Department: Residential Life Admin/Full-Time Job IRC#24958 Job Description:
The CD provides 24-hour oversight of a specific residential area housing anywhere from 350 – 660 students, and may serve as the CD for one or multiple residential areas. The CD fosters individual growth and personal development of the Resident Assistants, hall council members, and all residents alike. Please note the second-year program (STEP) at USD is an intentional program designed to assist the cohort of students with their unique needs. STEP includes collaboration with several campus departments. The CD also collaborates often with USD's Public Safety, Wellness area, University Ministry, and other campus partners. The CD provides first-line crisis intervention and is the first-responder for emergency situations and enforces university policies.
The CD, selects, trains, and supervises a team of Resident Assistants and works with other live-in staff per area, including at least one Resident Minister. This position ensures quality service at a residence hall desk, supports the residential student summer program, advises a hall council, supports the comprehensive University wide new student orientation program, and other upperclass student initiatives related to transfer and continuing students.
Examples of Work: Qualifications: Minimum Qualifications Equivalent of two academic years' experience in Residential Life or a highly relatable student affairs experience with transferrable skills. Experience as a Resident Assistant or Community Director/Resident Director strongly preferred. Experience with advising student groups. Experience coordinating and/or facilitating small-scale programming. Experience responding to crisis and/or early intervention (i.e. on-call for emergency response, conflict mediation, responding to medical or mental health emergencies, fire alarms, etc.) preferred. Experience participating on committee and/or working groups preferred. Experience reporting and following-up on maintenance, safety, and security concerns of building facilities preferred. Previous supervisory experience preferred.
Skills & Knowledge Special Conditions of Employment Background check: Degree Verification Requirement: Salary:Hours:Closing date: firstname.lastname@example.org
The University of San Diego is committed to academic excellence, Catholic intellectual and social traditions, and providing a top-notch liberal arts education for scholars of all faiths. USD is located on 180 acres overlooking the city of San Diego, Mission Bay and the Pacific Ocean. The campus is renowned for its beauty, and features Spanish Renaissance-inspired architecture.