Athletic Facilities Assistant (part-time)

University of Massachusetts Lowell
UMass Lowell
Closing date
Oct 22, 2021

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Job Details

Job no: 509347
Position type: Staff Part Time
Benefit Status: Non-Benefited – Non-Union
Campus: UMass Lowell
Department: Athletic Programs
Salary: $15/hour
Applications Open: Jul 16 2021
Applications Close: Open until filled

General Summary of Position:

The Athletic Facilities and Events Operation staff currently oversees the following athletic campus facilities: Costello Athletic Center, Cushing Soccer and Lacrosse Field, Cushing Field Hockey and Track & Field Complex, River View Softball Field, Mahoney Gymnasium, Edward A. LeLacheur Park.


  1. Assist the Assistant Athletics Director for Events and Operations with all services related to the management of multiple athletic facilities and the Event Management of 16 Division I sports:
  • Ensure all America East Conference and NCAA guidelines are followed
  • Oversee part-time athletic operations staff
  • Assist in scheduling management for events and practices
  • Supervise external groups utilizing the facilities for events, etc.
  • Supervise setup and breakdown of home athletic contests
  • Prepare facility for external and internal events
  • Assist internal departments, as directed, with logistical needs for event operations
  • Assist with oversight of administrative functions within the Athletic Facilities and Event Management office:
    • Assist with inventory controls for Athletic equipment, computers, keys, etc.
    • Report facility maintenance issues and facilitate necessary action and/or resolution
    • Ensure proper condition of all athletic equipment
    • Attend and participate in weekly staff meetings
  • Promote the University’s commitment to customer service by:
    • Building effective partnerships with co-workers throughout the University by freely sharing appropriate information and providing assistance when needed.
    • Ensuring optimum service to all internal and external partners in response to all requests for service and information.
    • Maintaining an environment that is welcoming to persons of all backgrounds, nationalities, and roles.
  • Full compliance with all NCAA and conference rules and regulations is required. All employees must have a full understanding of applicable NCAA rules and participate in compliance workshops and meetings as requested. In the event there is reasonable cause to believe a violation has occurred, employees will report it in a timely manner to the director of athletics or his/her designee.

    • Performs other related duties as assigned


    • Frequent evenings and weekends work
    • Performs various manual tasks in relation to Athletic Events

    Minimum Qualifications (Required):

    • Bachelor’s degree
    • 1-2 years related experience in intercollegiate Athletics

    Additional Considerations:

  • Effective communication, interpersonal and public relations skills
  • Experience working effectively in diverse environments
  • A job offer for this position is contingent upon a satisfactory response to a Criminal Offender Record Information (CORI) check and review
  • CPR and CLERY certification within first 30 days of employment
  • Special Instructions to Applicants:

    This is a part-time, non-unit, non-benefited position.

    Initial review of applications will begin immediately and continue until position is filled. However, the position may close when an adequate number of qualified applicants are received.

    Please include a resume and cover letter with your application. Names and contact information of three references will be required at the time of application.


    Working at University of Massachusetts Lowell

    Located in the culturally and historically rich Merrimack.

    Valley in northeast Massachusetts, the University of Massachusetts Lowell is a vibrant research university that offers its 13,000 students more than 120 bachelor’s, master’s, professional master’s and doctoral degree programs. Exciting opportunities in experiential and service learning, scholarship, community engagement, and international partnerships can be found across the Colleges of Fine Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences; Engineering; Management; Sciences; School of Health and Environment; and Graduate School of Education.

    This is a time of unprecedented growth and opportunity at UMass Lowell. Student enrollment and retention have improved annually. Research funding and alumni giving have increased significantly and the campus has embarked on the construction of two new academic buildings: the Emerging Technologies & Innovation Center and the Health & Social Sciences Building.

    The University of Massachusetts Lowell is committed to increasing diversity in its faculty, staff, and student populations, as well as curriculum and support programs, while promoting an inclusive environment. We seek candidates who can contribute to that goal and encourage you to apply and to identify your strengths in this area.

    Mission Statement

    The mission of the University of Massachusetts Lowell is to enhance the intellectual, personal and cultural development of its students through excellent, affordable educational programs. The University seeks to meet the needs of the Commonwealth today and into the future and supports the development of sustainable technologies and communities through its teaching, research, scholarship and engagement.

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