Assistant Leadership Coordinator (Head Resident II) - Residential Life

San Francisco State University
San Francisco

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Employment Type
Part Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job no: 513605
Work type: Staff
Location: San Francisco
Categories: Unit 7 - CSUEU - Clerical and Administrative Support Services, Administrative, Temporary, Part Time

Working Title

Assistant Leadership 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 at 0.40 FTE ($15,384.00 - $16,800 annually at 0.40 FTE)

$3,204.00 - $3,500.00 per month at 1.0 FTE ($38,448.00 - $42,000.00 annually at 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 Leadership Coordinator is a part-time, live-in position that assists students in their social and intellectual development and their pursuit to degree attainment. ALCs 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

  • Leadership Development and Engagement Curriculum
  • Support the department’s “student first” philosophy.
  • Develop a series of workshops or programs designed to create a sense of community and student engagement while living in Residential Life.
  • Promote Leadership opportunities for residents through RHA Executive Boards, Hall Councils, Affinity Group leadership and Student Advisory Council.
  • Advocacy and Town Halls
  • Provide advocacy for all residents living on campus via Hall Government and Advisory Council.
  • Provide town hall meetings at least once a semester to address resident concerns.
  • Leadership Resources & Support Partners
  • Review, update, and be familiar with RHA Constitutions and Bylaws. Club and Organization registration, Develop working relationships with campus partners (e.g. Associated Students, Student Activities, Dean of Students, Rec Center, etc.) relevant to the student engagement of residents.
  • 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 wide recognition of residents (i.e. OTM’s; Leadership Symposium, etc.)
  • Creating newsletter articles and highlights of resident stories relating to success as a student living on campus.
  • Create social media posts that highlights resident stories around leadership development, or leadership workshops or training.
  • Creating networking opportunities for RHA to interface with campus or community partners (Orientation, HBO, Gatorfest, Sneak Preview, Associate Students etc).
  • Training and Development

    • Assist in the development and facilitation of relevant Departmental training for RHA Executive Boards, Hall Government and Affinity Group Leadership positions.
    • Research and promote ongoing Leadership Development opportunities external to the department that assist in further developing leadership skills, personal growth, and positional balance and success.
    • Maintain membership and communication with Regional and National RHA Association events (nacurh, pacurh etc)

    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 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.
  • Fundraising & Financial Development
  • Assist in the oversight of fundraising efforts by RHA and the board
  • Assist RHA in reporting on fundraising efforts to both Residential Life leadership and the residence community
  • 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.
  • Environmental/Physical/Special

    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.

    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.

    Advertised: April 21, 2022 (9:00 AM) Pacific Daylight Time
    Applications close: Open until filled

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