ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR - RESIDENTIAL EDUCATION OFFICE

University of California-Davis  |  Davis, CA

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Job Overview

Posted one week ago Full-Time

Job Details

Position Title:

ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR - RESIDENTIAL EDUCATION OFFICE

Job Type: Housing/Residence Life Management
Location: Davis, CA
Positions Available: 1
Institution Type: Public, 4-year
Institution Size: < 30,000 Students
Employer ID: 28186
Application Deadline: 02/15/2019

Benefits

Salary Range:
$4,366 - $8,933
Additional Compensation:
Benefits Package
Housing for Position:
None provided
Benefits
Salary Range:
$4,366 - $8,933
Additional Compensation:
Benefits Package
Housing for Position:
None provided
Qualifications
Education:
Masters Preferred, Bachelors Required
Major Preference:
Counseling, Higher Education, Student Affairs, Other Education
Experience:

Qualifications
Education:
Masters Preferred, Bachelors Required
Major Preference:
Counseling, Higher Education, Student Affairs, Other Education
Experience:

Position Description

Department Description: Student Housing and Dining Services is a self-supporting auxiliary enterprise that provides housing and food service operations to undergraduate and graduate students who live in on-campus facilities, and retail dining operations for the campus at large. For more information about Student Housing and Dining Services, visit our website at http://www.housing.ucdavis.edu/.
The Residential Education Office (REO), within Student Housing and Dining Services, provides a wide variety of support and programs to over 7500 on-campus residents, a 24/7 operation. The department also assists the campus with a number of transitional support programs for students. The REO office has ~20 FTE professional positions and 150+ student staff positions.  

Job Summary: Reporting to the Director-Residential Education/Office of Student Development, the Associate Director - Residential Education manages a complex multi-function 7500 bed residential program for first-year students, transfer students, continuing students, graduate students and students with families. This position is responsible for strategic planning, leadership, oversight day-to-day operations and managing professional and student staff. Major responsibilities include the following: management, supervision, program development, administration, training and assessment. This is a critical position that also assesses the best practices and the overall program offered to students in Student Housing and serves in an on-call capacity for student crises and risk management.

Physical Demands:

  • Work in front of a computer terminal and type on keyboard for extended periods of time.
  • Walk tours of buildings and climb stairs.  

Work Environment:

  • May be required to work a non-standard work week including one or both days of the weekend.
  • Occasional overtime will be required.
  • Will occasionally be asked to work during UC or national holidays.
  • Vacation usage may be limited during peak workload periods.
  • May be required to work on-call as needed.
  • May be required to assume on call rotation and manage after hour's issues during the work week and during the summer conference season.
  • UC Davis is a smoke and tobacco free campus effective January 1, 2014. Smoking, the use of smokeless tobacco products, and the use of unregulated nicotine products (e-cigarettes) will be strictly prohibited on any UC Davis owned or leased property, indoors and outdoors, including parking lots and residential space.
  • Position is a mandatory reporter for known or suspected child abuse and requires that a statement acknowledging the requirement to report child abuse be signed.  

Job Requirements

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Management and planning experience within an student housing operations and residential life programs.
  • Supervisory and management experience to train, evaluate, motivate, and implement performance management techniques for direct reports.
  • Experience in team development, conflict resolution, budgeting techniques, managerial accounting, quantitative decision-making, advising, and discipline.
  • Experience with college student personnel, higher education administration, or a related field, demonstrated through education or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Experience in working with concepts and theories of college multi-cultural student development, and the impact of a residential living-learning environment on student development.
  • Experience responding to crisis situations and developing risk management policies and procedures, conducting mediation and counseling to help resolve conflicts.
  • Experience developing, planning, and assessing departmental goals and objectives to achieve timely and accurate progress, meet deadlines, and maintain a high level of productivity in a high volume, fast-paced environment.
  • Experience interacting with individuals of varying ages, cultural backgrounds, and perspectives.
  • Experience working with Privacy of Information Acts and confidential records and materials.  

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Masters in Counseling Education, Higher Education, Student Affairs Leadership or similar field of study.
  • Experience conducting assessments to gauge resident and staff needs and interests.
  • Verbal communication skills to lead and facilitate group discussions; lead small group training sessions; engage in public speaking; design and conduct innovative learning programs.
  • Ability to take initiative and to work independently as well as to work cooperatively as part of a team.
  • Computer skills to manage various computer systems (i.e. DaFIS, Outlook, third party vendor software, Word, Power Point, Publisher, Excel, etc.).  
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