Director, Housing Services and Residence Life

  • Cal State University (CSU) LA
  • Los Angeles, California
  • Mar 23, 2024
Administration and Management Housing

Job Description

Job No: 537379; 3/22/2024


California State University, Los Angeles, invites applications for the above Administrator II position.

The University : California State University, Los Angeles (Cal State LA) is one of 23 campuses within the California State University system. The University is the premier comprehensive public university in the heart of Los Angeles. We offer nationally recognized programs and our faculty have a strong commitment to scholarship, research, creative pursuits, and service.

As a federally recognized Hispanic-serving (HSI) and Asian-American, Native American, and Pacific Islander-serving institution (AANAPISI), Cal State LA recognizes the transformative power of education and embraces its duty to identify and serve the needs of all of its students. The University is committed to creating a community in which a diverse population of students, faculty, and staff can thrive.

The Position : The Director of Housing and Residence Life is the chief housing officer for the University, providing vision, guidance, and leadership for the overall planning, development, and implementation of programs, services, and facilities with an emphasis on student development, retention, and satisfaction. The Director is responsible for all housing operations and services for a growing residential community, including personnel management, operations, budget management, contract management, marketing, assessment, strategic planning, facility maintenance, student programming, student outreach, and custodial services.' Student Housing facilities include approximately 2,500 beds in residence and apartment-style settings, with community spaces and dining commons. This position reports directly to the Vice President for Student Life. The Director of Housing and Residence Life will develop and foster effective and collaborative relationships with faculty, staff, and administrators to leverage the full potential of resources available on the campus and to ensure that the work of Housing and Residence Life contributes to the mission of the University; responsible for selecting, developing, Supervising, and evaluating all Housing management, staff, and student assistants. Facilitate internal and external staff development opportunities and be proactive in researching and adopting technological advances to maximize productivity, job satisfaction, and use of resources; ensure adherence to Human Resource policies and procedures and resolve high-level employee concerns. In collaboration with the Office of Procurement and Contracts, develop contracts and other legal documents with external vendors supporting the Housing and Residence Life operation; process evictions, rental agreement violations, and other legal issues with advice from University Counsel; develop and maintain regular communication with University partners, including Student Health Center, Dean of Students, Financial Aid, Budget Office, Student Financial Services, Admissions, Public Safety, Information Technology Services, Student Conduct, Outreach and Recruitment, University Orientation, Associated Students, Inc., University-Student Union, University Auxiliary Services, Inc., Facilities Services, Enrollment Services, International Programs and Services, Extended Education, Athletics Department and Public Affairs; and participates regularly in departmental, division, campus-wide, and community meetings and workgroups related to Student Housing and student success.

Required Qualifications & Experience : Master's degree from an accredited institution and significant progressively responsible experience within a large comprehensive college/university organization. 3-5 years of progressively responsible and successful leadership of a complex facility operation with responsibility for coordinating and directing the work of others in key areas such as facilities management, building maintenance and related projects, with oversight for student programming, personnel development and training. The incumbent must demonstrate interest and/or ability to work 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 California State University. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current California State University employees who may apply for the position.

California State University, Los Angeles, as part of the CSU system, is a State of California Employer. As such, the University requires all employees upon date of hire to reside in the State of California.

As of January 1, 2022 the CSU Out-of-State Employment Policy prohibits the hiring of employees to perform CSU-related work outside the state of California.

Desired Qualifications : Proven ability to provide outstanding leadership and strategic direction in a higher education setting, with demonstrated commitment to student development and success. Experience working within higher education serving a significant percentage of first-generation college students.

Compensation : Salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications. Salary range is $4,812 - $15,449/monthly. (Budgeted Hiring Salary Range $9,300 - $10,500/Monthly). A comprehensive benefits package is provided.

Appointment : The Administrator II appointment will be made under the guidelines for management and supervisory employees of the California State University. All rights and benefits associated with this appointment are governed by the Management Personnel Plan.

Closing Date : Review of applications will begin on April 5, 2024 and will continue until the position is filled; however, the position may close when an adequate number of qualified applications are received. A completed online Cal State University, Los Angeles employment application is required. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of a completed application.

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

In addition to meeting fully its obligations under federal and state law, California State University, Los Angeles is committed to creating a community in which a diverse population can live and work in an atmosphere of tolerance, civility and respect for the rights and sensibilities of each individual. To that end, all qualified individuals will receive equal consideration without regard to economic status, race, ethnicity, color, religion, disability, national origin or cultural background, political views, sex or sexual orientation, gender, or other personal characteristics or beliefs.

Candidates must demonstrate ability and/or interest in working in a multicultural/multiethnic environment. Certain positions require fingerprinting. The University actively encourages qualified minorities, women and persons with a disability to apply. Upon request, reasonable accommodation will be provided to individuals with protected disabilities to (a) complete the employment process and (b) perform essential job functions when this does not cause an undue hardship. We are an Equal Opportunity/Title IX Employer.

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Advertised: Mar 22 2024 Pacific Daylight Time
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