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Athletic Facilities Coordinator III

Northeastern University
Massachusetts, United States
Salary Not specified
Closing date
Aug 11, 2021

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Administrative, Business & Administrative Affairs, Facilities Management & Physical Plant
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Athletic Facilities Coordinator III

About Northeastern:
Founded in 1898, Northeastern is a global research university and the recognized leader in experience-driven lifelong learning. Our world-renowned experiential approach empowers our students, faculty, alumni, and partners to create impact far beyond the confines of discipline, degree, and campus.

Our locations—in Boston; Charlotte, North Carolina; London; Portland, Maine; San Francisco; Seattle; Silicon Valley; Toronto; Vancouver; and the Massachusetts communities of Burlington and Nahant—are nodes in our growing global university system. Through this network, we expand opportunities for flexible, student-centered learning and collaborative, solutions-focused research.

Northeastern's comprehensive array of undergraduate and graduate programs— in a variety of on-campus and online formats—lead to degrees through the doctorate in nine colleges and schools. Among these, we offer more than 195 multi-discipline majors and degrees designed to prepare students for purposeful lives and careers.

About the Opportunity:
Under the direction of the Director of Athletic Facilities and Supervisor of Athletic Facilities, the candidate will perform a wide variety of duties in the daily operations of the University owned, rented or leased Athletic Facilities. Individuals may be called to other NU facilities as needed for assistance in setups and/or maintenance. These facilities include: Matthews Arena, Henderson Boathouse, Parsons Athletic Field, Dedham Athletic Field, Marino Center, Cabot Athletic Center and Barletta Natatorium and Carter Playground.

Responsibilities include, but not limited to, Preparation and maintenance of grounds and equipment at University Athletic facilities. This includes general maintenance and cleaning, as well as other duties as determined by the Director. The proper maintenance of artificial turf and/or other Athletic surfaces for specific sport activities is a primary focus and responsibility. Individual will perform game set-ups for all events, including outside rentals. Position is also able to prepare and maintain all moveable equipment for use by coaches, athletes and the public according to recommended industry standards. Other primary responsibilities include assisting with the installation and painting of the ice surface, ice maintenance and the repair of dasher boards and glass as needed. Individuals will be proficient at driving the zamboni, repairing ice deficiencies and edging and shaving the ice surface. Individual will be responsible for Monitoring and logging specified temperature requirements of the ice compressor and report problems and issues as they arise. In addition to being responsible for the ice surface, coordinator will be able to perform the installation and removal of basketball floor. Assist in helping all facilities operations run smoothly and are good repair. Specific job function include: *Monitor contractors in building *Snow removal *Erect portable staging *Receiving equipment *Layout and lining of all athletic surfaces *Painting *Repair to building and equipment *Trash pick-ups *Set, clean, stock, & maintain Varsity Club Room *Cleaning restrooms *Installation & removal of portable basketball floor *ice maintenance *Locker room & office cleaning, maintenance & repair *Coordinate Athletic events

Must have the ability to effectively interact with people at a variety of levels within and outside the University. Individual must demonstrate initiative and positive working attitude and be able to work unsupervised. Must have knowledge of operational and setup requirements for athletic events and concerts including crowd management and general safety and security considerations. Individual must have knowledge of rigging for the purpose of flying concert sound and lights. Must be able to operate and set up various sound systems and scoreboards. Must have general knowledge of NCAA rules and field layout specifications. Must be able to drive a Zamboni. Must have valid Massachusetts driver's license. Must have, or willing to obtain in the first 90-days of employment, a valid 2-C or higher Hoisting License. Should have knowledge or experience on operating light to medium construction equipment; forklifts, lawn mowers, snow blowers and utility vehicles. Candidate, must be able to work overtime during the week and weekends as required including non-traditional University workdays and holidays. must be able to respond to emergency situations on a twenty-four-(24) hour basis. Must have Knowledge of OSHA and MSDS standards. The work schedule may change seasonally or by business need, so schedule flexibility is required. Previous experience working at an ice arena, including the ability to drive a Zamboni is a requirement of the job.

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Additional Information:
This is a non-union position. Non-Exempt status, 40 Hour work week - Tuesday through Saturday 3PM - 11:30PM. This position involves weekends and non-traditional hours. Mandatory overtime is a requirement at certain times of the year. This position is considered “Essential Personnel” within the Facilities Division. Position works closely with temporary & student supplemental staff. This position requires a CORI & criminal background check.

Northeastern University is an equal opportunity employer, seeking to recruit and support a broadly diverse community of faculty and staff. Northeastern values and celebrates diversity in all its forms and strives to foster an inclusive culture built on respect that affirms inter-group relations and builds cohesion.

All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

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