The Student Employee Manager is responsible for the general supervision and management of a large percentage of the Harre Union student staff, specifically the Desk Attendant and Event Services staff. The manager oversees day-to-day operations of the staff, including all staff scheduling, staff meeting preparation and continued training. The manager is also responsible for collaborating with the Assistant Director in the hiring and selection of these two staffs, as well as the evaluations of these staff members.
Additionally, the Student Employee Manager serves as the lead on all student employee appreciation programming for the entire Harre Union student staff. This includes monthly programming, as well as weekly recognition of staff members, and the Employee of the Month program. Lastly, the manager is also responsible for working with the Assistant Director on matters such as the management of Informational Resources (such as the Union Wiki), maintenance and organization of the student employee office space, and other special projects as assigned.
As a result of serving as the Student Employee Manager, students will be able to:
This position reports directly to the Assistant Director of the Harre Union.
Approximately 10-15 hours per week. Minimum of 6 office hours a week plus miscellaneous project time and possible coverage of various staff shifts.
The manger must hold at least a junior class standing at Valparaiso University .
The manager must have a minimum of one academic year (two semesters) of experience working as member of the Harre Union student staff in any position, and must have received strong, positive evaluations by the Assistant Director during his or her time in that position. Previous management experience is preferred.
Must be in good standing with the University.
Strength in working with and supervising peers.
Effective communication skills, both written and verbal.
Ability to work independently with little supervision, as well as part of a team with other Union staff
Punctual, dependable, professional, and adaptable.
Strong skills in multitasking, prioritizing, and time management.
Possess and display attention to detail in his or her day-to-day work.
Thorough understanding of the functioning basics behind the operations of the Harre Union, specifically the Welcome Desk, Games Area, and event management and operations.
CPR and First Aid Certified. (Training will be provided)
The manager must have the ability and willingness to work weekdays, evenings, and weekends.
Welcome Desk/Games Area/Event Services Management and Supervision