BASIC JOB DESCRIPTION: Reports to the Deputy Athletic Director, responsible for providing leadership to the day to day facilities and game operations for Stetson University’s Division I intercollegiate athletics program. Directly supervises a Concessions Manager, Assistant Director of Facilities/Events, Equipment Room Supervisor and multiple student workers and interns.
QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor's degree with at least three years of professional experience in athletic facilities and operations or related field; commitment to the mission and strategic plan of the University; ability to work effectively with students, student-athletes, faculty, alumni, program boosters, the public and administrative staff
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: Provides leadership for the day to day facilities and game operations for Stetson University’s Division I intercollegiate athletics program. Responsible for Event Management and Facility improvement and upkeep. Ensures compliance with all federal, NCAA, conference and university regulations, creating and managing departmental resources in a fiscally responsible manner, and sustaining a culture of sportsmanship, professionalism and respect at all levels.
Significant Duties: The responsibilities of the Assistant Athletic Director for Operations and Events shall include, but not necessarily be limited to, the following: •Strong interpersonal, written and verbal communications skills. •Oversees budgets for equipment room, athletics facilities and events, concessions and student employment. •Coordinating, implementing and supervising all game day operations for Stetson Intercollegiate Athletics, including set up and break down, which includes, but is not limited to venue preparation for practice and competition, supervising and instructing workers. •Supervising the scheduling of activities (practice, game, outside) for all of Stetson’s athletic facilities. Must have ability to conduct productive coaches meetings, offer conflict resolution, capable of posting, tracking and disseminating schedules in a timely manner. •Supervising the maintenance, function and improvement of Stetson’s athletic facilities. Includes maintaining all buildings and fields, with the assistance of our facilities and grounds staff, coordinating the replacement or repair of all parts that are broken down, and enhancing facilities where capable and appropriate. •Supervising the use of Stetson’s athletic facilities by outside groups and our recreation staff looking to utilize the facilities in a limited manner. This also entails working with our Boundless Learning staff, which is responsible for our non-athletic summer camps. •Supervising all student workers, game workers and equipment manager(s) employed by the University who work in the Athletic Department. •Managing the budgets, personnel and performance of Concessions at events. •Performing other duties as may be assigned by the Deputy Athletic Director.
Stetson University's Athletics Program has a vision of developing a culture of champions athletically, academically and within the community. This vision is accomplished through a mission of recruiting and developing student-athletes, coaches and staff, creating a culture of champions, within and outside of competition. The department operates with five core values: Championship Culture, Integrity, Excellence, Pride/Tradition and Leadership. To learn more about the Vision, Mission and Core Values for Stetson Athletics, visit Go Hatters.com and click on Mission Statement under the Inside Athletics tab.
WORKING CONDITIONS: Duties require: both indoor and outdoor work; direct exposure to prevailing weather, extreme heat, humidity, and extreme cold; physical ability to endure physically strenuous work-outs and physical exercise on a daily basis, including standing and/or walking for long periods, bending, stooping, lifting; manual dexterity; lifting of up to fifty pounds; ability to work hours outside the normal University schedule; physical ability to travel; perceptual demands for sound, form, depth.
Bachelor's degree with at least three years of professional experience in athletic facilities and operations or related field; commitment to the mission and strategic plan of the University; ability to work effectively with students, student-athletes, faculty, alumni, program boosters, the public and administrative staff
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ASSISTANT ATHLETIC DIRECTOR FOR OPERATIONS AND EVENTS