Working Title: Assistant Director of Event and Facility Operations
Appointment Type: Academic Staff-Fixed Term Renewable
The Assistant Director of Event and Facility Operations is a member of the University Center leadership team. This position is responsible for assisting with the administrative leadership of the University Center events and facility operations; managing Production Services and Custodial Services; and a student focused learning environment that supports and complements the mission of the university. This position has responsibility for the supervision of personnel, management of fiscal resources, human resource management, facility operations and use, audio-visual equipment maintenance and oversight, problem solving, administration of facility resources, and assisting the director with enforcing University Center policies. The University Center currently serves approximately 5,000+ students, faculty, staff and guests of the university daily.
The salary range for this position is $55,500 – $58,500.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Bachelor's degree from an accredited university in Event Management, Project Management, College Student Personnel, Higher Education, or related field
Minimum of 5 years post bachelor experience in facility operations and event management
Demonstration of expertise in facility management, project management, audio-visual equipment and maintenance, information technology, and budget management
Values teamwork concepts and a student-centered philosophy
Experience in the recruitment, training, and supervision of professional staff
Ability to work with departments regarding operations and event management, working knowledge of accounting, and an understanding of marketing techniques
Understand the role of the college union as an educational support facility and program
Proficient in written, oral, analytical, and interpersonal skills with adherence to a collaborative team approach; ability to deal patiently with people of all ages, from multiple disciplines, and cultural backgrounds; and the ability to communicate effectively at all academic, management and social levels
Strong organization and planning skills, follow-through, flexibility in dealing with frequent changes, and the ability to solve problems in a calm and direct manner
Master's degree from an accredited university in Event Management, Project Management, College Student Personnel, Higher Education, or related field
Facility operations, audio-visual, and event management experience in a college or university environment
Experience with event management software systems
Special Instructions to Applicants:
Applicants are required to apply online. UWRF will not consider paper, emailed or faxed applications. Applicants are required to provide:
Letter of interest specifying qualifications and experience (cover letter)
Names, addresses, telephone numbers and email addresses of at least three references who can specifically comment upon your experience and professional preparation (references)
Inquiries should be addressed to: Steven Stocker
Deadline to Apply: Initial review of applications will begin upon receipt. For full consideration, applicants should submit all required materials by May 7, 2023.
UW-River Falls does not offer H-1B or other work authorization visa sponsorship for this position. Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States at the time of hire and maintain work authorization throughout the employment term. If you have questions regarding this, please contact Human Resources at 715-425-4941.