Associate Director for Facilities & Operations, UNLV Student Life - Student Union & Event Services
University of Nevada Las Vegas
Location: Las Vegas, Nevada
Type: Full Time
Required Education: Masters
Internal Number: R0126607
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The University of Nevada, Las Vegas invites applications for Associate Director for Facilities and Operations, UNLV Student Life - Student Union and Event Services [R0126607]
PROFILE of the UNIVERSITY
Founded in 1957, UNLV is a doctoral-degree-granting institution comprised of approximately 31,000 students and more than 3,900 faculty and staff. To date, UNLV has conferred more than 136,000 degrees, producing more than 120,000 alumni around the world. UNLV is classified by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching as an R1 research university with very high research activity. The university is committed to recruiting and retaining top students and faculty, educating the region's diversifying population and workforce, driving economic activity through increased research and community partnerships, and creating an academic health center for Southern Nevada that includes the launch of a new UNLV School of Medicine. UNLV is located on a 332-acre main campus and two satellite campuses in Southern Nevada. For more information, visit us on line at: http://www.unlv.edu
COMMITMENT to DIVERSITY
The successful candidate will demonstrate support for diversity, equity and inclusiveness as well as participate in maintaining a respectful, positive work environment.
ROLE of the POSITION
Serving as both an advocate for the client and the University, the Associate Director exists to provide management and oversight for the Student Union facility operations. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Developing and implementing policies and procedures for the Student Union facility.
Ensuring facility compliance with departmental, facility and university policies as well as fire/life/occupational safety, security and risk management requirement
Monitoring daily operations to ensure safe, clean, well-maintained facilities are provided to users
Provide for custodial systems, staffing and leadership Coordinating an effective maintenance work order system and managing facility improvement projects
Developing emergency preparedness plan and providing training to prepare occupants for emergency situations
Maintaining accurate facility and equipment inventory and administering replacement program as budget permits
Managing operations and staffing budgets including projecting operational needs, approving purchases, and monitoring spending
Coordinating and monitoring facility use in supporting Student Life services, formal programs, informal student interaction and rental groups
Serving as operational liaison for all occupants of the Student Union including food services, retail operations and university departments/student organizations with offices in the facility
Serve as facility liaison for the UNLV Bookstore facility
Responding to and providing resolution to guest concerns regarding services
Ability to work nights and weekends as needed and providing 24/7 emergency on-call response as necessary
Role modeling, educating and engaging a diverse student and staff population
Recommending policies and guidelines to Executive Director for implementation
Finally, this position is responsible for the direct supervision of five (5) full-time staff who are responsible for supervising 11-13 classified staff, 2 graduate assistants and up to a peak of 60 student staff. The entire functional area is comprised of:
Student Union Facility Operations (two administrative faculty, two graduate assistants and 25-35 students)
Student Union Custodial (three classified supervisors and 11 classified staff)
Student Union & Event Services and UNLV Student Life are firmly committed to creating and maintaining an environment that is diverse, inclusive and welcoming for all people. This reflects our commitment and journey towards bringing multiple perspectives to our community; supporting our students, staff, and guests; bringing equity into society and embracing new ideas. Additional responsibilities include moderate in- and out-of-state travel, and ability to work nights and weekends as needed.
This position requires a Master’s degree from a regionally accredited college or university, a minimum of 5 year, post-bachelor’s degree full time higher education experience, preferably in a student union or university center facility. Credentials must be obtained prior to the start of employment.