Assistant Athletic Director for Facility and Event Management
Location: Rochester, Michigan
Oakland University offers competitive salaries and an excellent benefit program including a comprehensive medical plan with low contribution amounts for our employees, dental and vision plans at no cost for our employees, generous paid time off plans, a generous University contribution to our 403(b) retirement plan, tuition assistance for our employees and dependents, free access to our Campus Recreation Center and workout facilities, and flexible work schedules and wellness programs. These are current benefit levels subject to future changes. Oakland University offers a strong, University-wide commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion, which has garnered national recognition as a top workplace for LGBTQ+ community members; national recognition as a safe workplace, and consistent top ranking for support services to U.S. Military veteran students.
Internal Number: 988294
Oakland University Athletics is a Division I program committed to academic and athletic excellence. Our Athletic Department is looking for a highly organized, driven and detail oriented individual to fill the position of Assistant Athletic Director for Facilities and Event Management. This position reports to the Associate Athletic Director for Internal Operations. Duties include: - Supervise and oversee all athletic facilities, operations, event staff and equipment room staff as well as budget oversight to these departments. - Lead, implement and align facility and event safety and emergency procedures with other campus safety initiatives where applicable. - Develop, execute, and oversee policies and procedures related to facilities, operations, and event management. - Working in conjunction with the Business Office, develop, implement, and monitor the business plan for the external revenue from facility rentals and direct oversight of those rentals. - Supervise and oversee Athletic sports camps. - Comply with all NCAA, Conference and University rules, regulations, ordinances, policies, and procedures. - Knowledge of NCAA rules as it pertains to assigned job duties and the scope of employment. In addition, the individual will be responsible for obtaining proper guidance or approval from Athletics Compliance prior to participating in select activities, as defined by NCAA bylaws or institutional policies. - Liaison to Athletics external facilities partners. - Develop, execute and oversee initiatives and special projects as directed by the Athletic Director. Ensures that all special projects are actively moving forward by monitoring assigned personnel and programs.
Bachelor’s degree or an equivalent combination of education and/or experience.
A minimum of three (3) years’ progressive experience in facilities and operations management in Intercollegiate Athletics plus supervisory/management experience.
Working knowledge of building systems, maintenance supervision and facilities operations.
Work experience that demonstrates strong time management, written and verbal communication skills and organizational skills.
Ability to collaborate and work effectively with students, coaches, staff, administration, campus partners and community members.
Demonstrated ability to meet strict deadlines, manage multiple projects, work as part of a team and motivate staff in a fast-paced environment.
Demonstrated support for diversity, equity, and inclusion.
Ability to work nights, weekends and holidays depending on work and game schedules. Some travel may be required.
Perform all job duties in a manner consistent with NCAA, conference and University rules, regulations, ordinances, policies, and procedures.
Valid driver’s license and a driving record acceptable to the University by the University’s insurance carrier.
Oakland University is a nationally recognized doctoral university of high research activity located on 1,443 acres of scenic land in the cities of Rochester Hills and Auburn Hills in Oakland County, Michigan. The University has 142 bachelor’s degree programs and 138 graduate degree and certificate programs. Academics include programs in the College of Arts and Sciences, School of Business Administration, School of Education and Human Services, School of Engineering and Computer Science, School of Health Sciences, School of Medicine and School of Nursing. As an anchor institution in southeastern Michigan, Oakland University is committed to building ongoing and collaborative relationships with the surrounding communities. Community and civic engagement enhances the lives of our students and has a positive impact on our broader community.