Reporting to the GW Associate Director of Operations, Events, and Facilities, the Senior Athletics Operations Associate for GW's Mount Vernon Athletic Facilities (soccer, tennis, softball, lacrosse) and Barcroft Park (baseball) will be responsible for the following duties:
Directly supervises and trains a temporary workforce of graduate assistants, part time staff, and student staff. This workforce is responsible for:
Assisting in outdoor athletic facilities maintenance and upkeep annually including but not limited to artificial turf, natural turf, bleachers, audio, press/video towers, scoreboards, etc.
Game day operations for Men’s and Women’s Soccer, Softball, Lacrosse, Men’s and Women’s Tennis and Baseball.
Day to day facility oversight, including liaising with Mount Vernon Campus senior staff, contractors, neighborhood constituents/user groups (Palisades Neighborhood Commission, St. Patrick’s Episcopal School, Lab School, Field School).
Independently manages intercollegiate and non-intercollegiate events and supports revenue generation for the University at Mount Vernon Athletic Facilities and Barcroft Park with revenue generation goals.
Is responsible for managing Mount Vernon Pool operations, including promotion, communication and sales of summer memberships, primary liaison with contracted pool maintenance and lifeguard service provider, hiring/training of swim instructors, basic upkeep of pool facility.
Creates, coordinates, and implements all initial and ongoing temporary workforce training sessions, including operations, safety/security, and risk management/reduction.
Plans, staffs, and schedules the Mount Vernon Athletic Facilities and Barcroft Park for events and full operation throughout the year, and collaborates with appropriate campus departments to respond to issues that arise (University Police Department, Safety and Security, etc.).
Is responsible for the daily, event, and logistical operations for the Mount Vernon Athletic Facilities and Barcroft Park including but not limited to staffing, housekeeping, facilities maintenance, turf management, etc.
Qualified candidates will hold a Bachelor’s degree in an appropriate area of specialization plus 2 years of relevant professional experience, or, a Master’s degree or higher in a relevant area of study. Degree must be conferred by the start date of the position. Degree requirements may be substituted with an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
Experience working in Division I athletics operations, facilities and events.
Experience hiring, training, managing and evaluating student-, part-time and full-time staff
Experience with capital facility projects
Excellent interpersonal skills.
Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, the Internet, E-mail) and in using standard office equipment.
Ability to demonstrate effective communication skills both orally and in writing.
Ability to analyze and interpret policy and procedural questions.
Ability to research and resolve office management problems and questions.
Ability to organize workflow, coordinate activities and prioritize workload, including delegation of duties to staff
Must apply on GWU website: https://www.gwu.jobs/postings/45972
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