Reporting to the Director of Campus Recreation and Athletic Facilities, the Assistant Director Campus Recreation and Athletic Facilities is responsible for daily management of the Renaissance Coliseum and multiple outdoor spaces on campus. Day to day responsibilities include but are not limited to operation of all shared spaces in the Renaissance Coliseum, coordination of facility setups for internal and external clients and supervision of student staff.
Direct operational supervision of the Renaissance Coliseum.
Responsible for all daily operations of the facility, including scheduling and setting up for NCAA Division I athletic practices and contests.
Recruit, hire, train, supervise, and develop a student staff consisting of Building Supervisors, Student Managers and Event Staff.
Utilize, manage and train student staff on daily operation of sound board, light board and video boards.
Manage key and card access control for all interior and exterior doors of the Renaissance Coliseum.
Manage event logistics in collaboration with Intercollegiate Athletics, including but not limited to event diagrams, staffing, set-up/teardown and emergency planning for Athletic hosted events.
Work in collaboration with the Assistant Director of Conference Facilities for all non-Athletic internal and external events.
Work with University’s union trades staff to ensure facility maintenance, custodial, and grounds needs are met.
Oversee annual maintenance repair/replacement plans and service contracts; provide purchasing and maintenance recommendations as needed.
Manage all outdoor table, chair and staging requests, delivery, and setup for the University community.
Serve as a member of the Student Involvement team to assist with Welcome Week, Parents’ Weekend, Siblings’ Weekend, Homecoming and other cross-departmental projects and needs. May require but not limited to being on-site for events in Hayden Clark Alumni Center, Michel Student Center, Alumni Quad, etc.
Ensure all events adhere to University and division standards and policies.
Effectively manage department budgets.
Willingness to work evenings and weekends; attend major events as needed.
Candidates must possess exceptional interpersonal, organizational, and communication skills in addition to proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite, specifically Excel. Candidates must also be detail-oriented, possess excellent problem solving and analytical skills and the ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously. The successful candidate will communicate a commitment to collaboration, diversity & inclusion, experiential learning, retention, and student wellness. Frequent evening and weekend work is required. A Bachelor’s degree is required; Master’s degree with experience in facility or event management is preferred.
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled with preference given to applications received prior to April 8, 2019. In order to be considered for this position, please submit your resume, cover letter and at least 3 references to firstname.lastname@example.org. Applications submitted on Bluefishjobs.com will not be accepted.
About Bradley University Campus Recreation
Bradley University is a top-ranked, prestigious, private university in Peoria, Illinois, offering 5,400 undergraduate and graduate students the opportunities, choices and resources of a larger university and the personal attention and exceptional learning experience of a smaller university. Bradley offers a comprehensive array of undergraduate and graduate academic programs in business, communications, education, engineering, fine arts, health sciences, liberal arts and sciences, and technology. The University is located on an 85-acre campus in Peoria, the largest metropolitan area in Central Illinois.
Bradley University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. The administration, faculty and staff are committed to attracting qualified candidates from underrepresented groups.