The Facilities and Operations Specialist reports directly to the Assistant Athletic Director of Operations – Event Management, and serves as the liaison for all functions pertaining to facilities for the Athletics Facilities and Operations department. The primary focus is managing its daily functions and responding to and addressing specific departmental facility needs.
This position handles certain day-to-day tasks that deal with departmental administrative duties as assigned. Other responsibilities include the coordination of vendors and other external groups that provide support with organizing events; controlling inventory of various items; supervising Facilities and Operations staff, interns, and student assistants; scheduling practices and games with University and Athletic Department coaches and staff; and training new departmental employees. Specific sport game management assignments as determined. Game day management duties include various detailed tasks of preparation coordinated in a timely and efficient manner. Advanced planning and proper breakdown following the event are necessary.
Minimum Qualifications Entry to this classification requires general knowledge and skills in the applicable administrative and/or program field with a foundational knowledge of public administration principles, practices, and methods. This foundation would normally be obtained through a bachelor's degree and/or equivalent training and administrative work experience involving study, analysis, and/or evaluation leading to the development or improvement of administrative policies, procedures, practices, or programs.
Preferred Qualifications and Specialized Skills
Four or more years’ experience in an NCAA Division I intercollegiate athletics facilities and operations/event management office
Four or more years of customer service experience
Experience staging Division I football games
Experience in training and supervising student workers
Involvement in Conference and NCAA Division I championships
Proficiency in Microsoft Office based applications including Word, Excel, Access, Publisher, and PowerPoint
Knowledge of general building systems
Valid California Class B driver’s license, along with approved medical certificate as required by California Department of Motor Vehicles
Additional Salary Information: This is a full-time, benefits eligible, temporary position anticipated to end one year from appointment, with the possibility of reappointment and/or permanency. This position is designated exempt under FLSA and is not eligible for overtime compensation. San Diego State University offers a rich benefits package that constitutes a major portion of total compensation.
Initial review of applications will begin on November 12, 2018. To receive full consideration, apply by November 11, 2018.
Internal Number: 6779
About San Diego State University
San Diego State University is the oldest higher education institution in San Diego.
Since its founding in 1897, the university has grown to become a leading public research university. Each year, SDSU provides more than 35,000 students with the opportunity to participate in an academic curriculum distinguished by direct contact with faculty and an international emphasis that prepares them for a global future.
The Department of Athletics, utilizing the services of over 150 employees, is responsible for the intercollegiate athletics program at San Diego State University. Currently, there are 19 sport programs, approximately 550 student-athletes, and 17 offices in the department. The offices include the following: The Aztec Club, Administration, Athletic Medicine, Business Office, Compliance, Corporate Sales, Development, Equipment, Event Management/Facilities and Operations, Human Resources, Information Technology, Marketing, Media Relations, Strength and Conditioning, Student-Athlete Academic Support Services, Ticket Office, and Video.