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Assistant Director, Student Housing
Administrative Support/Management
Opened until filled



$2,898 TO $3,565 PER MONTH

$34,781 TO $42,776 PER YEAR



Under the direction of the Director- Student Housing, contribute to the planning, organization, control and direction of the Residence Life Department; supervise Student Leaders and Resident Assistants; assist with coordination and implementation of campus activities; evaluate and respond to student conduct issues and concerns in the residence halls; participate and respond to campus situations including campus emergencies; assist with residence hall correspondence; supervise and evaluate the performance of assigned personnel. The Assistant Director position is a live-in professional who shall be responsible for helping to build and support a community that encourages a diverse group of residents to grow and develop individually and collectively. This position will require on-call, weekend, and evening hours.



This exempt position is included on the Administrative Support Management Salary Schedule at range 605. The employee in this position is required to live in an on-campus apartment in the residence hall. The expenses for this furnished 700 square foot apartment include utilities, WiFi, and television service which are paid by the District. In addition, a meal plan equivalent to the large plan is provided each semester to support the duties of this position.  Approximate monthly value for the Room and Board is $1,333.

  • Assist in planning and facilitating student employee selection and training and provide day-to-day supervision of Resident Assistants; conduct Resident Assistant meetings as required. Supervise and evaluate the performance of assigned staff; interview and select student employees and recommend transfer, reassignment, termination and disciplinary actions.
  • Assist with coordination of campus-wide and off-campus student activities in conjunction with student clubs, campus departments and the community.
  • Participate in marketing, advertising and other promotional activities to promote the services of the Residence Life and Housing; assist with planning and implementation of campus-wide activities.
  • Respond to student conduct issues of residence hall students; provide leadership and mentoring to Residence Hall students; track student conduct trends and identify areas for improvement.  Work with counseling staff to collaborate in Student Orientation and in developing follow-up processes for at-risk students. Serve as a member of the District’s Behavioral Intervention Team.
  • Coordinate the room selection process and prepare correspondence, including residence hall applications, licenses, payment contracts, and related materials; respond to student housing issues including student needs, ID cards, lockouts, repairs, mediation and other issues as required.
  • Collaborate with others on the creation, revision, and maintenance of manuals. 
  • Direct the preparation and maintenance of a variety of narrative and statistical reports, records and files related to personnel and assigned activities.
  • Related duties as assigned.
  1. Bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited institution.
  2. Experience working with college students


Desired Qualifications:

  1. Experience working in residential life and housing.
  2. Experience coordinating or directing collegiate level activities including advising student groups.
  3. Work experience or training in providing referrals and crisis management.
  4. Experience planning student activities and/or events.
  5. Experience coordinating student leadership training programs.


Special Conditions:

  1. Live-in a District owned 1-bedroom apartment.
  2. Eat meals in campus dining room using a District paid meal plan.
  3. Regular attendance.

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Planning, organization and direction within the assigned department.
  • Cultural sensitivity.
  • FERPA law, Brown Act and other applicable laws and codes.
  • Student government functions including parliamentary procedures.
  • Budget preparation and control.
  • Oral and written communication skills.
  • Principles and practices of administration, supervision and training.
  • Interpersonal skills using tact, patience and courtesy.
  • Operation of computers and other technology equipment and assigned software.



The District offers a competitive benefits package including medical, dental and vision coverage to employees and qualified dependents. In addition, the District provides vacation, sick leave and paid holidays. The employee participates in CalPERS through District and employee contributions.


Selection Process:

After the preliminary screening, selected candidates will be invited to the campus for an initial interview with the Search Committee. Videoconference interviews (in lieu of an in-person initial interview) will be offered.  Candidates to be interviewed will be selected from applicants who most closely meet the minimum and desired qualifications. Meeting the minimum qualifications does not guarantee an interview. The Search Committee will recommend finalists to the Superintendent/President for a final interview.

The District reserves the right to re-advertise the position or to delay indefinitely filling of the position if it is deemed that applicants for the position do not constitute an adequate applicant pool or if funding is not available.


Conditions of Employment:

Employees must satisfy all the pre-employment requirements prior to appointment that include, but are not limited to, tuberculosis clearance (EC 87408.6), fingerprint processing and verification of their legal right to work in the United States. A pre-employment physical examination may be required.

Applicants requiring reasonable accommodations in completing the application or interview process must notify the Human Resources Office in advance.

College of the Siskiyous is an equal opportunity employer. The policy of the District is to encourage applications from ethnic and racial minorities, women, persons with disabilities and Vietnam-era veterans. No person shall be denied employment because of ethnicity or race, color, sex or gender, gender identity, age, religion, marital status, disability, sexual orientation, national origin, medical conditions, status as a Vietnam-era veteran, ancestry or political or organizational affiliation.

College of the Siskiyous is accredited by the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges of the Western Association of Schools and Colleges.

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