Job Description

Payroll Title:
Hiring Salary Range
Appointment Type:
Limited Appointment
Appointment Percent:
Total Openings:
Work Schedule:
Eves, 9 hrs/day, Sunday - Thursday

#116271 Summer Program Resident Administrator

Filing Deadline: Tue 5/24/2022

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

This is a 100% Limited position from June 13 to July 23.


This is a full time, temporary summer position.

TRIO Outreach Programs operate five federal grant programs and serve over 800 youth in San Diego. Our mission is to increase the post secondary matriculation of low income, first generation college students.

Serve as a Head Staff / Summer Program Resident Administrator for the Upward Bound and Upward Bound Math Science Programs during the summer residential programs taking place at UC San Diego, June19th to July 22nd. Assist with training residential staff who will live in the dorms. Design and implement social, cultural and academic activities for low income, first generation youth. Act as part of a team to provide oversight of 135 students from 13 schools across San Diego county. Serve as the primary decision maker and manager during the summer program to solve daily/nightly problems as they arise. Exercise quick thinking, creative problem solving and mature communication within a high pressure context of dealing day and night with program staff and students. Maintain a safe and effective learning environment with all students, staff, parents, residential staff, teachers, tutors and office staff. As Summer Program Resident Administrator of the summer program, ensure participant safety daily during the overnight stay at UC San Diego. Must reside in residential halls on campus during the entire summer program. Responsible for check in and check out process of all students. Work closely with staff and other campus units to ensure proper emergency response protocols and crisis intervention policies. Create and design all program paperwork and procedures for successful communication to students, staff and parents about the benefits of the program and the learning outcomes.


  • June 13th - June 17th at UC San Diego, 9am - 5pm (no housing included)

Residential Program Dates:

  • June 19th - July 22nd (includes room and board) - Work Schedule: Sunday - Thursday, 3pm - 12am

Must reside in residential dorms Sunday evening until Friday morning during summer residential program.


  • Knowledge and experience working with a diverse student population, and sensitivity to culture, race, ethnicity, gender identity, sexual orientation, and socio-economic status. Ability to communicate effectively with 9-12th grade students, parents, school administrators, community leaders and the business community.

  • Previous experience with supervising minors in a residential setting.

  • Demonstrated ability to supervise and give work direction to residential staff living in the dorms.

  • Experience with facilitating group dialog with high school age youth, especially around social, cultural and academic topics that affect first generation, low income youth.

  • Knowledge and understanding of K-14 education.

  • Knowledge of higher education institutions (UC, CSU, CC, etc.), admissions and financial aid requirements, and the ability to interpret policies and procedures to youth, parents, and school representatives.

  • Experience advising and supporting educationally disadvantaged and academically at-risk students regarding postsecondary opportunities and careers.

  • Ability to maintain cooperative relationships with school district administrators, school counselors, principals, teachers, and community contacts.

  • Thorough knowledge of high school graduation and college entrance requirements. Knowledge of UC admission requirements, financial aid policies and admissions procedures for various public and private colleges and universities.

  • Proven ability to apply a variety of recruitment techniques in order to promote college ready services to target population. Ability to make effective presentations to both large and small groups.

  • Ability to prioritize, organize, and coordinate programs and activities with other staff, departments, and school administrators to meet program needs.

  • Bachelor's degree in related field or equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • Experience in planning, implementing and tracking informational, motivational, academic and personal support programs and services for economically disadvantaged high school students.

  • Bilingual in English and Spanish.


  • Background check required.

  • Must have access to reliable transportation.

  • Must be CPR certified by start of program.

  • Must comply with CANRA as a California Mandated Reporter.

  • The University of California requires all students, faculty and staff to be vaccinated against COVID-19 before they will be allowed on campus or in a facility or office. This includes completing initial vaccination doses as well as receiving a booster by Jan. 31 (or within 30 days of becoming booster eligible for campus employees).

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

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:

UC San Diego is a smoke and tobacco free environment. Please visit for more information.

Application Instructions

Please click on the link below to apply for this position. A new window will open and direct you to apply at our corporate careers page. We look forward to hearing from you!

Apply Online