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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 23,000 students, committed to excellence in education, community engagement, cultural awareness and social responsibility. As a premier institution within the 23 campus California State University (CSU) 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

The Executive Director of the University-Student Union (U-SU) reports to a student-majority Board of Directors and maintains a dotted line reporting relationship to the University’s Vice President for Student Affairs. The Executive Director 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 the student experience. 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 general support to the Associated Students, Incorporated (ASI), the campus’ student governance organization. The Executive Director is responsible for formulating the vision and strategic direction of the University-Student Union in accord with the University’s Strategic Plan, cultivating programs, activities and services that promote individual growth, community, responsible citizenship and a global perspective.

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

A master's degree from an accredited four year college or university and five years of leadership/management experience within a large, multifaceted student organization. The successful candidate must 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. Demonstrated ability and/or interest in working in a multicultural/multiethnic environment. Fingerprinting will be taken and checked by the California Department of Justice and FBI.

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

Open until filled. To ensure full consideration, please email curriculum vita and cover letter to:
jobopenings@cslanet.calstatela.edu.
For inquiries, please contact Erika (Alvarez) Ramirez at: EAlvarez@cslanet.calstatela.edu.


Student Assistant Positions

Administrative Services Attendant


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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:

    Under the supervision of the Administrative Services Coordinator, the Administrative Services Attendant acts as receptionist and has primary responsibility for department counter work.

    Specific Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provides excellent customer service to the university community
  • Provides information about the University-Student Union and the University to the campus community
  • Keeps Administrative Services Coordinator informed of any departmental/operational needs
  • Receives and screens telephone calls and walk-in inquiries
  • Distributes monthly employee payroll and business office forms as needed
  • Receives, reviews, and maintains incoming job applications
  • Provides light clerical duties
  • Assists staff members with projects as needed
  • Assists with staffing for special events (i.e. Mardi Gras, Commencement, etc.)
  • Accurately and efficiently completes all sales transactions and maintains proper care cash accountability at registers and counter
  • Maintains an awareness of all University-Student Union and University activities
  • Ensures reception area is tidy
  • Performs other duties as assigned

  • Required Qualifications:

  • Willingness to work with an ethnically diverse and culturally pluralistic student body and staff
  • Experience with customer service principles and practices
  • Proven ability to work independently
  • Proven organizational skills
  • Effective written and oral communication skills
  • Proven interpersonal skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel required
  • Ability to answer multi-line phones
Review of applications will begin on Monday, December 15, 2014 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.

Fitness Class Instructor


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Class: Student Assistant Instructor
Hourly Rate: $15.00 per hour; non-exempt classification
Work Schedule: One Hour Class contingent upon operational need.
Probationary/Training Period: One month, with possibility of extension.

    General Statement:

    Under the direction and supervision of the Fitness Manager, the Fitness Class Instructor will provide leadership, instruction and guidance in classes of their respective subject and specialty i.e. Yoga, Aerobics, Martial Arts, Hip Hop, Dance , Pilates, etc.

    Specific Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provides group instruction to students of varying degrees of skill level and fitness
  • Develop lesson plans and routines for group class instruction
  • Responsible for music that blends and has the correct beats and rhythm needed for each class
  • Possess a working knowledge of equipment being utilized in class
  • Promote correct form, alignment and aerobic dance positions
  • 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 group class instruction
  • Proven interpersonal communication and demonstrate effective teaching skills
  • Ability to answer subject related questions of class being taught
  • Experience in fitness group class instruction
  • American Red Cross CPR and First Aid Certification preferred
Review of applications will begin on Friday, September 12, 2014 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.

Gameroom Attendant


IconGameroom Attendant
Class: Student Assistant Level I
Hourly Rate: $9.50 - $11.25 per hour; non-exempt classification
Work Schedule: Up to 20 hours per week, based on operational need
Probationary/Training Period: One month, with the possibility of extension

    General Statement:

    Under the supervision of the Administrative Services Coordinator, the Game Room/Information Services Attendant is responsible for performing tasks and projects in accordance with the operating procedures.

    Specific Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provide assertive customer service to the campus community
  • Conducts business throughout shift in accordance with standard operating procedures
  • Handles cash and is responsible for accurate cash control
  • Monitors and maintains unit equipment
  • Completes all unit related paperwork during shift
  • Prepares unit for opening or closing and or prepares for transfer of shift to next attendant
  • Advises Administrative Services Coordinator regarding inventory, supplies, and other operational needs in a timely manner
  • Provides referrals to the appropriate University department and offices
  • Keeps informed about daily Union and University events and activates
  • Performs light clerical duties for a variety of Union departments as assigned
  • Assist in staffing special events (i.e. Mardi Gras, etc.)
  • 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 assertive customer service
  • Willingness and ability to be courteous and maintain a neat appearance as a representative of the University-Student Union
  • Some knowledge of the campus is preferred.
Review of applications will begin on Monday, December 15, 2014 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 the 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 Monday, December 22, 2014 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.

Xtreme Fitness Membership Attendant


IconXtreme Fitness Membership Attendant
Class: Student Assistant Level I
Hourly Rate: $9.50 - $11.25 per hour; non-exempt classification
Work Schedule: Up to 20 hours per week as developed with the Fitness Coordinator, contingent upon operational need, academic scheduling, etc.
Probationary/Training Period: One month, with possibility of extension.

    General Statement:

    The Xtreme Fitness Membership Attendant assists with the effective operation of Xtreme Fitness.

    Specific Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provides exemplary customer service to the University community
  • Receives and screens a high volume of telephone and walk-in inquiries
  • Handles cash payments, cash drops, and responsible for accurate cash control
  • Enter member information in database
  • Register members for Xtreme Fitness classes
  • Provide information to members about programs, policies and procedures
  • 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 demonstrate effective organizational skills
  • Ability to answer multi line phones
  • Ability to handle a high volume of walk-in customers
  • Experience working in a hands-on customer service environment preferred
  • American Red Cross APR and First Aid Certification preferred
Review of applications will begin Wednesday, January 7, 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.