The Assistant Director, Facility Operations assists in the
planning, organization, and oversight of game operations and
special events for FGCU Athletics. Provides oversight of budget,
inventory, and preventative maintenance of assigned athletic
facilities. Supervises a staff of support, professional and student
Florida Gulf Coast University is committed to establishing and
maintaining an inclusive working and learning environment in which
students, faculty, administrators, staff, curriculum, social
activities, governance, and all other aspects of the campus life
reflect a diverse, multi-cultural, and international
At FGCU, we collectively stand against any individual or group that
practices any form of racism, discrimination, intolerance, hate
expressions, or disrespect. We are committed to preparing students
to understand, live among, appreciate, and work in an inherently
diverse country and world made up of people with different ethnic
and racial backgrounds, religious beliefs, abilities, ages, gender
identities, sexual orientations, socio-economic status, cultural
traditions, family statuses, and military backgrounds. FGCU strives
to hire great people from a wide variety of backgrounds, not just
because it’s the right thing to do, but because it makes our
University stronger. The University community recognizes the
importance of a diverse and inclusive institution and holds these
ideals as paramount for the current and future success of the
We seek colleagues who promote and embrace diversity, equity, and
inclusion. We encourage individuals from diverse backgrounds to
apply for this position as we believe that our University will grow
and move forward through a commitment of equality for all.
Typical duties include but are not limited to:
Assists with the oversight of day to day operations within the
Assists with the recruitment, hiring, and training of staff and
part time OPS staff that assist in carrying out the goals and
objectives of the functional area.
Ensures all safety practices are followed.
Assists in the development of operating budgets, purchasing, and
Assists in the development and implementation of policies,
procedures to ensure effective operations.
Assists with special projects as assigned.
Serves as essential personnel and provides assistance in the event
of an emergency on campus.
Must be willing and available to work with all athletic teams’
seasonal schedules (weekend, evening, and holiday work)
Other job-related duties as assigned.
Additional Job Description
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution in a related
Current CPR, First Aid, and AED certifications or able to obtain
within three months of employment.
Three years of full-time professional experience in a higher
education athletics department related to the position.
Any appropriate combination of relevant education, experience,
and/or certifications will be considered.
Experience operating a personal computer and proficient in
Microsoft office (Word, Excel, and Outlook).
Master’s degree from an accredited institution in a closely related
Possess current Forklift Operator, American Red Cross CPR/AED and
First Aid certifications or the ability to obtain within 90 days of
Experience scheduling and supervising the work of students,
support, and professional employees.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
Knowledge of inventory control principles and methods.
Knowledge of applicable safety requirements.
Knowledge of policies, procedures, and guidelines established by
professional organizations and/or governing agencies.
Excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written communication
Excellent organizational skills and the ability to prioritize and
complete simultaneous projects.
Ability to interpret and apply laws, regulations, policies and
Ability and willingness to assume new responsibilities.
Ability to thrive in an organization that values the diversity of
its student body and workforce and actively promotes equity and
Ability to work successfully as both a member of a team and
independently with minimal supervision.
Ability to take initiative to plan, organize, coordinate and
perform work in various situations when numerous and diverse
demands are involved.
Ability to work evenings, nights and weekends as necessary.
Ability to establish collaborative and strategic relationships with
a diverse group of colleagues, students, and the general
Salary Range: $36,000 - $37,000
FGCU is an EOE AA /F/Vet/Disability Employer.