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Associated Students Inc. of CSU Channel Islands

1 University Drive
Camarillo, CA 93012

Purpose of Position

Executive Director, Associated Students Inc., CSU Channel Islands

Administrator II

Provides overall administration of and leadership for Associated Students Incorporated (ASI) as well as formulating the vision and strategic direction for ASI Programs and the Student Union (SU) in accordance with the Division of Student Affairs and University and Strategic Plans.  

Responsibilities & Duties

 Through leadership of ASI and SU, promotes student success, leadership development, and enhances the student experience. Ensures that ASI and SU programs and services are strategically and fiscally sound and support the University mission while meeting the needs of the student body, administration, faculty, staff and alumni. Ensures compliance with requirements of the Corporation Code and Title V of the California Code of Regulations applicable to ASI as a University Auxiliary Organization. Ensures that ASI staff and ASI Board are educated on requirements. Initiates and implements procedures, policies, and programs for review and approval by ASI Board. Advises Associate Vice President for Student Affairs (AVPSA), Vice President for Student Affairs (VPSA), and ASI Board on all ASI-related legal, financial and personnel matters.
Responsible for submitting and publishing ASI annual report. Works with ASI Board chair to develop, disseminate, and publish board agendas/minutes and to ensure appropriate agenda items are presented, discussed, and/or acted upon by ASI Board in accordance with ASI bylaws. Responsible for maintaining ASI fiscal integrity through adherence to campus, CSU, and state policies and practices for CSU auxiliary organizations. Oversees operating budget development for Associated Students Fee and Student Body Center Fee. Develops budget proposals and monitors expenditures of ASI/SU to ensure fiscal compliance. Responsible for long-range fiscal planning for both funds and associated reserve accounts. Ensures that ASI meets contractual, insurance, and audit requirements. Advises Budget Allocation and Spending Committee, a sub-committee of ASI Board, in accordance with campus and system-wide policies, ASI purpose and CI mission. Creates and reviews budget policy and oversees procedure development and implementation. Oversees ongoing assessment of ASI and SU operations, programming, and services to assess effectiveness of programs and services and provide for continuous improvement. Implements the Division of Student Affairs (DSA) Comprehensive Program Review (CPR). Develops and reviews program aims, objectives, and strategies, ensuring goals of the program are aligned with the DSA and University. Responsible for development of short-term and long-term ASI strategic plans including benchmarking goals which are monitored and reviewed annually. Assists students in conducting needs assessment for future expansion of existing facilities and/or creation of new programs and facilities. Direct oversight of SU facility, which includes operational responsibility for all programs, services, facility planning, repair, and equipment. Collaborates with CI's Senior Director for Design and Construction in planning and implementation of SU construction projects. Develops plans for long-term space allocations, major facility modernization, building expansion, and refurbishment. Serves on DSA Executive Council and may be frequently called upon to represent VPSA and/or ASI Board on matters related to ASI programs, facilities, and services. Serves on committees as directed by the ASI Board, AVPSA, and VPSA. Maintains membership in professional organizations to support and enhance the development of ASI staff and programs. Consults with professionals at other institutions regarding trends and best practices in student affairs and student-governed programs. Provides direct supervision to ASI and SU professional staff. Provides guidance and counsel to ASI entity leaders and SU student employees.
Requirements of Position: Responsible for personnel management which includes: Recruiting, hiring, on-boarding, training, and supervising ASI/SU employees. Ensures all health, safety, Cal OSHA, and ADA policies are broadly communicated and enforced among ASI staff, entities, and patrons. Reports directly to AVPSA. Indirect oversight provided by VPSA. Accountable to ASI Board of Directors with a dual administrative reporting relationship to AVPSA and VPSA. Represents VPSA and/or ASI Board on matters which relate to/reflect ASI/SU programs, facilities, and services. Works in collaboration with DSA staff, campus community and external community. Interacts with Facilities Services (FS) staff to assure effective maintenance and cleaning of SU and on personnel matters related to the FS staff funded by ASI. Consults regularly with Business and Financial Affairs staff on budget and expenditure requirements and postings. Performs other related duties as assigned.  

Requirements of Position

 Required Education
- Master's degree in Student Personnel, Business, Educational Leadership or other related academic discipline required.

Requirements including Professional Experience and Knowledge
- At least ten years of progressively responsible leadership and management experience working in student affairs or with higher education auxiliaries, Demonstrated expertise in management, including assessment, setting priorities, planning, training, evaluation, communication, and collaboration.
- Ability to operate autonomously and professionally in all areas of responsibility to reflect the mission of the University and ASI and SU statements of purpose.
- Demonstrated ability to provide comprehensive strategic vision.
- Experience in leadership, group dynamics, student development, student engagement, or public relations.
- Experience with campus budgetary and accounting systems. Ability to understand and interpret financial reports.
- Outstanding oral and written communication skills with a population of diverse constituencies in a complex and dynamic environment. Ability to demonstrate positive customer service. Ability to provide effective presentations to a variety of audiences.
- Knowledge of college union philosophy and/or an understanding of how to meet the cultural, social, and recreational needs of the campus community.
- Must be able to work a variable schedule as needed, including evenings and weekends.  

Preferred Requirements

 Preferred Education and Professional Experience and Knowledge
- Doctoral degree in higher education or related field preferred.
- Knowledge of auxiliary business practices, organizational management, budgeting, strategic planning and personnel management.
- Knowledge and experience working with student organization leaders such as student government, student programming board, student newspaper, student yearbook, or other student organizations.
- Evidence of active professional involvement in NASPA, ACUI, ACPA or other related professional organizations.
- Experience in facility oversight, design, construction and management.
- Knowledge and understanding of CSU policies and procedures with regards to auxiliaries.
- Understanding of and ability to apply student development and learning outcomes theories.
- Understanding of how the union functions within the institutional setting and of institutional business and management practices.  

Additional Information

Monthly Hiring Range: $7918-9272

Division: Student Affairs

This is a position for employment with Associated Students Inc. (ASI). This is not a position for State employment with CSU Channel Islands (CI). For funding purposes, this position will be hired by the University Auxiliary Services (UAS), an auxiliary corporation of CI. UAS has been designated the one auxiliary which will provide payroll and benefits to the other auxiliary corporations at CI. While the incumbent of this position will be considered a UAS employee for payroll and benefits purposes, the incumbent will be an ASI employee.

 As conditions of employment, employees:
- Must meet established driving standards.
- Must pass a background check.
- May be subject to drug tests.

The person holding this position is considered a 'mandated reporter' under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.

California State University Channel Island is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, disability, marital status, or protected veteran status.

The direct contact for inquiries is:
Deanne Ellison
Director of Administrative Services
University Auxiliary Services
Phone: 805-437-3151

Direct all applications to: https://www.csucijobs.com/ 


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