This position teams with the Evening and Weekend Events Manager to coordinate facilities and operations for the Department of Athletics, Physical Education and Recreation on the Evening and weekends. This position supports the day to day operation for, safety of DAPER facilities, event support, security, and general programming for indoor and outdoor facilities.
This position provides leadership and overall management for the evening and weekend operations for DAPER. This position functions as part of the DAPER operations team in the stewardship of department supported programs, services, buildings and facilities. Provides evening and weekend coordination and supervision of the DAPER Facilities Team, the Department of Facilities in providing for high quality setup, management, repair, maintenance and custodial support as needed.
Serve as the primary liaison during evening and weekend shifts. This position is responsible for implementing the MIT Environmental, Health, and Safety (EHS) Management System in areas under their supervision and ensures that facilities and staff under their supervision meet or exceed all applicable EHS requirements.
Serve as the Point of Contact for second shift operation in DAPER.
Manage DAPER Facilities Team to meet program set-up, take downs and cleaning of athletic venues in support of all programs second shift and weekends.
Assist the Evening and Weekend Events Manager with events as needed.
Hire, train, schedule and do payroll for Facility Building Supervisors.
Tour all facilities checking on programs and managing counts sheets for each venue.
Review EMS schedule to make sure groups are in appropriate spaces.
Be present prior to the start of DAPER programs (ie; intercollegiate contests, club sports, intramurals, special events and rentals. It is critical that the EMS schedule is reviewed for time and location of DAPER activities.
Check in student workers as needed for intercollegiate events.
Review nightly any club sport or intramural programs and report back any issues to Manager of Club Sports and Intramurals.
Ensure safety and security by making hourly rounds and checking all exterior doors of indoor facilities. This also includes but is not limited to all outdoor venues and fields on rounds throughout the year.
Coordinate submission of work orders as needed with full time customer service staff.
Assist with the closing of duPont Gym, Johnson Athletic Center, Rockwell Cage, JB Carr Tennis Bubble, and all fields and courts at end of shift. Assist with directing groups out of DAPER facilities 30 minutes after the close of activity areas.
Communicate with Evening and Weekend Manager of Events if issues arise that you need assistance with.
Document any incidents, injuries or thefts that may occur during your shift.
Contact ABM cleaning company as needed for cleaning in their assigned areas.
Contact Campus Police or the Department of Facilities as needed.
Manage select events or rentals when required
Other duties as assigned
Supervision is received from Manager of Facilities, Operations and Events.
In the absence of the Manager of Facilities, Operations and Events this position will supervise DFT staff members. Supervision is exercised over evening staff, DAPER student employees and HFC staff as needed.
Contacts Required to Perform Duties
Frequent contact and collaboration will be needed with all members of the DAPER operations team and DFT. Frequent interaction with the Facilities Department (grounds, custodial, and repair & maintenance), also interacts frequently with Sports Administration, Intercollegiate Coaches, Intercollegiate Teams, Club Sports, Intramurals, Student Organizations, Facilities and Operations Staff, Conference Services, Campus Police, Health Fitness Corporation and other MIT Departments using DAPER Facilities.
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience required in athletics or recreation and a minimum of two years’ experience, in facility management and special events. Must have a valid driver’s license and current First Aid, CPR, and AED certification or be willing to obtain.
Demonstrated experience in supervision of personnel, routine building and field maintenance, customer service and computer skills. Applicants must be able to work in a team environment relative to facility and event management, demonstrated problem solver with effective interpersonal and positive communication skills. Must have experience in or an in-depth understanding of athletics and recreation with direct experience functioning in support of events.
Additional skills and experience in employee supervision and computer operations are required. Must demonstrate and practice effective communication skills. Attention to details and their impact are essential. Must have demonstrated experience and preference working collaboratively in support of shared goals. Must be willing and able to provide additional coverage as needed to support DAPER operations.
MIT is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We strongly encourage diverse candidates to apply.
Internal Number: 17608
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