The Morris University Center (MUC) at SIUE is seeking qualified candidates to fill an Assistant Director of Operations position. The Assistant Director is a member of the Morris University Center (MUC) leadership team. The selected candidate will be responsible for day-to-day building management and guest-facing operations such as the Welcome Desk and event management. Duties for the Assistant Director will include: - Supervise the day-to-day management of the MUC Welcome Desk; this will include staffing, customer service response, and building hours for special events. - Oversee event set-up and takedown; manage student and building services; coordinate with other event staff such as IT and catering. - Lead ongoing staff development and implement assessment programs and program reviews for all MUC units, supporting the goals of the university, division, and department strategic plans. -Coordinate student-related staff hiring for student employees within the MUC and Textbook Services. -Serve as MUC representative on University and Student Affairs Division Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Committee in addition to other designated building, Student Affairs, and campus-wide committees. -Plan and coordinate the foundation fundraising and development efforts of the MUC. -Contribute to the development of policies and procedures relevant to the effective operation and management of the MUC. Further duties and responsibilities may be assigned based on the needs and goals of the MUC and University. Due to the professional needs of this position, the selected candidate must be available for variable hours, extended workdays, weekends, and on-call emergencies as needed.
Southern Illinois University Edwardsville nurtures an open, respectful, and welcoming climate that facilitates learning and work. SIUE is committed to education that explores the historic significance of diversity in order to understand the present and to better enable our community to engage the future. Integral to this commitment, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville strives for a student body and a workforce that is both diverse and inclusive. For more on our Statement of Diversity, visit: https://www.siue.edu/about/mission-goals-plans/diversity.shtml
Residency Requirement Illinois residency required within 180 calendar days of the start date for the designated position.
Application Deadline July 12, 2021
-Master’s degree in business or public administration, marketing, student personnel, or related field, plus one (1) year of college union/student center experience or experience in event management preferred. -Experience in planning and management. -Proven organizational and leadership skills. -Commitment to customer service. -Excellent communication and team-building skills. -Demonstrated ability to effectively supervise personnel and provide guidance to professional and support staff. -Program assessment experience and knowledge and programming experience in diversity, equity, and inclusion.
Minimum Qualifications -Bachelor’s degree in business administration, management, or a field related to the position. -Two years of professional-level accounting, managerial, and/or business experience, one year of which was at an administrative level.