Bachelor's degree in Education, Business, Student Affairs, or a related field. Three years of experience in higher education administration, student programming, building operations, student employee supervising or in a related field. Master's degree in Student Affairs preferred. Experience operating and managing game room operations with bowling lanes preferred. Formal training in bowling center equipment or certifications desirable. A combination of education, experience, and training that would produce the required knowledge and abilities could be considered.
Nature & Purpose of Position/Usual Duties:
Performs moderately complex specialist duties providing guidance in operations and planning in the Lowman Student Center. Under the direction of the Assistant Director of the Lowman Student Center this position is responsible for the oversight of the new Lowman Student Center game room, the Kat Klub.
Primary Responsibilities (Staff Positions Only):
Oversees the new Lowman Student Center game room, the Kat Klub. The Kat Klub includes an eight lane bowling alley, equipment and facility rentals, billiard tables, electronic gaming systems, and hosts special events. Manages the day to day operations and cash handling procedures of the Lowman Student Center's Kat Klub game room with bowling alley. Performs preventative and general maintenance for all Brunswick bowling equipment, including but not limited to, bowling lanes, pinsetters, pins, ball returns, bowling balls, scoring equipment, and point of sale system. Stays well-informed of current regional and national trends of the bowling industry through professional organizations and networking. Assists in the development and recommendation of policies and procedures for the Kat Klub game room. Plans and implements programs, some revenue-generating, such as tournaments, pricing specials, glow experience, private events, lessons, clinics, etc. in the Kat Klub game room to ensure it becomes financially stable. Responsible for community outreach to ensure community leagues, especially during times students are off campus. Hires, trains, manages, schedules, evaluates, disciplines, and approves payroll for student employees. Collaborates with department team members to create promotional materials, increase programming, coordinate marketing efforts, conducting emergency action procedures and risk management plans, and develops and coordinates the ongoing student employee training program. Performs other related duties as assigned.
Internal Number: 19533
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