Job #6973 Associate Director of Residential Education (Administrator I)

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Job Title: Associate Director of Residential Education (Administrator I)
Location: San Diego Main Campus
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 6973



San Diego State University is seeking applicants with demonstrated experience and/or commitment to teaching and working effectively with individuals from diverse backgrounds and members of historically underrepresented groups.

Initial review of applications will begin on June 17, 2019. To receive full consideration, apply by June 16, 2019. The position will remain open until filled.

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Position Information

This position is in the Management Personnel Plan (Administrator I) and earns management benefits including medical, dental, vision, $100,000 life insurance plan, and the CalPERS pension plan. For more information on benefits included for this position, please see the benefits summary.

This is a full-time, benefits eligible, at will position. This position is designated exempt under FLSA and not eligible for overtime compensation. Standard SDSU work hours are Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. but may vary based on operational needs.

The position of Associate Director of Residential Education reports directly to the Director of Residential Education and is responsible for supervision of the Residence Hall Coordinators, crisis management, budget planning, research, and facilities planning.

The position supervises three to five full-time professional employees in performing their job duties as members of the residence hall staff for a residential population of between 7000-8000 students. The position is also responsible for behavioral control and contract enforcement processes for four to six residence halls, which are growth-producing and encourage individual student responsibility for behavior within the residence hall community.

The position provides departmental oversight and implementation of large campus wide programming, including Welcome Week and Aztec Nights. In collaboration with the Director of Residential Education, they plan, budget, collaborate with various campus offices and begin the contracting process for these campus wide events. In addition, the position is responsible for the development and coordination of ongoing residential programs and workshops focused on diversity, social justice and civic engagement.

They work closely with residential staff and student leaders to ensure a balanced program regarding these issues (i.e. Affinity Groups, OneSDSU programming, the Diversity Awareness Certificate (DAC) program, community service trips, etc.). They also assist with the organization (including preparation, publicity, staffing, evaluation, etc.) of the Journey to a Shared Humanity and REO Cares programs.

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Compensation and Benefits

Starting salary upon appointment not expected to exceed $5,834 per month. Salary placement is determined by the education, experience, and qualifications the candidate brings to the position, internal equity, and the hiring department's fiscal resources.

San Diego State University offers a rich benefits package that constitutes a major portion of total compensation. For more information regarding SDSU benefits, please click here.



Minimum Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in Higher Education Administration, Counseling, College Student Development or related field.
  • Five to seven years of progressively responsible experience in a residential education environment.
  • At least one year of previous management and supervision of full-time, professional residence hall staff.

Preferred Qualifications and Specialized Skills

  • Diversity training and education experience.
  • Experience working with diverse student populations.
  • Experience working with sophomore student populations.
  • Freshmen transition and identity development teaching experience.
  • Previous large-scale program development and implementation.


Application Procedures

To apply for this position, please click on the "Apply Now" button on this page. You must submit your application by clicking on the "Submit" button. If you need assistance completing your application, please click here.

Applicants with disabilities requiring assistance may call (619) 594-3953.


General Information

All management and executive employees shall be required to provide a written statement to the appropriate administrator of any and all outside employment. Employees shall also provide a written statement of outside employment if a written request by an administrator is made.

The person holding this position is 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.

San Diego State University is not a sponsoring agency for staff or management positions (e.g., H-1B visa). Applicants must currently be authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis. Offers of employment are contingent upon the presentation of documents that demonstrate a person's identity and authorization to work in the United States, which are consistent with the provisions of the Immigration Reform and Control Act.

A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.

SDSU is a smoke free campus. For more information, please click here.

SDSU is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against persons on the basis of race, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity and expression, marital status, age, disability, pregnancy, medical condition, or covered veteran status.

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Job No: 6973
Posted: 6/2/2019
Application Due: 8/1/2019
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