Aztec Student Union Associate Director

San Diego State University  |  San Diego, CA

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Job Overview

Posted one week ago Full-Time

Job Details

Position Title:

Aztec Student Union Associate Director

Job Type: Administrative Student Activities/Union Facilities
Location: San Diego, CA
Positions Available: 1
Institution Type: Public, 4-year
Institution Size: < 30,000 Students
Employer ID: 20979
Application Deadline: 06/30/2019

Benefits

Salary Range:
$85,000 - $95,000
Housing for Position:
None provided
Benefits
Salary Range:
$85,000 - $95,000
Housing for Position:
None provided
Qualifications
Education:
Bachelors Required
Major Preference:
Higher Education
Experience:

Qualifications
Education:
Bachelors Required
Major Preference:
Higher Education
Experience:

Position Description

Priority consideration will be given to applications received on or before June 17, 2019

Under the direction of the Aztec Student Union Director, the Associate Director ensures that the Aztec Student Union is appropriately positioned as the center of student activity with services, programs and facilities designed to reflect and address the needs of the diverse campus community. Works with the Director in researching new and innovative operating strategies & initiatives for integration into departmental operating procedures, ensuring the Aztec Student Union provides amenities and services to serve effectively as the campus “living room.”  This position has a strong emphasis in communication, teamwork, customer service, logistical planning, coordination and troubleshooting. Works successfully with diverse student population including student leaders, employees and volunteers. Supervises the Assistant Director of Programs & Services and the Assistant Director of Operations in all scheduling and meeting services; setup, audio-visual and event production services, University Information Center and Lost & Found.

Primary Functions

  • Works with the Director to formulate strategic goals and objectives for the department that are in line with overall A.S. goals
  • Works with the Director in the development, planning, coordination and management of all student union program opportunities and services to comply with the Association of College Union International (ACUI) Role of the College Union
  • Proactively looks for opportunities to improve services and processes, and helps to create operational efficiencies
  • Ensures the day-to-day programming and operation of the Aztec Student Union and Scripps Cottage
  • Ensures coordination with outside service contractors and vendors as appropriate to meet programming and customer needs
  • Serves as a liaison for building tenants and conducts meetings as needed
  • Assists the Assistant Director of Programs & Services and the Assistant Director of Operations with the development and monitoring of budgets, ensuring adherence to budget guidelines and deadlines
  • Ensures assessments are conducted, makes recommendations and implements changes for improvements purposes based on results
  • Ensures the ongoing assessment of all areas of the Aztec Student Union using techniques such as participant evaluations, written surveys, focus groups and informal discussions
  • Works with Assistant Directors in development, coordination and implementation of an inclusive and ongoing training program based on sound student development principles and current industry practices, while ensuring a superior level of customer service
  • Ensures appropriate information is disseminated and services are provided by the University Information Center and Lost & Found
  • Work with Assistant Directors in the development and review of administrative and operational policies, procedures, projects and long-range planning efforts
  • Coordinates with Assistant Director of Facilities to schedule maintenance and custodial services
  • Additional responsibilities include administration, staff management, facility maintenance, budget, safety as well as customer service and collaboration

Job Requirements

Minimum Requirements

Education:

  • Four year degree from an accredited college or university required

Experience:

  • Minimum of six years direct full-time professional experience directly related to university student union operations and leadership roles required
  • Minimum of six years of experience directly hiring, training and supervising staff that perform the duties and responsibilities relative to the requirements of the position required
  • Experience with budget development and management, revenue generation and fiscal accountability required
  • Experience in developing, communicating, interpreting and enforcing policies and procedures required
  • Experience in the production and execution of meetings, conferences and special events including setting up and striking furniture, staging, equipment, audiovisual services, crowd management and security preferred. Experience with various types of industry standard room configurations and audiovisual equipment preferred
  • Experience in developing, administering and analyzing of programming and learning outcome assessments preferred

COMPENSATION

Starting Range : $85,000 - $95,000, per year, Exempt

SCHEDULE & WORKING CONDITIONS

This is a regular, full-time position. Flexibility and willingness is required to work long and irregular hours and days, including evenings, weekends and holidays as needed by event schedule. Must be accessible 7 days a week to respond to emergency / urgent situations and be on-call as required by a variety of circumstances.

WORK ENVIRONMENT   The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Work conditions may vary depending upon the location of work and/or events; work and/or events may occur indoors and outdoors, therefore requiring exposure to a variety of elements.

While working in the office, lighting and temperature are adequate with the use of standard office equipment available. While working outdoors, the work environment may involve exposure to various elements including but not limited to: sun, heat/cold, dust, pollens and other environmental risks. Event work may include exposure to moderate to extreme noise, vibrations, flashing lights, dust, fumes, cold, heat, limited lighting in areas, and some exposure to moving mechanical parts. Exposure to artistic expression that may seem offensive to some (written/verbal foul language, creative clothing, etc.) may also occur.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS   The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Physical requirements include talking, listening, sitting, standing, walking, manual dexterity, eye-hand coordination, use of office equipment including but not limited to computers, scanners, printers, telephones, copiers, fax machines, digital cameras and radios.

Depending on meeting and event requirements, physical demands may require standing and walking for extended lengths of time and may require lifting, pushing, pulling, moving and carrying items up to 50 pounds (unassisted) and 75 pounds (with assistance), and using ladders and high scissor lifts.

A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered this position with Associated Students. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current Associated Students employees who apply for the position

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