Director of Residential Education

California State University, Sacramento
California, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted date
Oct 18, 2021

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Position Type
Administrative, Student Affairs, Residence Life
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time

Director of Residential Education

Classification Title: Administrator I

Job Summary:
Reporting to the Sr. Director for Housing Business Operations and Residential Education, the Director of Residential Education is responsible for the leadership and management of the core and critical residential education areas. This includes supervision, leadership, and evaluation of seven (7) Residential Hall Coordinators (RHC-SSP II classification), one Assistant Directors: programming, training, and hiring, and two graduate students and approximately 50 paraprofessionals and 75 student employees. The incumbent is also responsible for the overall coordination, staffing, policy and budget development, and management of all on-campus residence halls (2100 bed spaces); guide the live-in staff team towards the development of residence hall communities that integrate the students' residential and academic experiences; assist in the development of quiet study areas, academic support programs and the facilitation of faculty involvement in the residence hall communities (Faculty in Residence/Faculty Mentor Program). The Director is responsible for adjudication of residence hall and University Policy violations (Title 5) involving residence hall students. The incumbent will work closely with the Assistant Director of Housing Business Operations in creating an environment of innovation and creativity while also valuing individual and group differences; instill in staff through teaching and role modeling the departmental values of Integrity, Teamwork, Respect, Customer Service, Professionalism and Innovation.
This position has complete oversight and ultimate responsibility for 2100 residents, eight full time staff members and approximately 125 student staff. Incumbent has final decision making authority as it concerns all student staff hiring, training and termination. Incumbent's breadth of responsibility includes the ability to recommend all full-time staff hiring and termination. The incumbent will represent the department on University committees with the ability to make decisions directly affecting the residential education operation.

FLSA: MPP - This position is defined in the Management Personnel Plan (MPP) of the California State University. It is excluded from the collective bargaining process and is exempt from overtime provisions of FLSA. This position is covered by health benefits.
Classification Salary Range: $3,750-$10,417 monthly
Hiring Range: $6,440 - $8,334 monthly
Salary Grade/Range: 1
Step: N/A
Is this position Hourly or Intermittent? No
Regular or Temporary: Regular
Full Time or Part Time: Full Time
Pay Plan: 12
Work Hours: Monday-Friday, 8am-5pm. Work hours may vary depending on operations.

Department Information:
Offering various and diverse living and learning experiences, the University Housing Services Office is an integral part of the educational mission of Sacramento State. As such, the office strives to create a welcoming and stimulating environment that prompts students to participate in co-curricular activities which promote life and leadership skills, social responsibility, and academic success.

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Minimum Qualifications:
1. Master’s Degree in High Education, College Student Personnel, Business Administration or related field required.
2. Three to five years’ experience in a mid-level or senior level housing/residential position
3. Experience supervising entry and mid-level staff
4. Experience with staff training and development
5. Excellent interpersonal and written communication and administrative skills
6. Experience with crisis management and student conduct
7. Successful completion of a criminal background check
- Ability to pass background check

Required Qualifications:
8. Experience working with collective bargaining
9. Experience with the development and implementation of social justice education initiatives
10. Programming experience with residential theme communities/faculty mentoring programs
11. Involvement in professional associations and/or organizations
12. Budget and assessment experience

Preferred Qualifications:

Physical Demands:

Required Licenses/Certifications:

Is Background Check Required: Yes

Background Check Disclaimer:
A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with California State University, Sacramento. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current California State University, Sacramento employees who apply for the position.

Eligibility Verification:
Selected candidate must furnish proof of eligibility to work in the U.S.

Hiring Preference:
Not Applicable

Conflict of Interest:
The duties of this position may include participation in decisions that may have a material financial benefit to the incumbent. Therefore, the selected candidate may be required to file Conflict of Interest Form 700: Statement of Economic Interest when they first occupy the position, and on an annual basis, complete ethics training within 6 months of appointment, and attend this training every other year thereafter."

California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act:
The person holding this position is considered a “mandated reporter” under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in the California State University Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.

Equal Employment Opportunity:
The University is committed to creating an education and working environment free from discrimination, sexual harassment, sexual violence, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking. For more information on mandatory training for new employees, visit

Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Crime Statistics Act and Campus Fire Safety Right-To-know Act Notification:

Pursuant to the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, the current Annual Security Report (ASR) is available for viewing at The ASR contains the current security and safety-related policy statements, emergency preparedness and evacuation information, crime prevention and sexual assault prevention information, and drug and alcohol prevention programming. The ASR also contains statistics of Clery Act crimes for Sacramento State for the last three (3) calendar years. Paper copies are available upon request at the Police Service Center located in the University Union.

Posting Number: AS0915P
Number of Vacancies: 1
Open Date: 06/02/2021
Close Date:
Open Until Filled: Yes
Priority Application Deadline: 06/16/2021
Special Instructions to Applicants: The interview process will be conducted virtually. Selected Finalists will be expected to participate in a campus open forum.

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