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Assistant Director, Student Union Facilities and Operations [13213]

Position Deleted on 6/14/2013. This position is no longer an active posting on HigherEdJobs.
Las Vegas, NV
Admin - Facilities Management
Application Due:
Open Until Filled
Full Time
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The University of Nevada, Las Vegas invites applications for Assistant Director, Student Union Facilities and Operations.

UNLV is a comprehensive research university of approximately 27,000 students and 2,800 faculty and staff dedicated to teaching, research, and service. The university has internationally recognized programs in hotel administration and creative writing; professional degrees in law, architecture, and dental medicine; and leading programs in fine arts, sciences and education. UNLV is located on a 332-acre main campus and two satellite campuses in dynamic Southern Nevada. For more information, visit us on-line at:

Serving as both an advocate for the client and the University, the Assistant Director exists to provide management and oversight for the Student Union facility and Conference Housing operation. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to; 1) developing and implementing policies and procedures for the Student Union facility and Conference Housing program, 2) ensuring facility compliance with departmental, facility and university policies as well as fire/life/occupational safety, security and risk management requirements, 3) monitoring daily operations to ensure safe, clean, well-maintained facilities are provided to users, 4) coordinating an effective maintenance work order system and managing facility improvement projects, 5) developing emergency preparedness plan and providing training to prepare occupants for emergency situations, 6) maintaining accurate facility and equipment inventory and administering replacement program as budget permits, 7) managing operations and staffing budgets including projecting operational needs, approving purchases, and monitoring spending, 8) coordinating and monitoring facility use in supporting Student Affairs services, formal programs, informal student interaction and rental groups, 9) 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, 10) responding to and providing resolution to guest concerns regarding services and 11) providing 24/7 emergency on-call response as necessary.

Finally, this position is responsible for the direct supervision of four full-time staff who is responsible for supervising 11-13 classified staff, 1 graduate assistant and 40 - 60 student staff. The entire functional area is comprised of Student Union Facility Operations (one professional, one graduate assistant and 17-25 students), Student Union Custodial (two classified supervisors and 11-13 classified staff) and Conference Housing Operations (one professional, one classified staff and 30-40 students). Staffing responsibilities include hiring, training, evaluation and daily supervision. Additional responsibilities include ability to work nights and weekends as needed and making recommendations to the Director for policy and procedure implementation.

Master's degree from an accredited university, minimum of three years full-time experience; two years post-masters experience in direct supervision; two years experience in direct supervision, facility maintenance and operations required. Preferred experience in direct supervision and facility maintenance and operations in university and student union facility. Successful candidates will have an understanding of student development theory. Outcomes assessment and analysis experience preferred.

Salary competitive with those at similarly situated institutions. Position is contingent upon funding.

Submit a letter of interest, a detailed resume listing qualifications and experience, and the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of at least three professional references who may be contacted. Applicants should fully describe their qualifications and experience, with specific reference to each of the minimum and preferred qualifications because this is the information on which the initial review of materials will be based.

Although this position will remain open until filled, review of candidates' materials will begin immediately and best consideration will be gained for materials submitted prior to March 10, 2013. Materials should be addressed to Jane Neitz-Singleton, Search Committee Chair, and are to be submitted via on-line application at For assistance with UNLV's on-line applicant portal, contact UNLV Employment Services at (702) 895-2894 or
UNLV is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity educator and employer committed to excellence through diversity.
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