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STDT LIFE DEVT SUPV 2 (Assistant Director - Residential Education Office)

Company: University of California
Location: Davis
Posted on: August 3, 2022

Job Description:

Department Purpose

Student Housing and Dining Services (SHDS) is a self-supporting auxiliary that provides housing and dining services to approximately 15,000 undergraduate, graduate, and students with families who live in on-campus residential facilities (university owner/managed and Public-Private-Partnerships), as well as providing residential, retail and catering dining services for the campus community. SHDS also provides student support and conference housing services to the campus and general community. For more information about SHDS visit our website at http://www.housing.ucdavis.edu.

Student Housing and Dining Services has adopted the following Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion statement:

Student Housing and Dining Services is committed to serving the needs of students, staff, faculty and guests from various backgrounds and identities. In full support of our institutional commitment to embrace diversity and practice inclusive excellence, we expect every member of our community to acknowledge, value, and uphold the guidelines set forth in the Principles of Community. As a community of scholars and life-long learners, we commit ourselves to learning together about our differences and commonalities while growing in all areas of equity, diversity, and inclusion.

The Residential Education Office, within SHDS, provides a wide variety of support and programs to on-campus residents (a 24/7 operation). The department also assists the campus with a number of transitional support programs for students. The office has -20 FTE professional positions and 150+ student staff positions.

Job Summary

Reporting to the Associate Director - Residential Education, the Assistant Director - Residential Education supervises complex multi-function programs, including one or more residential areas housing up to 3500 students. The residential housing areas assigned might include residence halls for first-year students, apartments designed for transfer students and/or apartments for graduate students/students with families. This position provides direction to professional and student staff related to guidelines, procedures and processes. Major responsibilities include the following: supervision, program development, administration, training and assessment. Account Manager responsibilities require following campus policies and practices to ensure transactions are reviewed, processed in a timely fashion, and meet budget expectations. This is a critical position that also assesses the overall program offered to students in Student Housing and serves in an on-call capacity for student crises and risk management.


Salary Range

$59,300/annually - $112,500/annually

No. of Positions


Appointment Type


Percentage of Time

Full-Time, 100%

Shift Hours

Monday - Friday, 8am - 5pm


Davis, CA.

Union Representation


Benefits Eligible


Apply by Date

August 15th 2022


* Ability to sit for extended periods of time


* The Smoke and Tobacco Free Environment policy is intended to provide a healthier, safer, and more productive work and learning environment for the entire UC community. The University of California prohibits smoking and tobacco use at all University owned or leased properties, or facilities operated by UC staff or faculty. Smoking and tobacco use are strictly prohibited in indoor and outdoor spaces, parking lots, residential space, and University vehicles.


* Work occasional evenings or weekends.


Minimum Education/Experience:

* Extensive experience in college student personnel, higher education administration, or a related field, including understanding of applicable laws and regulations, demonstrated through education (B.S.) or equivalent combination of education and experience.
* Extensive leadership and management experience in residential life programs.
* Experience in working with concepts and theories of college multi-cultural student development, and the impact of a residential living-learning environment on student development.
* Experience in team development, conflict resolution, techniques of budgeting, managerial accounting, quantitative decision-making, advising, and discipline.
* Experience responding to crisis situations and developing risk management policies and procedures, including independent problem solving and prioritization.
* Personnel management experience to select, train, direct, motivate and evaluate professional/student staff.
* Experience with working in a high volume, fast-paced environment with skills to develop, plan, and assess departmental goals and objectives; to achieve timely and accurate progress, meet deadlines, and maintain a high level of productivity. Experience taking initiative with both independent and cooperative work.


Preferred Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSA) :

* Knowledge of management techniques and programming approaches that assist the department in maintaining excellent service to students and the community.
* Knowledge of mediation and counseling techniques in resolving conflicts, including interacting with individuals of varying ages, cultural backgrounds, and perspectives.
* Knowledge of verbal communication skills to lead and facilitate group discussions; lead small group training sessions; engage in public speaking; design and conduct innovative learning programs.


The University of California has implemented a SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Vaccination Program SARS-CoV-2 Vaccination Policy (ucop.edu) covering all employees. To be compliant with the policy, employees must submit proof of vaccination or a University-approved exception or deferral.

Background Check

This position is a critical position and subject to a background check. Employment is contingent upon successful completion of background investigation including criminal history and identity checks.

EEO/AA Statement

Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging

At UC Davis, we're solving life's most urgent challenges to bring a fuller, healthier, and more resilient world within reach. We grow from every challenge we take on and we don't just maintain - we improve.

We recognize that creating an inclusive and intellectually vibrant organization means understanding and valuing both our individual differences and our common ground. The most comprehensive solutions come from the most diverse minds and you belong here.

As you consider joining UC Davis, please explore our Principles of Community, our Clinical Strategic Plan and strategic vision for research and education, and our latest efforts to outgrow the expected.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.

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