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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.

Gender and Sexuality Resource Center Coordinator


IconGender and Sexuality Resource Center Coordinator
Workweek Class: Exempt
Rate: $42,792 - $60,828/Year
Work Schedule: 5/40 Mon.-Fri. / Weekend and evening work required as needed
Responsible to: Director, Cross Cultural Centers

    General Statement:

    The Coordinator of the Gender and Sexuality Resource Center will coordinate the daily administration and services of the GSRC, coordinate long-term and short-term educational programs and services focusing on genders and sexualities, sexual orientation, and identity development related to gender-identity and queer/LGBTQ community.

    Qualifications:

  • Interest in and ability to work with an ethnically diverse and culturally pluralistic student body and staff.
  • Master's degree in higher education/student affairs, women’s & gender studies, ethnic or cultural studies, or other related field.
  • Two to five years experience in student affairs/cross cultural/genders & sexualities/lgbtq centers, and social justice programming preferred.
  • Demonstrated effectiveness in providing primary and secondary level personal and group facilitation to students around genders and sexualities, in both individual and group settings.
  • Ability to understand and articulate gender-related needs and concerns from a perspective that includes the intersection of genders, sexualities, ethnicity, class, ability, and other significant aspects of individual and cultural identity.
  • Ability to advocate for students around genders and sexualities issues and identities, and ensure that services and programs address social inequities and are balanced across cultures.
  • Organization and coordination skills required.
  • Knowledge of and skill in budgeting, fiscal management, and reporting required.
  • Public relations, social media, and promotion skills preferred.
  • Oral and written communication skills required.
  • Knowledge of and commitment to the principles of student development required.
  • Ability to work closely with and motivate students required.
  • Computer literacy or knowledge of windows-based computer systems, including Word, Excel, Power Point and Outlook preferred.
  • Experience in training, advocacy, and development preferred.

  • Specific Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assists in the daily administration and supervision of the resource centers and staff.
  • Provide direction in the development of programs and services focusing on genders and sexualities, leadership, and empowerment/identity development.
  • Lead a team of Gender and Sexuality Resource Center student staff and volunteers.
  • Provide primary and secondary facilitation and advising to students around genders and sexualities issues.
  • Follow up and make referrals as needed to campus and/or community resources.
  • Assists in developing programs, preparing contracts, communicating with speakers and performers, scheduling venues and audio/visual equipment for events.
  • Develops and implements student services and programs that support student retention, success, and graduation.
  • Serves as liaison and partner with Student Affairs and Academic Affairs departments as needed.
  • Develop working partnerships with faculty and staff concerned with genders and sexualities issues.
  • Assists in developing the Cross Cultural Centers calendar of events, newsletter, and other printed materials.
  • Prepares quarterly and annual programming and services reports.
  • Monitors budgets for specific programs and services.
  • Attends events during daytime, evening, and weekend hours to ensure successful implementation of programs.
  • Works with Center for Student Involvement, Associated Students, Incorporated, and Housing Services to collaborate on committees, programs, services, and student/student organization issues.
  • Schedules resource center staff meetings and retreats.
  • Serves as a liaison to cultural and women's organizations in the community.
  • Develops and prepares annual reports, administrative forms, manuals, and handbooks as needed.
  • Establishes and maintains GSRC student alumni network database.
  • Develops and maintains GSRC print and video resource library.
  • Develops training and development opportunities for Cross Cultural Centers/GSRC volunteers and staff, as well as student organizations and departments.
  • Coordinates and/or serves as liaison for the LGBT PRIDE Graduate Celebration sponsored by Cross Cultural Centers.
  • Other duties as assigned.
Review of applications will begin August 8, 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

Building Services Aide


IconBuilding Services 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, to be arranged Coordinator.
Probationary/Training Period: One month, with possibility of extension

    General Statement:

    Under the supervision of the Operations Coordinator, the Building Services Aide is responsible for technical needs related to the Operations Department and University-Student Union programs/events. General duties include set-up and breakdown of audio/visual and other equipment needs related to Operations Department and University-Student Union programs/events.

    Specific Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for set-ups and break-downs of student union equipment
  • Performs set-ups and break-downs of tables, seating and a/v equipment as needed
  • 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 carpet cleaning as needed and directed
  • Performs stripping and waxing as needed and directed
  • Performs minor electrical repairs on audio-visual equipment
  • 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
  • Ability to adapt to daily operational changes
  • Strong organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills
  • Customer service experience preferred
  • Computer experience preferred
Review of applications will begin on Thursday, July 10, 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


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.

Gameroom/Information Service Attendant


IconGameroom/Information Service 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, to be arranged Coordinator.
Probationary/Training Period: One month, with 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
  • 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 Thursday, July 24, 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.

Graphics Artist I


IconGraphics Artist I
Class: Student Assistant Level III
Hourly Rate: $10.00 - $11.75 per hour; non-exempt classification
Work Schedule: Up to 20 hours per week, to be arranged Coordinator.
Probationary/Training Period: One month, with possibility of extension.

    General Statement:

    Under supervision of the Director of Graphics and Marketing, the Graphic Artist I is responsible for creating and coordinating all visual aspects of advertising and promotion for each operating unit of the University-Student Union. In addition, oversee all aspects of production for the above. In coordination with Director of Graphics and Marketing, the Graphic Artist I will develop promotional ideas and complete publicity requests.

    Specific Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Develops and creates all artwork for advertisement/promotional campaigns with Director of Graphics and Marketing
  • Coordinates layout and design for above
  • Develops copy for above
  • Maintains project folder and approval log sheet
  • Coordinates with Graphics Coordinator for printing of projects
  • Attends bi-monthly Graphic Department meetings
  • Writes monthly report of progress
  • Performs other duties as assigned

  • Required Qualifications:

  • Prior work experience in graphics design or printing field is required
  • A portfolio of sample work is required
  • Willingness to work with an ethnically diverse and culturally pluralistic student body and staff
  • Ability to develop and coordinate all visual aspects of advertising and promotion
  • Knowledge of fundamental design, layout, and type faces
  • Must have knowledge in Photoshop, Illustrator and/or InDesign
  • Efficient in Macintosh platform preferred
  • Proven communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills
Review of applications will begin on Monday, June 16, 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.

Production Assistant


IconProduction 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 as developed with the Graphics Coordinator, contingent upon operational need, academic scheduling, etc.
Probationary/Training Period: One month, with possibility of extension

    General Statement:

    The Production Assistant is responsible for the distribution and posting of all promotional materials for the University-Student Union departments, Student Resource Centers, and any other marketing materials as assigned. In addition, the Production Assistant maintains the Graphics office resource library archives, supplies inventory and assist in print production.

    Specific Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Coordinates and schedules the distribution of all promotional materials for the University-Student Union with Graphics Coordinator
  • Assist in print production such as binding, trimming and mounting
  • Maintains distribution-log sheet and inventory control
  • Organizes and monitors promotional materials and distribution shelf
  • Maintains display cases on all U-SU floors and keeps them updated
  • Update Graphics library, archive system, nametag and label system
  • Assist designers with print production as needed
  • 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
  • Must have organizational skill and ability to handle multiple tasks
  • Strong interpersonal and group communication skills
  • Basic printing knowledge is required
  • Physical activities on a regular basis a must, including posting campus wide
  • Knowledge of campus surroundings preferred.
Review of applications will begin on Wednesday, August 27, 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.

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 on Wednesday, August 27, 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.