Full Time; Contract Starting salary: $49,000/annually
UCSC strives to embrace diversity in all its forms; it strives to be an inclusive community that fosters an open, enlightened & productive environment.
Involves planning, developing, implementing and advising on programs, services, activities and processes for students in their non-academic life at the university, including residential life, public service, student conduct and judicial affairs, identity-based matters, sexual violence, leadership development, student government, student businesses, student organizations, and other student resource center areas.
Using knowledge and skills as a seasoned, experienced Student Services professional, performs the full range of duties and responsibilities within a Student Life specialization. Assesses situations and determines appropriate action or referral. Works independently under general supervision to provide information and interpretation of complex policies, procedures and regulations. Identifies and responds to student needs for programs, services, and crisis intervention.
Colleges, Housing and Educational Services (CHES) is a multi-funded organization within the Business and Administrative Services (BAS) division at the University of California (UC) Santa Cruz. CHES provides leadership in the areas of college student life and residential services, housing services, facilities, employee housing and capital planning, dining services, conference services, early education services, the Bay Tree Bookstore, ID card services, and business and financial analysis for these areas. Through these units, educational and developmental programs and services are offered to all members of the campus community including students, faculty, staff, children and external constituents.
CHES provides on-campus housing and dining services to nearly 9,500 undergraduate and graduate students in ten residential colleges and six multi-college affiliated residential communities which support single students and students with families. Employee housing is provided through 51 rental units at the Laureate Court apartments and 188 for-sale homes in four different locations. The unit also provides off-campus student housing support and summer conference operations. CHES manages the auxiliary service units of the Bay Tree Bookstore and ID card services and offers Early Education Services for student parents.
Bachelor's degree in related area and / or equivalent experience / training.
Direct experience in housing and residence life administration or student affairs.
General theoretical knowledge base in the area of student development theory OR related theoretical knowledge (e.g. community development, program development, educational theory, leadership development theory, cross-cultural communications, and/or group development).
General understanding of the current trends and issues impacting student populations and higher education.
Written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills sufficient to successfully interact with large groups, families, the public and other professionals
This is a live-in position which requires the employee to live in the provided apartment full time. On-campus apartment accommodation provided, in accordance with Apartment Use Agreement. Basic meal plan provided to support interaction, involvement, and community building with students, staff, and faculty in dining hall setting, during the academic year.
This is a Contract appointment with a term of (4) years unless terminated earlier.
Selected candidate will be required to pass a pre-employment criminal history background check.
Multiple positions available. Position is open until filled. Initial Review Date = 03-11-2019
To ensure review of application materials by the hiring unit, they must be submitted ON OR BEFORE the initial review date (IRD) via the Staff Employment Opportunities web site @https://jobs.ucsc.edu. A computer is available at the UCSC Staff Human Resources Office located at Scotts Valley Center. The Scotts Valley Center is located at 100 Enterprise Way, Suite E100, Scotts Valley, CA 95066. To learn more or to request disability accommodations, call 831-459-2009. Hearing impaired are encouraged to use the California Relay Service at 800-735-2922. The University of California, Santa Cruz is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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