This position works collaboratively with the Assistant Director of Facilities and Events to provide leadership in the areas of departmental training and development of student employees and facility operations. This position will be asked to flex time to work some nights and weekends for Campus Center functions and events.
Oversee the recruitment, selection, training, discipline when appropriate, and management of all team members in the Facility Management area of University Recreation. This includes: graduate assistant (1), and students (55). Personnel serving in these roles are responsible for building safety and security, cleaning equipment, maintenance functions, equipment check-out, laundry, facility opening and closing procedures, cash handling, emergency response, and resolving customer service and access issues.
Conduct daily facility and equipment inspections throughout Campus Center facilities and correct minor deficiencies in-house or through the appropriate University or external channels. This includes fitness spaces, fitness equipment, and audiovisual needs throughout ballroom and meeting spaces.
Supervise facility technician student assistants and in-house maintenance shop. Notify Assistant Director of University Recreation – Facilities and Events Management of major deficiencies or immediate problems affecting patron safety and security; Coordinate bi-annual Campus Center shutdown weeks for department.
Assist with the creation and monitoring of the UREC Facility Management program budget of approximately $300,000 including student wages. Oversee departmental sales including locker management at administrative desk.
Assist in developing a repair and replacement budget for all furniture, fixtures, and equipment (FF&E) in the Campus Center; Maintain and purchase inventory of all operating and equipment supplies.
Lead American Red Cross CPR, First Aid, and AED trainings for professional and student staff.
Applications will NOT be accepted via Bluefishjobs.com
Position closes on Friday, July 14, 2017
Anticipated start date: August 2017
Bachelor’s Degree required. Facility operations experience that includes management of a large student team. Strong communication and customer service skills. Ability to work collaboratively with students, faculty, staff, and members of the community at-large.
Master’s Degree in Business Administration, Sports Management, Recreation, Communications, or other related field. 2+ or more years of progressive experience in facility operations in university recreation. Experience supervising multiple levels of staff including: undergraduate and graduate.
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