Sam Houston State University Associate Director II - Associate Director of Lowman Student Center in Huntsville, Texas
Occupational Category (Staff Positions Only): Professional
Hiring Salary: Monthly-Staff
Bachelor’s degree in Higher Education or in a related field. Master’s degree in Student Affairs, College Student Personnel, or in a related field would be helpful. Four years of experience in higher education administration or in a related field. Supervisory experience of both students and professional staff; demonstrated experience with facility repair, maintenance or overseeing large scale construction projects and smaller scale repairs and renovations; experience with Event Management System (EMS) scheduling software; experience with basic fire and life safety policies and emergency evacuation procedures preferred. Bilingual skills would be helpful. A combination of education, experience, and training that would produce the required knowledge and abilities could be considered.
Nature & Purpose of Position/Usual Duties:
Plans, organizes, and directs the day-to-day operations of the Lowman Student Center with the oversight of the Director. Performs complex managerial work providing direction and guidance in strategic operations and planning in the Lowman Student Center.
Primary Responsibilities (Staff Positions Only):
Directs program activities of staff in the Lowman Student Center (LSC), including the Information Center, Kat Klub, Housekeeping operations, and facility work orders and repairs. Develops goals and objectives. Oversees and approves schedules, priorities, and standards for achieving goals. Position will assist the Director of the Lowman Student Center in the preparation, presentation, and administration of the departmental budget and assume the leadership role in the absence of the Director. Develops, implements, and evaluates policies and procedures for the Lowman Student Center. Identifies areas of needed change and makes recommendations to improve operations. Produces publications such as organization guides, monthly activity calendars, handbooks, newsletters, and promotional materials, and assumes primary responsibility for the marketing and promotion of the Lowman Student Center. Coordinates and evaluates the business function of the Lowman Student Center. Monitors budget expenditures and assists in providing administrative leadership in budget planning, personnel management, procedure development, and policy recommendations. Oversees the work of others. Develops and coordinates ongoing student employee training programs. Attends or represents the university, department and/or Director at various meetings and or workshops. Serves as the primary liaison with campus facility managers, faculty, and other staff who have an impact on the LSC. Manages programs focusing on continuous process improvement. Ensures facilities operations and services are executed in accordance with high customer service standards. Ensures compliance with applicable departmental and university policies and local, state, and federal requirements. Performs other related duties as assigned.