Assistant Academic Development Coordinator (Head Resident II) - Residential Life (503412)

  • Cal State University (CSU) San Francisco
  • San Francisco, California
  • Nov 28, 2021
Part Time Planning and Development

Job Description


Working Title

Assistant Academic Development Coordinator (Head Resident II) - Residential Life

SF State University

San Francisco State is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against persons on the basis of race, religion, color, ancestry, age, disability, genetic information, gender, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, medical condition, National origin, sex, sexual orientation, covered veteran status, or any other protected status. Reasonable accommodations will be provided for qualified applicants with disabilities who self-disclose by contacting the Senior Human Resources Manager.

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San Francisco State is a 100% Smoke/Vapor-Free Campus. Smoking or Vaping of any tobacco/plant-based substance is not permitted on any University properties.

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.

This position may be a "designated position" in the California State University's Conflict of Interest Code. The successful candidate accepting this position may be required to file Conflict of Interest forms subject to the regulations of the Fair Political Practices Commission.


Residential Life

Appointment Type


Time Base


Work Schedule

Typically three hours per weekday, except for one day at four hours, for a total of 16 hours per week.

Anticipated Hiring Range

$1,282.00 - $1,400.00 per month @ 0.40 FTE ($15,384.00 - $16,800 Annually @ 0.40 FTE)

$3,204.00 - $3,500.00 per month @ 1.0 FTE $38,448.00 - $42,000.00 annually @ 1.0 FTE)

Salary is commensurate with experience.

Position Summary

Under the general oversight of the Director of Residential Life, and lead by the Academic and Leadership Coordinator, the Assistant Academic Development Coordinator is a part-time, live-in position that assists students in their social and intellectual development and their pursuit to degree attainment. They assist in the overall design, implementation, and daily administration of the academic support and success functions for the residential community with specific emphasis on supporting the student leaders. Populations of these communities vary and can be in excess of 1200 residents.

Lead and reporting to the Academic and Leadership Coordinator, the incumbent supports the student leader community in their academic success pursuits and success in the student leader position at large. The incumbent supports the development of the community through academic related programs, resources, partnership building as well as narrates the story of the student leaders within the department through an academic and position lens. This position listens and provides strong advocacy for the needs of the student leaders.

Position Information

Community Development
  • Academic Success Curriculum
    • Support the department's "student first" philosophy.
    • Develop a series of workshops or programs designed for Student Leaders in managing the rigors of both their position and academic life.
    • Promote academic calendar highlights to student leaders and provide context regarding their importance throughout the academic year.
  • Academic Resources & Support Partners
    • Review, update, and be familiar with the department's list of various support offices (e.g. Advising office, disability programs, Financial Aid, Dean of Students, Career Services, etc.) relevant to the success of our student leaders.
    • Coordinate with campus partners and assist in developing relationships that support and benefit student leaders.
  • Recognition, Outreach, and Communication
    • Assisting in the celebration of community academic success (i.e. 3.0 Celebration in Spring; Dean's List, etc.)
    • Creating newsletter articles and highlights of student leader stories relating to success as a student or in their position
    • Create social media posts that highlights student leader stories, the academic success calendar, or workshop tips and tricks

Training and Development
  • Assist in the development and facilitation of relevant Departmental training for student leaders that promote both academic success, personal growth, and positional balance and success.
  • Research and promote ongoing development opportunities external to the department that assist in further developing academic success, personal growth, and positional balance and success.

Data, Analytics, and Assessment
  • Conduct a needs assessment each semester through survey, focus groups, or other formats to determine the priorities for community development.
  • Report out on the needs assessment and semester trends periodically at various meetings (SL Live-in Meeting; Pro Team Meetings, etc.)
  • Review academic success data available in various survey reports (Skyfactor, NSSE, etc.) to assist in developing support programs and initiatives.

Residential Life Administration
  • Community Administration
    • Establish and maintain 5 hours of office hours to assist with team coaching
    • Respond to emails, phone calls, and student leader concerns in a timely manner. When appropriate refer issue to appropriate personnel.
  • Team Development
    • Provide advocacy for student leaders and awareness of areas of achievement and challenge for the team.
  • Department Administration
    • Communicate weekly with Residential Life professional staff via regular meetings, memoranda, email, and personal contact.
    • Attend department trainings, team development, evaluation, and professional recruitment activities
    • Attend all major Housing and/or University events as assigned (Move-in/Closing, GatorFest, SAEM Town Hall Meetings, etc.)

Other Duties as Assigned

At All Times
  • Demonstrate behaviors that are in line with the User Friendly Principles (P530C) and Principles of Conduct for a Multi-Cultural University (P30D)
  • Demonstrate safe work practices for oneself, others and the office environment.

Minimum Qualifications

Knowledge and Abilities: General knowledge of the personal and social problems typically encountered by college students; working knowledge of group dynamics and needs; working knowledge of managerial techniques, personnel practices, and inventory control.

Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with students and others; relate to the present-day population of college students; deal with the personal and social problems of students; keep records and accounts and make reports; select, train, lead, and evaluate student assistants and staff; analyze emergency situations accurately and take prompt action; prepare concise reports; develop, organize, and implement residence programs; read and write at a level appropriate to the duties of the position; and perform mathematical calculations where required.

Experience: Equivalent to two years of 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 able to demonstrate possession of the knowledge and abilities listed above.

One year of job-related non-paid experience may be substituted for the one year of general experience required.

Preferred Qualifications

  • At least one year of experience in working with college-aged students.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently, show achievement, and interpret department goals as it pertains to the work of the position.
  • Demonstrated ability to perform administrative tasks.
  • Demonstrated ability to develop and carry-out successful programming for a residential community, or equivalent.
  • Core Competencies - embody the following competencies:
    • Bias toward collaboration and teamwork.
    • Effective oral, written and nonverbal communication skills.
    • Customer/Client Focus with an emphasis in critical analysis, problem solving, and resolution.
    • Personal effectiveness and credibility as demonstrated by interpersonal and professional confidence.
    • Diversity and inclusion.


The incumbent works a 16-hour work week with varied shifts and times. This is a live-in and an optional on-call position. The incumbent may work evenings and non-traditional hours periodically. The incumbent may participate in an on-duty rotation to respond to following (including but not limited to): student complaints, emergency situations, campus disturbances, and in support of the Student Life initiative.

Must be able to competently interact with a culturally and ethnically diverse population of students, faculty and staff.

Pre-Employment Requirements

This position requires the successful completion of a background check.

Eligibility to Work

Applicants must be able to provide proof of US Citizenship or authorization to work in the United States, within three business days from their date of hire.


Threaded through our Total Compensation package is a commitment to Bridging Life's Transitions. SF State is committed to providing our employees with a comprehensive program that rewards efforts that are appreciated by your colleagues, students and the customers we serve.

We offer a competitive compensation package that includes Medical, Dental, Vision, Pension, 401k, Healthcare Savings Account, Life Insurance, Disability Insurance, Vacation and Sick Leave as well as State Holidays and a dynamic Fee Waiver program, all geared towards the University's commitment to attract, motivate and retain our employee.

CSUEU Position

Eligible and qualified on-campus applicants, currently in bargaining units 2, 5, 7, and 9 are given hiring preference.

Additional Information


The Human Resources office is open Mondays through Fridays from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., and can be reached at (415) 338-1872.

Please note that this position, position requirements, application deadline and/or any other component of this position is subject to change or cancellation at any time.

Closing Date/Time: July 29, 2022

Job Address

San Francisco, California 94132 United States View Map