Under direction of the Athletic Director, this position oversees assigned game day functions, including venue set-up and tear-down of all sports, as well as athletic facility oversight, including scheduling and maintenance. Also coordinates various administrative efforts on athletic team sports camps, and assists with athletics capital improvement and renovation projects. Additional information about the department and DSU Athletics can be found online at https://www.dixiestateathletics.com.
DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES
Coordinate and execute all aspects of event management of all home athletics events, including but not limited to:
Facilitate campus-wide coordination of all involved parties for events (Police, Student Life, Alumni Association, Concessions, Ticketing, Custodial, outside contractors, etc.).
Supervise the part-time Athletics event personnel working each event.
Venue set-up and tear-down.
Coordination of officials and visiting teams.
Responsible for the hiring, scheduling, and supervision of Athletics Facilities and Game Operations Interns, as well as the hiring and supervision of all game-day essential staff for game operations areas, as required for each sport.
Coordinate and schedule maintenance (routine, scheduled, and emergency) of all athletic facilities with the campus’ Facilities Management department, as well as any outside contractors for turf, videoboards, lighting, seating, flooring, etc. as needed.
Assist head coaches and Human Resources with hiring paperwork and processes for athletic camps.
Coordinate with head coaches to schedule campus facilities for athletic camps.
Coordinate all operational activities of the Burns Arena and Greater Zion Stadium, including the rental and scheduling of the facility and the oversight of the set-up and take-down of events, including the management of the events themselves, when required.
Serve as Athletic Department liaison with campus scheduling for the rental and scheduling of athletic facilities.
Assist Athletic Director with capitol improvement and renovation projects throughout department.
Perform special projects and other duties as assigned.
Bachelor’s degree in a related field required.
At least three (3) years’ experience managing and coordinating intercollegiate athletic events; experience working with intercollegiate athletic camps preferred.
Experience working with videoboards preferred.
Ability to work variable hours, such as evenings and weekends, depending on sports schedule, is required, as well as the ability to work outdoors, in extreme temperatures (hot or cold, more than one hour per day).
Skill in organizing resources and establishing priorities.
Ability to supervise and train employees, including organizing, prioritizing, and scheduling work assignments.
Ability to coordinate and organize meetings and/or special events required.
Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
Strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community.
Additional Salary Information: Full-time professional staff (overtime-exempt) position. Annual salary of $44,000 - $47,000 depending on qualifications & experience. Desired start date of August 16 or September 1, 2021. Excellent benefits package included that begins on start date; includes medical, dental, vision, employee assistance and wellness programs, life, disability, retirement, undergraduate tuition waivers for employees and eligible dependents, as well as paid holidays in addition to sick and vacation leave accruals. See https://humanresources.dixie.edu/employee-benefits/ under "Benefits Summary" for more details.
About Dixie State University
Dixie State University is an open, inclusive, comprehensive, polytechnic institution committed to exceptional student learning and success. DSU has adopted an instructional approach of "active learning. active life" and a culture of innovation and entrepreneurship. We seek faculty and staff committed to providing students with an active, applied and career-oriented learning environment that is student-centered. Established in 1911 as a community college and in 2013 as a state university, DSU is located in picturesque southwestern Utah with its red rocks, desert climate, over 300 days of sunshine annually, and featuring easy access to world-class outdoor recreational opportunities. The nearest metropolitan area is Las Vegas, NV (120 miles) with amenities such as an international airport and professional sporting teams.
Dixie State currently has approximately 12,000 students and has been a fast-growing Utah public institution of higher education over the last several years. We offer over 210 programs, including masters, bachelors, associates, certificates, endorsements, minors, and/or emphases. DSU seeks to recruit and retain diverse and ambitious faculty and staff who bring n...ew ideas, possess values and career aspirations aligned with the mission and vision, and are inspired to build a premier open, inclusive, comprehensive, polytechnic university. DSU is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer; the President and employees of DSU are fully committed to Affirmative Action and within its programs and activities, including in admissions and employment, Dixie State University does not discriminate or tolerate discrimination, including harassment, based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other status protected by University policy, Title IX, or any other federal, state or local law.
The athletic programs at Dixie State are members of the NCAA Division I and participate in the Western Athletic Conference (WAC).
About the Area: St. George, home of Dixie State University, is located 300 miles south of Salt Lake City and 110 miles northeast of Las Vegas, Nevada. With an area population of 85,000, St. George is a tourist magnet due to its proximity to such scenic wonders as Zion, Bryce and Grand Canyon National Parks, Cedar Breaks and Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monuments, and Lakes Powell and Mead.