Savannah State University seeks qualified applicants for Director of Auxiliary Services. This position directs the Office of Auxiliary Services, an organization within the Division of Business and Financial Affairs. The Director prepares, controls and monitors budgets and operations of the Bookstore, Dining Services, Vending, Mail Center. Parking and Transportation, Document Center, and ID Card Office; and is responsible for providing services both directly and indirectly to students, faculty, staff, and the University’s community. Develops RFPs; prepares five year plans using budget analysis, forecasting and accompanying narratives. This position functions with latitude to consider courses of action within university policies and objectives; and interacts with all University departments and vendors to ensure goals are met. Operates auxiliaries on a self-sustaining financial basis, providing the best services at the most efficient cost. May be directed to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically delineated in this description.
A four year college degree is required; additional education preferred. Ten years of complex project management experience, at least five in an Auxiliary Services or other entrepreneurial setting. Excellent communication skills, a strong commitment to customer service, and computer skills are also required. Employment includes a background and credit check.
Savannah State University is an accredited senior institution of the University System of Georgia, located in the port city of Savannah. The University is in close proximity to beaches and resorts along the Atlantic Coast. Historically a predominantly Black institution, it is committed to developing and implementing curricula and public service activities that address the issues and problems of the urban and coastal communities.