University Recreation at the University of Arkansas is seeking candidates for a Facility Coordinator to help them achieve their mission to empower students for success through recreation and wellness.
The Facility Coordinator is responsible for the daily operations of all indoor and outdoor facilities. This includes the HPER building, UREC Sports Complex and opening the brand new UREC Tennis Center in Spring 2022.
Specific Responsibilities Include:
Assisting in opening and operating a brand new 12-court tennis center
Management of the day-to-day operations of the HPER building, UREC Tennis Center and UREC Sports Complex
Budget supervision of 3 locations
Creation and management of facility policies and procedures
Maintain a comprehensive participation, program, and maintenance records for reporting
Supervision of 40 student employees
Assist in the creation and compliance of maintenance for all 3 locations
Ensure safety and risk management policies for all 3 locations
Regular, reliable, and non-disruptive attendance is an essential job duty, as is the ability to create and maintain collegial, harmonious working relationships with others.
Qualifications include the following:
Bachelor's degree in Recreation and Sports Management, Higher Education, Parks and Recreation, or a related field from an accredited institution of higher education
One year experience in recreation, collegiate/recreational sports, or facility operations
Experience supervising part-time staff
Master's degree in Higher Education, Recreation, and Sports Management, or a related field from an accredited institution of higher education
Two years' experience in recreation, collegiate/recreational sports, or facility operations.
Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities:
Knowledge of facility management software
Knowledge of risk management procedures
Knowledge of best practices in recreation and indoor/outdoor facility management
Knowledge of tennis court, building, and artificial turf preventative maintenance
Knowledge of maintenance guidelines and procedures
Skilled in organization and time management
Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
Ability to work collaboratively with others
Ability to balance heavy project load and information from different groups
Ability to prioritize and meet stated deadlines
Ability to teach, delegate, and evaluate staff and peers
Additional information and application can be found on the career site at the University of Arkansas. Applications must be received by 12:00am on October 30, 2021. Applications submitted via email or bluefishjobs.com will not be considered.
The University of Arkansas is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution. The university welcomes applications without regard to race/color, sex, gender, pregnancy, age, national origin, disability, religion, marital or parental status, protected veteran or military status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal or state law. he University of Arkansas is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution. The university welcomes applications without regard to age, race, gender (including pregnancy), national origin, disability, religion, marital or parental status, protected veteran status, military service, genetic information, sexual orientation or gender identity. Persons must have proof of legal authority to work in the United States on the first day of employment. All applicant information is subject to public disclosure under the Arkansas Freedom of Information Act.
Required Documents to Apply: Cover Letter/Letter of Application, Resume, List of three Professional References (name, email, business title)
Founded in 1871, the University of Arkansas is a land grant institution, classified by the Carnegie Foundation among the nation's top 2 percent of universities with the highest level of research activity. The University of Arkansas works to advance Arkansas and build a better world through education, research and outreach by providing transformational opportunities and skills, promoting an inclusive and diverse culture and climate, and nurturing creativity, discovery and the spread of new ideas and innovations. Ten colleges and schools serve more than 27,600 students with 200+ academic programs. U of A students earn nationally competitive awards at an impressive rate and represent all 50 states and 120 countries.The University of Arkansas campus is located in Fayetteville, a welcoming community ranked as one of the best places to live in the U.S. The growing region surrounding Fayetteville is home to numerous Fortune 500 companies and one of the nation's strongest economies. Northwest Arkansas is also quickly gaining a national reputation for its focus on the arts and overall quality of life. Arkansas is a natural wonder of forests, mountains and lakes framed by picturesque rivers ...and streams. Some of the best outdoor amenities and most spectacular hiking trails are a short drive from campus.