Bulletin #180422; 02/11/2020
Head Resident II
Housing and Residence Life
Salary Range: $3,168 - $5,733/Monthly
Work Schedule: Full-time; Monday - Friday, 9:00 am to 6:00 pm.; additional on-call responsibilities; non-exempt classification. Temporary appointment expires on/or before one year from date of hire. Appointment may be extended.
Essential Job Function: Under general supervision of the Assistant Director for Residential Life (ADRL), the Resident Director (RD) is a live-in professional responsible for the daily operations of a co-ed residential community housing. The RD works to establish an atmosphere that is conducive to accomplishing the goals and objectives of Housing and Residence Life, Division of Student Life and the mission of the University. The incumbent promotes student success through a variety of activities: leads, trains, provides developmental opportunities; evaluates and aides in selection of a student Resident Assistant (RA) Staff of 4-10 persons and a student leader Residence Life Coordinator (RLC); identifies and develops students' leadership and social behavioral skills; implements educational framework for area of responsibility to enhance students' ideals of inclusiveness; service to the community; academic success and individual development; and attends and participates in all trainings, departmental staff meetings, student meetings, and university committee meetings. The incumbent executes and maintains all record keeping functions as outlined by Housing & Residential Life: damage assessments; assignment changes; student discipline; developmental education; apartment condition reports, fire/health/ safety inspections; semester occupancy reports and purchasing; serves as a conduct officer in the student conduct process; provides counseling/advisement to students, residents, and parents; intervenes in, mediates, and monitors roommate conflicts; and participates equally in the 24-hour emergency on-call rotation providing crisis and emergency response services to resident students.
Required Qualifications & Experience: Equivalent to two years of full-time experience coordinating or directing college-level group activities, including one year directing a dormitory complex which has provided a wide exposure to student group problems and ability to demonstrate possession of the knowledge and abilities listed above. One year of job-related non-paid experience may substitute for the one year of general experience required. The incumbent must have knowledge of Microsoft Office products. Possess; strong organizational and coordination skills, oral and written communication skills; as well as good reading and writing skills. Ability to: work independently and develop solutions to complex problems; establish and maintain cooperative working relationships; relate to the present-day population of college students and help them with their personal and social problems; keep records and accounts; select, train, and evaluate student assistants and staff; analyze emergency situations accurately and take prompt action; prepare concise reports; develop, organize, and implement residence programs; and ability to perform mathematical calculations. The incumbent must also possess demonstrated ability and interest in working in a multicultural/multiethnic environment. 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.
Desired Qualifications: Master's degree in Higher Education, Student Services, Counseling or a related field. Three years of residence hall experience beyond the Resident Assistant position; experience using student conduct databases such as Maxient or assignment databases such as StarRez. Skill in program presentation, themed and living learning community experience, student conduct and crisis intervention.
Closing Date: Review of applications will begin on February 25, 2020 and will continue until the position is filled; however, the position may close when an adequate number of qualified applications are received. A COMPLETED ON-LINE CAL STATE LA EMPLOYMENT APPLICATION IS REQUIRED. RESUMES WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED IN LIEU OF A COMPLETED APPLICATION.
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.
Closing Date/Time: Open until filled
Los Angeles, California