Assistant Director of Athletics Facilities Operations and Events
Location: NY, New York
Required Education: 4 Year Degree
Salary: Commensurate with experience
Operations - Event Management
Operations - Facility Management
4 Year Degree
Internal Number: 529800
The Assistant Director of Athletics Facilities Operations and Events assists the Director, Physical Education and Recreation in the overall administration for the care and maintenance of The Dodge Fitness Center (primary location), tracking work orders, and assisting to liaison with University shops, and assists the Associate Director of Athletics Facilities Operations and Capital Projects in oversight for game management operations for events at the Dodge Fitness Center, and on occasion Baker Athletic Center (secondary location) and any off-site Home Events
Management of general scheduling logistics for intercollegiate athletics, physical education and recreation primary location and assist at secondary location and alternate sites as needed.
Assist in developing visiting team guides, event manuals, and event checklists
Supervise and assist in the hiring, training of all student and short-term casual staff for all athletic facilities and events
Develop and manage short-term and long-term facility upgrade plans for athletic facilities, as directed by the Director of Physical and Recreation and the Associate Director of Athletics Facilities Operations and Capital Projects.
Monitor and coordinate all physical building maintenance, project management, and custodial direction and report and track all custodial and mechanical complaints for all athletic facilities to Columbia University Facilities
Maintain the integrity of athletic facility assets including customer service for all programming.
Assist with managing an approved budget for responsible areas including implementing all cost-accounting measures related to all indirect and direct costs of operation.
Schedule and direct (where appropriate) University personnel (e.g., Public Safety, Custodial, Mechanical, etc.) and third-party vendors.
Assisting in the management of department vans including scheduling usage, coordinating training and approval of drivers, review and tracking of maintenance, insurance, inspections. EZ passes and gas cards.
Assist the Facilities and Events staff with revenue generation, including facility rental for outside group and teams.
Exhibit the highest professional standards and ethical behavior with adherence to NCAA, Ivy League Conference, University, and the Department of Intercollegiate Athletics and Physical Education rules and regulations
Contribute to the maintenance of good working relationships with all members of the Department
Assumes other responsibilities as assigned by the Director, Intercollegiate Athletics and Physical Education
Bachelor's Degree and/ or equivalent related experience required.
Minimum of 2-4 years of experience
Demonstrated record of successful planning, budgeting, analyzing and managing financial and human resources required.
Valid Driver’s License.
Ability to manage multiple projects and tasks simultaneously required.
Excellent interpersonal, organizational and communication skills required.
An advanced degree is preferred
Successful experience in athletics administration, NCAA Division I level preferred
Successful experience in multi-stake holder facilities or PPP preferred.
Ability to work effectively with students, faculty, administrators, alumni, and the general public preferred
Equal Opportunity Employer / Disability / Veteran
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