Division of Student Affairs
RESPONSIBILITIES & DUTIES:
Partner with Academic Affairs in creating a dynamic student
experience that results in substantive increases in retention,
educational achievement, and graduation rates. Decrease the equity
gap between various student demographics. Develop, implement and
coordinate inter-divisional programs, services and initiatives
specific to a culturally diverse, first generation, and
historically educationally underserved student population. Take an
active role in helping to embed the values of diversity, equity,
and inclusion in all aspects of University work, in every division,
and participate at least once annually in professional and/or
leadership development opportunities that will contribute to campus
efforts to advance racial and social justice in and through
education at CSUCI and beyond. Utilize data and research to develop
effective engagement, support and retention strategies. Facilitate
a culture of assessment through the ongoing evaluation of programs,
services and initiatives. Assure appropriate annual and long-range
budget preparation for the Division. Forecast budgetary needs,
establish priorities, allocate funds, and monitor expenses.
Maintain an organizational structure and staffing to effectively
accomplish CSUCI’s mission, strategic goals, and strategic
initiatives. Oversee recruitment, training, supervision,
professional development, and evaluation of Divisional staff.
Represent the Division of Student Affairs and CSUCI at events on
and off campus. Collaborate with the Office of the President to
ensure effective and coordinated campus communication. Collaborate
with University Advancement to support development of an engaged
alumni base that supports the University through philanthropy.
Assist the President in the performance of ad hoc assignments and
projects and perform other secondary duties as assigned.
REQUIREMENTS OF POSITION:
doctoral or other terminal degree from an accredited university.
Demonstrated experience working with faculty and academic
departments to advance educational achievement. Demonstrated record
of increasing responsibility and significant leadership in student
affairs at a four-year accredited university. Demonstrated working
knowledge of current trends and implementation of effective
practices that result in increased rates of student engagement,
retention, and graduation with specific focus on first generation
students and other historically underserved populations.
Demonstrated experience of implementing diversity, equity,
inclusion and accessibility initiatives in alignment with theory,
research and best practices, and in relation to improving
developing a supportive environment that provides opportunities for
all students to attain educational access and achievement.
Demonstrated experience in leading a multi-faceted area, which is
collaborative, data-informed and focused on success of all students
helping to eliminate equity gaps. Demonstrated experience in
working in various areas of the Division including multicultural
engagement, disability services, veterans’ affairs, student support
services, student health, student counseling, campus recreation,
student housing, student conduct, threat assessment protocols,
Educational Opportunity Program, orientation, student government,
and student union facilities. General understanding of
campus communication and alumni engagement programs. Demonstrated
experience with budget oversight from multiple revenue streams.
Excellent interpersonal, communication, analytical, and leadership
skills. Ability to effectively communicate with all levels within
the University amongst diverse populations, including students,
staff, faculty, administrators, and other internal and external
constituents. Demonstrated experience in supervising, setting
direction, and making appropriate personnel actions. Ability to
apply strong problem solving and conflict resolution skills and
train and evaluate performance, taking corrective action as needed
and dealing with stressful situations while maintaining
professionalism, respect, and composure. A background check
(including a criminal records check) must be completed
satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with
the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check
may affect the application status of applicants or continued
employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.
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
CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.