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Operations Supervisor

University of Oregon
Oregon, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
Dec 6, 2021

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Position Type
Administrative, Business & Administrative Affairs, Facilities Management & Physical Plant
Employment Level
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Full Time
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Operations Supervisor

Job no: 528623
Work type: Officer of Administration
Location: Eugene, OR
Categories: Executive/Management/Director, Facilities/Grounds/Skilled Trades

Department: Intercollegiate Athletics
Appointment Type and Duration: Regular, Ongoing
Salary: Commensurate with experience
Compensation Band: OS-OA05-Fiscal Year 2021-2022
FTE: 1.0
Application Review Begins
December17, 2021; position open until filled
Special Instructions to Applicants
To ensure consideration:

  • Upload current resume, which includes dates of employment and clearly highlights experience that meets the minimum required qualifications.

  • Answer the following questions:
    1. Describe the type of facility maintenance experience you have, detailing the type of facility and the level of your involvement.

    2. Describe any event set up or event management experience you might have, detailing the type of events and the facilities that those events were hosted.

    3. Describe the different organizational structures with which you gained your experience. Size? Scope? Responsibility? Supervisory experience? Etc.

    4. Describe any small, medium or large scale project management experience you might have. Size? Scope? Responsibility? Supervisory experience
    Department Summary
    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.
    Position Summary
    The Operations Supervisor's primary responsibility is for the stewardship of multiple buildings including maintenance, repair, and janitorial activities. This position will supervise and coordinate skilled and unskilled workers, plus contractors. Coordination also includes assisting the Director of Facilities Operations with scheduling staff in support of Athletic events and third-party activities occurring within the University of Oregon Athletic Department's facilities. The Operations Supervisor has broad responsibilities including budget authority, staff supervision, and independent decision-making capability related to the care and upkeep of Athletic facilities.

    The Operations Supervisor is responsible for the maintenance, repair and janitorial activities of the Casanova Center, Moshofsky Center, PK Park, Pape Field, McArthur Court Basement, Jane Sanders Stadium, and Autzen Stadium, while supporting all other Athletic Department facilities, complexes, and grounds. The Operations Supervisor reports directly to the Athletic Facilities, Operations Manager, and provides leadership and direction to those staff members who report directly to this position (8-10 classified staff members), while collaborating with others to create a seamless, well-informed facilities staff. This position is responsible for being a self-starter, strategic planner, and partner in the management/coordination of facility related issues. The Operations Supervisor will also provide leadership and daily direction to other classified staff within the Facilities Department in cooperation with their supervisors.

    This position requires a valid Oregon's Driver's License within 90 days of employment, and a University of Oregon's Drivers Certification card. It is required that this license be maintained throughout employment with the Athletic Department. Work requires the ability to lift 50 lbs., climb a large amount of stairs, and work on your feet for long periods of time. This position is subject to long hours, nights, weekends, on-call, and holidays as needed.
    Minimum Requirements
  • 3-5 years' experience with facility maintenance and/or event setup
    Professional Competencies
  • Expertise in one or more of the following trade areas: carpentry, electrical, mechanical, painting, or plumbing.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills; ability to interpret and communicate to others a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, and schedule form.
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions and procedural manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.
  • Ability to speak effectively to customers and members of the organization.
  • Expertise with safety programs and practices.
  • Ability to use Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook.
    Preferred Qualifications
  • Forklift, Scissor lift, Boom lift certification and/or experience
  • Experience supervising employees, writing schedules, directing work, evaluating work in the field and on paper, disciplining employees, when necessary, and executing payroll.
  • Experience in executing events in a support role or leadership role

    FLSA Exempt: Yes

    All offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of a background inquiry.

    University of Oregon students and employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. For additional information see:

    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

    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 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

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