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The Associate Director provides leadership and direction for two functional areas in the unit, Communication and Leadership and Community Service. Under the direction of the Executive Director of the Center for Student Involvement, the Associate Director has full programmatic responsibility for supporting, developing and implementing a broad range of existing programs and new initiatives for a diverse student population, including co-curricular seminars, classes, and programs, communication and leadership training programs, dialogue programs, one-time and ongoing community service initiatives, national and international service programs, campus and community partnerships, co-curricular social innovation initiatives, and education, training and reflection opportunities.
Additional responsibilities include on-going and sustained collaboration with the six undergraduate colleges, student affairs, and academic departments and programs to meet the co-curricular and developmental needs of UC San Diego students. This position also serves an important collaborative role with community partners and agencies. These responsibilities require high levels of independent thinking and strong judgement, decision making, supervisory experience, strategic planning, policy development, risk management experience, problem analysis, change agency, and commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion.
Occasional evenings and weekends may be required.
Our employees enjoy competitive compensation packages and educational opportunities in a diverse, stimulating workforce. This position is eligible for full: 1) Health/Dental/Vision Insurance2) Vacation/Holidays 3) Life Insurance4) UC Retirement Plan.
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Advanced knowledge of Student Affairs/Student Life specialization. Knowledge of and best practices in leadership and communication theories, co-curricular service-learning pedagogy, social innovation, social issue or social justice education, or equivalent.
Bachelor's Degree in student affairs, education, leadership studies, counseling or related field and three to five (3 - 5) years of progressively responsible work related to Student Affairs in an academic setting; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Master's degree preferred.
Advanced knowledge of advising and counseling techniques. Knowledge and skill to interact with Student Affairs and other campus administrators to implement strategies that promote unit activities, goals, objectives, and responsibilities. Skills to identify existing and potential programmatic partnerships and cultivate collaborative relationships with internal and external constituencies.
Strong abilities in project management, problem identification and reasoning skills. Ability to manage full programmatic responsibility for developing and implementing a broad range of programs and services related to leadership, communication skill development, community service and social innovation.
Advanced ability to develop original ideas to solve problems. Skills to work well with diverse individuals and groups across identity groups. Knowledge of social justice topics and best practices in equity, diversity and inclusion work in a higher education setting.
Highly effective interpersonal, group, and cross cultural communication skills. Knowledge of equity, diversity and inclusion best practices in higher education. Skill in public speaking and presentations. Ability to lead and facilitate effective group activities.
Strong supervisory experience and skill to routinely monitor production and quality of work being produced by staff and set performance standards, observing behavior, providing objective feedback, counseling, and implementing corrective action as needed to medi
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