Assistant Director for Engagement
8AM - 5PM
$53,600 - $53,600
The University of California, Riverside serves the needs and enhances the quality of life of the diverse people of California, the nation and the world through knowledge - its communication, discovery, translation, application, and preservation. The undergraduate, graduate and professional degree programs, research programs, and outreach activities develop leaders who inspire, create, and enrich California's economic, social, cultural, and environmental future. The Assistant Director of Engagement has a primary responsibility for residential program development with a focus to academic and educational enhancement. Academic initiatives include, but not limited to faculty in residence, living-learning communities, special interest housing and tutoring programs.
Thorough knowledge of Student Affairs/Student Life specialization.
Ability to develop original ideas to solve problems.
Thorough knowledge of advising and counseling techniques.
Abilities in project management, problem identification and reasoning skills.
Skills in judgment and decision-making, problem solving, identifying measures of system performance and the actions to improve performance.
Thorough understanding of student development theories and their practical applications in residential life programs.
Strong knowledge of common University-specific computer application programs and knowledge of University and departmental principles and procedures involved in risk assessment and evaluating risks as to likelihood and consequences.
In the Heart of Inland Southern California, UC Riverside is located on nearly 1,200 acres near Box Springs Mountain in Southern California; the park-like campus provides convenient access to the vibrant and growing Inland region. The campus is a living laboratory for the exploration of issues critical to growing communities' air, water, energy, transportation, politics, the arts, history and culture. UCR gives every student the resources to explore, engage, imagine and excel.
At UC Riverside we celebrate diversity and are proud of our #12 ranking among the nation for most diverse universities (US News and World Report 2013-2014). Become part of a place that fosters success for all its constituents, students, faculty, and staff, and where work/life balance and campus culture are integral to our way of life.
UCR is ranked 55th among top public universities (US News and World Report 2013-2014).
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
For information about our generous employee benefits package, visit: Employee Benefits Overview