UC Santa Cruz 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.
Working under the supervision of Dean of Students Coordinator, the Basic Needs Coordinator serves as a resource for students experiencing varying degrees of need and/or distress. The Basic Needs Coordinator will assist students with Cal Fresh and food access, coordinate and advise the operations of the Slug Support Food Pantry, and support administrative projects in support of the Basic Needs and Slug Support programs. The Basic Needs Coordinator works both independently and in close collaboration with key offices to identify and intervene as early as possible with students who may benefit from basic needs and other support services.
The Division of Student Success provides campus-wide coordination and leadership for student success programs and activities across departments, divisions, colleges, and administrative units. The Student Success Division includes the Student Success Evaluation & Research Center (SSERC), Student Achievement and Equity Innovation, Student Health and Wellness, the Career Center, and Student Development and Engagement/Dean of Students.
The Dean of Students Office at UC Santa Cruz promotes personal development and successful navigation of campus life thereby strengthening the student experience. This is accomplished by facilitating partnerships, developing policies, creating meaningful opportunities, and providing direct support to cultivate a vibrant, healthy, and inclusive UCSC community. The Dean of Students Office envisions a university where every student has limitless opportunities and support to reach their highest goals for themselves and society.
Bachelor's degree in sociology, public policy, psychology or related field and/or equivalent experience/training.
Demonstrated knowledge/ability in crisis intervention and case management on college campuses.
Some knowledge of health care, mental health care and services, crisis management prevention.
Demonstrated ability to initiate and coordinate services for students.
Demonstrated ability to interact effectively, productively and sensitively with students, faculty, staff and parents per the standards and practices related to the Family Educational Rights Privacy Act (FERPA) and other relevant policies and best practices.
This position requires passing a pre-employment criminal history background check. Selected candidates cannot begin work until passing their background check. Please note: Time required to complete this process may vary and can be lengthy.
Position is open until filled. Initial Review Date: 03-27-2019
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 UC Santa Cruz 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. UC Santa Cruz is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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