Penn State Intercollegiate Athletics is seeking applicants for a Coordinator of Athletic Facilities 3 for our grounds maintenance staff to assist in the planning, supervision, and maintenance of all outdoor athletic facilities. In addition, the position will also be responsible for assisting with, training, evaluation and day-to-day functions of the maintenance staff. Job responsibilities include, monitoring repair and maintenance of all mechanical and motorized equipment; determine and assisting with the supervision of the daily facility needs of seeding, sodding, fertilizing, watering, mowing and maintenance of facilities; assist with the scheduling of athletic/recreational facilities; provide guidance and support to staff; supervise special event set-up and clean-up of Beaver Stadium before, during and after events; meet with coaches, administrators and athletic support staff to coordinate facility needs. Typically requires an Associate's degree or higher plus three years of related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Bachelor's degree in Agronomy, Turf management and work-related experience at a Division I Institution preferred. PA Pesticide Applicators License or ability to obtain within three months of employment, prior supervision experience and knowledge of Teamsters Agreement preferred. Proficient and comprehensive knowledge of Turfgrass Management with a focus on Sports Turf and Facility Management also preferred. This position requires that you operate a motor vehicle as a part of your job duties. A valid driver's license and successful completion of a motor vehicle records check will be required in addition to standard background checks.
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