Assistant Director/Learning Community Coordinator for Residential Life & Education, Cal Poly San Luis Obispo

Position Name, Institution
Assistant Director/Learning Community Coordinator for Residential Life
& Education

Institutional Contact
jduke@calpoly.edu

Salary Range
4288-5600

Essential Duties
SSP IV (Assistant Director)
Under the general direction of the Associate Director for Residence
Education, the Assistant Director for Residential Life & Education is
directly responsible for performing highly complex professional
Student Services work in reviewing the most difficult individual,
group or organizational problems, developing and recommending courses
of action, and implementing proposed solutions. The incumbent
develops, recommends, and implements comprehensive processes for the
Residential Life & Education (RL&E) department. The Assistant Director
for Residential Life & Education works independently, takes
initiative, and contributes broadly to the mission, vision, and values
of the RL&E department, while assisting the Associate Director with
departmental planning efforts and operational oversight.

SSP III (Learning Community Coordinator)

The Learning Community Coordinator (LCC) position is a full time,
live-off mid-level position and is a member of the Residential Life
and Education Coordinating Team. In conjunction with the Director,
Associate Directors and Assistant Director, Learning Community
Coordinators assists in carrying out the mission and philosophy of
University Housing and is responsible for designing and implementing a
residential experience that facilitates a mature, responsible and
respectful environment for residents. The coordinating team functions
using a consultative model.

Under the general direction of the Associate Directors for Residence
Education, the Learning Community Coordinator position is responsible
for the oversight of academic-based learning communities. On a daily
basis, Learning Community Coordinator duties include lead supervision
of Master’s level professionals (Coordinators of Student
Development/Leadership & Programming Coordinator (SSP II), graduate
student assistants and indirect supervision of Resident Advisor staff.
Community standards oversight, crisis intervention for over 7,300
residents on an on-call basis, monitoring and tracking budget
expenditures, staff recruitment, participation on Division or
University committees, and is responsible for the administrative
functions of Residential Life and Education programs.

Qualifications and Experience
SSP III (Learning Community Coordinator
Master’s Degree and a minimum of four years of progressively
responsible professional experience in one of the student services
program areas or in a related field; with at least one year in a
full-time live-in residence hall management assignment.

SSPIV (Assistant Director)
Master’s degree and eight years of professional experience in one of
the student services program areas or in a related field OR a
Doctorate degree and five years of experience. with at least one year
in a full-time live-in residence hall management assignment.

Institution/Department Description
University Housing consists of Housing Administration, Housing
Services and Residential Life & Education, sharing the overall
responsibility for serving the on-campus housing program for over
7,200 residents, which includes 3,500 students living in residence
halls, 3,700 students in the Cerro Vista and Poly Canyon Village
Apartments; 45 students in Agriculture Housing units; 36 students in
Cal Poly Lofts downtown; and housing approximately 16,000 guests
annually. The University Housing Department consists of approximately
130 full-time staff, up to 50 part-time staff and 150+ student
assistants with an overall annual Departmental operating budget of
over $43 million dollars.
Cal Poly is a nationally ranked, comprehensive, polytechnic university
known for its Learn by Doing approach. The campus is located just
minutes from Central Coast beaches in San Luis Obispo, California. It
serves more than 19,000 students. Approximately 7,300 live on campus,
making it the largest student housing program in the 23-campus
California State University (CSU) System. U.S. News and World Report
has ranked Cal Poly #1 among public master’s universities in the
western United States for 23 consecutive years. Many students seek
admission to Cal Poly for its outstanding academic reputation and
beautiful location.

Close Date
04/30/2018

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