Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is seeking an Assistant Manager for the Office of Student Centers & Activities. Reporting to the Center Director, the Assistant Manager supports the Director of Cook and Douglass Student Centers (i.e. Center Director) in managing, planning, and coordinating the Cook and Douglass Student Centers (i.e. the Centers) facilities, services, staff, and budgets. The Assistant Director has responsibility for the daily operations of the Centers, which includes facility maintenance, repairs, supervision of assigned student employee areas, reservation fulfillment, onsite event management and customer support, and retail vendor services coordination. The Assistant Manager manages assigned budgets, assessment efforts, and special projects. The Assistant Manager of Cook and Douglass Student Centers works collaboratively with the Assistant Director of Meeting and Event Planning to manage the reservation fulfillment and event management at the Student Centers. The Assistant Director effectively supports achievement and completion of identified strategic efforts and projects of the Student Center Unit and Division of Student Affairs. Through positive role modeling, actions, decisions, supervision, and coaching assists in ensuring the Student Center & Activities Services Standards are consistently applied and upheld.
The Assistant Manager's actions and decisions are a critical part of providing for a well-run, student-focused Student Center environment. The Centers environment is expected to exude a welcoming, friendly, and inclusive atmosphere for a diverse Rutgers University Campus. The Cook and Douglass Student Centers offer spaces and services, which accommodate, facilitate, and support students, student organization, University departments, Rutgers affiliates, and external agencies, organizations, and corporations. The Douglass Student Center is open seven days a week for approximately 15 hours / day. Staff executes more than 4,300 events annually with over 153,000 attendees. University offices located in the Douglass Student Center include Department of Student Centers & Activities, Rutgers University Police Department- Community Officer, student organization offices, Douglass Residential College Recruitment, Dining Services, and Student Affairs Affiliates. In addition to the University offices in the center, the Douglass Student Center has three Rutgers Dining operated food options. The Cook Student Center is also open seven days a week. The Center houses the Meetings and Events Office, student organizations, and Rutgers Dining operated Cook Café.
Among the key duties of this position are:
Provides support and coordination of day-to-day on-site facility-related work including building security, custodial maintenance, repairs, grounds services, work orders and small scale renovation projects.
Be the secondary point of emergency contact for center specific needs including sheltering students or members of the community in an emergency. The Assistant Director is designated as
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