The Athletic Operations Manager (I) is responsible for most of the
overall setups and breakdowns of events held in the Department of
Athletics & Recreation managed facilities. The Athletic
Operations Manager (I) coordinates and plans special event
preparation and site preparedness for all home athletic events and
hosted internal and external events. He/She coordinates with
Audio-Visual and Information Technology the needs of those events.
In addition, the Athletic Operations Manager (I) hires, trains, and
supervises most of the student staff members of Facilities &
Operations. This position works under a general level of
supervision. The Athletic Operations Manager (I) oversees event
execution for three or four varsity programs each year.
- Coordinates on-site event preparation for most home athletic
events, academic classes, intramurals & recreation, and all
internal and external hosted events. This includes setup,
execution, supervision, and breakdown of each event.
- Assist with on-site preparation for all home athletic contests,
academic classes, intramurals, and free recreation, convocations,
tournaments, and special events (graduations, concerts, etc.) to
ensure that the facility will be available for use. This includes
set-up, supervision, and breakdown of each individual event.
- Hires, trains, and supervises a staff of part-time employees
and work-study employees for daily facility maintenance, event
preparation, misc. tasks to ensure that all activities are staffed
and executed properly.
- Assist with the overall maintenance of the Sports Center and
all other facilities including Bender Arena, Reeves Aquatic Center,
Reeves Field, the Greenberg Track, other areas and outdoor
basketball and tennis courts to ensure that facilities are in good
repair and available for use. Track and monitor completion of
maintenance projects directly with the Facility Manager.
- Maintains a departmental vehicle fleet of five 15-passenger
vans. This includes scheduling the vehicles for use and
maintenance, tracking the issuance and collection of vehicle keys,
and ensuring vehicles are filled regularly with gas and
- Other duties assigned by the Director for Facilities and
Operations in order to support the department.
Additional Eligibility Qualifications
- The Department of Athletics & Recreation reports directly
to the Office of President. The Athletic Operations Manager (I)
reports directly to the Director of Athletic Facilities &
Operations, and works in conjunction with the Department of
Athletics & Recreation staff.
- Reporting to this position are 40-60 student and part-time
- Hiring offers for this position are contingent on successful
completion of a background check.
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