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#119610 Students with Dependents Coordinator

Extended Deadline: Fri 12/2/2022

UC San Diego values equity, diversity, and inclusion. If you are interested in being part of our team, possess the needed licensure and certifications, and feel that you have most of the qualifications and/or transferable skills for a job opening, we strongly encourage you to apply.

For the safety and well-being of the entire university community, the University of California requires, with few exceptions, that all students, faculty and staff be vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus and influenza before they will be allowed on campus or in a facility or office. For more information visit: Flu Vaccine Mandate / COVID Vaccine Policy

UCSD Layoff from Career Appointment: Apply by 10/25/22 for consideration with preference for rehire. All layoff applicants should contact their Employment Advisor.

Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 11/3/22. Eligible Special Selection clients should contact their Disability Counselor for assistance.

Job posting will remain open until a suitable candidate has been identified.


Under the supervision of the Director of Student Affairs Case Management, the Students with Dependent(s) Coordinator (SWDC) will organize, coordinate, and evaluate programs, communications, and events throughout the year.

Responsible for supporting the day-to-day strategy, program administration, website, and social media maintenance. Provides workshops/webinars, as well as one on one meetings, general consultations, and interactions with students to provide information, resources, and development of program materials in collaboration with the Director and campus partners. Provides innovative, transformative, and creative guidance to coordinate success support for students with dependent(s).

Cover letter required for a complete application.


  • Bachelor's degree in related area and / or equivalent experience / training.

  • Basic knowledge of advising and counseling techniques. General knowledge of the trends, characteristics, and issues facing students with dependents. Demonstrated ability to provide administrative case management, including direct contact with clients and other providers, as well as administrative duties. Skilled in coordinating, directing, evaluating, and implementing case management services for students with dependents. Ability to handle conflict resolution, problem-solving, negotiation, general counseling, and referral techniques.

  • Knowledge of common University-specific computer application programs. Working knowledge of computer applications including word-processing, spreadsheet, presentation, and electronic mail applications, in order to perform all administrative responsibilities associated with the position. Experience with electronic record keeping and database software.

  • Knowledge of University processes and procedures.

  • Understanding of University rules and regulations. Ability to follow all university policies, procedures, and guidelines including but not limited to safety, civility, information security, and non-discrimination policies and procedures.

  • Ability to communicate, engage and develop rapport with individuals of diverse cultural, social, and religious backgrounds, and varied age, gender, and sexual orientation. Must be able to demonstrate respect and integrate cultural sensitivity when providing services. Cultural competency as evidenced by a strong record of advocacy for the needs of the underserved populations.

  • Skills in service orientation, active listening, critical thinking. Knowledge of how to effectively enhance student intellectual and personal growth and development, including critical thinking, effective communication, self-appraisal, self-esteem, clarification of values, and appropriate career choices.

  • Knowledge and experience in analyzing moderately complex situations and identifying solutions for problem-solving; skills and experience supporting programs designed to meet the diverse needs of this student community.

  • Ability to multi-task, verbal communication, written communication and organization skills. Strong oral and written communication skills, interpersonal and presentation skills with the ability to communicate information in small and large group settings. Ability to speak formally and informally and make prepared and extemporaneous presentations to individuals and groups in order to provide information, explain procedures, investigate facts, and persuade others.

  • Solid knowledge of undergraduate and graduate student development theories to explain college student behavior, including psychosocial theories, cognitive/structural theories, and ecological and integrative theories.

  • Ability to plan, develop, and administer enrichment programs/projects, academic and personal development seminars, courses, and workshops.

  • Familiarity with the methodologies used to enhance student achievement such as collaborative teaching/learning models, strategies for effective counseling and peer mentoring, small group facilitation and training, coaching, mentoring and advocacy.

  • Knowledge of federal, state, and local requirements to provide for access, health, confidentiality, and safety; legal and ethical issues governing the delivery of counseling services.

  • Demonstrated ability to research, write analytical reports, and make presentations on issues related to students and student behavior.

  • Solid knowledge of student security and privacy requirements including FERPA (Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act).

  • Demonstrated ability with crisis intervention.

  • Ability to provide advocacy and support for underrepresented students in a higher education setting.


  • The job offer is contingent upon satisfactory clearance based on Background Check results.

  • Occasional evenings and weekends may be required for events and programs.

  • The position has been identified as "mandated reporter" under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act ("CANRA"), which requires professionals to report known or suspected instances of child abuse or neglect to law enforcement.

Job offer is contingent on successful engagement in the UC COVID-19 Vaccination program (fully vaccinated with documented proof or approved exception/deferral).

To foster the best possible working and learning environment, UC San Diego strives to cultivate a rich and diverse environment, inclusive and supportive of all students, faculty, staff and visitors. For more information, please visit UC San Diego Principles of Community.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, gender identity or sexual orientation. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see:

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