Job Summary: The Coordinator, Facility Operations assists in providing educational and recreational opportunities to the University of Alabama community. Duties include recruitment and supervision of staff and/or student workers, providing student development opportunities and patron relations. This position will hold primary responsibilities in managing patron services and relations, managing equipment, and administrative tasks such as payroll, budgeting and accounting. Responsible for completing required training that is related to laws and regulations, that creates a more hospitable and respectful workplace; and safer work environment.
Additional Department Summary: This position provides professional management and supervision of the University of Alabama's Student Recreation Center, Robert E. Witt Student Activity Center, Aquatic Center and Outdoor Pool during weekday, afternoon and evening hours. During evening hours, the incumbent has responsibility for all functions relating to the operations and maintenance of facilities including but not limited to: patron services and relations; supervision of approximately 150-170 part-time student assistants and student building supervisors; revenue accounting; risk management, issuance and maintenance of sports and fitness equipment and sports equipment inventory; policy enforcement and injury management.
The incumbent is responsible for communicating issues at all UREC facilities, including cleanliness, appearance and mechanical systems to the Associate Director for Facility Operations & Special Events. The incumbent provides a respectful, supportive and healthy environment for University Recreation participants. The Coordinator directly supervises University Recreation’s strength and conditioning student staff at the Student Recreation Center, Robert E. Witt Student Activity Center, Aquatic Center and Outdoor Pool, and encourages leadership opportunities to develop our students into responsible citizens. Through the coordination and implementation of these duties, the Coordinator ensures the safety and well-being of participants which creates an environment for health and fitness improvement. This individual must work toward the department and University goals of diversity, inclusion and outreach in student selection, patron relations, program offerings and special events.
Required Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor's degree or higher.
Additional Required Department Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor's degree and three (3) years of facility operations experience in a collegiate or municipal recreation setting; OR Master's degree or higher and one (1) year of facility operations experience in a collegiate or municipal recreation setting. Must have valid U.S. driver's license. Must be at least 21 years of age at time of hire and have an acceptable Motor Vehicle Report as determined by the insurance carrier.
Skills and Knowledge: Demonstrated commitment to expand multicultural knowledge, awareness, and skills as evidenced through: demonstrating self awareness; understanding and valuing others; demonstrating knowledge of social inequalities; interacting effectively with a diversity of people; fostering equity and inclusion.
Preferred Qualifications: Minimum two years preferred progressive facility management experience in a campus recreation or similar setting.
Background Investigation Statement: Prior to hiring the final candidate(s) must successfully pass a pre-employment background investigation. A prior conviction reported as a result of the background investigation DOES NOT automatically disqualify a candidate from consideration for this position. A candidate with a prior conviction will receive an individualized review of the prior conviction before a hiring decision is made.
Equal Employment Opportunity: The University of Alabama is an Equal Employment/Equal Educational Opportunity Institution. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, genetic information, disability or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against because of their protected status. Applicants to and employees of this institution are protected under Federal law from discrimination on several bases. Follow the link below to find out more. "EEO is the Law" Poster
Normal Work Schedule: Monday - Friday 2:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.; hours may vary to include nights and weekends as needed.
Method of Application: Visit UA’s employment website at jobs.ua.edu for more information and to apply. The University of Alabama is an equal-opportunity employer (EOE), including an EOE of protected vets and individuals with disabilities.
Application Deadline: 18 October 2019 10:55 p.m. Central Daylight Time
Excellent benefits, vacation, and holidays (including Spring Break) for more information visit http://hr.ua.edu/