Director of Athletics Facilities, Game Operations and Equipment Services
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POST DATE 11/15/2019
END DATE 12/5/2019
Loyola University Of Chicago
Rogers Park, IL
JOB DESCRIPTIONPosition Details
Director Athletic Facilites, Game Operations and Equipment Services
Rogers Park-Lake Shore Campus
ATHLETICS - GENERAL PROGRAM (03300A)
IS THIS SPLIT AND/OR FULLY GRANT FUNDED*
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Manage and coordinate the day-to-day operations for Hoyne Field, The Norville Athletic Center and The Alfie Practice Facility, including oversight of regular maintenance activities
Act as main liaison for Athletics with Student Complex on Gentile Arena programming, procedures, maintenance and game day operations
Work closely with Student Complex on scheduling for all facilities utilized by Loyola student-athletes
Evaluate all preventative maintenance projects in athletic owned facilities
Assess site safety programs that maintain a safe work/use environment for all employees and patrons
Coordinate major work projects with department heads and building contractors
Assist with strategic planning for long-term capital projects and priorities
Maintain key security access
Develop and maintain all procedures involved with equipment distribution/collection with each sports program and Athletic Staff
Hire, train, and schedule student and temporary employees serving in the equipment/laundry area
Supervise subordinates daily equipment maintenance duties including repair, laundry, and travel preparation
Coordinate with head coaches on the particular equipment needs related to their sport for both practices and contests
Ensure equipment and apparel ordering for individual team coaches are in compliance with NCAA regulations as well as Department of Athletics and University purchasing policies and procedures
Work closely with Athletic Business Office on all purchase orders, receipt of goods and invoicing related to Equipment Services, Facilities and Game Day Operations
Coordinate Game Day Operations with campus stakeholders including Concessions, Security, Parking & Transportation, Student Complex and other Athletics Staff
Hire, train, and schedule student and temporary employees working to support game day operations
Oversee all game day needs for each athletic event/contest (including ball kids, court wipers, etc )
Exercise discretion and judgement in mitigation of situations that arise during events to include: media access, concessions, parking, and security
Prepare locker rooms for visiting teams and officials and assign student hosts
Communicate with visiting team on needs (practice times, visitor guide, etc.)
MINIMUM EDUCATION AND/OR WORK EXPERIENCE
Bachelor s degree in related field and three-five years of previous experience with college or private enterprise facilities management.
-Demonstrated ability to manage sport facilities, personnel, and special events preferred.
-Management skills to ensure proper set up/tear down and work orders result in smooth operation of events in facilities
-Ability to quickly identify, trouble shoot, and resolve problematic on-site situations and resolve conflicts
-Interpersonal relationship/communication ability to maintain efficient coordination of facility services and supervision of student workers
- Organizational/tracking skills to ensure accuracy and timely ordering and receipt of equipment/ apparel
-Ability to work a non-traditional work day/week schedule (evenings and weekends)
Proficient computer skills and ability to use related computer software programs.
REQUIRED OPERATION OF UNIVERSITY OWNED VEHICLES
DOES THIS POSITION REQUIRE DIRECT ANIMAL OR PATIENT CONTACT*
Lifting, Carrying, Standing
Noise, Irregular Hours, Exposure to Inclement Weather
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