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Company Name:
University of California, Santa Cruz
Approximate Salary:
Not Specified
Santa Cruz , California
United States
Position type:
Full Time
Experience level:
3-5 Years
Education level:
Bachelor Degree

Student Development and Engagement Manager

Student Development and Engagement Manager

Student Success

Job #: 1807995

Full Time; Career

Starting Salary Range: $50,000 - $55,000. Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.

UCSC strives to embrace diversity in all its forms; it strives to be an inclusive community that fosters an open, enlightened & productive environment.

Under the supervision of the Associate Vice Chancellor/Dean of Students, and general direction of the elected officers of the Student Union Assembly (SUA), the Student Development and Engagement Manager will provide day to day advising and mentoring to the Student Union Assembly (SUA), as well as support for daily SUA office fiscal and administrative operations. Utilizing the SUA Constitution and By-Laws, University Policy, and state and federal regulations, the Student Development and Engagement Manager will be responsible for ensuring compliance and accuracy within daily operations. The Manager serves as the staff liaison for the SUA to the campus community, and acts as an Ambassador on behalf of SUA. The Manager will support student leaders in the area of leadership development, event planning, university policy, travel, payroll and fiscal operations. This position requires the ability to work with insight, tact and diplomacy when interacting with constituents within the SUA, Dean of Students Office, UCSC and external communities. The incumbent works independently with a high degree of confidentiality, and is responsible for providing event planning, administration and project support to the Student Union Assembly.

The Student Union Assembly (SUA) is the official undergraduate student government at UC Santa Cruz. The organization represents over 16,000 undergraduate students on the administrative, local, state, and federal level. Founded in 1985 to establish the Banana Slug as our official mascot, the SUA has been dedicated to over three decades of public service to the student body.

The Student Union Assembly is also the official voice of undergraduate students on campus-wide and system-wide committees. The SUA promotes activism, civic participation, discussion, debate, and awareness of public issues from a variety of perspectives and viewpoints. The SUA hosts campus-wide events, rallies, conferences, and educational forums that trains students in direct action organizing, representation, and student advocacy.

Qualifications include:

Bachelor's Degree in sociology, psychology, legal studies or related field and/or equivalent experience/training.

Demonstrated experience working with college aged population as adviser, mentor and supervisor, including student governments and student organizations.

Excellent communication and interpersonal skills to interact effectively with a variety of individuals at various levels.

Experience exercising tact and diplomacy, sensitivity and helpfulness when interacting with people from diverse cultural or socio-economic backgrounds.

Ability to analyze complex information, problems, and processes in an objective manner and formulate conclusions to provide a sound basis for establishing priorities, select appropriate courses of action and make recommendations.

Selected candidate will be required to pass a criminal history background check.

Position is open until filled; Initial Review Date: 06-03-2018


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To ensure review of application materials by the hiring unit they must be submitted electronically via the Staff Employment Opportunities web site ( ) on or before the initial review date (IRD). A computer is available at the UCSC Staff Human Resources Office located at Scotts Valley Center (SVC), 100 Enterprise Way, Suite E100, Scotts Valley, CA 95066. To learn more or to request disability accommodation call 831-459-2009. Hearing impaired are encouraged to use the California Relay Service 800-735-2922. The University of California, Santa Cruz is an Equal Opportunity Employer.