Auxiliary Services Corporation (ASC) Director

Utica, New York
Minimum Salary: $65,000
Jul 29, 2017
Institution Type
Community College


Bachelor's degree and five (5) to seven (7) years of progressive supervisory experience required.  Retail management and/or food service management experience strongly preferred.


The Auxiliary Services Corporation (ASC) Director provides dynamic and entrepreneurial leadership for the entire operation of the ASC.  This position is responsible for budget preparation, planning, organizing, directing and maintaining the efficient operation of the ASC in response to the needs of the College as well as the vision, mission and strategic plan of the ASC.  The ASC Director serves as a liaison between the College and various outside organizations including food service, vending companies, soft drink vendors and College Store operators. The ASC Director develops and communicates department objectives, selects, trains, develops and evaluates department personnel in accordance with ASC policy and good management practice. 

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

Establish, operate, manage and promote educationally related services for the benefit of the College community in alignment and support of the college values and mission;

Oversee the operations of the ASC and ensure a consistently high standard of customer service throughout the organization; 

Select, train and supervise directly or indirectly all ASC personnel in a manner that reflects the core values of the College; 

Prepare the annual budget for the ASC and present to the Board of Directors for review and approval;

Provide support in the preparation of the Dormitory Corporation budget and provide support to the Associate Dean for Student and Residence Life Services throughout the Board of Director’s review and approval process; 

Report to the Board of Directors on the condition of the Corporation’s services, programs and business;

Review ASC and Dormitory Corporation financial statements prepared by other ASC personnel;

Develop long range plans consistent with the overall objectives of the Corporation and the College;

Follow, set or establish specific policies, procedures and programs to implement the general goals and missions of the Corporation and the College;

Coordinate with brokers and agencies appropriate insurance coverage, claims and required reporting and information needed for ASC and the Dormitory Corporation; 

Ensure all funds, physical assets and other property of the Corporation are appropriately safeguarded and administered;

Act as liaison, contract manager, advisor to College administrators, and/or monitor between contractors/vendors, ASC, Dormitory Corporation and College.  Contractors/vendors may include those relative to the College Store, campus food service and dining hall, vending and soft drink exclusivity.  The level of engagement with each contract may differ from the others;
Monitor all contracts and work to align and leverage them so as to provide maximum service and product offerings to the College community.  Work with key stakeholders to communicate the College’s interests;
Consistently scan the operating environment and identify entrepreneurial ventures to consider as additional revenue streams to increase capacity of the organization; 

Support the operations of the College;

Maintain a high degree of visibility in all areas under his/her operational control to facilitate feedback and analyze effectiveness of existing policies and procedures;

Perform other comparable and related duties as necessary.

Managerial and Administrative Duties:

Ensure employees understand assigned responsibilities, have accurate job descriptions and meet the qualifications of their positions;

Support employees in all efforts to live the core values of the College in their regular interactions and work;

Identify and resolve problems, ensuring two-way communications at all levels;

Keep abreast of developments pertinent to work activities by participation in seminars, workshops, membership in professional organizations, review of publications and, when necessary, independent study;

Guide and maintain discipline with ASC personnel;

Work as a partner with contractors/vendors to support their success; 

Promote systems thinking and collaborative problem solving within the organization.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Official academic transcripts are required at the time of hire. MVCC does not discriminate. MVCC is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. Women, minorities, veterans, and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply. MVCC offers a comprehensive employee enrichment program.

Review Start Date: 8/7/2017

Review of applications will begin on the review start date and will continue until successful candidates have been identified.