Cal Poly Pomona


Recruitment No. 50538
Administrative Grade Level Administrative Grade Level II
Collective Bargaining Unit N/A
College/Department Dean of Students & Judicial Affairs
Timebase Full-time
Type of Appointment Management Personnel Plan (MPP)
Application Materials Required University Application, Letter of Interest and Qualifications, Current Vitae or Resume, and References Required
Anticipated Hiring Range Commensurate with qualifications and experience
Recruitment Closing Date Open Until Filled. First consideration will be given to completed applications received by November 26, 2012


To uphold the Mission of the University, the Office of Student Life and Cultural Centers (OSLCC) exist to support student development, cultural enhancement, social justice and academic excellence.  We adhere to the belief that student involvement results in retention, improved academic performance and leadership.  Through co-curricular education and academic support we empower students to go into their communities and make positive changes. 


The Director, Office of Student Life & Cultural Centers oversees the day to day administration of six cultural centers and the office of student life, implements goals, strategies, programs, and services; develops a working knowledge, interprets and enforces University policies as they relate to the mission and purpose of the (OSLCC); develops a thorough knowledge of University, CSU, state and federal policies and procedures as they relate to campus organizations and the use of University facilities; and interprets these regulations to student groups and professional staff.  The incumbent assists staff with program design, planning and implementation; serves as the HEERA manager for employees in the Office of Student Life and Cultural Centers; provides guidance and direction to professional and support staff; provides performance evaluations for all supervised staff; recommends to the University the retention, termination, promotion and/or reclassification of supervised staff; and reviews and determines professional development opportunities.  The incumbent makes recommendations to the Associate Vice President (AVP) and Dean of Students regarding the management and administration of the (OSLCC) budgets; implements fundraising, cost-saving, and efficiency goals for the department; implements and assesses student life and multicultural programs for the University community; and collaborates with the AVP & Dean of Students Office in providing support to academic colleges and departments in the development and implementation of first-year experience programs.  The incumbent provides direction for the enhancement of a learning-centered organization; serves as a member of The Leadership Group for the Division of Student Affairs and as a member of the Dean of Students Cluster Management team; and assists with the development, planning and implementation of the First Year Experience program with all Colleges/Schools; and performs other duties as assigned.


A Masters Degree from an accredited institution is required AND a minimum of five (5) years of related student services experience in a public four (4) year university or college with a minimum of three (3) years of actual management  experience which includes coordinating and implementing leadership and diversity programs; workshops and events; as well as advising student organizations.  The candidate will have excellent written and communicative skill; experience hiring and supervising a diverse staff; and direct and demonstrated experience working with Student Life, organizations, and groups and advocating for diverse students and cultural groups.

Finalists for this position will be required to submit to and successfully pass a Live Scan criminal records check prior to being hired.


Experience developing policies and procedures; experience managing major projects and events; Greek Life experience; excellent human relations skills and presentations skills and experience managing change and transition is desirable.


COMPENSATION: This is a Management Personnel Plan Level II position with an attractive benefits package, which includes a vacation accrual rate of 16 hours per month, an excellent choice of medical, dental and vision insurance, long term disability coverage, life insurance and retirement benefits.

TO APPLY:   Review of complete applications will begin November 26, 2012 and will continue until the position is filled.  For application information and materials, visit our website at and refer to Job #50538.  All candidates must submit: (1) a formal University application (2) a letter of interest which explains in detail and, where possible, provides examples of how the candidate meets the qualifications specified in this announcement; (3) a current résumé or curriculum vitae; and (4) the names, titles, addresses and telephone numbers of three references who can provide assessments of the applicant’s professional experience, accomplishments and prospect for success in this position.


Cal Poly Pomona is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer. The university subscribes to all state and federal regulations and prohibits discrimination based on race, color, religion, national origin, sex, gender identity/gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, age, disability, genetic information, medical condition, and covered veteran status.


Cal Poly Pomona hires only individuals lawfully authorized to work in the United States.

In compliance with state and federal crime awareness and campus security legislation, including The Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Crime Statistics Act, California Education Code section 67380, and the Higher Education Opportunity Act (HEOA), the Cal Poly Pomona Annual Security and Fire Safety Report is available at:


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.


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