Area Director, Cal Poly Pomona Foundation

Position Name, Institution
Area Director, Cal Poly Pomona Foundation

Institutional Contact

Salary Range
$40,164.80 – $62,961.60/year, DOE

Under the general supervision of the Assistant Director for
Leadership Development (ADLD), the Area Director is a full-time live-in
professional staff member responsible for community development and
facilities management in a multi-cultural residential education
program housing 1250 residents in apartment-style living.

  • Staff Supervision and Student Development: Supervises a team of
    11 Resident Advisors (RA), one IMPACT Advisor, and one Student
    Coordinator. This supervision includes weekly/biweekly individual
    meetings, weekly small and large staff meetings (evenings),
    Residential Education staff meetings, development sessions, and
    quarterly evaluations. Assists in the indirect supervision of the
    entire 23 member RA team
  • Living Learning Community: Facilitates the development of the
    University Village’s LLC: IMPACT – Integrating My Personal and
    Academic Tracks. Motivate student involvement and student governance in all aspects of the program.
  • Training: Creates, plans, implements, and presents at Fall and
    ongoing RA training sessions in conjunction with other members of the Residential Education, professional, student leader, and student staff.
  • Student Conduct: Assists the ADCS with the application of the FHS
    conduct review and restorative justice process.
  • Counseling and Crisis Management: Serves on rotation of 24 hour,
    on-call responsibility, including participating in weekend and
    holiday duty (available on cell-phone, able to respond in person in a reasonable amount of time). Duties include ensuring Village property is secured daily, responding to crisis situations, and serving as a resource for the RA staff.


  • Master’s degree in student affairs/student development/higher
    education or related field
  • Strong customer service background
  • Ability to communicate effectively, verbally and in writing, with
    students/residents or employees of the organization
  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and
    draw valid conclusions

California State Polytechnic University, Pomona (Cal Poly Pomona) is
a unique university located in the southern California region and is
among only a handful of polytechnic universities nationwide. Cal Poly
Pomona integrates technology into a traditional liberal arts
education as well as into the applied sciences. This long-standing polytechnic approach, which is paired with our learn-by-doing philosophy, makes us unique among traditional universities and has earned us the
reputation of developing individuals who are among the most sought-after in today’s marketplace.

The Cal Poly Pomona Foundation, Inc., was established in 1966 to
promote, assist and enhance the educational mission of California
State Polytechnic University, Pomona through educational projects,
university research, development, community outreach, and providing
goods and services. Employees of Cal Poly Pomona Foundation are
non-State of California employees.

Foundation Housing Services/The University Village, is a
multi-cultural residential education program housing 1250 residents
in apartment-style living. As of September 1, 2017, all 23 California
State University campuses are tobacco and smoke free.


  • Full time benefited non-exempt position. Starting pay
    commensurate with qualifications
  • Employee benefits include health, dental & vision insurance; life
    and LTD insurance (company paid); defined benefit contributory
    retirement plan with CalPERS, paid vacation and sick time, 14 paid
    holidays, education reimbursement, great working environment.

To be considered for this position please use the following link:
Click on Apply Now, complete the online application, and submit a
cover letter, resume, and list of professional references.

In compliance with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security
Policy & Campus Crime Statistics Act, Cal Poly Pomona’s annual
security report includes statistics for the previous three years
concerning reported crimes that occurred on campus, in certain
off-campus buildings or property owned or controlled by Cal Poly
Pomona and on public property within, or immediately adjacent to &
accessible from the campus. The report also includes institutional
policies concerning campus security, such as policies concerning
alcohol & drug use, crime prevention, the reporting of crimes, sexual
assault, & other matters. You can obtain a printed report by
contacting Foundation Employment Services (909) 869-4378, University
Police Department at (909) 869-3070, or access the report online at

AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER The Foundation hires only individuals lawfully authorized to work in the United States.

Qualified applicants with a disability will receive reasonable
accommodation during any phase of the selection process. Requested
accommodations should be made in advance to the Foundation Employment Services Department.

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