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DIRECTOR OF STUDENT UNION

SUMMARY:

The Director of Student Union is responsible for the operation of a student union facility in an institution of higher education. This position is governed by state and federal laws and institution policy.

TYPICAL FUNCTIONS:

Develops and interprets building policies and procedures.

Plans and schedules activities and events requiring usage of student union facility.

Prepares and monitors budget for revenues and expenditures.

Oversees revenue producing areas, such as game room, newsstands, vending area, and snack bar.

Works with student groups, campus organizations, faculty, and staff on creating and implementing academic and social programs.

Coordinates displays, advertisements, and/or promotions associated with student union activities and events.

Prepares and submits financial and statistical reports to institution administration concerning operation of student union facility.

Performs other duties as assigned.

KNOWLEDGE, ABILITIES, AND SKILLS:

Knowledge of facility and business management. Knowledge of budgeting techniques and program planning. Knowledge of computer skills. Ability to coordinate a comprehensive student union program. Ability to review and analyze financial and statistical data. Ability to compile information into report form.

MINIMUM EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:

The formal education equivalent of a bachelor’s degree in business administration, general business, public administration, or a related field; plus two years of experience in student programs or a related area.

Additional requirements determined by the agency for recruiting purposes require review and approval by the Arkansas Division of Higher Education.

OTHER JOB RELATED EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE MAY BE SUBSTITUTED FOR ALL OR PART OF THESE BASIC REQUIREMENTS, EXCEPT FOR CERTIFICATION OR LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS, UPON APPROVAL OF THE QUALIFICATIONS REVIEW COMMITTEE.


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