Manager of Boathouse Operations

Jun 15, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Stanford University

Manager of Boathouse Operations

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We are always striving to enhance our reputation as the best college athletics department in the country. Our teams have won an unparalleled 22 consecutive Learfield Directors' Cups as the best athletics department in the country and we are equally proud of our department-wide 98% graduation rate. We strive to make our department efficient, innovative and high performing. We hold our staff and coaches to the highest standards in order to continue to maintain our high levels of success.

Stanford's Department of Athletics, Physical Education and Recreation (“DAPER”) supports the nearly 900 student-athletes who compete on the 36 intercollegiate athletic teams sponsored by the university. It also supports the campus physical education, recreation and wellness initiatives. Stanford's intercollegiate athletics department is seen as the premier athletic program in the country, achieving the highest levels of success both in the classroom and on the field. The core tenets of the Athletics Department culture, “The DAPER Way” are: Embrace Scholar-Athleticism, Pursue and Revere Excellence, Lead With Courage, and Work Cohesively. All department actions and employees are guided by these principles.

This position is responsible for the overall facility and operations management of the Stanford Boathouse.

Reporting to the Assistant Athletics Director, Facilities Services, the Boathouse Manager is responsible for managing the day-to-day operations and facility maintenance of the Stanford Boathouse. The position will work with coaches, staff and outside vendors for any needs for the Boathouse including, but not limited to, maintenance, custodial, fleet and equipment. The manager will also oversee the Redwood Shores race site and all events at that location.

  • Track vehicle usage and registration
  • Track boat usage and registration
  • Coordinate repair and contracts for team vehicles and coaching boats
  • Coordinate repair and contracts for Facility
  • Regularly inspect facilities and grounds around the Boathouse
  • Inspect facility for maintenance, janitorial and fire safety issues
  • Keep facility secured
  • Manage Boathouse Parking
  • Manage Redwood Shores race site Jan - June including home regattas
  • Oversee equipment procurement
  • Coordinate fire, elevator and pest inspections
  • Maintenance on ergometers and bikes and inventory
  • Manage Boathouse budget
  • Attend monthly Facilities meetings
  • Other duties as assigned
Education and Experience
  • A combination of education, training and experience performing responsibilities similar to those listed above.
  • Candidate must have a minimum of six years related experience in facility management, or a combination of Bachelor's degree and experience
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
  • Ability to coordinate daily activities including work scheduling, quality assurance, program validation, monitoring of maintenance activities, and supervision of personnel.
  • Demonstrated experience working with subcontractors/vendors and demonstrated ability to monitor project activities and ensure compliance with internal/external regulations.
  • Demonstrated experience analyzing and interpreting policies.
  • Experience working in a marine environment.
  • Knowledge of environmental and safety rules, regulations, and policies. Ability to conduct job site inspections to ensure compliance.
  • Ability to exercise good judgement and decision making in dealing with the pressures and demands of the sporting environment.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate with a wide range of individuals and staff at all levels.
  • Demonstrated expertise in sport regulations for proper placement of equipment, layout and marking of fields and courts.
  • Ability to lift 50 pounds.
Certifications and Licenses
  • Valid California Non-commercial Class Driver's License
Working Conditions
  • Requires 24-hour response availability seven days per week for emergency situations.
Work Standards
  • Must comply with the California Vehicle Code and Stanford University requirements when operating university-owned vehicles.
  • Interpersonal Skills: Demonstrates the ability to work well with Stanford colleagues and clients and with external organizations.
  • Promote Culture of Safety: Demonstrates commitment to personal responsibility and value for safety; communicates safety concerns; uses and promotes safe behaviors based on training and lessons learned.
  • Subject to and expected to comply with all applicable University policies and procedures, including but not limited to the personnel policies and other policies found in the University's Administrative Guide,
* - Consistent with its obligations under the law, the University will provide reasonable accommodation to any employee with a disability who requires accommodation to perform the essential functions of his or her job.
Stanford is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristics protected by law.

This position, along with all DAPER coaches and staff, is responsible for the integrity of Stanford's intercollegiate athletics program and for the reputation of Stanford University. This position is responsible for ensuring that his/her involvement with Athletics Department activities maintains the integrity of the University's reputation and does not negatively impact the relationship between the University and its faculty, staff, students and alumni. Additionally, this position must comply with University policies and procedures, NCAA and Pacific-12 rules and regulations.

Job: Facilities

Location: Athletics
Schedule: Full-time
Classification Level:

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Stanford is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


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