Assistant Director, Facilities & Event Management

Boca Raton
Jun 05, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job location: Boca Raton

Employment Type: Full-time
Posted data: 2021-06-11
Req: REQ10384
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Position Summary:

Florida Atlantic University is seeking an Assistant Director, Facilities & Event Management, Boca Raton, FL.

With over 30,000 students from all 50 states and over 180 countries, 21 intercollegiate teams, 180 plus degree programs, and an administration that thrives on discovery and excellence, FAU is pushing the boundaries of higher education. Florida Atlantic's faculty and staff are trailblazers and innovators with a passion for finding creative solutions while advancing science, art, and technology in all disciplines. Our work environment is a hub of cultures from across the nation and the world, making FAU a place where collaboration flourishes.

Summary of Responsibilities Include:

  • Assist the Assistant Athletics Director with the development of game operation policies and procedures manuals for all athletic teams sponsored by the department.
  • Assist the Assistant Athletics Director with oversight of all athletics event management and Football Stadium Operations including, but not limited to, Security, Guest Services, Hospitality, and Parking.
  • Oversee all facility rental contracts with both internal and external constituencies, and execute all financial operations contained therein.
  • Assist with scheduling and oversight of all coordinators, intern , and graduate assistants within Facilities and Events Department.
  • Serve as tournament director for all regular season and Conference tournaments hosted by the athletics department.
  • Act as liaison between facility managers, SID's, trainers, marketing personnel, etc., to coordinate a safe and fun environment for all home events.
  • Assist the Assistant Athletics Director for Facilities and Operations with managing all aspects of the department's athletic/event venues in a cost efficient manner. This includes, but is not limited to, the football stadium, arena, baseball fields, softball field, track and field complex and soccer fields. This includes managing purchasing, payroll, security, crowd control, routine repairs, preventative maintenance, janitorial services, admission procedures, equipment and other general user services for all rental contracts.
  • Coordinate with the University's Physical Plant for the day to day upkeep of the facilities. This includes, but is not limited to, janitorial services, minor repairs and upkeep of external landscaping.
  • Maintain an up to date calendar of all events scheduled in each venue.
  • Establish and adjust prices, rates and rate schedules for user.

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution in an appropriate area of specialization and two years of appropriate experience required.

Excellent verbal and written communication skills are essential to success in this position.

Must be proficient in Microsoft Office programs such as Word, Outlook, PowerPoint and Excel.

Must also have excellent customer service, organizational and time management skills.

Availability to work weekends and holidays as needed.


$35,705 - $40,000

College or Department:



Boca Raton

Work Days and Hours:

Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. Weekend and holiday hours as needed.

Application Deadline:


Special Instructions to Applicant:

Individuals with disabilities requiring accommodation, please call 561-297-3057. 711

Final candidate will be required to have official, sealed transcripts and original NACES evaluation, if applicable, sent from their educational institution to Human Resources prior to the start of employment.

Successful completion of a background check, which may include a motor vehicle check, credit check, fingerprinting or additional screening, is required for the selected candidate prior to the start date.

A resume and a cover letter are required for this position. Make sure to attach these required documents in the Attachments section of the application. Any missing required documents may result in disqualification.

This recruitment has been reopened; all previous applicants are still under consideration and need not reapply. This position may close without prior notice.

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