The University of St. Thomas invites qualified candidates to apply for an Assistant Director position within the Anderson Student Center.
The Assistant Director of Anderson Student Center oversees a variety of services offered within the Anderson Student Center centered around Tommie Central, the main information desk for the building. This oversight would include management of the retail offerings, supervision of the student employment program, and partnership with the Director to support the overall management of the facility. In addition, the Assistant Director oversees the University’s club sports program. In this capacity the program manager hires, trains, supervises, and evaluates all club sport coaches and spirit coaches; provides staff advisor support to the student led undergraduate club sports student organizations; responds to emergency situations; and manages program budgets.
The Assistant Director will staff the Anderson Student Center Monday- Friday from 11:00am – 7:00pm. These hours will have some flexibility depending on the needs of the building. This position will have additional occasional night and weekend programming and event responsibilities outside of this defined period.
1. Direct and administer the University Club Sports Program
2. Manage Anderson Student Center Building Services
3. Contribute to the overall goals and success of the Anderson Student Center and Division of Student Affairs.
This is a full-time, benefits eligible position. The University of St. Thomas offers a competitive and comprehensive benefits program, which includes medical, dental, vision, life, long-term care, legal, and disability insurance coverages. Offerings also include retirement plans, flexible spending accounts, a health savings account, and an employee assistance program. The University provides tuition remission to its employees, spouses, and dependents. In addition, the University values a healthy work/life balance and has generous provisions for paid time off.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
Equivalent to a Bachelors degree and four (4) years of professional experience in a higher education environment in athletics, recreational sports, sports/events promotion, campus activities, facilities management, program management and/or student affairs.
Knowledge of: Principles and practices of supervision, including selection, work planning, organization, performance review and evaluation, and employee training and discipline; principles, practices and techniques practices of residence management; rules, regulations and procedures related to the residence program; computer applications related to the work; standard office practices and procedures, including filing and the operation of standard office equipment; record keeping principles and practices; correct business English, including spelling, grammar and punctuation; techniques for dealing with a variety of individuals from various socioeconomic, ethnic and cultural backgrounds, in person and over the telephone; principles and techniques of preparing effective written materials; basic budgetary practices and terminology.
Skill in: Planning, organizing, supervising, reviewing and evaluating the work of others; training others in policies and procedures related to the work; utilizing social media outlets for effectively marketing programs; assisting in developing and implementing goals, objectives, policies, procedures and work standards; developing effective work teams and motivating individuals to meet goals and objectives and provide customer services in the most cost effective and efficient manner; interpreting, applying and explaining regulations and procedures; using initiative and independent judgment within established procedural guidelines; preparing clear and concise reports, correspondence and other written materials; dealing successfully with a variety of individuals from various socioeconomic, ethnic and cultural backgrounds, in person and over the telephone; speaking English effectively to communicate in person or over the telephone.
Successful candidate must pass a background check.
Inspired by Catholic intellectual tradition, the University of St. Thomas educates students to be morally responsible leaders who think critically, act wisely, and work skillfully to advance the common good. The successful candidate will possess a commitment to the ideals of this mission statement.
In light of its commitment to create and maintain a safe learning and working environment, employment with the University of St. Thomas requires successful completion of a background screening.
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The University of St. Thomas is an Equal Opportunity Employer
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