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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

Program Coordinator, Asian Pacific Islander Student Resource Center


IconProgram Coordinator, Asian Pacific Islander Student Resource Center
Class: Student Assistant Level II
Hourly Rate: $9.25 – $11.00 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 Asian Pacific Islander Student Resource Center coordinates the services of the center, develops long and short term programs and events focusing on issues of importance to the Asian Pacific community in the U.S., the Pacific, Asia, and worldwide.

    Specific Duties and Responsibilities:

    Accounts Payable:
    • Work with team of Program Coordinators to plan a comprehensive schedule of culturally focused and cross cultural programs and events, including the Asian Pacific/Middle Eastern Grad 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 the Director & Assistant Director with special projects 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 Asian Pacific community issues in the U.S., the Pacific, Asia, 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 April 28, 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.

Accounting Analyst


IconAccounting Analyst
Class: Student Assistant Level II
Hourly Rate: $9.25 - $11.00 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:

    The Business Aide is responsible for performing accounting duties of the University Student Union, including but not limited to, accounts payable, account receivable, and cashiering.

    Specific Duties and Responsibilities:

    Accounts Payable:
  • Generates check requests for Retirement Annuity, other Benefits, Parking, and Petty Cash Reimbursement Checks
  • Processes expenditure requests generated by all U-SU departments
  • Verifies supporting documents and signatures
  • Maintains A/P Paid Files, Cash Recap Files, and Employee Benefit Files
  • Maintains expenditure log sheet to BFS
  • Assist in attaching check request with accounts payable checks prepared by University Accounting for Executive Director and Assistant Director U-SU/Financial review before mailing checks

  • Accounts Receivable:
  • Processes supporting documents (i.e. Tiaa-Cref and benefit spreadsheet) for request for invoices
  • Prepares all monthly request for invoices generated by UBO
  • Responsible for maintaining AR folders, copying and distributing all invoices to BFS and AR vendors

  • In Conjunction with the Accounting Technician:
  • Count sales and operating funds daily
  • Periodically monitor change for cash register
  • Periodically monitor petty cash fund for outstanding vouchers and/or replenishment of fund
  • Prepares cash sales deposit to Cashier
  • Maintains the Annual Retirement Benefit Spreadsheet and other Benefits (Health, Dental, Vision, and Life Insurance)
  • 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 a friendly, upbeat customer service oriented environment at all times
  • Organizational skills preferred
  • Accounting background preferred
  • Ability to work independently
  • Computer experience (i.e. spreadsheets and word processing) preferred
Review of applications will begin on April 21, 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 Floor Supervisor


IconXtreme Fitness Floor Supervisor
Class: Student Assistant Level II
Hourly Rate: $9.25 - $11.00 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:

    Under the direction of the Fitness Coordinator, the Xtreme Fitness Floor Supervisor is responsible for providing a safe, enjoyable, service- oriented environment for members at all times.

    Specific Duties and Responsibilities:

    • Provides exemplary customer service to Xtreme Fitness members
    • Represent Xtreme Fitness in a professional manner with an extensive knowledge of Xtreme Fitness programs, policies and procedures
    • Ensure safe and responsible operation of Xtreme Fitness facilities at all times
    • Serve as a role model for other Xtreme Fitness student staff
    • Supervise facilities to ensure that activities are being conducted safely and appropriately
    • Educate participants and student staff, and enforce all policies and procedures
    • Open, close, and secure Xtreme Fitness facilities at prescribed times and check for safety and maintenance concerns
    • Respond to all injuries and assist in immediate first aid and proper emergency procedures
    • Compile daily user statistics, student staff, and facility reports, and document all injuries and incidents
    • Proactively maintain a clean and safe exercise environment
    • Assist with sanitation and preventative maintenance of weight equipment
    • Perform custodial duties such as sweeping, vacuuming, and cleaning services
    • Assist Membership Attendant’s 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 a friendly, upbeat customer service oriented environment at all times
    • Ability to make decisions based on established policies and procedures
    • Broad knowledge of Fitness and Wellness Programs
    • Display knowledge of fitness standards and risk management policies and procedures
    • Ability to provide exemplary customer service
    • Experience working in a hands-on customer service environment preferred
    • American Red Cross CPR and First Aid Certification required
    Review of applications will begin on May 5, 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.

Building Manager


IconBuilding Manager
Class: Student Assistant Level IV
Hourly Rate: $11.25 - $13.00 per hour; non-exempt classification.
Work Schedule: As developed with the Director of Operations. Up to 20 hours per week; early mornings, evenings and/or weekend hours contingent upon operational needs, academic scheduling, etc.
Probationary/Training Period: One month, with possibility of extension.

    General Statement:

    Under the supervision of the Director of Operations, the Building Manager is responsible for coordinating all aspects of morning, evening and weekend building operations and is responsible for insuring the safety and security of the facility, its contents, as well as building users. Assists in various para-professional and technical duties as assigned.

    Specific Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for opening, closing and evening hours of operations of the Union;
  • Responsible for the safety and security of the Union facility, its contents as well as building users;
  • Responsible for knowing and enforcing policies and operating procedures for the U-SU;
  • Provides assistance to user groups and visitors of the U-SU;
  • Assists with event management and daily building operations;
  • Offers information about the Union and the campus to visitors;
  • Meets regularly with the Director of Operations and/or the Meeting and Event Services Coordinator to discuss the daily operations, changes, etc;
  • Enforces Union policy and operating procedures;
  • Handles student and patron complaints;
  • Completes incident reports for accidents, injuries, etc. as required;
  • Operates audio, visual and lighting equipment for Unit functions;
  • Makes frequent tours of all public areas taking census counts as directed;
  • Handles problems that arise in operating units;
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

  • Required Qualifications:

  • Willingness to work with an ethnically diverse and culturally pluralistic student body and staff;
  • Proven interpersonal and assertive communication abilities;
  • Proven organizational skills;
  • Ability to manually lift a minimum of 70 pounds;
  • Two years customer service, hotel setup and/or crew supervision experience preferred;
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and Outlook);
  • Graduate student preferred.
Review of applications will begin on Wednesday, April 9, 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.

Travel, Recreation & Wellness Events Program Assistant


IconTRAVEL, RECREATION & WELLNESS EVENTS PROGRAM ASSISTANT
Class: Student Assistant Level II
Hourly Rate: $9.25 - $11.00 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 Campus Involvement Coordinator(s), the Travel, Recreation, & Wellness Events Program Assistant is responsible for the planning, execution, and evaluation of programs and events, maintaining files and calendars, assisting with logistics of events scheduled through the Center for Student Involvement.

    Specific Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Plans, develops, executes, and evaluates multiple unique and serial programs and events geared towards health, wellness, and recreation (including, but not limited to lectures, workshops, and various tournaments), as well as off-campus trips (including, but not limited to: Snowboard & Ski Trip, White Water Rafting Trip, Catalina Trip, and Museum Trips).
  • Collaborate and network with on-campus academic departments and student organizations to identify and coordinate possible co-sponsorships and collaborative programming opportunities. Coordinates co-sponsorships with various departments, including but not limited to Kinesiology & Physical Education, Health & Nutritional Science, Physical Science, American Medical Association, and others.
  • Conducts ongoing research assessing campus needs and desires regarding programming for the Union.
  • Collaborates with other CSI and U-SU programmers to develop, execute, and staff programs, events, and leadership development initiatives as assigned.
  • Maintains program files and CSI event calendar.
  • Attends CSI staff meetings, U-SU training sessions, and other meetings/events as required by the supervisor.
  • Responsible for general office maintenance and upkeep.
  • Coordinates various aspects of special programs and events (to include, but limited to: facility and equipment reservation, staffing, promotion, evaluation, and hospitality), in conjunction with the Assistant Director for Campus Involvement and/or the Campus Involvement Coordinator(s); and
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

  • Required Qualifications:

  • Willingness to work with an ethnically diverse and culturally pluralistic student body and staff;
  • Strong written and oral communication skills;
  • Strong interpersonal and group communication skills;
  • Ability to work as a fully productive and supportive member of a team required;
  • Demonstrated positive and supportive attitude required;
  • Strong organizational skills required;
  • Computer word processing experience preferred.
Review of applications will begin on Monday, March 17, 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.

Operations Aide


IconOperations Aide
Class: Student Assistant Level III
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:

  • 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 Monday, March 3, 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.

Maintenance Aide


IconMaintenance Aide
Class: Student Assistant Level II
Hourly Rate: $9.25 - $11.00 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 Monday, March 3, 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.

Media Services Technician


IconMedia Services Technician
Class:Student Assistant Level III
Hourly Rate: $10.00 - $11.75 per hour; non-exempt classification
Work Schedule: Up to 20 hours per week as developed with the Operations Technical Coordinator.
Probationary/Training Period: One month, with possibility of extension

    General Statement:

    Under the supervision of the Operations Technical Coordinator, the Media Services Technician provides technical assistance for performances and events in the U-SU Theatre, Grand Ballrooms, Conference Rooms, and Outdoor free Speech Areas. Setting up and/or operating AV equipment, stage lighting, sound equipment, and provides custodial services for designated media areas.

    Specific Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for set-ups and break-downs of student union equipment;
  • Assist in theatre productions – load-in and out of stage props, set-up and operate: lighting consoles, video mixer/switcher, video projectors, & hang and focus light instruments for performances, events, rehearsals, and classes;
  • Assist in sounds set-up’s – Operation and set-up of: sound boards, microphones, speaker/monitors, and in house paging system.
  • Performs set-ups and break-downs of tables, seating and a/v equipment as needed;
  • To provide reasonable coverage for after operating hours performances and events.
  • Assist in staffing special events (i.e. Mardi Gras, Spring Fest, etc.);
  • Responsible for reading and planning daily work based on information extracted from operation reports;
  • Perform set-up and break-down of risers platforms;
  • Attend to and report on events as scheduled;
  • Inspects and performs follow-up on assigned tasks;
  • Performs trash removal;
  • Performs vacuum & carpet cleaning as needed and directed;
  • Performs stripping and waxing as needed and directed;
  • Performs minor electrical repairs on audio-visual equipment;
  • Ensure that facilities are locked and secure after performances and events;
  • Reports any unusual occurrences to supervisors;
  • Enforces Union policy and operating procedures;
  • 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;
  • Ability to work without direct supervision;
  • Read, understand, follow, and enforce safety procedures;
  • Ability to adapt to daily operational changes;
  • Strong organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills;
  • Provide technical assistance for performances and events;
  • Ability to set-up and operate AV equipment;
  • Perform operation / maintenance of lighting and/or sound equipment;
  • Customer service experience preferred;
  • Computer experience preferred;
Review of applications will begin on Tuesday, December 17, 2013 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.