Job Details

University of Nevada, Reno
  • Position Number: 1439464
  • Location: Reno, Nevada
  • Position Type: Student Affairs and Services

Manager, Student Union Operations

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    Job Description
    The University of Nevada, Reno is recruiting for a Manager, Student Union Operations. The Manager, Student Union Operations coordinates training and supervises approximately 180 student employees, volunteers, and graduate assistants in collaboration with the Student Union's full time team. The 167,000 square foot JCSU building serves as the center for student life and co-curricular activities. The Manager is responsible for the security and emergency response of the building as well as the successful 24/7 operation of the JCSU during evenings and weekends. The incumbent oversees all activities during non-traditional hours within the student union facilities including, but not limited to, the Information Center, theatre, box office, programming spaces, and conference facilities. The Manager supervises student staff and coordinates facility maintenance and setups with the JCSU Scheduling Office and the swing and graveyard custodial crews; interprets and implements university and Student Union policies and procedures for facility usage and programming; and oversees student employees in coordination with the Associate Director, Joe Crowley Student Union Operations.

    Required Qualifications
    Bachelor's Degree and two years of professional experience or a Master's Degree and one year of professional experience in student or academic services

    Schedule or Travel Requirements
    Variable work schedule/non-traditional hours

    Preferred Qualifications
    Experience in student union operations, facilities' management, conference and/or event support

    Compensation Grade

    Total Compensation
    The total compensation package includes a negotiable competitive salary, moving allowance (if applicable), a rich retirement plan, health insurance options that include dental and vision, life insurance, long-term disability, thirty (30) days of sick leave provided upon start date and two (2) days of sick leave accrued per full month after the first year of service, two (2) days of annual leave accrued each full month, along with many other benefits. Additionally, there is a grant-in-aid educational benefit for faculty and dependents. For more information, please visit: UNR Benefits

    Faculty Dual Career Assistance Program
    The University of Nevada, Reno recognizes the importance of addressing dual-career couples' professional needs. We offer a dual career assistance program to newly hired faculty spouses/partners that provides resources and assists them to identify career opportunities in Northern Nevada. Dual Career Assistance Program

    Contact Information
    Serena Stockdale


    Full-Time Equivalent

    Required Attachment(s)
    Attach the following attachments to your application
    1) Resume/CV
    2) Cover Letter
    3) Contact Information for Three Professional References
    4) Please write a brief statement (one page maximum) about how you would contribute toward our mission of creating a culturally inclusive environment in the role for which you are applying

    This posting is open until filled

    Qualified individuals are encouraged to apply immediately. Lists of eligible candidates will be established and hiring may occur early in the recruiting process. Recruitment will close without notice when a sufficient number of applications are received or a hiring decision has been made.

    Note to Applicant
    A background check will be conducted on the candidate(s) selected for hire.

    HR will attempt to verify academic credentials upon receipt of hiring documents. If the academic credentials cannot be verified, HR will notify the faculty member that an official transcript of their highest degree must be submitted within thirty days of the faculty member's first day of employment.

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    Schedules are subject to change based on organizational needs.

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