Assistant Director Inclusion & Student Engagement
The Assistant Director for Inclusion and Student Engagement is responsible for fostering an environment conducive to both personal and professional growth for students, and achieving the objectives of a successful University Housing program that connects to the academic mission of CSU. This position is responsible for the visioning and implementation of programmatic initiatives related to diversity, social justice, and inclusion, residential curriculum, and student engagement and leadership within the residential communities. Primary responsibilities include: supervision of three FTE coordinators, implementing academic initiatives, leading the vision for student engagement, infusing inclusion and social justice initiatives into all areas of University Housing and serves in an on-call rotation. The Assistant Director will carry out their responsibilities under the supervision of the Associate Director for Residential Learning. To be successful, the Assistant Director must be well-organized and able to work effectively under pressure with multiple and consistently changing deadlines, possess interpersonal communication skills, administrative skills, and demonstrated experience taking initiative. The Assistant Director position requires a strong aptitude for establishing and maintaining effective and collaborative working relationships with multiple campus offices and constituents, including students, staff, and faculty within the university community In addition, experience working with diverse individuals such as non-traditional aged, religiously diverse, gender, international, people with disabilities, gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender, and persons of color is essential to be effective in the Assistant Director position.
Required Job Qualifications • Master’s Degree in Student Affairs and Higher Education or related field • 3 years of full time professional experience in Student Affairs and/or Housing • Supervision of various levels of staff (i.e. graduate and undergraduate students, non-student hourly) • Experience advising student organizations • Experience working with people from a broad diversity of backgrounds • Must have a valid driver’s license or the ability to obtain a driver’s license or access to a licensed driver by the employment start date. Preferred Job Qualifications • Experience working with learning communities in a housing setting • Experience with analyzing and resolving conflict, team building, group dynamics • Experience with crisis management and ability for problem solving • Demonstrated ability to establish and maintain collaborative working relationships • Experience developing and managing budgets and working with organizational fiscal processes • Experience with residential communities in college/university setting