Assistant Director of Student Union Operations

Payroll Title: UCP VI
Class Code: 0666-9086
Job Family: STU
FLSA Code: E
Score: 528


Under the general direction of designated supervisor, is responsible for weekend/evening student union operations; and is responsible for the department’s conversion to a department-wide electronic data processing system.


  1. Is responsible for the evening/weekend operations of the student union as described in duties A – I below; direct, on-site supervision of operations to be carried out by student managers.
  2. Is responsible for selection, training, supervision, and evaluation of all student personnel who work evenings and weekends, including maintenance, desk staff, hostesses, and game room attendants; establishes and coordinates work assignments and schedules.
  3. Interprets and enforces student union and university regulations and policies governing such matters as alcohol consumption, accidents, and emergency procedures.
  4. Investigates and resolves problems and conflicts as they arise; makes written reports to supervisor regarding any significant occurrences during evening/weekend hours.
  5. Responsible for the scheduling and access to rooms and equipment
  6. Provides assistance for all evening and weekend programs and services
  7. Conducts periodic security checks and arranges for opening and closing of facilities and building.
  8. Responsible for the verification and deposit of cash receipts from income-producing activities; verifies, signs for, and secures student organization deposit bags.
  9. Performs the on-site duties of student manager as necessary.
  10. Performs special projects as needed or assigned.
  11. Evaluates present manual record-keeping system in department and determines method of conversion to computerized system.
  12. Investigates, evaluates and recommends equipment for purchase for new computerized system.
  13. Prepares, updates, and maintains operation manuals for users, including fact sheets for each software package.
  14. Trains professional and clerical personnel in the use of the computer system.
  15. Develops and implements new office procedures necessary for computer system operation in designated areas of the department.
  16. Is responsible for the installation, modifications, updating, and maintenance of computer systems throughout the department.
  17. Writes tests and/or debugs all programs associated with new departmental system.
  18. Performs related duties as required.


  1. Bachelor’s degree in student affairs or related field
  2. Four years experience in management of student activities.
  3. Demonstrated ability in leadership, organizational, communication and decision making skills.
  4. Demonstrated ability to deal effectively with the public, students, faculty, staff and external agencies.
  5. Willingness to work irregular and flexible hours.
  6. Demonstrated ability to use microcomputer and MS-DOS systems.
  7. Ability to write, edit and debug computer programs.


  1. Master’s degree preferred.

Date Created: 6/28/85