HDC Facility & Operations Manager
Job no: 527352
Work type: Officer of Administration
Location: Eugene, OR
Categories: Facilities/Grounds/Skilled Trades, Operations/Infrastructure
Department: Intercollegiate Athletics
Appointment Type and Duration: Regular, Ongoing
Salary: Commensurate with experience
Compensation Band: OS-OA08-Fiscal Year 2020-2021
Application Review Begins
May 4, 2021; position open until filled
Special Instructions to Applicants
To ensure consideration, please upload the following with your online application:
- A cover letter in which you clearly describe how your
knowledge, skills, and abilities prepare you for the job
responsibilities and requirements outlined in the job announcement.
Please discuss each element completely and succinctly.
- Current resume, which includes dates of employment and clearly
highlights experience that meets the minimum required
The University of Oregon Intercollegiate Athletic Department's primary purpose is to provide a unique opportunity for student-athletes to be developed, tested, and encouraged to reach their maximum potential in every aspect of their lives. It is the steadfast goal of the Department of Intercollegiate Athletics to provide the most outstanding student-athlete experience by helping them to achieve excellence, both in the classroom and in their chosen sport. The department has approximately 250 administrative & classified employees and hosts over 600,000 spectators annually and represents the University of Oregon in athletic competition with other universities & colleges.
The Hatfield-Dowlin Complex (HDC) Facility & Operations Manager coordinates and manages all aspects of the building including mechanical and electrical systems, as well as the operations and maintenance of the building. This position serves as a hands-on, working manager who is responsible for the overall functionality of the facility. The HDC Facility & Operations Manager requires a commitment to the University's affirmative action and equal opportunity goals and the diversity plans of the department. The incumbent is expected to demonstrate and maintain the highest ethical standards within the department and university.
This position provides for the comfort and safety of athletes, coaches, staff and visitors to the building and related complex at all times while ensuring that all criteria for Pac-12, NCAA, university/city/state rules and regulations are met.
The HDC Facility & Operations Manager conducts and oversees all repair, preventative maintenance, safety, and security concerns and must be willing to work non-standard hours, including weekends and evenings. This position serves as a liaison, and coordinates with, the athletics department facilities unit and is responsible for being a self-starter and strategic planner.
This position will supervise 3-4 workers and reports directly to the Senior Associate Athletic Director for Football Operations and Administration.
Additional Expectations of the Position
- Obtain UO driver's certification within 90 days of employment
and maintain throughout employment with the Athletic
- Four years of experience in a facility of at least 50,000 sq
- Two years' experience in an industrial, commercial or
educational environment with hands-on daily maintenance repair and
coordination of work tasks.
- Two years of demonstrated experience in project management
including budget oversight and the ability to work well with
outside contractors/vendors, inside trades personnel, faculty,
students, administrators, and staff.
- Good troubleshooting ability.
- Basic skills in machining and mechanical assembly.
- Basic knowledge of minor repairs and tool usage and ability to
learn building-maintenance-related processes and procedures of this
unique building in a timely manner.
- Demonstrated ability to manage several issues
- Demonstrated ability to work in an environment with stressful
situations requiring immediate problem-solving.
- Ability to respond to emergency building and equipment problems
and take appropriate corrective action.
- Hands-on expertise with building maintenance and equipment
- Proficient use of a computer for word processing, electronic
communications, and automated programs for managing the facility is
- General knowledge of standard building and security practices,
and knowledge of hazards and safety precautions and procedures.
Experience and/or documented certifications and training in
Fire/Life Safety systems, HVAC, Refrigerant, Mechanical/pneumatic
controls, and standard building trades preferred.
- Expertise in operation of forklifts, scissor lifts, and related
- Analytical and problem-solving - gathering and synthesizing
complex or diverse information and identifying and resolving issues
in a timely manner, skillfully.
- Written and oral communication - writing and speaking clearly
and persuasively in various situations including email, group
presentations, and conducting meetings.
- Delegation - delegating work assignments, giving authority to
work independently, setting expectations, monitoring delegated
activities and providing accountability.
- Leadership - inspiring and motivating others to perform well
and accept feedback from others.
- Customer service and quality management - providing and
expecting exceptional customer service: looking for ways to improve
and promote quality, and demonstrating accuracy and
- Respectful Workplace - creating and maintaining a culture of
respect and inclusion in which employees are valued, conflict is
addressed appropriately and inappropriate behavior is addressed
- Judgment - displaying willingness to make decisions, exhibiting
sound and accurate judgment, and making timely
- Planning/Organizing - prioritizing and planning work
activities, using time efficiently and developing realistic action
- Safety and Security - observing safety and security procedures,
using equipment and materials properly and expecting employees to
do the same.
- Bachelor's/Master's degree in architecture, engineering,
industrial engineering, plant or facility management,
business/public administration or a related field; combined with
relevant work experience.
- Supervisory experience in a union-represented
- LEED designation (LEED Accredited Professional or Green
FLSA Exempt: Yes
All offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of a background inquiry.
The University of Oregon is proud to offer a robust benefits package to eligible employees, including health insurance, retirement plans and paid time off. For more information about benefits, visit http://hr.uoregon.edu/careers/about-benefits.
The University of Oregon is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution committed to cultural diversity and compliance with the ADA. The University encourages all qualified individuals to apply, and does not discriminate on the basis of any protected status, including veteran and disability status. The University is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to applicants and employees with disabilities. To request an accommodation in connection with the application process, please contact us at email@example.com or 541-346-5112.
UO prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, national or ethnic origin, age, religion, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, and gender expression in all programs, activities and employment practices as required by Title IX, other applicable laws, and policies. Retaliation is prohibited by UO policy. Questions may be referred to the Title IX Coordinator, Office of Civil Rights Compliance, or to the Office for Civil Rights. Contact information, related policies, and complaint procedures are listed on the statement of non-discrimination.
In compliance with federal law, the University of Oregon prepares an annual report on campus security and fire safety programs and services. The Annual Campus Security and Fire Safety Report is available online at http://police.uoregon.edu/annual-report.
To apply, visit https://careers.uoregon.edu/en-us/job/527352/hdc-facility-operations-manager