Community Director

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Work type: Staff
Location: Northridge
Categories: Unit 7 - CSUEU - Clerical and Administrative Support Services, Administrative, Temporary, Full Time, On-site (work in-person at business location)
Position Description

CSUN strives to be a destination workplace, where everyone understands that they belong to a community that is vital in advancing student success and providing exemplary service to all stakeholders. We foster an environment of success, both for our students and our employees. We have a relentless passion for celebrating diversity, equity, and inclusion as well as being an employer of choice. You will also have the opportunity to realize your own personal goals and be recognized for the work you do, and enjoy the unique value the CSUN community can offer. If this sounds like you, you’ve come to the right place. Learn more:


Major Duties

Under general supervision, the Community Director is responsible for the daily operation of a co-ed residential community housing primarily traditional-aged college students from significantly diverse backgrounds, promotes student success through a variety of activities, advises groups and individuals, holds conduct meetings with students, and serves on-call among other duties. In this live-in position, the incumbent aids in the selection of, leads, trains, provides developmental opportunities for, and evaluates a student Resident Advisor Staff and a student staff lead Community Advisor.

  • Identifies students with leadership abilities and/or potential, advances the use and development of their potential, identifies student interests, and assesses personal, social and leadership skills.
  • Implements and supervises educational framework for area of responsibility shaped by ideals of academic wellness with a holistic approach, social justice, urban campus culture, and etc, all guided by learning outcomes and assessment.
  • Executes and maintains all record keeping functions as outlined by the Office of Student Housing, such as student billing, assignment changes, student discipline, developmental education, purchasing, and etc.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

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  • Equivalent to one-year experience as a director or coordinator of college-level group activities.
  • Equivalent to graduation from a four-year college or university in one of the social science or related fields preferred.


Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

  • Working knowledge of: group dynamics, managerial techniques, and personnel practices need to oversee college student residential living. General knowledge of the personal and social problems encountered by college students.
  • Ability and specialized skills to: offer counseling and advisement; establish and maintain effective working relationships with students and others; analyze and act upon emergency situations; supervise others; train and evaluate student assistant staff; plan, organize, and execute programs; effectively write reports using correct English grammar; perform arithmetic computations; develop and maintain accurate record-keeping systems; and maintain a safe and environmentally healthy residential facility.


Pay, Benefits, & Work Schedule

  • The university offers an excellent benefits package, including but not limited to: medical, dental, vision, retirement & savings, tuition waiver and more.
  • Classification: 8373 / Early Childhood Master Teacher / grade 1
  • The anticipated HIRING RANGE: $3505 - $3887 per month, dependent upon qualifications and experience. The salary range for this classification is: $3505 - $5832 per month.
  • HOURS: Full Time; 40 hours per week; Monday through Friday; may include evenings and weekends.
  • This is a Temporary position; end date to be determined.
  • The individual hired for this role will physically work on-campus in Northridge. This is not a telecommute position. 


General Information

  • This job opening has been re-posted and will remain OPEN UNTIL FILLED.
  • This position is a sensitive position as designated by the CSU.
  • A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily. 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 may be 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.
  • In accordance with the California State University (CSU) Out-of-State Employment Policy, the CSU is a state entity whose business operations reside within the State of California and prohibits hiring employees to perform CSU-related work outside of California.
  • Candidates should apply by completing the CSUN on-line application. To submit an application and for more detailed information on the application and hiring process, please visit this link:
  • The CSU recommends that faculty, staff, and students who are accessing campus facilities at any university location be immunized against SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, and that all individuals who access any in-person program or activity (on- or off-campus) operated or controlled by the University follow COVID-19 vaccine recommendations adopted by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) applicable to their age, medical condition, and other relevant indications and comply with other safety measures established by each campus.


Equal Employment Opportunity

CSUN is an Equal Opportunity Employer and prohibits discrimination on the basis of race or ethnicity, religion or religious creed, nationality, age, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, marital status, veteran or military status, and disability. Reasonable accommodations will be provided for applicants with disabilities who self-disclose by contacting Recruitment Services at 818-677-2101.

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