MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES: Student Development Responsible for oversight of the First Year Experience (FYE) including First Year Experience Seminar Series, Living Learning Community Mentors (LLCM), and Living Learning Communities. Responsible for the creation and maintenance of Living Learning Communities for freshmen students. Oversee and manage residential life calendar of activities. Plan and coordinate yearly FYE Seminar Series sessions including subjects, learning outcomes, and pre and post assessments. Supervise 6-10 Living Learning Community Mentors. Responsible for assessment of Housing & Residential Life programs and initiatives. Responsible for leadership professional development programming for Residence Hall Officers and Living Learning Community Mentors. Communicate and collaborate with faculty and staff. Draft communications, advertisements, and presentations for the department. Responsible for managing student workers for the FYE Seminar Series swiping.
Assessment, Policies, Planning, Procedures Responsible for identification of appropriate metrics and assessment modules for all HRL programming. Provide data and reports as requested. Assist with long-range planning for housing facilities and residential life programs in conjunction with university and departmental strategic planning. Perform regular assessment of departmental programs and report on results. Respond to daily requests for information and assistance from staff, residents and other interested parties within federal and campus regulations. Enforce all HRL and campus policies and procedures on campus and in the residence halls. Represent HRL on campus-wide committees. Participate in yearly departmental planning. Recommend solutions to problems and changes in program procedures to Lead Coordinator and DHRL. Develop and implement a LLCM programming model.
Housing Management: Under the direction of the Director of Housing & Residential Life: Assist in the supervision and leadership of motel facility during construction of new residence hall (2017-2020). This position will be a live-off position until the a) opening of a new residence hall or b) rental of adjacent property for a temporary residence hall during construction of new residence hall
SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: A background check (including a criminal records check and fingerprinting) must be satisfactorily completed 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.
The Coordinator of Residence Life, Programming & Assessment is currently a live-off position. Upon the opening of a new residence hall, the CRL, P&A will be a live-in position. Five Residence Life professional staff will share 24-hour on-call duties; however, actual working time is varied and flexible. Each year the incumbent will be required to work a variety of shifts that may include working days, evenings, weekends and holidays.
A valid California Driver's License, CPR and First Aid certificates must be acquired within six months of hire and maintained thereafter.
In addition to working in a typical office environment, the Coordinator for Residence Life, Programming & Assessment will supervise, work and may live in a 3-story residence hall that has no elevator and must be physically able to coordinate emergency evacuation procedures as required. The CRL may also work on the T.S. Golden Bear and must be able to climb many stair towers on a daily basis. The on-campus work environment is non-air conditioned.
The incumbent may be required to provide Coordinator for Residence Life support for up to four months with Summer Conference Housing and/or on the annual training cruise for 30 to 60 days. Incumbent will be subject to an annual cruise physical and drug screening prior to participation. In addition, incumbent must have or be able to obtain a U.S. Passport to participate in the training cruise.
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.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Education: Equivalent to graduation from a four-year college or university in one of the behavioral sciences, public or business administration or a jobrelated field. Additional specialized experience during which the applicant has acquired and successfully applied the knowledge and abilities shown above may substitute for the required education on a yearforyear basis.
Experience: Possession of these 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 jobrelated field may be substituted for one year of the professional experience
Working knowledge of the practices, procedures and activities of the program to which assigned. General knowledge of the methods and problems of organizational and program management. General knowledge of research and interview techniques; and of the principles of individual and group behavior. Ability to interpret and apply program rules and regulations. Ability to use initiative and resourcefulness in planning work assignments and in implementing long-range program improvements. Ability to obtain factual and interpretative information through interviews. Ability to reason logically, collect, compile, analyze and evaluate data and make verbal or written presentations based on these data. Ability to advise students individually and in groups on routine matters where required. Ability to recognize multicultural, multi-sexed and multi‑aged value systems and work accordingly. Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with faculty, CSU administrators, student organizations, private and public agencies and others in committee work, and student advising and community contacts. Ability to rapidly acquire a general knowledge of the overall operation, functions and programs of the campus to which assigned. Demonstrated ability to make decisions and carry through actions having implications with regard to other program or service areas.
DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS: A working knowledge of student development theory, group dynamics, and current issues and trends in higher education. An understanding of student development, staff development, leadership development, and multicultural issues. Effective interpersonal and communication skills including the experience of working with a diverse student population. Previous experience with collegiate room assignment software programs such as StarRez, eRezLife, OrgSync, Adirondack, etc. Previous experience with PeopleSoft or Banner systems. An understanding of how the areas of leadership development, food service, technology, facilities management and judicial affairs affect housing & residence life. Proficient in the use of Microsoft office software (Word, Excel, Access). Ability to work in a highly collaborative environment and develop effective relationships within the division of Student Affairs, and with key stakeholders external to the division. A team player with the willingness to take initiative on new projects and embrace changes.
SALARY RANGE: $3,858 - $5,485 per month. Hiring salary will be at or near the beginning of the range.
APPLICATION PROCESS: Interested parties must submit the Cal Maritime Employment Application, a cover letter and resume. Apply on-line at http://www.csum.edu/web/hr/careers Based upon a review of applications and accompanying documents, only those persons whose qualifications best match job requirements will be interviewed. Applicants selected for an interview will be notified of interview appointments by telephone or email.
BENEFITS: The California State University Maritime Academy offers a broad range of benefits for qualifying positions including medical, dental, vision, life and disability insurances, retirement (CalPERS), fee waiver, vacation and sick leave.
ELIGIBILITY TO WORK: Applicants must provide proof of U.S. citizenship or authorization to work in the United States within three days of the date of hire.
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Located in Vallejo, California, The California Maritime Academy (Cal Maritime) is a unique and specialized campus of the 23-campus California State University (CSU) system. We are one of only seven degree-granting maritime academies in the United States ? and the only one on the West Coast.