The primary responsibility of the Assistant Athletic Director for Facilities & Events is to serve as the coordinator for all sports programs and athletic events and to act as the department’s liaison in scheduling and maintaining all athletic facilities.
Manage and coordinate the staffing of all home athletic events.
Collaborate with RMC Events staff to select and assign staff needs for all necessary home athletic events.
Communicate with Campus Police to staff event security as well as coordinate parking and traffic flow.
Develop procedures for the game day staff members and provide training for these staff members on an ongoing basis.
Monitor all game day staff during athletic events and ensure all athletic department standards and policies are being upheld.
Serve as the game day facilities contact/coordinator for all home football, men and women’s basketball games, and Olympic sports games.
Prepare effectively by communicating with all visiting teams, officials, and part-time staff and provide them with detailed instructions for their arrivals.
Manage and coordinate all staffing needs for these events by collaborating with RMC Events and Campus Police.
Act as the primary liaison for the athletic department to troubleshoot and solve any issues or problems that arise throughout the events.
Monitor the care and maintenance of the Robins Center office environment as well as all athletic fields and facilities
Communicate effectively with the Deputy Athletic Director all issues pertaining to facility and event management.
Provide recommendations for care of all athletic facilities to the appropriate University facilities contact.
Prioritize projects and facility’s needs and seek services from University physical plant (housekeeping, landscaping, electrical, etc.) to meet the needs of the department.
Serve as the primary contact within the athletic department to field all questions and issues pertaining to offices and athletic facilities.
Manage and coordinate all aspects of hosting outside groups utilizing University of Richmond athletic facilities.
Assist the Associate Athletic Director for Business in contract negotiations for all for-profit outside groups requesting use of University of Richmond athletic facilities.
Ensure all procedures are in compliance with NCAA rules and regulations.
Manage the staff and equipment needs of all groups and monitor the invoicing and payment for use of all facilities.
Manage the schedule of the facilities and ensure there are no conflicts with the needs of the University of Richmond athletic teams.
Recommend and assist in the development of policies pertaining to the operational aspects of the Robins Center.
Serve as the liaison to the physical plant and represent athletics on the University Facilities Committee.
Thorough knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations, specifically pertaining to hosting games and events.
Strong written and verbal communication skills, the ability to perform accurate detail-oriented work, the ability to communicate effectively with a diverse population and strong interpersonal skills are required.
Requires work on weekends and nights during most of the academic year
Pay Grade 5 (Hiring Range: $37,944.00 to $50,275.00 annually)
Located minutes from downtown Richmond, Virginia, the University of Richmond (www.richmond.edu) blends the intimacy of a small college with exceptional academic, research, and cultural opportunities usually found only at large institutions. Richmond offers a unique combination of undergraduate and graduate programs. Our School of Arts & Sciences anchors Richmond as a nationally ranked liberal arts university. A ranked business school, the nation’s first school of leadership studies, a highly respected law school, a nationally recognized international education program and the community-focused School of Professional and Continuing Studies build on that strong foundation and make this university something unique.
UR is committed to developing a diverse faculty, staff, and student body, and to modeling an inclusive campus community which values the expression of differences in ways that promote excellence in teaching, learning, personal development and institutional success. In keeping with this commitment, our academic community welcomes candidates from diverse backgrounds and candidates who support diversity. EOE
EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE:
A bachelor’s degree is required, master’s preferred
2-3 years of experience in a related field, collegiate athletics preferred
Internal Number: 500133
About University of Richmond
The only university in the country known as the Spiders, the University of Richmond successfully competes in 17 Division I sports. Our student athletes excel in the classroom as well as on the field, with a graduation success rate of 92 percent.