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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.

Fraternity & Sorority Life Coordinator


IconFraternity & Sorority Life Coordinator
Workweek Class: Exempt
Rate: $42,228 - $60,024/Year
Work Schedule: 5/40 hours Monday-Friday. Occasional weekend and evening work required
Responsible to: Director, Center for Student Involvement

    General Statement:

    The Fraternity & Sorority Life Coordinator will serve as the campus liaison to fraternities & sororities by providing general advising and serve as a resource person for member organizations and student leaders in areas such as chapter management, scholarship, community service, social programming, organization and member accountability, new member development, and similar topics.

    Qualifications:

  • Willingness to work with an ethnically diverse and culturally pluralistic student body and staff.
  • A Bachelor’s Degree in communications, public administration or closely related field required, a Master's Degree in student personnel services or related field preferred.
  • Two (2) years experience in a student union/student activities related position or graduate assistantship required.
  • Creativity, high motivation, organization and coordination abilities a must.
  • Knowledge of and skill in budgeting, fiscal management and reporting required.
  • Contract negotiation and execution experience required.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills required.
  • Knowledge of and commitment to the principles of student development a must.
  • Ability to motivate and work closely with students required.
  • Computer experience required.
  • Experience in training and development a plus.

  • Specific Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Serves as a campus liaison and provides general support to fraternity and sorority organizations, as well as individuals inquiring about starting new organizations.
  • Develops brochures, publications, and online tools to help advance fraternity & sorority image on campus in consultation with student leaders.
  • Develops programs to educate the fraternity & sorority community on topics including risk management, new member development, team building, academic standards, the recruitment/intake process, conduct, and social programming.
  • Develop and provide training for fraternity and sorority student leaders.
  • Collaborate with, provide support for, and serve as a resource person for chapter advisors.
  • Designs, educates, and enforces policies related to the development of fraternity & sorority organizations.
  • Serve as a resource person for issues involving fraternity/sorority organizations and/or members to other university departments as well as external constituencies.
  • Develops, monitors, and is responsible for adherence to a budget.
  • Prepares handbooks, reports, brochures, administrative and procedure manuals for Center for Student Involvement as needed.
  • Assist in developing, conducting, and analyzing research and assessments on various aspects of sorority and fraternity life.
  • Other duties as assigned.
Review of applications will begin on October 24, 2014 and continue until the position is filled. however, the position may close when an adequate number of qualified applications are received. To ensure full consideration, please email application and cover letter to: jobopenings@cslanet.calstatela.edu. You may print an application form For inquiries, please contact Diana Avila at: DAvila@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.

Xtreme Fitness Coordinator


IconXtreme Fitness Coordinator
Workweek Class: Exempt
Classification: SSPI Equivalent
Rate: $37,244 - $52,656
Work Schedule: 5/40 hours per week per arranged. Evening and weekend hours required.
Responsible to: Fitness Center Manager

    General Statement:

    The Fitness Coordinator provides services to students in fitness, wellness, group exercise, and open recreation at the University-Student Union Xtreme Fitness Center. The University-Student Union is seeking a dynamic individual who has the skills to develop, implement, and maintain a comprehensive fitness and wellness program.

    Qualifications:

  • Willingness to work with an ethnically diverse and culturally pluralistic student body and staff.
  • A Bachelor’s Degree is required; a Master’s Degree in physical education, kinesiology, exercise science, health, or related field is preferred.
  • One year experience in a fitness related position or graduate assistantship required.
  • Experience with university recreation programs preferred.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and skills associated with standard fitness programming and personal training are required.
  • Group exercise instructor training and supervisory experience is preferred.
  • Possess mobility, balance and willingness to participate in extensive physical exercise and exertion during fitness activities for extended periods of time.
  • Certification in CPR and First Aid is required within two months of hire and must be kept current during employment.
  • Fitness instructor certification(s) in one or more of the following nationally recognized health/fitness organizations is preferred: the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM), the American Council on Exercise (ACE), the Aerobics and Fitness Association of America (AAFA) and/or the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA).
  • Knowledge of and skill in budgeting, fiscal management, and reporting preferred.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills required.
  • Ability to motivate and work closely with students required.
  • Computer experience required.

  • Specific Duties and Responsibilities:


    In consultation with the Fitness Center Manager, the Fitness Center Coordinator will:
  • Develop the fitness and wellness program (group exercise classes, personal training, non-credit recreation classes, health related educational workshops and wellness programs).
  • Recruit, schedule, and supervise student assistants and class instructors.
  • Ensure proper supervision and safe operation of the Xtreme Fitness Center. Monitor equipment and request maintenance as appropriate. Supervise participant use of equipment and their wellbeing while working out in the center, and ensure that activities are conducted in accordance with established service standards.
  • Assist in budget preparation, policy development, program evaluation, and promotion of the Fitness Center.
  • Collaborate with other campus departments in providing a variety of wellness workshops for the campus community.
  • Evaluate fitness programs through a variety of means including participant evaluations, focus groups, informal discussion and written program surveys.
  • Prepare reports, brochures, administrative and procedure manuals for Xtreme Fitness Center as needed.
  • Recommend appropriate equipment purchases.
  • Other duties as assigned.
Review of applications will begin on october 24, 2014 and continue until the position is filled. however, the position may close when an adequate number of qualified applications are received. To ensure full consideration, please email application and cover letter to: jobopenings@cslanet.calstatela.edu. You may print an application form For inquiries, please contact Diana Avila at: DAvila@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

Fitness Class Instructor


IconFitness Class Instructor
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.