Administrative/Support, Other Staff/Administrative, Staff/Administrative
The Assistant Director of Operations provides administrative leadership and management of student development and engagement through collaborating and supervising the Operations area within the department of Student Union & Activities including Student Union Custodial, Building Services and Event Support Services. This position maintains close working relationships with Student Success, University Departments, public agencies and the general public. This position works within the framework emphasizing out-of-class learning opportunities for students through extra and co-curricular programs and services with a continuing commitment to social development, education, leadership development, diversity and inclusion. All employees are expected to support CWU’s commitment to diversity and to bring and support inclusion into the university environment.
Bachelor’s Degree in business, recreation and tourism, event planning or related field /OR applicable combination of education and/or experience which demonstrates the ability to perform the essential functions of the position.
Experience in higher education, student activities, programs, events and/or facilities.
Demonstrated supervisory experience working with students and/or staff from a wide range of abilities, backgrounds and experiences.
Supervisory and leadership experience.
Excellent customer service skills that demonstrate ability to work effectively with a variety of diverse groups.
Risk management knowledge and experience.
Demonstrated interpersonal and conflict resolution skills and excellent oral and written communication skills.
Experience using Microsoft (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.) email.
Master’s Degree in Student Affairs, Higher Education Leadership, Communications or a related field.
Increasingly responsible Student Life work experience.
Budget management experience, including forecasting/preparation.
Experience developing short and long-range plans for financial and programmatic improvements.
Strong entrepreneurial skills and demonstrated ability to maximize revenue through appropriate design, development, staffing and marketing.
Experience working with Collective Bargaining Agreements and Unions members.
R25/25 Live Scheduling or similar software.
Experience working with a higher education Student Financial Services system.
Experience or interest in mentoring students from a variety of backgrounds.
Demonstrated participation in programs designed to promote inclusion.
Located in historic Ellensburg, Washington, Central Washington University is a public four-year university. Home to over 10,000 students, Central has a commitment to hands-on learning and discovery, which takes students beyond the limits of the classroom and books. Central prepares students to become well-educated citizens who are ready for high-demand careers in the workforce and offers over 150 undergraduate majors as well as graduate studies programs and research. To prepare and enable students to succeed in a global economy, Central partners with over 30 colleges and universities around the world.CWU is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer/Title IX/Veteran/Disability Employer.