Assistant Community Director (Multiple Positions) (8784)

  • Northridge
  • Los Angeles, California
  • Mar 17, 2020
Full Time Administration and Management

Job Description

Assistant Community Director (Multiple Positions) (JID 8784)
Head Resident I
Student Housing/Residential Life
Full Time / $2868 - $3043/mo.

CSUN's Commitment to You
CSUN is committed to achieving excellence through teaching, scholarship, learning and inclusion. Our values include a respect for all people, building partnerships with the community and the encouragement of innovation, experimentation and creativity. CSUN strives to cultivate a community in which a diverse population can learn and work in an atmosphere of civility and respect. CSUN is especially interested in candidates who make contributions to equity and inclusion in the pursuit of excellence for all members of the university community.

About the University
One of the largest universities in the country, California State University, Northridge (CSUN) is an urban, comprehensive university that delivers award-winning undergraduate and graduate programs to nearly 40,000 students annually and counts more than 330,000 alumni who elevate Southern California and beyond. Since its founding in 1958, CSUN has made a significant and long-term economic impact on California, generating nearly $1.9 billion in economic impact and more than 11,700 jobs each year. The LAEDC recognized CSUN as its 2015 Eddy Award winner for its positive economic impact. Serving more students on Pell Grants than any other institution in California, CSUN is also a social elevator and one of the most diverse universities in the country. CSUN ranks 13th in awarding bachelor's degrees to underrepresented minority students and seventh in bachelor's degrees to Latino students, serves the 13th largest Jewish student population, and enrolls the largest number of students who are Deaf and hard-of-hearing of any U.S. state university. The journal Nature recently named CSUN a Rising Star for scientific research, and the NSF ranks CSUN in the top five nationally among similar institutions for graduates who go on to earn doctorates in the sciences. CSUN is where individuals rise. And through them, so does Greater Los Angeles and beyond.

About the Department
Student Housing and Conference Services (SHCS) is a large department within California State University, Northridge (CSUN) serving the university community consisting of 44 acres of grounds and approximately 1,100,000 square feet of facilities space in 34 buildings that house 3,200 single students and 120 students/staff with families. For more information please visit:

Major Duties
Under general supervision of the Senior Community Director, the Assistant Community Director is a full-time, live-in, 12-month professional responsible for the daily operation of a co-ed residential community housing primarily traditional aged college students from significantly diverse backgrounds. The incumbent promotes success through a variety of activities; co-leads a Resident Advisor staff and, in some cases, other student staff members; advises groups and individuals; holds conduct meetings with students; serves on-call among other duties; and performs other duties as assigned.

Equivalent to one year of experience as a director or coordinator of college-level group activities. Equivalent to graduation from a college or university with a Master's degree in Student Affairs, Counseling or related field is preferred.

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities
Working knowledge of group dynamics and needs, managerial techniques, personnel practices needed to oversee college-student residential living. General knowledge of the personal and social problems typically encountered by college students. Ability and specialized skills to: offer counseling and advisement; establish and maintain effective working relationships with students and others; analyze and act upon emergency situations; supervise others; train and evaluate student assistant staff; plan, organize, and execute programs; effectively write reports using correct English grammar; perform arithmetic computations; develop and maintain accurate record keeping systems; and maintain a safe and environmentally healthy residential facility; operate standard office equipment and software including but not limited to Microsoft Office Suite, Oracle PeopleSoft , and the Internal Housing Portal.

Pay, Benefits, & Work Schedule
The university offers an excellent benefits package.

The salary range for this classification is: $2868 - $5191 per month.
The anticipated HIRING RANGE: $2868 - $3043, dependent upon qualifications and experience.

HOURS: Full-Time; 40 hours per week; 8:00am - 5:00pm, Monday through Friday.

TEMP: This is a Temporary position, end date to be determined.

Application Period
Applications received through February 28, 2020 will be considered in the initial review and review of applications will continue until position is filled.

In order to be considered in the initial review, applications must be submitted prior to the date listed above. Application submissions received after the initial review date will be reviewed at the discretion of the University.

How To Apply
Candidates should apply by completing the CSUN on-line application utilizing: link. NOTE: Internal candidates should apply through the portal by accessing the View Job Openings/Apply link on the Human Resources/Employee pagelet.

For more detailed information on the application and hiring process, please visit the link below:

Background Check
This position is a sensitive position as designated by the CSU.

A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the status of candidates who apply for the position.

The person holding this position may be 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.

Equal Employment Opportunity
CSUN is an Equal Opportunity Employer and prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, religion, national origin, age, gender, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, marital status, veteran status, and disability. Our nondiscrimination policy is set forth in CSU Executive Order 1096. Reasonable accommodations will be provided for applicants with disabilities who self-disclose by contacting Recruitment Services at 818-677-2101.
Closing Date/Time: Open until filled

Job Address

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