Executive Director of Setzer Student Center & Recreational Sports 498298
Position Type: Staff
Position Number: 20111969
Department: Setzer Student Center & Recreational Sports
Job Summary/Basic Function:
Job Summary: Reporting to the Associate Vice President for Student Engagement and Dean of Students, the Lamar University Executive Director leads and administers the total operation of the Setzer Student Center and Recreational Sports. This includes student involvement, student organizations, Greek Life, student government association, student activities, university programming board, fitness, intramurals, sport clubs cheer/dance, outdoor pursuits, aquatic, event planning, reservations and set-ups of activities on campus.
Essential Job Functions:
Responsible for the direction and determination of goals, objectives, and the means to achieve these goals by management of services, planning of budgets, direct supervision of staff and serving on various committees. Also including responsibilities for publications, reports, and working with students, alumni (ae), and the public on event planning/special events. This position serves as the primary and very visible communication link between student life and other campus departments and the community. The Executive Director will be located in the Setzer Student Center Administration office (Rm. 270)
Other duties may be assigned to this position on a regular or occasional basis to respond to needs of the university.
Minimum Education Required: Masters degree in Education, College Student Personnel, Higher Education, or a related field.
Minimum Experience Required: Eight years of related experience. Five years of supervisory experience as a student affairs professional. Adept at being a leader and a hands-on contributor. Demonstrates a strong understanding of student organizations, their role, and regulations governing them. Experience in managing budgets and strategically planning fiscal matters with revenue goals. Experience in recruiting, hiring, training, and managing employees. Able to effectively manage public relations and media inquiries on student life.
Key Competencies: A demonstrated ability to lead and direct a medium size complex organization which provides co-curricular programs and services that are essential to the student, staff, faculty and community; an understanding of how the student union with student and recreational activities functions as a part of Student Affairs and the University atlarge. Demonstrates a broad and clear understanding of student development and the role of student affairs in the educational process.
Must be able to remain in stationary position, often standing or sitting for prolonged periods.
Must be able to have repetitive wrist/hand/finger movement to work on computer and/or related office equipment.
Moving self in different positions to accomplish tasks in various environments including tight and confined spaces.
Moving about to accomplish tasks or moving from one worksite to another.
Adjusting or moving objects up to 25 pounds in all directions.
Communicating with others to exchange information.
Job Conditions: Frequent prolonged and irregular hours.
Lamar Expectation of Quality: Employee will support the mission of Lamar by providing high quality, professional services, timely responses and solutions to customer requests.
Security Sensitive Statement:
This position is security-sensitive and thereby subject to the provisions of the Texas Education Code 51.215, which authorizes the employer to obtain criminal history record information.
Posting Date: 05/21/2020
Open Until Filled: Yes
To apply, visit https://jobs.lamar.edu/.
Lamar University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. It is the policy of Lamar University not to discriminate on the basis of non-relevant criteria including, but not limited to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, national origin, age, disability, or veteran status in its educational programs, activities, admissions or employment practices.
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