University of Connecticut University of UC Title Fallback Connecticut

Cultural Center Assistant

Payroll Title: UCP IV
Class Code: 0436-9084
Job Family: STU
FLSA Code: E
Score: 479

JOB SUMMARY

Under the general supervision of designated supervisor, assists in the administration of a cultural center and its programs that are designed to promote understanding, awareness and cultural exchange and to provide assistance to its constituent group.

CHARACTERISTIC DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Advises and assists assigned constituent group in developing, planning, budgeting, scheduling and marketing their programs.
  2. Is responsible for thorough knowledge of state, university and departmental policies and regulations regarding public events, purchasing, building operation, safety, contract negotiations and for advising others on same.
  3. Assists in developing and implementing Center policies, procedures, goals and objectives.
  4. Provides assistance to constituent group in solving problems and/or providing information about Center programs and services, University or community services, and academic programs; makes appropriate referrals as needed.
  5. Performs various administrative duties such as maintaining and monitoring fiscal records, processing paperwork, vouchers, etc., and recommending office procedures; assists with facilities maintenance, budget monitoring, correspondence and reports.
  6. Serves as a resource to Center and volunteer staff regarding Center policies, procedures and services.
  7. Assists with, coordinates, and/or plans educational, social and recreational programs and events such as lectures, discussion groups, workshops, seminars, orientation, concerts, and films.
  8. Supervises Center programs and events as assigned.
  9. Prepares and/or supervises the preparation of various informational and promotional publications and materials such as Center newsletter and other publicity.
  10. Collects data and assists in assessing needs of constituent groups and evaluating effectiveness of programs; recommends changes.
  11. Assumes responsibility for the Center in the absence of supervisor.
  12. Acts as liaison between different campus and off-campus groups and organizations in developing programs.
  13. Participates in evaluation of department policies, and recommends changes.
  14. Monitors compliance with all policies and procedures and reports violations.
  15. Performs related duties as required.

MINIMUM ACCEPTABLE QUALIFICATIONS

  1. Bachelor’s degree, preferably in education/counseling or liberal arts
  2. Some demonstrated experience in related area.
  3. Demonstrated ability to deal effectively with the public, students, faculty, staff and external agencies.
  4. Good organizational skills as well as good oral and written communication skills.
  5. Willingness to work irregular and flexible hours.
  6. Knowledge of issues related to constituency to be served.
  7. Knowledge of program development.

OTHER DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS/SKILLS

  1. Master’s degree in student activities/programming, student personnel, counseling or related field

Date Created: 6/28/85