USC Housing, a division of USC Auxiliary Services, hosts more than 9,000 students, athletes, faculty, and staff throughout the year in over 50 properties on and off campus. Housing meets the challenge of inviting students into our Trojan family by making them feel comfortable, safe and welcome. We boast top-notch amenities including comprehensive recycling programs, simplified online repair requests, and more. Serving our studentsâ wellbeing is the reason that we are here and we share the same vision and excellence that they do.
We are seeking a Manager to join our rapidly growing team.
Are you an experienced Manager with top-notch people management and interpersonal skills? Do you take pride in providing an exceptional experience for both your staff and your guests? Then we want you! As our Manager, you will develop our team to its fullest potential and help us reflect University values as we strive to create the best USC experience for all of our visitors.
Provide customer service to students, faculty, staff, and external customers. Meet customer needs, offer options, resolve problems, and follow up with customers. Maintain friendly, helpful demeanor. Resolve difficult customer problems.
Directly or indirectly supervise department employees and/or student workers. Perform recruitment, screening, hiring, orientation, and training of department staff. Evaluate employee performance and provide guidance and feedback. Counsel, discipline, or terminate employees. Resolve problems referred by subordinate supervisors or staff. Oversee processing of time cards and delivery to payroll.
Participate in planning and administration of department budget. Provide projections and reports at least monthly for development and administration of budget. Monitor expense and labor costs to meet budget guidelines.
Open and/or close department. Direct staff in ensuring that department is neat, orderly, and sufficiently stocked. Oversee physical inventory and the security of the department. Arrange for repair or maintenance of equipment or facility.
Research, develop, and implement policies and procedures to improve the operations of the department.
Participate in planning, implementing, and administering communications programs within the department. Schedule and conduct staff meetings as least monthly within department to facilitate attainment of department objectives.
Plan and administer special department or University events. Coordinate with Marketing Department for effective marketing and advertising of department products and promotions.
Participate in strategic planning for department or section. Provide input and assist in developing goals and objectives. Participate in planning and implementing department programs, projects, and activities. Administer programs and projects as assigned.
Maintain resident databases including fingerprint and facial recognition systems. Ensure biometric system is functioning in all areas. Create and distribute daily activity reports to key personnel based on event logs from secondary security vendor.
Conduct investigations using surveillance footage upon request at the direction of DPS, Residential Education, Housing, Human Resources, Title IX, and/or Equity and Diversity
Maintain Housing KeyWatcher hardware and software programming.Maintain an accurate user database and ensure each user has appropriate access based on role.Manage USC Housingâs monthly lockout report.
Maintain hardware, programming and communication standards for Housing Radio System
Perform other related duties as assigned or requested. The University reserves the right to add or change duties at any time.
Education: Bachelorâs Degree.
Experience: 3 years.
Managerial, budgeting and purchasing experience in Housing/Residential industry.
Experience supervising, training, hiring, and counseling employees.
Knowledge of applicable federal, state, local, and University laws and policies.
Demonstrated customer service and communication skills.
What We Prefer:
Related graduate study.
5 years of experience in Housing/Residential industry.
Experience in University work environment.
Budgeting and project development experience.
The Trojan Family Rewards:
We pride ourselves in creating the BEST USC EXPERIENCE, and that begins with our employees! We offer a wide variety of benefits and programs that support our staff and their families including:
:Â dental and vision plans, tuition assistance for our employees and their families, paid time off, flexible spending accounts, 2:1 retirement plan contributions, child care centers and up to $50,000 housing subsidy. And because we are a qualifying public service organization, you may qualify for Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) for educational loans. Donât believe us? Visit benefits.usc.edu.
: discounts toÂ USCÂ sporting events,Â USCÂ Bookstores, wireless plans, travel, accommodations, and local entertainment.Â
Career Growth: We are the largest private employer in Los Angeles offering tremendous development opportunities in multiple fields and industries. The Trojan Network connects current and previous members of the Trojan family to create an endless professional network.
This support advocates work-life balance and employee well-being. As members of the Trojan family, employees are connected by the traditions and history that make us proud to be Trojans!
As an equal opportunity employer, USC values and promotes diversity and inclusion in the workplace. The work culture thrives on mutual respect, trust, and synergy amongst all of its members.
USC has great minds that transform the world with their talents and research. Will you be one? Join us!
Minimum Education: Bachelor's degree, Combined experience/education as substitute for minimum educationMinimum Experience: 3 years, Combined education/experience as substitute for minimum experienceMinimum Field of Expertise: Managerial and purchasing experience in similar type of division.
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