Assistant Director of Facilities and Event Management

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Posting Details

Posting Details

Posting NumberS04137PWorking TitleAssistant Director of Facilities and Event ManagementDepartmentAthletics FacilitiesAbout the University of Georgia

The University of Georgia (UGA), a land-grant and sea-grant university with statewide commitments and responsibilities is the state’s oldest, most comprehensive, and most diversified institution of higher education ( UGA is currently ranked among the top 20 public universities in U.S. News & World Report. The University’s main campus is located in Athens, approximately 65 miles northeast of Atlanta, with extended campuses in Atlanta, Griffin, Gwinnett, and Tifton. UGA was founded in 1785 by the Georgia General Assembly as the first state-chartered University in the country. UGA employs approximately 1,800 full-time instructional faculty and more than 7,600 full-time staff. The University’s enrollment exceeds 36,000 students including over 27,500 undergraduates and over 8,500 graduate and professional students. Academic programs reside in 17 schools and colleges, as well as a medical partnership with Augusta University housed on the UGA Health Sciences Campus in Athens.

About the College/Unit/DepartmentCollege/Unit/Department websitePosting TypeExternalRetirement PlanTRSEmployment TypeEmployeeBenefits EligibilityBenefits EligibleFull/Part timeFull TimeWork ScheduleAdditional Schedule Information

Monday – Friday, 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Hours may vary based on competition schedule for assigned sports facilities. Occasional nights and weekends.

Advertised SalaryCommensurate with ExperiencePosting Date10/10/2019Open until filledYesClosing DateProposed Starting Date11/04/2019Special Instructions to ApplicantsLocation of VacancyAthens Area EEO Policy Statement

The University of Georgia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, genetic information, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status.

Position Information

Classification TitleFacilities Management Paraprofessional/ProfessionalPay GradeFLSAJob FamilyFacilitiesFTE1.0Minimum Qualifications

Requires technical knowledge in the field acquired through an apprenticeship, a 2-year degree, or professional certificate. Please contact your Human Resources office for an evaluation of education/experience in lieu of the required minimum qualifications.

Preferred QualificationsPosition Summary

Facility coordinator for Turner Soccer/Softball Complex and Equestrian. Event Manager for Soccer, Softball and other assigned events. Oversight of all sound system operations at athletic facilities.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and/or Competencies

Good organization and logistics skills. Ability to communicate well with all levels.

Physical Demands

Stand; walk; use hands to handle, feel, and reach with hands and arms. Sit and talk or hear. The employee will frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Close and distance vision, and peripheral vision.

Is driving a responsibility of this position?Does this position have operation, access, or control of financial resources?NoDoes this position require a P-Card? NoIs having a P-Card an essential function of this position? NoDoes this position have direct interaction or care of children under the age of 18 or direct patient care?NoDoes this position have Security Access (e.g., public safety, IT security, personnel records, patient records, or access to chemicals and medications)NoCredit and P-Card policy

Be advised a credit check will be required for all positions with financial responsibilities. For additional information about the credit check criteria, visit the UGA Credit Background Check website.



Operations manager for select facility maintenance and construction projects. Assists in planning and implementation of construction projects. Coordinates and manages the daily operations for assigned athletic facilities. Coordinates use of all assigned facilities under the control of the Athletic Association and insures proper maintenance and operations. Responsible for the inspection of work areas regularly to ensure satisfactory facilities and facilities operations.

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Event Manager for Soccer, Softball, and other assigned Athletic Events. Responsible for the set up and breakdown of athletic equipment for competition. Responsible for the clean-up prior to and after athletic events. Responsible for the proper moving of furniture and other items within and between buildings.

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Sound System Oversight – ensure that the PA system at each assigned athletic facility is fully functioning prior to an athletic practice or competition. Coordinate preventative maintenance and schedule repairs to avoid interference with athletic competition.

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Supervise and schedule the work of one full-time intern who will provide facility operations and event management assistance.

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Other duties as assigned.

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Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you possess a valid driver's license?
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Applicant DocumentsRequired Documents
  1. Resume/CV
  2. Cover Letter
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    Posted: 10/12/2019
    Application Due: 11/1/2019
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