Assistant Vice President, Auxiliary Services

  • Prairie View A&M University
  • Prairie View, TX, USA
  • Feb 09, 2021
Full time Business/Financial Affairs/Financial Aid

Job Description


Prairie View A&M University

Assistant Vice President, Auxiliary Services

Job Title
Assistant Vice President, Auxiliary Services

Prairie View A&M University

Vice President-Business Affairs

Proposed Minimum Salary

Job Location
Prairie View, Texas

Job Type

Job Description

The Assistant Vice President for Auxiliary Services provides innovative, strategic leadership and financial oversight for a diverse group of revenue-generating services that directly support student life, the Prairie View A&M University community and its academic mission of student success. The position is responsible for the strategic implementation and oversight of day-to-day activities of the Auxiliary Services departments and programs; including campus dining, laundry and dry cleaning services, shuttle services, transportation services, card access system, auto repair shop, ID cards, parks, information centers, book store services, student center operations, and retail center operations.


  • Planning and directing activities to ensure the delivery of exceptional services and financially profitable operations for the campus community.
  • Responsible for all related revenue-generating programming and shall identify opportunities for partnerships and programs that support growth and new revenue sources.
  • Anticipates customer needs and regularly motivates or influences others to deliver excellent customer service.
  • Defines key performance indicators to monitor and track each auxiliary function's performance as well as the aggregate performance of Auxiliary Services (e.g., customer service, efficiency, financial performance, and pricing).
  • Develops and implements long term strategic visions and initiatives to meet the need of the University.
  • Oversees the development of annual budgets for all areas of responsibility.
  • Responsible for achieving budget net revenue targets as determined on an annual base.
  • Develops and evaluates policies and procedures for the areas of responsibility.
  • Ensures that business and financial operations are performed in accordance with federal and state laws and university policies, processes and procedures.
  • Oversees the administration of all aspects of contract compliance and monitoring with external vendors including contract negotiations, drafting, reviewing, and interpreting requests for proposals (RFPs) and ongoing contract management and monitoring.
  • Identifies entrepreneurial opportunities for continuous business development, process improvement, and operating margin growth to be addressed via strategic initiatives.
  • Develops outreach and engagement strategies that improve programs and service awareness and ensures effective communication regarding the value, benefits, and key information about Auxiliary Services.
  • Collaborates with stakeholders to understand and optimize investments in technologies and processes; keeps apprised of advancements to enhance the effectiveness of integrated services.
  • Maintains pace with and stays abreast of national industry standards and best practices as well as leads, models and maintains standards of excellence with Auxiliary Services.

Required Education & Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree in an applicable field.
  • Ten years of related experience.

Required Knowledge Skills and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook).
  • Knowledge of foodservice providers and financial models for higher education.
  • Knowledge of ID card and declining balance programs.
  • Ability to identify auxiliary services that benefit the campus community while providing revenues to the University for operations.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master's degree in a related field.
  • Ten or more years of experience in auxiliaries management with a higher education focus/background.
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks; keen attention to detail
  • Ability to successfully engage and interact with a variety of stakeholders including but not limited to students, faculty, staff, trustees, vendors, and contractors.
  • Ability to identify and resolve problems in a timely manner.
  • Must have strong interpersonal and communication skills (written and verbal).
  • Strong business acumen is needed and demonstrated experience in managing employees
  • CBORD experience preferred.
  • Reservation systems management knowledge.
  • Student Center Operations management.
  • Retail Operations management.
  • Transportation management

Job Posting Close Date:

  • Open Until Filled

Required Attachments:

Please attach all required documents listed below in the attachment box labeled as either “Resume/CV or Resume/Cover Letter” on the application. Multiple attachments may be included in the “Resume/CV” or Resume/Cover Letter” attachment box. Any additional attachments provided outside of the required documents listed below are considered optional.

Cover Letter (optional)

Resume or Curriculum Vitae

Application Submission Guidelines:

All applicants are required to apply via our Career Site on or before the closing date indicated on the job posting. Applicant inquiries received via email and websites such as Indeed, HigherEdJobs, etc. will not be considered unless the individual has applied to the available position via the PVAMU Career site.

The required documents listed in the above Required Attachments section must be attached to the application prior to the job closing date indicated to ensure full consideration for the application submitted. Please contact the Office of Human Resource on or before the closing date indicated above at 936-261-1730 or should you need assistance with the online application process.

Background Check Requirements:

All positions are security-sensitive. Applicants are subject to a criminal history investigation, and employment is contingent upon the institution's verification of credentials and/or other information required by the institution's procedures, including the completion of the criminal history check.

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer committed to diversity.

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About Us
For more than 140 years, Prairie View A&M University (PVAMU) has been igniting passion in its students. With an established reputation for producing engineers, nurses and educators, PVAMU offers baccalaureate degrees, master’s degrees and doctoral degree programs through nine colleges and schools. The University has an enrollment of more than 8,500 students. Designated an institution of “the first class” in the Texas Constitution, PVAMU is the second-oldest public institution of higher education in the state and a member of The Texas A&M University System. The University is dedicated to fulfilling its land-grant mission of achieving excellence in teaching, research and service.

PVAMU is conveniently located near the rapidly growing residential and commercial area known as the Northwest Houston Corridor. The developing Northwest Houston Corridor offers newly developed suburban communities, a variety of shopping and dining near the Houston Premium Outlets and is a short, 35-minute commute into downtown Houston. For more information, visit Your career opportunities with a “University of the first class” begins here!

Prairie View A&M University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer.

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