The Athletic Field Maintenance Manager, under direction, oversees and directs the day to day operations and maintenance of all athletic department playing surfaces and facilities.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Supervise the daily maintenance of the athletic fields (mowing, watering, fertilization, chemical applications). Oversee preparations for practice.
Implement game day preparation and cleanup for athletic fields and facilities.
Plan summer maintenance projects for athletic fields.
Manage all preparations for activities using athletic fields and facilities
Oversee and instruct assigned staff
Oversee the painting and upkeep of athletic fields and facilities.
Oversee the game day field preparations for all home games.
Supervise the post game cleanup.
Supervise the painting and upkeep of grass practice fields.
Plan summer maintenance projects on athletic fields and facilities.
Instruct assigned staff in field maintenance and upkeep of athletic fields and facilities
Prepare and order maintenance supplies needed for all athletic facilities
Coordinate with University, all services provided by them, for developmental and non-departmental activities.
Assist with other department activities.
This document represents the major duties, responsibilities, and authorities of this job, and is not intended to be a complete list of all tasks and functions. Other duties may be assigned.
Responsible for maintaining and monitoring equipment needs and recommending repair or replacement as necessary.
Develop and maintain a budget.
Responsible for the security and storage of equipment and/or for facilitating spaces for such storage for all Department of Athletics Teams.
Maintain ultimate responsibility for coordination, management and communication of comprehensive facilities’ schedule and to include all events (internal, external and athletic) and upkeep to all parties involved.
Responsible for all facility rental agreements.
Maintain continual and thorough familiarity with all applicable NCAA, Conference and University rules and regulations.
Coordinate regularly with coaches and other Athletics personnel to judge and assess needs and requirements competitions surfaces and venues.
Oversee the game day administration for Department of Athletics events.
Maintain accurate records: attendance at home contests and monitor concessions tickets sales revenue.
Education – Bachelor’s Degree in Agronomy Turf Grass Management or related field
Experience – Five years’ experience in athletic field maintenance.
An equivalent combination of training and experience may be considered.
Preferred Education and Experience
Experience in higher education in the area of arena/convention facility and/or event management recordkeeping and report preparation.
Knowledge and Abilities
Irrigation, carpentry, electrical and mechanical work, and grass management.
Multitask and work cooperatively with others.
Preferred Knowledge and Abilities
Demonstrated ability to work in facility management and event operations.
Public relations, interpersonal communication skills and customer service.
Detail-oriented, organized, and computer efficient.
Knowledge in OSHA standards in maintaining a safe working environment.
Must possess ability to plan, develop, organize and manage all aspects of the operational activities of the facility.
Must be able to work under deadlines.
Ability to demonstrate good judgement and respond quickly and professionally under pressure and in a very open and public environment.
Licensing / Professional Certification – None.
Physical Requirements – None.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Supervision of Others
This position generally supervises employees.
This position may require working outside normal hours, weekends, and holidays.
Some travel required.
Salary: $47,654 (annually)
First review of applicants: June 24, 2021
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Internal Number: R-038814
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