The department of Sports and Recreation mission is to foster the holistic development of KSU students’ physical, social, and leadership development through sport and recreational activities within a fun and supportive environment. We embrace the opportunity to provide facilities, programs and services that encourage students to develop and enhance a healthy lifestyle.
The department of Sports and Recreation is seeking an organized and resourceful professional to oversee the maintenance of the fitness equipment and pool operations for two facilities, Student Recreation and Activities Center (SRAC) and Recreation and Wellness Center (RWC). Duties include but are not limited to repair and maintain fitness equipment; perform regular maintenance of two indoor and two outdoor pools; purchase and maintain inventory of materials, chemicals and supplies needed; assess manage and repair facility deficiencies, equipment and projects utilizing Facilities Services work requests and Fitness EMS.
Essential Duties and Tasks
Manage the repair and maintenance of the fitness equipment for the SRAC and RWC
Maintain the aquatic operation and water chemistry for two indoor and two outdoor pools including addressing any chemical, mechanical issues, malfunctions and failures
Assist in the regular monitoring and upkeep of the SRAC and RWC including tennis and sand volleyball courts to ensure safe, clean and well-maintained facilities and equipment
Research, purchase, and coordinate delivery of chemicals, equipment, materials, and supplies needed to maintain facility, fitness, and aquatic operations
Perform regular inspections, troubleshoot and report mechanical and maintenance issues including but not limited to plumbing, lighting, appliances and electrical systems
Assist with completing in-house maintenance and carpentry projects
Maintain and report, annually and semi-annually, inventory of chemicals, equipment, materials, and supplies
Perform other duties as assigned
At least three years related work experience in equipment and facility management
Strong organizational skills to supervise multiple projects and complete them in timely manner
Experience with maintaining and repairing various equipment and facility components
Familiarity with using a variety of tools
Familiarity with Microsoft Office Suite
Strong problem solving and communication skills
Varied work schedule to include some nights and weekends is expected
Related equipment and operating experience with skills in safety and risk management
Valid driver’s license and willingness to travel between locations using departmental resources
Certified as a Certified Pool Operator or equivalent
Journeyman license in plumbing or heating, ventilation, air-conditioning
Experience repairing a variety of fitness equipment including aerobic and weight machines
Thorough practical knowledge of aquatic operating systems, chemicals, and equipment including related maintenance and chemical control systems
Extensive practical knowledge of basic plumbing layouts involving water fountains, toilets, and showers
For more than 50 years, Kennesaw State University has been known for its entrepreneurial spirit and sense of community. Offering campuses in Marietta and Kennesaw, the university is located just north of Atlanta and combines a suburban setting with access to one of the country’s most dynamic cities. As Georgia’s third-largest university, Kennesaw State offers more than 100 undergraduate and gradua...te degrees, including a growing doctoral program. Designated by the Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia as a comprehensive university, Kennesaw State is committed to becoming a world-class academic institution positioned to broaden its academic and research missions and expand its scope on a local, regional and national level.
Two Great Institutions – One World-Class University
On January 6, 2015, the Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia approved the consolidation of Kennesaw State and Southern Polytechnic State University. This represents the USG’s fifth and largest consolidation in its continuing commitment to increase efficiencies and effectiveness to better serve students and the state.
The new Kennesaw State University combines the best from two of Georgia’s most respected institutions in higher education. A comprehensive university, Kennesaw State is a destination campus offering students a broad spectrum of quality academics, a growing and vibrant campus life, award-winning dining facilities, and a wide array of athletic offerings. With nationally ranked degrees in business, engineering and first-year programs, as well as premier teaching, nursing, architecture, science and math programs, the new Kennesaw State University is poised to become Georgia's next world-class institution.