Position Name, Institution
Off- Campus Housing Coordinator, University of California – San Diego
$43,900 – $67,900 /year
Under the direction of the Assistant Vice Chancellor, Student Affairs,
the Student Life Development Specialist 3 focuses on supporting access
to safe and affordable housing and educating students through their
transition from on campus to off campus living.
The position will build relationships with off campus community
property owners and attend local community housing association
meetings. Incumbent will engage with undergraduate and graduate
students as well as campus stakeholders in the coordination of
educational programs regarding legal housing issues, transportation
options, community regulations, financial literacy, and food budgeting
The position will research landlord/tenant laws, housing vacancy
rates, rental prices, lease options, transportation options, and
security deposit refund practices. Synthesize knowledge of these
topics and notify Student Affairs administrators, College Deans and
Housing and Dining Services regarding latest developments. The
Coordinator will work under the general supervision of the Assistant
Vice Chancellor, Student Life and directly advise student interns.
Using knowledge and skills as a seasoned, experienced Student Services
professional, performs the full range of duties and responsibilities
within a Student Life specialization. Assesses situations and
determines appropriate action or referral. Works independently under
general supervision to provide information and interpretation of
complex policies, procedures and regulations. Identifies and responds
to student needs for programs, services, and crisis intervention.
Our employees enjoy competitive compensation packages and educational
opportunities in a diverse, stimulating workforce.
This position is eligible for full: 1) Health/Dental/Vision Insurance;
2) Life Insurance; 3) UC Retirement Plan; 4) Vacation/Holidays; (15
vacation days & 13 paid holidays a year).
Variable hours, including evenings, weekends and some holidays to
support campus events with all event management, technical, and
production needs necessary for the successful completion of the
events. Outdoor work, including work in inclement weather and heat,
may be required. This position is particularly impacted during the
months of September, October, and April, due to the schedule of
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Qualifications and Experience
A Bachelor’s Degree; or equivalent combination of education and
experience, with three to five (3 – 5) years of proven and progressive
student services professional experience and/or direct community
resource and support engagement.
Analytical and research abilities required to assess needs and
satisfaction levels of customers and to interpret this information in
order to make recommendations for improving or adding services.
Thorough knowledge of advising and counseling techniques. Proven
experience in advising students in program development and assessment,
budget management, and student/professional staff hiring, development,
supervision and evaluation.
Demonstrated experience in counseling and crisis intervention
particularly with low income and special needs students.
Working knowledge of California landlord tenant laws and issues; San
Diego area communities in proximity to campus, rental market
conditions, prices, and transportation.
Knowledge of the services and resources available to housing insecure
students, and experience developing partnerships and cultivating
collaborative working relationships with internal and external
constituencies including local, state, and national organizations,
ideally focused on serving housing and basic needs insecure students.
Thorough knowledge of Student Affairs/Student Life specialization.
Solid knowledge of undergraduate and graduate student development
theories to explain college student behavior, including psychosocial
theories, cognitive/structural theories, and ecological and
Proven knowledge of housing industry, trends and all aspects of
educational programming including: lease negotiation,roommate
matching, marketing and publicity, and budgeting.
Strong experience with web-based technology. Familiarity with
Microsoft Office, GoogleDocs, and various social media platforms
(Snapchat, Twitter, YouTube, etc.)
Demonstrated ability to research, write analytical reports, and make
presentations on issues related to students and student behavior.
Abilities in project management, problem identification and reasoning
skills. Ability to develop original ideas to solve problems. Ability
to develop, implement, and market new outreach programs and provide
Strong knowledge of common University-specific computer application
programs and knowledge of University and departmental principles and
procedures involved in risk assessment and evaluating risks as to
likelihood and consequences.
Knowledge of filing procedures/systems including computerized files,
and ability to keep accurate orderly records.
Solid interpersonal communications skills to build and foster a
collaborative and cooperative work environment and ability to build
upon good working relations with internal and external partners at all
organizational levels and with students.
Solid political acumen and skill in judgment, decision-making and
problem recognition, avoidance and resolution.
Student Life offers programs, services, and facilities to meet the
daily needs of students, enhance their education and enrich campus
life. It includes 100 career staff and over 500 student employees
working in the Associated Student Administration, Center for
Communication and Leadership, Center for Student Involvement, Student
Legal Services, Student Life Business Office, University Centers, and
University Events Office.