Associate Executive Director
Associated Students of CSU Chico is currently recruiting for an Associate Executive Director.
Under the direction of the Executive Director, the Associate Executive Director oversees assigned operations of Associated Students. The Associate Executive Director is part of the AS leadership team and serves as the administrator-in-charge in the absence of the Executive Director. Although the job description is currently designed to primarily oversee AS facilities and operations, Associated Students is open to considering candidates who have a strong background in characteristic University programs and services as well as student government.
A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with Associated Students. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current Associated Students employees who apply for the position.
To be considered, you must submit an application in full to https://as.csuchico.edu/ and attach a resume and cover letter. This position is open until filled; applications reviewed upon receipt. A full job description can be viewed here.
ASSOCIATE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
Under the direction of the Executive Director, oversee assigned operations of Associated Students. The Associate Executive Director is part of the AS leadership team and serves as the administrator-in-charge in the absence of the Executive Director.
- Plans, organizes, directs, and manages Associated Students facilities and operations to include the Bell Memorial Union, the Wildcat Recreation Center, Conference Services, AS Marketing and Design and corporate-wide risk management and contracts.
- Oversees the selection, training, supervision and evaluation of assigned staff.
- Organizes corporate–wide strategic planning.
- Manages all construction/capital projects and expenditures in the Bell Memorial Union (BMU), the Wildcat Recreation Center (WREC) and satellite facilities initiating necessary administrative and fiscal control actions to meet project budgets and timelines.
- Provides leadership, advice, and assistance to students and staff for planning programs.
- Maintains regular communication with the Executive Director and other AS management staff by regularly participating in management team meetings as required.
- Prepares and monitors assigned program budgets. Analyzes financial statements and routinely reviews budget information with the Board of Directors and committees as required.
- Serves as a staff resource to Associated Students Facilities Committee ASFC. Advises committee and Board members as needed.
- Periodically assesses the utilization of facilities services and programs, developing recommendations for new and alternate programs and services.
- Represent and/or assist the Executive Director as required.
- Develops and administers special projects as directed.
- Represents the Associated Students in contacts with the campus, community, the public, and other organizations.
- Other duties may be assigned.
POSITIONS DIRECTLY SUPERVISED
Director, WREC; Associate Director, Facilities and Operations; Risk Manager; Assistant Director, Conference Services; Assistant Director, Marketing and Design
TYPICAL WORKING CONDITIONS
Work is primarily performed in an office environment and occasionally outside environments; exposure to weather conditions when moving to different operational locations; regular contact with staff, campus community, and public.
TYPICAL PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Ability to move throughout and between different departments and facilities in the organization; effectively operate typical office equipment; ability to communicate in person or in writing.
Occasional travel in and out of state for various conferences and trainings.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES
- Principles, practices, and procedures of Student Unions and Recreation Centers operations, programs, services, and functions or equivalent services.
- Program and service objectives and needs of a university community.
- Budget development and fiscal controls.
- Strategic planning best practices.
- Computer systems and software applications related to auxiliary administration.
- Principles of supervision, employee development and performance evaluation.
- Plan, organize and manage large, complex facilities, operations, and associated programs.
- Oversee complex construction projects.
- Effectively advise and mentor staff and students.
- Select, train, supervise, and evaluate staff.
- Prepare and monitor complex budgets in excess of $10M.
- Analyze facility operations and services, developing methods to achieve goals.
- Ensure that assigned operations and services meet the needs of the campus community.
- Organize data, maintain records and prepare reports as needed.
- Develop and maintain effective and cooperative working relationships with colleagues, supervisor, the campus community, general public, co-workers, and those contacted during the course of work.
- Work well under pressure meeting multiple and sometimes competing deadlines
MINIMUM EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS
- Bachelor’s degree in student personnel services, educational administration, student development, business administration or related field.
- Minimum of five (5) years’ experience managing the fiscal and administrative functions for a complex student services/business unit, preferably for a University, University auxiliary, large non-profit or governmental organization.
- Minimum of five (5) years supervisory experience.
- Master's degree.
- Experience with facility construction and operational oversight.
- Possession of or ability to obtain a current and valid California Driver’s license with an acceptable driving record.
- Satisfactory completion of a background check (including a criminal records check) is required for employment. Associated Students will make a conditional offer of employment which may be rescinded if the background check reveals any disqualifying information, and/or it is discovered that the candidate knowingly withheld or falsified information. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current Associated Students employees who apply for the position.