that may include, but is not limited to: criminal background check, verification of academic credentials, licenses, certificates, credit history, professional references and/or verification of work history. Candidates must submit to a background check before being offered a position with CSUEB. Unsatisfactory results of the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSUEB employees who apply for the position.


All California State University campuses, including CSUEB, will become smoke and tobacco-free effective September 1, 2017.

In compliance with state and federal crime awareness and campus security legislation, including The Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Crime Statistics Act, the California State University East Bay Annual Campus Security Report is available at:

At CSU East Bay, the following nine competencies have been identified as valued leadership qualities: Communication, Cooperation, Delegation, Empathy, Feedback, Innovation, Leadership Presence, Passion and Strategic Ability. While we may not expect our managers to exhibit all of these competencies, we do expect them to aspire to develop them. As part of the annual evaluation review process, the Associate Director of Residence Life will be evaluated on each.


All California State University, East Bay employees are considered mandated reporters under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and are required to comply with requirements set forth in the CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.


CSUEB is not a sponsoring agency for Staff or Management positions.


As an Equal Opportunity Employer, CSUEB does not discriminate on the basis of any protected categories: age, ancestry, citizenship, color, disability, gender, immigration status, marital status, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran's status. The University is committed to the principles of diversity in employment and to creating a stimulating learning environment for its diverse student body.

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