University Student Union at California State University, Northridge
Location: Northridge, California
Type: Full Time
Salary: $42,156 - $47,000
Internal Number: 515118
ABOUT THE UNIVERSITY STUDENT UNION
The University Student Union, as the heart of campus, uplifts and empowers students to achieve educational, personal and professional goals by providing leadership development, meaningful employment, and innovative programs, services and facilities. We promote equity, inclusion and well-being, while encouraging social justice advocacy to help Matadors feel heard, respected and connected to CSUN. Our facilities include a University Student Union and a 138,000 square foot Student Recreation Center (SRC). The SRC is a facility for exercise and leisure activity that promotes lifelong health and wellness.
CSUN'S COMMITMENT TO YOU
CSUN is committed to achieving excellence through teaching, scholarship, learning and inclusion. Our values include a respect for all people, building partnerships with the community and the encouragement of innovation, experimentation and creativity. CSUN strives to cultivate a community in which a diverse population can learn and work in an atmosphere of civility and respect. CSUN is especially interested in candidates who make contributions to equity and inclusion in the pursuit of excellence for all members of the university community.
ABOUT THE UNIVERSITY
One of the largest universities in the country, California State University, Northridge (CSUN) is an urban, comprehensive university that delivers award-winning undergraduate and graduate programs to nearly 40,000 students annually and counts more than 330,000 alumni who elevate Southern California and beyond. Since its founding in 1958, CSUN has made a significant and long-term economic impact on California, generating nearly $1.9 billion in economic impact and more than 11,700 jobs each year. The LAEDC recognized CSUN as its 2015 Eddy Award winner for its positive economic impact. Serving more students on Pell Grants than any other institution in California, CSUN is also a social elevator and one of the most diverse universities in the country. CSUN ranks 13th in awarding bachelor’s degrees to underrepresented minority students and seventh in bachelor’s degrees to Latino students, serves the 13th largest Jewish student population, and enrolls the largest number of students who are Deaf and hard-of-hearing of any U.S. state university. The journal Nature recently named CSUN a Rising Star for scientific research, and the NSF ranks CSUN in the top five nationally among similar institutions for graduates who go on to earn doctorates in the sciences. CSUN is where individuals rise. And through them, so does Greater Los Angeles and beyond.
Under the guidance of the Marketing Manager, the Marketing Supervisor is responsible for assisting with the development, implementation and monitoring of a comprehensive marketing and promotions program for the University Student Union and its programs and services.
Assist with strategizing, developing, producing, distributing and analyzing a wide variety of marketing and promotional materials including but not limited to strategic creative briefs, online and mobile ads; social media, e-blasts, text messages and print ads; posters, fliers, brochures, lawn signs and other communications as necessary;
Assist with training and supervising the work of part-time student assistants, monitor performance; generate performance evaluations; mete disciplinary action;
Assist with providing leadership, development, and direction for a team of student assistant employees in project coordination, social media, and promotions;
Assist with the execution of campaign work orders and project requests by developing strategic creative briefs and promotional campaigns using a project management system;
Supervise the planning, coordination and implementation of street teams, contests, visual displays, presentations, promotional booths and tabling efforts;
Supervise the development of social media calendars, content and analytics reports;
Lead bi-weekly Student Marketing Assistant team meetings to plan and review marketing strategies and the consistent creative implementation of specific marketing tactics;
Assist with the development, implementation, evaluation, and refinement of the University Student Union’s marketing plan;
Develop on- and off-campus contacts relative to USU marketing ventures, including but not limited to: social networking, text messaging, the CSUN campus newspaper (Sundial), CSUN academic and non-academic departments and campus auxiliaries;
Assist with the coordination of focus groups, brainstorms, needs assessments and surveys to ascertain campus opinions of the University Student Union and its delivery of services and programs, for inclusion in the marketing plan;
Oversee the department’s equipment requests and promotional giveaway inventory;
Assist with the coordination of video, photographic and social media documentation of University Student Union programs and services for inclusion on the USU’s YouTube channel and social networking sites;
Perform other related duties as assigned.
Equivalent to graduation from a four-year college or university with a bachelor’s degree in a related field (Marketing, Advertising, Public Relations, Communications).
Equivalent to one year of professional experience in a related field working with marketing and social media management; experience with project management systems/software.
Supervisory experience in a related field.
Valid Class C driver’s license (strongly preferred).
Knowledge, Skills and/or Abilities:
Knowledge of the principles of effective supervision
Knowledge of marketing functions, including: research, publicity, promotions, online advertising, and social media
Knowledge of copywriting, editing and proofreading
Knowledge of computer systems (Mac and PC), as well as MS Office including Word, Excel and Outlook
Knowledge of the principles of student development
Ability to coordinate and organize a wide variety of workplace activities
Ability to adhere to assigned deadlines
Ability to manage resources and work within a budget
Ability to analyze and solve problems, draw valid conclusions and develop alternate recommendations
Successfully communicate with students, faculty, staff and subordinates including the ability clearly express ideas and directions verbally and in writing including attention to composition, punctuation, grammar, and spelling
Effectively lead individuals and groups
Work independently on multiple tasks
Demonstrated commitment to valuing diversity and contributing to an inclusive working and learning environment.
Work is generally performed in in both a temperature-controlled office environment although some work may be performed outdoors in possibly inclement weather conditions. Must be able to work under pressure and adhere to deadlines. Must be flexible with ability to adapt readily to change. Contact with students, faculty, staff, administrators, campus guests and the general public required.
Lifting, carrying, pushing or pulling objects including 30-pound A-frames
Sitting or standing for extended periods of time
Seeing to inspect facility conditions
Hearing and speaking to exchange information in person and on the telephone
Bending at the waist, kneeling or crouching
Dexterity of hands and fingers to operate a computer keyboard
This position supervises part-time student assistant employees and volunteers
PAY, BENEFITS AND WORK SCHEDULE:
This position is employed through University Student Union (USU). There are two (2) openings available for this position. USU offers an excellent benefits package.
The anticipated hiring range will be as follows and is dependent on experience and qualifications:
Hourly: $ 20.26 - $ 22.59
Biweekly: $ 1,621.38 - $ 1807.69
Annually: $ 42,156 - $ 47,000
HOURS: Full-Time 40 hours per week; may include early mornings, late evenings and weekends.
The University Student Union (USU) at California State University, Northridge (CSUN) is proud to operate on the CSUN campus. As part of the campus community, the USU follows California State University (CSU) policy that requires all faculty, staff and students who are accessing campus facilities at any university location to be vaccinated against the virus that causes COVID-19. The policy does allow for medical or religious exemption from the vaccination requirement. The USU will require all of its employees, current or new, to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, or present a medical or religious exemption and any appropriate back up documentation.
Applications received through June 13, 2022 will be considered in the initial review and review of applications will continue until position is filled.
In order to be considered in the initial review, applications must be submitted prior to the date listed above. Application submissions received after the initial review date will be reviewed at the discretion of the USU.
HOW TO APPLY
Candidates should apply by completing the on-line application. To submit an application and for more detailed information on the application and hiring process, please visit this link: www.csun.edu/careers
A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the status of candidates who apply for the position.