This position will work under the Associate Athletics Director for Facilities and Operations to manage the facilities while supporting the overall operational logistics of the department. This person will be responsible for the efficiency, safety, and operation of the department’s facilities and events (revenue generating and intercollegiate competitive). This position will assist with overseeing capital planning, facility, and operations management.
Develop and manage long- and short-term upgrade plans for athletic & recreational facilities. Work directly with Drexel's Planning, Designing, and Construction Office and attend all scheduled construction meetings throughout the duration of a project.
Serve as game day manager for designated intercollegiate athletic events including Field Hockey, Wrestling, and Men’s Lacrosse.
Serve as facility manager for Men’s and Women’s Basketball home events and assist with planning and oversight of CAA & NCAA championship events.
Act as Department liaison for external TV/video production crews for Home athletic events. Participate in meetings and walk-throughs leading up to the events.
Assist department with all A/V related questions, issues, and purchases; act as point of contact for projects that have an A/V component to it.
Work closely with the Director of Athletic Video Services for all purchases and installations of equipment that are related to the Video Boards, or for the live video stream production for home athletic events.
Oversee the Instant Replay System. Work with Instant Replay manufacturer and CAA for all software upgrades, and schedule and/or facilitate training with replay operators.
Act as primary contact for Daktronics, the department’s scoreboard and video board provider and schedule all service needs and purchase all replacement or upgraded equipment.
Department lead in testing and servicing the hardware for the Daktronics Video Equipment in the Daskalakis Athletic Center (DAC) Basketball Arena.
Provide oversight of Arena LED Lighting Control System.
Works directly with University A/V consultant on design phase for all capital projects.
Manage contracts and relationships of third-party vendors who perform preventative maintenance at the athletic & recreational facilities.
Oversee preventative maintenance and seasonal service of 3 synthetic turf fields at the Vidas Athletic Complex.
Work with Drexel’s Director of Grounds in the planning process for the installation and break-down of the seasonal air-support structure that encloses 3 outdoors tennis courts at the Vidas Athletic Complex.
Serve as main contact to third-party contracted landscaping vendor, which provides landscape maintenance service, snow and ice control, trash pick-up, and practice and game preparation set-up and break-down for all athletic events at the Vidas Athletic Complex.
Facilitate weekly meetings with the Account Manager and the Director of Grounds. Schedule and facilitate trainings for facilities staff; work with Health and Safety office on facilitating trainings.
Report and track all facility maintenance and custodial issues and concerns through the University work order system.
Oversee Annual Work Order operating budget and lead biweekly meetings/walk-throughs with University Facilities Trades Managers.
Supervise Coordinator of Athletic Facilities.
paperwork for third-party vendors.
Coordinate purchasing and budget management for all facility and athletic related equipment.
Assist the Associate Athletics Director for Facilities & Operations in creating annual facilities & operations budget.
Perform related duties as assigned.
Minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree or Equivalent.
Minimum of 6 years of experience working within athletic facilities, operations or events.
Ability to work nights and weekends.
Strong communication and organizational skills.
Valid Driver’s License.
Experience working within collegiate or professional athletic facilities & events.
Knowledge of and experience in field maintenance (artificial, grass, softball/baseball infield).
Ability to bend, crouch, stoop.
Ability to stand, walk.
Ability to lift up to 50lbs.
Location University City, Philadelphia PA
Additional Information This position is classified as Exempt with a salary grade of K. For more information regarding Drexel’s Professional Staff salary structure, https://drexel.edu/hr/career/ducomp/salstructure/ Please review the Benefits Brochure for some information on our benefits offerings.
Special Instructions to the Applicant Please make sure you upload your CV/resume and cover letter when submitting your application. Review of applicants will begin once a suitable candidate pool is identified.
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