Assistant Director I - Assistant Director of Johnson Coliseum Operations

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Assistant Director I - Assistant Director of Johnson Coliseum Operations


Assistant Director I - Assistant Director of Johnson Coliseum Operations

FLSA status

Hiring Salary
$3,958 – $4,568 per month

Occupational Category

Recreational Sports

Open Until Filled

Educational and Experience Requirement
Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Student Personnel Services, or in a related field. Two years of experience in facility operations or in a related field. Managerial experience preferred. Additional education may be considered in lieu of experience.

Nature & Purpose of Position
Assists the Director of Recreational Sports with various initiatives and objectives. Performs moderately complex managerial work providing direction and guidance in the operations and planning of the Johnson Coliseum for Recreational Sports.

Primary Responsibilities
Works with the Director to program activities of the Johnson Coliseum staff in the Recreational Sports department. Responsible for the day-to-day facility operations of the Johnson Coliseum. Handles the logistics of all event set-ups, tear downs, and change overs. Establishes preventive maintenance schedules and contacts contracted services. Assists with the facility technology and operational software usage and updates. Assists with establishing goals and objectives. Develops and approves schedules, priorities, and standards for achieving goals. Plans, implements, coordinates, monitors, and evaluates policies and procedures and monitors compliance with policies and procedures. Identifies areas of needed change and makes recommendations to improve operations. Researches facility improvement and enhancement projects. Develops strategies for the maintenance, service, inventory, and replacement of facility equipment. Coordinates all housekeeping and general maintenance of the building. Coordinates and evaluates business function activities. Compiles and monitors budget expenditures. Manages, arranges and implements events. The point of contact and house manager for all events inside the Johnson Coliseum. Plans, assigns, and supervises the work of others. Designs, implements, and promotes safety programs. Oversees the preparation of management and productivity reports and studies. Trains faculty and staff. Participates in strategic planning. Performs other related duties as assigned.

Other Specifications
International Association of Venue Managers (IAVM) certification desirable. First aid, Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR), and computer experience is helpful. Venue lighting and audio experience is desirable. Must possess well-developed communicative and interpersonal skills essential to working with large groups. Working hours may vary as required including evening and weekend work. Must be able to communicate and work well with all contracted services, equipment vendors, maintenance personnel, custodial services and co-workers within the department. Must be willing to attend conferences and workshops to strengthen work skills pertaining to the job and overall performance. Knowledge of local, state, and federal laws. Ability to manage business functions. Communicates with other university departments, personnel, and other agencies. Attention and care is required in the performance of duties to prevent injury to self or others. This position may be designated as a Campus Security Authority (CSA).

Full Time Part Time
Full Time


EEO Statement
Sam Houston State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Plan Employer and Smoke/Drug-Free Workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, ancestry, marital status, citizenship, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, or gender identity. Sam Houston State University is an “at will” employer. Security sensitive positions at SHSU require background checks in accordance with Education Code 51.215.

Applicant Documents Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Letter of Recommendation 1
  4. Letter of Recommendation 2
  5. Reference Contact Information
Optional Documents
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    1. * Are you legally authorized to work in the United States?
      • Yes
      • No
    2. * How did you learn about this position?
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    3. If your response to the question above was "Other" please indicate from what source.

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    4. * How many years of experience do you have in a technology related field?
      • None
      • Less than 6 years
      • More than 6 years but less than 8 years
      • More than 8 years but less than 10 years
      • More than 10 years
    5. * How much experience do you have with event lighting systems?

      (Open Ended Question)

    6. * How much experience do you have with audio/speaker systems used for general assembly?

      (Open Ended Question)

    7. * How would you ensure the general appearance of the building is acceptable to the faculty, staff and students?

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    8. * How many years of institutional, commerical, or industrial cleaning experience do you have?
      • 0 years
      • 1-2 years
      • 2-3 years
      • 3-4 years
      • 4 or more years
    9. * Please describe your experience using computerized maintenance management systems for recording building maintenance requests.

      (Open Ended Question)

    10. * Do you have experience with budget management and purchasing? If so, please explain.

      (Open Ended Question)

    11. * Describe any responsibilities you've had in relation to programming large-scale events.

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    12. * Please describe your responsibilities as a supervisor.

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    13. * Please give an example of a position you have held where you were required to train subordinates and how you went about that training.

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    14. * Are you willing to work a flexible schedule, which may include evenings and weekends?
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      • No
    15. * Please describe your experience working with Microsoft Excel.

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    Posted: 7/30/2019
    Application Due: 1/18/2020
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