Assistant Director of Athletics Facilities Management - (1900007K)
Job Purpose Towson University is accepting applications for an Assistant Director of Athletics Facilities Management. This position manages and maintains the day to day operations of the Towson University Athletic Facilities, to include the Towson Center, SECU Arena, Unitas Stadium, Soccer Complex, Baseball Complex, Softball Complex, Field Hockey complex, tennis courts, and all TU athletic practice fields. This position is responsible for the oversight of all athletic game day staffing coverage and support. Responsible to participate in the project discussions and decisions on athletic facilities. Works closely with Athletics senior staff and budget officer for non-routine work requests. Responsible for the day to day scheduling of all above facilities for all athletic team practices and competitions while working directly with Event and Conference Services on any external scheduling of events.
Description Facility Management: Supervision and management of all indoor and outdoor athletics facilities to include the Towson Center, SECU Arena, Unitas Stadium, Soccer Complex, Baseball Complex, Softball Complex, Field Hockey Complex, Tennis courts, and all TU athletic practice fields. Manage and coordinate maintenance requests with facilities management to ensure that all facilities are in optimal playing conditions for all TU athletic practices, competitions, and external events. Participates in the project meetings to ensure the athletic facilities meets the overall requirements of the end user.
Athletic Event Management: Responsible for coordinating and supervising game day event management for 19 NCAA Division 1 athletic teams. This consists of setup, game management and breakdown for all home athletic competitions. Liaison with TU Police Department on all large event documents to be completed prior to event. Liaison with Event and Conference Services and outside contractors on all game day staffing needs. Scheduling crowd control and must follow all state laws and University policies on crowd control management.
Scheduling: Responsible for coordination and scheduling all above listed athletic facilities for both practice and competition for 19 NCAA Division 1 athletic teams. This position must communicate with coaches and athletic staff regarding availability and conflicts of facilities. This position also serves as a liaison with Events and Conference services for scheduling of external events at all athletic facilities while maintaining a master calendar of all events scheduled for these events. This positions also works with the CAA on conference scheduling of home competitions.
Supervision: Responsible for the supervision of the Athletic Facilities management staff. Ensures the staff is prepared to assist in the game-day setup, game management, and breakdown, while also assisting in scheduling and facility management of all areas stated above. Ensure all outdoor venues are in optimal playing conditions for all athletic facilities.
Budget Management: Manage the facilities and event management operating budget, including investigating costs for various athletic facilities improvements and projects. Supervise the use of the turf management budget by the Sports Turf Management Technician. Forecast replacement plans for needed facilities and equipment repairs and upgrades. Ensure purchases and projects are following all University procurement policies. Provide oversight of the Sports Complex and SECU Arena operating budgets.
Other duties as assigned by the Director of Operations and Maintenance.
Qualifications Bachelor's degree and two years related work experience. Must have prior experience in managing athletic game day events and athletic facilities. Must have the ability to communicate with coaches, staff, University departments, and external clients. Must be well organized and able to work in a fast-paced changing environment and have strong problem-solving skills. Ability to align and execute the University's strategic vision and goals. Knowledge and understanding of NCAA rules and a commitment to compliance regulations. Experience using 25Live scheduling software.
Preferred: Master's Degree or Bachelor's Degree emphasis on Sports Management.
A Criminal Background Investigation is required for the hired candidate and the results may impact employment.
Salary and Benefits Competitive salary and full University benefits that include 22 days of annual leave, up to 14 holidays, personal and sick days; excellent health, life, and retirement plans; and tuition remission. To learn more about our benefits, click here.
This position will be open for a minimum of 14 days. Cover letter and resume are requested, but not required.
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