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. The incumbent 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.
This position is for one year, with a possibility of extending an additional year, maximum of three year appointment.
For more information about our department: http://housing.csulb.edu/jobs/pdf/position_descr/TPE_Brochure.pdf
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities: General knowledge of personal and social problems typically encountered by college students. Knowledge of the organizational structure of the university and resources available at the university. Experience supervising student Resident Assistants or Undergraduate student workers. Ability to prepare reports which reflect critical analysis of evaluation results and which project possible impact of program. Ability to develop accurate budget projections and monitor expenses. Skill to assist with planning, developing, and conducting training seminars, workshops, and retreats. Ability to accomplish projects in an effective and timely manner. Demonstrated counseling skills, particularly in student development, conflict resolution, and group dynamics. Willingness to attend training seminars, workshops, and conferences in order to develop professionally. Experience with selection and training of student staff, particularly in a Housing and Residential Life environment. Sensitivity to and demonstrated ability to work effectively within a culturally diverse student population. Ability to collaborate with Residence Life Leadership team and the Residential Coordinators in developing and implementing a Residential Curriculum. Ability to quickly and effectively assess needs and intervene in student behavioral and crisis scenarios involving physical and/or emotional risk. Understanding of confidentiality standards related to FERPA and Title IX. Ability to work variable hours as needed, including late nights, early mornings, and weekends as situations arise.
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."
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 (we will count two years in a housing graduate assistantship as 1 year of professional experience). Masters degree in Student Development, Higher Education, Counseling, Clinical Psychology, Social Work, or a directly related field preferred. Experience supervising student Resident Assistants or Undergraduate student workers preferred. Experience in counseling, advising and programming for college-level students preferred.
Equal Employment Opportunity: CSULB is committed to creating a community in which a diverse population can learn, live, and work in an atmosphere of tolerance, civility and respect for the rights and sensibilities of each individual, without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, religious creed, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, medical condition, age, Vietnam era veteran status, or any other veteran's status. CSULB is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
General Information: 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.
A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.
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.
Benefits: Excellent benefits through CalPERS (health, vision, dental), tuition fee waiver, generous vacation and sick leave, and 14 paid holidays each year.
Licenses / Certificates: CA Driver's License, Class C
Background: 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 mont