Assistant Director of Residential Life for Educational Development

Job description

Job Title: Assistant Director of Residential Life for Educational Development

Job ID: 24469

Full/Part Time: Full - Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Job Code: 3318, Range 1

Department: University Housing Services


About the Position

Under the general direction of the Associate Director for Residential Life, the Assistant Director of Residential Life for Educational Development is responsible for the development and management of a comprehensive Residential Life Program for almost 4,200 residents living in University Housing Services.  The program includes the day to day operation of five residence halls housing 2,100 first year students and two apartment complexes housing 2,100 upper division students, graduate students, faculty, and staff.


The Assistant Director for Residential Life for Educational Development has significant responsibility for crisis management, administrative duties, budget, communication within and outside the university, and other related activities with additional specific responsibility for managing professional and paraprofessional staff training; administering a centralized conduct process and adjudication; overseeing educational and social programming efforts; and coordinating major events and projects.  The Assistant Director for Residential Life for Educational Development works cooperatively with all University Housing Services (UHS) staff in support and implementation of the UHS mission.  The position requires political acumen as it interfaces with the media, legal counsel, parents, President’s Cabinet, and other key stakeholders.  This position also involves complex collaboration with a variety of entities including, but not limited to Student Affairs, Counseling Services, Student Health and Wellness, academic colleges, Student Involvement, and campus auxiliaries.


Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

  • Oversees the residential conduct system for the campus residential population in conjunction with the Office of Student Conduct and Ethical Development.
  • Alternates assuming 24-hour on-call duty with the other Assistant Director and/or Associate Director for Residential Life, ensuring continuous coverage for all residences.


This is a position in the CSU - Management Personnel Plan (MPP), and serves at the pleasure of the President. This position will require adherence to University compliance training such as: Conflict of Interest and Ethics, AB 1825 Sexual Harassment Prevention, Information Security, and Injury and Illness Prevention Program. The person hired for this position may be required to complete an outside employment disclosure statement in accordance with Title V of the California Code of Regulations.

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Equal Employment Statement:

SJSU is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action employer.  We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, gender, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, marital status, veteran status, or disability.

It is the policy of SJSU to provide reasonable accommodations for applicants with disabilities who self disclose.




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Job No: 24469
Posted: 2/23/2018
Application Due: 4/24/2018
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