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Executive Director, University-Student Union


IconExecutive Director, University-Student Union

The University

California State University, Los Angeles is a comprehensive urban institution serving a diverse learning community of over 24,000 students, committed to excellence in education, community engagement, cultural awareness and social responsibility. As a premier institution within the 23 campus California State University system, Cal State Los Angeles fosters an outstanding teaching and learning experience in a rich multicultural/multiethnic environment. The University-Student Union plays an integral role in enhancing this experience through a myriad of extra-curricular and co-curricular programming and activities. The University-Student Union has a student fee based annual operating budget of $4.5M, approximately 30 full-time employees, 100 graduate/undergraduate student employees and nearly 100,000 square feet of facilities and operations.

The Position

Reporting to a student-majority Board of Directors with a dotted line reporting relationship to the Dean of Students, the Executive Director of the University-Student Union is responsible for the overall administration and leadership of a dynamic student-chartered enterprise serving the university community and focused on promoting student success and enhancing student leadership. Responsibilities include formulating the vision and strategic direction for student life and the University-Student Union (U-SU) in accord with the University’s Strategic Plan; personnel management and training; and cultivating programs, activities and services that promote individual growth, community, responsible citizenship, and a global perspective. This position directs all U-SU operations and facilities and oversees a variety of student programs and activities including: the Center for Student Involvement; the Cross-Cultural Centers; the Fitness Center; Graffix (creative media and publications); and provides support to the Associated Students Incorporated (ASI) Elections Commissioner for the ASI annual officer election. The executive director strives continuously to support and encourage student involvement, community engagement, student leadership, and development and must strategically leverage the revenue potential of business services, meeting and conferencing facilities, contracted food service and other revenue generating enterprises to grow and develop these important co-curricular activities. In addition, this position works closely with the U-SU Board of Directors, University leadership, and other appropriate campus and community stakeholders on matters of policy, programming, assessment, student activities, and public relations.

Primary Functions

The Executive Director of the University-Student Union strives continuously to support and encourage student involvement and community engagement, student leadership and development and must strategically leverage the revenue potential of business services, meeting and conferencing facilities, contracted food services and other revenue generating enterprises to grow and develop these important co-curricular/extra-curricular activities. The Executive Director is responsible for personnel management and training including: recruitment, supervision, team building, professional development and internships/assistantships. The position works closely with the U-SU Board of Directors, University leadership and other appropriate campus and community stakeholders on matters of policy, programming, assessment, student activities and public relations. The Executive Director is responsible for the administration, management and reporting of the U-SU’s financial resources in accord with U-SU bylaws, University and CSU policy; prepare, present, implement and modify the annual U-SU operating budget on a fiscal year cycle; formulate, recommend and implement personnel, administrative, fiscal, and operational policies to be vetted by University Administration and approved by the Board of Directors; develop plans for long-range space allocations, major facility modernization and refurbishing plans, creation of audit and control systems that are in alignment with University policies and procedures; responsible for compliance with all relevant risk management policies and procedures associated with student programs and operations of the U-SU; and serves as liaison for the Board of Directors with all Auxiliaries, University administration, faculty, staff and community constituencies to assure effective and open communication.

Required Qualifications and Experience

The successful candidate must have a master’s degree and significant progressively responsible professional experience within a large, multifaceted student organization. Candidates should have experience working with a large, diverse student, faculty, and staff population; an understanding of best practices and current trends as related to student concerns and higher education administration; experience working with a student-majority governing board, advisory councils, or alumni groups; and the ability to integrate the co-curricular student experience in a complex organization. S/he will also possess strong organizational skills, including the ability to plan strategically; experience with budget planning, fiscal oversight, and resource allocation; an understanding of student development and engagement; excellent written, oral and interpersonal communication skills; knowledge of contract food services; experience with facility management; experience in student programming; experience in personnel management including supervision of staff and employee development; a commitment to diversity and social justice with the ability to create a department which is inclusive and accessible; demonstrated passion for enhancing the student experience; the ability to write proposals, reports, and make presentations; and the ability to work collaboratively in a team environment. In addition, the new executive director will have a demonstrated ability and/or interest in working in a multicultural/multiethnic environment.

Desired Qualifications

Experience working with a large, diverse student, faculty, and staff population; an understanding of best practices and current trends as related to student concerns and higher education administration; experience working with a student-majority governing board, advisory councils, or alumni groups; and the ability to integrate the co-curricular student experience in a complex organization.

Compensation

Salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications. A comprehensive benefits package is provided.

Closing Date

Review of applications will begin May 27, 2015 and will continue until the position is filled. A resume with an accompanying cover letter may be submitted via the SJG website at www.spelmanandjohnson.com under the link Current Searches. Nominations for this position may be emailed to Heather J. Larabee at hjl@spelmanandjohnson.com

Graphics Coordinator


IconGraphics Coordinator
Workweek Class: Non-Exempt
Hourly Rate: $38,172 - $57,288/YEAR
Work Schedule: 5/40 hours Monday-Friday
Occasional weekend and evening work required
Responsible to: Director, Graphics and Marketing

    General Statement:

    The Graphics Coordinator is responsible for assisting with the daily operation, print production, administration and supervision of the University-Student Union Graphics Department. The Graphics Coordinator is also responsible for maintaining the distribution of all the promotion materials from the Graphics Department.

    Specific Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assists in daily administration and supervision of the graphics department staff.
  • Responsible for creating and maintaining the U-SU distribution
  • Coordinates and monitors banner designer projects
  • Coordinates and monitors production assistant projects
  • Assists in develop and design of the procedure manuals for the department and the U-SU annual report, handbook, and reports as needed.
  • Assists in developing, training, and evaluating all graphics staff.
  • Assists in print production.
  • Maintain all images and artwork archives for the department.
  • Assists in reviewing and copyediting all promotional materials produced by the department including flyers, posters, brochures, and administrative/procedure manuals.
  • Designs graphics projects for the U-SU as needed.
  • Assists in monitoring the department budget.
  • Maintains department project portfolio and prepares monthly report of progress.
  • Attends bi-weekly Graphics Department meetings.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

  • Required Qualifications:

  • Willingness to work with an ethnically diverse and culturally pluralistic student body and staff.
  • Bachelor degree from a college or university in a related field required.
  • Four years of full-time experience in graphic design may be substituted for degree.
  • One to two years’ experience in student services, graphic design, and print production preferred.
  • Knowledge of and skill in adapting critical issues of graphics design.
  • Ability to develop and coordinate all visual aspects of graphics advertising and promotions.
  • Experience in Adobe Creative Suite applications on Macintosh platform required.
  • General knowledge of typography, color theory and design concept.
  • Ability to supervise and work with students on a daily basis.
  • Organizational and coordination skills required.
  • Knowledge of and skill in budgeting and fiscal management preferred.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills required.
Review of applications will begin on June 22, 2015 and continue until the position is filled. To ensure full consideration, please email application to: jobopenings@cslanet.calstatela.edu
Link to Application: Application Form Here
For inquiries, please email jobopenings@cslanet.calstatela.edu

The person holding this position is considered a "mandated reporter" under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.


Student Assistant Positions


Accounting Analyst / Administrative Aide


IconAccounting Analyst/Administrative Aide
Class: Student Assistant Level II
Hourly Rate: $10.00 - $11.75 per hour; non-exempt classification
Work Schedule: Up to 20 hours per week as developed with the Accounting Technician.
Probationary/Training Period: One month, with possibility of extension.

    General Statement:

    Under the supervision of the Accounting Technician, the Accounting Analyst is responsible for performing tasks and projects related to the Union Business Office.

    Specific Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assists in preparing the payroll report
  • Assists in entering all the time card adjustment
  • Reconciles and maintains accounts receivables and prepares monthly reports.
  • Maintains the bank account register to assure adequate funds are available.
  • Mails and delivers invoices to Admin 514.
  • Process deposits and apply payments in PS.
  • Assists in researching data required for reports to the CSU system office, auditors and other state and federal agencies, and preparing responses for signature.
  • Assist in counting and reconciling the vault as needed.
  • Assists in verifying accounts payable checks prepared by University Accounting for accuracy and mailing them to vendors.
  • Files Business Office documents.
  • Responsible for developing a thorough knowledge of the policies and procedures of the auxiliary system of the CSU as they relate to the Union.
  • Assists with the completion of various projects assigned to the Director.
  • Prepares routine correspondence as necessary.
  • Assist in maintaining and updating files for payment documents, invoices, accounts receivable, and correspondence; gathers and collates records as requested to compile information.
  • Locates files or reports as requested by supervisor or others
  • Processes, photocopies, and files documents and records as required for record keeping
  • Purge files and records according to established procedures
  • Perform arithmetical calculations, including decimals and percentages
  • File information alphabetically, numerically, and chronologically accurately
  • Organize work in step-by-step order; maintain confidentiality of information, type and/or key in information accurately
  • Ability to meet deadlines, adjust to changes in workloads and assignments and learn to access and use various computer applications and office equipment
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

  • Required Qualifications:

  • Fingerprinting will be taken and checked by the California Department of Justice and FBI.
  • Willingness to work with an ethnically diverse and culturally pluralistic student body and staff
  • Willingness to be enthusiastic and provide a friendly, upbeat customer service oriented environment at all times
  • Organizational and coordination abilities
  • Knowledge of accounting principles
  • Ability to work independently
  • Computer experience (i.e. spreadsheets and word processing) preferred
  • Cash handling experience
Review of applications will begin on Friday, July 10, 2015 and continue until the position is filled; however, the position may close when an adequate number of qualified applications are received. You may print an application form or visit our Administration Office in U-SU Room 306. A completed application is required.

The person holding this position is considered a "mandated reporter" under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.

Chicana/o Latina/o Student Resource Center, Program Coordinator


IconChicana/o Latina/o Student Resource Center, Program Coordinator
Class: Student Assistant Level II
Hourly Rate: $10.00 - $11.75 per hour; non-exempt classification
Work Schedule: Up to 20 hours per week, hours to be arranged.
Probationary/Training Period: One month, with possibility of extension.

    General Statement:

    The Program Coordinators are responsible for developing a comprehensive schedule of programs and events which enable and facilitate cross cultural awareness and interactions. As part-time student employees of the Cross Cultural Centers office, the Cross Cultural Program Coordinators work as a team in developing students’ cross cultural perspectives by addressing issues of oppression, marginalization, and differences in programs, services and events. The Program Coordinator of the Chicana/o Latina/o Student Resource Center coordinates the services of the center, develops long and short term programs and events focusing on issues of importance to the Chicana/o Latina/o community in the U.S., Central and South America, the Caribbean and worldwide.

    Specific Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Work with team of Program Coordinators to plan a comprehensive schedule of culturally focused and cross cultural programs and events, including the Raza Graduate Celebration. Ensure that program topics link the needs and issues of the four Student Resource Centers.
  • Develop publicity and marketing strategies for programs, events, and the Student Resource Centers.
  • Attend and participate in scheduled weekly staff meetings; schedule and attend bi-weekly one-on-one meeting with Director and/or Assistant Director of CCC office.
  • Attend all scheduled U-SU and CCC training sessions and meetings.
  • Schedule regular meetings with Resource Center volunteers; schedule regular program planning meetings with volunteers and interested members of the CSULA community, including students, staff and faculty.
  • Serve as liaison with CCC affiliated clubs and organizations.
  • Community building within Student Resource Centers.
  • Work with team of Customer Service Assistants and Volunteers to ensure a safe and friendly environment for all students within the Student Resource Centers.
  • Maintain and monitor Resource Center services and policies; make recommendations for improvements.
  • Assist in the development and monitoring of the Resource Center’s budget.
  • Provide basic listening services for students, and referrals to campus and community resources.
  • Evaluate programs and events on a timely basis.
  • Develop collaborative relationships with community organizations.
  • Assist with special projects and duties as requested.
  • Perform other duties as directed.

  • Required Qualifications:

  • Willingness to work with an ethnically diverse and culturally pluralistic student body and staff
  • Willingness to work in an environment emphasizing knowledge and values related to cross cultural communication and interactions.
  • Working knowledge and interest in Chicana/o Latina/o issues in the U.S., Central/South America, Caribbean and worldwide.
  • Ability to work with individuals for both personal and collective good.
  • Basic listening, para-professional counseling and referral knowledge and skills
  • Time management and planning skills
  • Awareness of the concerns, pressures, and inequities of women, people of color, and people with diverse sexual orientations.
  • Ability to advocate and serve as an ally for the above mentioned groups; willingness to create alliances among students from different backgrounds and experiences.
  • Ability to handle multiple projects and responsibilities.
  • Ability to communicate clearly and professionally with the public, in both written and spoken venues.
Review of applications will begin on Wednesday, August 19, 2015 and continue until the position is filled; however, the position may close when an adequate number of qualified applications are received. You may print an application form or visit our Administration Office in U-SU Room 306. A completed application is required.

The person holding this position is considered a "mandated reporter" under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.

Information & Event Services Aide


IconInformation & Event Services Aide
Class: Student Assistant Level I
Hourly Rate: $9.50 - $11.25 per hour; non-exempt classification
Work Schedule: Up to 20 hours per week, hours to be arranged
Probationary/Training Period: One month, with possibility of extension.

    General Statement:

    Under the supervision of the Information & Event Services Coordinator, the Information & Event Services Aide supports the effective scheduling of University-Student Union facilities, and performs light clerical tasks of a responsible and difficult nature in support of the Information & Event Services Department.

    Specific Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provides exemplary customer service to the university community
  • Provides information and referrals about the University-Student Union and the University to the campus community.
  • Keeps informed about the daily Union and University activities and events
  • Receives and screens telephone calls and walk in inquiries for general information and events
  • Assists office staff with the effective scheduling of events, including light clerical work and checking availability using computerized reservations system
  • Maintains complete files of all reservations
  • Aids Information & Event Services Student Department with other projects as needed
  • Performs other duties as assigned

  • Required Qualifications:

  • Willingness to work with an ethnically diverse and culturally pluralistic student body and staff;
  • Willingness to be enthusiastic and provide exemplary customer service
  • Proven interpersonal communication and organizational skills
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Excel and Word preferred, will train
  • Ability to answer multi line phones
  • Ability to handle a high volume of walk-in customers
  • Previous office experience preferred
Review of applications will begin on Wednesday, August 19, 2015 and continue until the position is filled; however, the position may close when an adequate number of qualified applications are received. You may print an application form or visit our Administration Office in U-SU Room 306. A completed application is required.

The person holding this position is considered a "mandated reporter" under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.

Fraternity & Sorority Life Assistant


IconFraternity & Sorority Life Assistant
Class: Student Assistant Level II
Hourly Rate: $10.00 - $11.75 per hour; non-exempt classification
Work Schedule: Up to 20 hours per week, hours to be arranged.
Probationary/Training Period: One month, with possibility of extension.

    General Statement:

    UUnder the supervision of the Fraternity and Sorority Life Coordinator, the Fraternity and Sorority Life Assistant is responsible for the planning, execution, and evaluation of fraternity/sorority programs, facilitating educational programs maintaining files and calendars. Additional responsibilities of this position include assisting in the development of policies, procedures, and resources that benefit the fraternity/sorority community; and interacting with members of the university to promote and enhance the experience for students in the Greek community and assisting with logistics of events scheduled through the Center for Student Involvement.

    Specific Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for assisting with the development and implementation of leadership and education programs for the fraternity-sorority community which include but are not limited to retreats, recognition events, Greek Week, New Member Symposium, educational workshops, and meetings;
  • Works with the Fraternity and Sorority Coordinator to train and recruit the Greek Programming Board;
  • Researches and solicits prospective speakers/ lecturers, programs, events, policies and initiatives to help further promote the mission of the Center for Student Involvement and the University-Student Union;
  • Develops resources to aid in the success of the Greek community;
  • Develops specific marketing and promotional campaigns to foster an increase in program attendance and outreach;
  • Assists with community-wide Standards of Excellence accreditation program;
  • Conducts ongoing research assessing campus needs regarding programming;
  • Attends CSI staff meetings, U-SU training sessions, and other meetings/events as required by the supervisor;
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

  • Required Qualifications:

  • Willingness to work with fraternities and sororities;
  • Willingness to work with an ethnically diverse and culturally pluralistic student body and staff;
  • Strong oral communication skills required;
  • Strong interpersonal and group communication skills used in a team environment;
  • Knowledge and understanding of social media platforms;
  • Strong organizational skills; and
  • Experience with MsWord, and MsExcel preferred.
Review of applications will begin on August 20, 2015 and continue until the position is filled; however, the position may close when an adequate number of qualified applications are received. You may print an application form or visit our Administration Office in U-SU Room 306. A completed application is required.

The person holding this position is considered a "mandated reporter" under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.

Maintenance Aide


IconMaintenance Aide
Class: Student Assistant Level II
Hourly Rate: $10.00 - $11.75 per hour; non-exempt classification
Work Schedule: Up to 20 hours per week as developed with the Building Operations Manager
Probationary/Training Period: One month, with possibility of extension.

    General Statement:

    The Maintenance Aide assists the Building Operations Department in the general upkeep, repair, and maintenance of the University-Student Union facility.

    Specific Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Performs basic tasks (non-skilled) in the fields of carpentry, ceiling tile repair, wall repair, framing, demolition, and interior construction/repair work;
  • Performs minor repairs on plumbing systems;
  • Performs minor electrical repairs on circuits, small appliances and audio-visual equipment;
  • General knowledge in installation of surface conduit, wire pulling, fixtures trouble shooting;
  • Performs minor repairs to doors, locks, safety and security hardware, cabinets, office furniture, etc;
  • Performs set-ups and take-downs of tables, seating and equipment as needed;
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

  • Required Qualifications:

  • Willingness to work with an ethnically diverse and culturally pluralistic student body and staff;
  • Ability to lift a minimum of 70 pounds;
  • Proven organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills;
  • Knowledge in proper use, care, operation, and safety procedures of power hand tools, saws, grinders, drills, etc.;
  • Mechanical aptitude and background in at least one of the maintenance fields;
  • Computer experience preferred;
Review of applications will begin on Wednesday, August 19, 2015 and continue until the position is filled; however, the position may close when an adequate number of qualified applications are received. You may print an application form or visit our Administration Office in U-SU Room 306. A completed application is required.

The person holding this position is considered a "mandated reporter" under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.

Operations Aide


IconOperations Aide
Class: Student Assistant Level III
Hourly Rate: $10.50 - $12.25 per hour; non-exempt classification
Work Schedule: Up to 20 hours per week, to be arranged
Probationary/Training Period: One month, with possibility of extension

    General Statement:

    Under the supervision of the Assistant Director of Operations, the Operations Aide is responsible for the general upkeep, repair, and maintenance of the University Student Union facility.

    Specific Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Perform basic tasks in the field of cleaning, carpet cleaning, trash removal, vacuuming and mopping;
  • Performs basic tasks in the fields of carpentry, ceiling tile repair, wall repair, framing, demolition, and interior construction/repair work;
  • Performs carpet cleaning as needed and directed;
  • Performs stripping and waxing as needed and directed;
  • Performs minor repairs on plumbing systems;
  • Performs minor electrical repairs on circuits, small appliances and audio-visual equipment;
  • General knowledge in installation of surface conduit, wire pulling, circuit trouble shooting;
  • Performs minor repairs to doors, locks, safety and security hardware, cabinets, office furniture, etc.;
  • Performs set-ups and take-downs of tables, seating and equipment as needed;
  • Reports any unusual occurrences to supervisors;
  • Assists in assigning duties to event aides;
  • Inspects and performs follow-up on assigned tasks;
  • Performs maintenance work requests as needed;
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

  • Required Qualifications:

  • Willingness to work with an ethnically diverse and culturally pluralistic student body and staff;
  • Ability to lift a minimum of 70 pounds;
  • Proven organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills;
  • Knowledge in proper use, care, operation, and safety procedures of power hand tools, saws, grinders, drills, etc.;
  • Mechanical aptitude and background in at least one of the maintenance fields;
  • Computer experience preferred.
Review of applications will begin on Wednesday, June 10, 2015 and continue until the position is filled; however, the position may close when an adequate number of qualified applications are received. You may print an application form or visit our Administration Office in U-SU Room 306. A completed application is required.

The person holding this position is considered a “mandated reporter” under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.