Full-Time; Career Minimum Starting Salary: $6,250.00/monthly- Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.
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.
Utilizing advanced, specialized expertise provides direction and guidance to lower level Student Services professionals in specialized student life and development programs, and resolves the most complex cases/situations; and/or has programmatic responsibility for a discreet complex Student Life & Development function or content area.
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 UC Santa Cruz 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.
Under the general supervision of the Associate Dean of Students & Chief of Staff, the Director of Basic Needs Programs supervises the day-to-day administration of the basic needs programs offered by the Dean of Students Office. The incumbent partners with the Center for Agroecology and Sustainable Food Systems (CASFS) and the Blum Center to develop the vision, direction, and implementation of an inclusive co-curricular learning and community space focused on cultivating food, housing, health and wellness, and financial security resources for UC Santa Cruz students. The incumbent fosters strong collaboration between multiple campus and community resources, including partners in the City and County of Santa Cruz. The incumbent directly supervises a full-time Basic Needs Coordinator and a team of student staff members. The incumbent utilizes a high degree of cultural fluency in order to support historically underrepresented, marginalized and/or underserved students. The incumbent serves on the Dean of Students' leadership team and supports the activities, programs, and services associated with the functions of the Dean of Students office.
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.
Bachelor's degree in related area and/or equivalent experience/training.
Advanced knowledge of advising and counseling techniques.
Advanced knowledge of Student Affairs/Student Life specialization.
Skills in judgment and decision-making, problem solving, identifying measures of system performance and the actions to improve performance.
Advanced abilities in project management, problem identification and reasoning skills.
Position is open until filled. Initial Review Date: 05-20-2019
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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