The Associate Director of Operations is responsible for the daily operations and infrastructure of the Armstrong Student Center. This includes supervising student staff, coordinating with custodial services, monitoring building repair requests, and managing technology upgrade schedules. They provide support for various technologies throughout the building, including event production technology. The Associate Director is responsible for leading the department’s assessment activities. Additionally, this position maintains and cultivates positive campus relationships with key stakeholders critical to the success of the Armstrong Student Center—this includes departments within the Division of Student Life, Physical Facilities Department (PFD), Dining Services, Custodial Services, and other campus partners. Finally, this position works with the Assistant Director of Operations to ensure the successful implementation of events in the facility for student organizations, departments, and external university guests.
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Minimum Qualifications: Master's Degree in student development, higher/adult education, student personnel, business or closely related field conferred by first day of employment, and at least three years of full-time related professional experience which provides the following knowledge, skills, and abilities: Demonstrated experience facilitating learning environments and knowledge of student development theories Demonstrated experience in facility management, event implementation, and technology Demonstrated ability to foster collaborative campus partnerships Demonstrated experience providing outstanding customer service Demonstrated commitment to valuing diversity and contributing to an inclusive environment Ability to manage multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment Must be willing and able to work nights and weekends as needed to support events and activities Must be willing to serve in an on-call professional staff member rotation
Desired Qualifications: Five years of closely related full-time experience in a higher education environment Demonstrated experience in managing a student center facility with multiple complex event spaces Experience with event technologies, including: sound boards, light boards, projection systems, Crestron systems, and other related technologies Knowledge of college union policies and procedures related to facility management and customer service Supervision experience of paraprofessional student staff and full-time professional staff Knowledge of higher education assessment techniques; this includes the ability to assess student learning outcomes Knowledge of safety and security precautions appropriate to work performed in a student center facility Strong problem solving and critical thinking skills
Internal Number: 498905
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