University at Buffalo — Director, Student Unions

Student Life invites applications for the Director, Student Unions position. In this role, you will provide vision, goal development, leadership, supervision and coordination for the Student Union at both North and South campus and the services provided. You will report to the Senior Associate Vice President (Sr. AVP) and serve as an integral part of the Division of Student Life.

Your duties include:

  • Work in concert with student leaders and University staff to create and implement a creative and strategic vision that is consistent with the University and Student Life mission and values.
  • Maintain an affirming and supportive environment through advising, communication, strategic thinking, leadership opportunities, and education in order for students to take full advantage of their student experience.
  • Oversee the entire union operation and its personnel and establish the standards of performance through selection of administrative personnel, budgetary controls, and overall thrust and direction of programs and services
  • Evaluate strategies and programs to measure the achievements of the established goals and seek innovative ways to continually improve services and the Union facilities
  • Create and lead protocols associated with academic and outdoor space utilization for students, based on purview and oversight of scheduling of these spaces

The successful candidate will work to build trusted relationships and be visible, accessible, and approachable.

Our team recognizes the advantages diverse perspectives and backgrounds bring to the workplace. We are particularly interested in candidates who share this value and will work to achieve the university’s goals of inclusive excellence.

University at Buffalo is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and, in keeping with our commitment, welcomes all to apply including veterans and individuals with disabilities.

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