Associate Director for Facilities
Open Date: 03/20/2018
Date Initial Screening Begins:
Minimum Education/Experience: Master's degree in physical education, recreation/athletic administration or a related field required. A minimum of five years of experience at the collegiate level working with and/or directly responsible for facilities aquatic supervision and program administration is required. Demonstrated ability to supervise full-time and student staff. Demonstrated ability for clear, written and verbal communication. He/she must possess experience with public speaking and/or teaching. Experience with fiscal management practices and responsibilities. Knowledge of legal, safety and risk management policies and procedures. Experience with strategic planning, assessment efforts and data analysis. Knowledge of energy conservation practices and sustainability issues in facility, field, court and alternative recreational site operations as well as knowledge in regard to common construction practices and terminology. Ability to work independently and effectively as part of a team.
Special Instructions to Applicant: In order to be considered for the position, all applicants are required to submit online a candidate profile, a letter of interest, a current resume, and a list of three references including contact information. Additionally, original official transcripts, a criminal background check, and three signed letters of reference will be required upon offer of employment. All degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions and conferred by the time of hire. East Carolina University seeks to create an environment that fosters the recruitment and retention of a more diverse student body, faculty, staff and administration. In order to promote the university's diversity goal, Student Affairs strongly encourages applicants from women, minorities, and historically underrepresented groups.
Job Duties: The Associate Director of Facilities and Operations is responsible for the overall organization, administration, management and operation of indoor and outdoor facilities, aquatics, boathouse, safety services, main office and customer services departments relative to CRW. The Associate Director of Facilities and Operations is the primary administrative liaison with users of the facilities, including academic units, administrative departments and student organizations. The Associate Director is responsible for the development and implementation of facility policies and procedures and for interpreting administrative policy for users of the facilities. The Associate Director of Facilities and Operations is responsible for all corrective/restorative actions for all scheduled and non-routine facility maintenance and/or repair. This responsibility includes daily upkeep, preventive maintenance and repairs to facilities. In addition, the Associate Director of Facilities and Operations coordinates annual projects and large-scale capital improvements to the 150,000 square foot Student Recreation Center (SRC), the 28,000 square foot recreation and wellness spaces in the Health Science Student Center (HSC), the 21 acre Blount Sports Complex and the developing 129 acre North Recreational Sports Complex of which 60 acres are undeveloped. The position deals with sensitive issues including disciplinary actions for participants that have demonstrated inappropriate behavior or disregard for established rules and policies. He/she oversees and manages informal use of facilities, aquatic programs, safety services programs housekeeping services, and coordinates management with Facilities Services. The Associate Director of Facilities and Operations has contact with a diverse populace both on and off campus. He/she deals with the general public, the University community, volunteer groups, businesses/corporations and professionals. The position will assist with the solicitation of community partners and sponsors. Likewise the position will have significant impact upon the image of Campus Recreation & Wellness through the visibility associated with being a public representative of the department in numerous events and activities. The position reports to the Director of CRW.