ACADEMIC SERVICES-ASSISTANT DIRECTOR, ARC FACILITIES AND
Job Location: Bothell Campus
Closing Info: Open Until Filled
Salary:$6000 - $6400 per month
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for diversity, intellectual excitement, artistic pursuits and
UW Bothell has an outstanding opportunity for an Academic
Services-Assistant Director, ARC Facilities and Events .
part of the Division of Enrollment Management and Student Affairs
and reporting to the Director of the Activities & Recreation
Center (ARC), the Assistant Director of the Activities &
Recreation Center provides direct oversight and administration of
the day-to-day facility operations of the Activities &
Recreation Center related to risk management, custodial and
facilities services, supervision of student staff, and enforcement
of facility operating guidelines & procedures. In addition, the
Assistant Director will oversee facility and event reservations and
support event productions and programs.
The position provides leadership to Activities & Recreation
Center student staff who oversee campus programs and initiatives;
which create educational and social opportunities for student
involvement and leadership development. This position develops
partnerships with academic departments, faculty, and other
constituents including UW Seattle and Cascadia College. The
Assistant Director supports and consults with staff, faculty, and
students independently when issues arise. In the absence of the
Director, assumes leadership and decision-making authority.
Facility and Risk Management (60%):
- Manage the day-to-day operations of the Activities &
Recreation Center, inclusive of information desk functions, space
reservations/scheduling and management of event program.
- Develop, update and implement policies and procedures for ARC
events; leading event space upgrades and technology
- Implement, evaluate, and refine facility operations, aligning
work with professional best practices and evolving student needs
for University of Washington Bothell and Cascadia College
- Review, revise, and enforce policies and procedures, including
incident response protocols, to ensure all are aligned with
institutional priorities and kept in compliance with the industry
best practices for risk management.
- Works with Facilities Services & Campus Operations and
non-university contractors/vendors to ensure proper maintenance
within the facility; coordinates planning and scheduling of the
annual maintenance shutdown
- Manage all aspects of the building and building equipment,
including furniture and check out supplies as it relates to
preventative maintenance, inventory, ordering and usage.
- Manage and maintain all facility reservation requests including
periodic review and updating of reservation system, procedures,
rules, processes, logistics, and fee schedules
- Assist program areas with logistics to best facilitate
programming and activities through event set-up and staff
- Oversee and provide guidance in the preparation of contracts
and other related documents as necessary as they relate to the
- Work with Director to develop long and short-term strategic
goals, which are in alignment and support of the Activities &
Recreation Center's strategic direction, as informed by the Student
Facilities Advisory Committee.
- Work with Director of the Activities & Recreation Center on
development and assessment of policies and procedures; keep
Director apprised of emerging or ongoing issues in areas of
- Recruits, hires, trains, schedules, supervises and evaluate
student staff (15-20); develops and maintains strong customer
service skills of student staff, applying advising techniques and
knowledge of the student development process in identifying support
resources and services appropriate to student needs
- Direct the work and supervise Technology & Event
- Create and encourage professional development opportunities for
- Work with Director to develop, assess, and revise learning
outcomes for part-time staff, student staff, and the
- Staff major events and programs, including campus events; for
example, Convocation, Graduation, etc.
- Budget tracking and monitoring inclusive of reconciliation.
Responsible for payroll hiring functions at both Cascadia College
and UW Bothell
- Assess effectiveness and satisfaction of programs, services,
and facilities with an annual report to the Director of the
Activities & Recreation Center.
- Develop collaborative relationships with staff, faculty, and
departments to provide additional learning opportunities for
students throughout Cascadia College and UW Bothell.
- Serve on Division of Enrollment Management & Student
Affairs and other campus related committees; work cooperatively
with colleagues on campus and at other institutions.
- Performs other duties as assigned
- Bachelor’s degree in Student Development, Education,
Administration and Supervision, Student Personnel Services,
Counseling, or related field.
- At least 3 years of experience in the field of Student Center
Management, Facility Operations, Student Affairs or similar higher
- Demonstrated record of leadership, facility management, and
- Demonstrated experience working with a diverse community and
commitment to diversity, equity and social justice.
- Demonstrated excellence in leadership and managerial skills and
the capacity to supervise and lead student and professional
- Ability to work as part of a professional team that
collaborates effectively with colleagues
- Demonstrated budget management skills.
- Demonstrated ability to develop, collaborate and steward
partnerships with other services and departments.
- Ability to communicate clearly and effectively both orally and
- Computer literacy and proficiency in Microsoft Office
Equivalent education/experience will substitute for all minimum
qualifications except when there are legal requirements, such as a
- Experience supervising staff and student employees.
- Demonstrated experience with risk management and University
- Demonstrated knowledge of student development theory, adult
learning and or/organizational psychology.
- Familiarity with software platforms used in student
Conditions of Employment:
- A work schedule that fluctuates due to afterhours activities,
meetings, and events is common.
- The Assistant Director is expected to attend major student
activities and events held on campus and in the local
- The Assistant Director has regular and frequent contact with
students. As well as, frequent contact with faculty, staff, and
- Late night and weekend hours are part of the normal work week
and frequent work from home is possible due to on-call or crisis
- The position requires some evening and weekend commitments
throughout the year.
- Appointment to this position is contingent upon obtaining
satisfactory results from a criminal background check
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Please note that your application will not be reviewed, and you
will not be considered for this position until all required
assessments have been completed.
Priority consideration will be given to applications received by
November 22, 2023.
Committed to attracting and retaining a diverse staff, the
University of Washington will honor your experiences, perspectives
and unique identity. Together, our community strives to create and
maintain working and learning environments that are inclusive,
equitable and welcoming.
University of Washington is an affirmative action and equal
opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive
consideration for employment without regard to race, color,
religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender
expression, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled
status, or genetic information.
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Applicants considered for this position will be required to
disclose if they are the subject of any substantiated findings or
current investigations related to sexual misconduct at their
current employment and past employment. Disclosure is required
under Washington state law .