Working Title: Assistant Director of University Center Operations and Event Services
Appointment Type: AS-Renewable
The Assistant Director of University Center Operations and Event Services is a member of the University Center leadership team. This position is responsible for assisting with the administrative leadership of the University Center operations and services; managing Production Services, Custodial Services, Campus Reservations, Building Managers, Campus Information, Conference and Event Services; and a student focused learning environment that supports and complements the mission of the university. The Assistant Director has responsibility for the supervision of personnel, management of fiscal resources, human resource management, facility operations and use, audio-visual equipment maintenance and oversight, problem solving, administration of facility resources, and assisting the director with enforcing University Center policies. The University Center currently serves approximately 6000+ students, faculty, staff and guests of the university daily.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Master's degree from an accredited university in Event Management, Project Management, College Student Personnel, Higher Education, or related field
Minimum of 5 years post bachelor experience in facility operations and event management
Demonstration of expertise in facility management, project management, audio-visual equipment and maintenance, information technology, and budget management
Values teamwork concepts and a student-centered philosophy
Experience in the recruitment, training, and supervision of professional staff
Ability to work with departments regarding operations and event management, working knowledge of accounting, and an understanding of marketing techniques
Understand the role of the college union as an educational support facility and program
Proficient in written, oral, analytical, and interpersonal skills with adherence to a collaborative team approach; ability to deal patiently with people of all ages, from multiple disciplines, and cultural backgrounds; and the ability to communicate effectively at all academic, management and social levels
Strong organization and planning skills, follow-through, flexibility in dealing with frequent changes, and the ability to solve problems in a calm and direct manner
Facility operations, audio-visual, and event management experience in a college or university environment
Experience with Event Management Systems (EMS) or similar system
Special Instructions to Applicants:
Applicants are required to apply online. UWRF will not consider paper, emailed or faxed applications.
Applicants are required to provide:
Letter of interest specifying qualifications and experience (cover letter)
Names, addresses, telephone numbers, and e-mail addresses of three references who can specifically comment upon your experience and professional preparation
Official transcripts will be required upon hire
Inquiries should be addressed to: Amy Lloyd, Search and Screen Committee Chair [email protected] Deadline to Apply: Initial review of applications will begin upon receipt. For full consideration, applicants should submit all required materials by February 7, 2020.
UW-River Falls does not offer H-1B or other work authorization visa sponsorship for this position. Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States at the time of hire and maintain work authorization throughout the employment term. If you have questions regarding this, please contact Human Resources at 715-425-4941.
Internal Number: 6025
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