Athletics Facilities Coordinator

Updated: 20 days ago
Location: Harrisonburg, VIRGINIA
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: ;

Position Details

Working Title Athletics Facilities Coordinator
Position Number 0443
Posting Number S2200
State Role Title Trades Technician III
Position Type Classified
Position Status Full Time
FLSA Status Non-Exempt: Eligible for Overtime
College/Division Intercollegiate Athletics
Department 300289 - Athletics Godwin Hall
Pay Band 3
Pay Rate Pay Range
Specify Range or Amount $33,000 - $38,325
Is this a JMU Only position? No
Is this a grant-funded position? No

General Information

James Madison University, a Division I member of the NCAA and Colonial Athletic Association, is accepting applications for an Athletics Facilities Coordinator to serve as stadium manager and provide general supervision for Sentara Park. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to opening/closing facility; maintaining the appearance and functionality of the facility; providing varsity sporting and special event support; receiving, taking inventory of equipment; scheduling lights; and ensuring safe condition of the buildings. This position is full-time and includes benefits.

Duties and Responsibilities

Duties include but are not limited to:

- Ensuring assigned athletic facilities are properly prepared for daily use, performing tasks such as setting up, testing and troubleshooting game equipment, audio/visual systems, scoreboards, shot clocks, message boards, etc.
- Preparing fields for day-to-day practice and game day use by performing tasks such as painting fields, setting up tables, chairs, benches, equipment, etc.
- Making repairs and/or reporting all routine and non-routine maintenance and repairs via work orders for facilities and facilities-related equipment. Acting as liaison with Facilities Management or appropriate vendor to ensure all repairs are completed to the standards of the department.
- Making critical decisions that could affect the safety of student athletes, coaches, and patrons.
- Overseeing improvement projects within assigned facilities.
-Working in support of assigned varsity game day operations and special events including pre-event set-up, in-event operation and post-event take down.
- Assisting in event management duties for varsity sporting and special events within assigned facilities.
- Being responsible for the hiring and supervision of student facilities staff.
- Understanding and practice all university safety procedures.
- Ensuring compliance with all relevant institutional, CAA and NCAA rules.
- Working evenings, weekends and holidays when needed.


Required Qualifications:
- Must possess working knowledge of facility maintenance methods and techniques, and a general working knowledge of mechanical and building systems.
- Must possess knowledge of risk management.
- Must possess critical thinking and resource management skills.
- Must possess excellent written, interpersonal and oral communication skills.
- Must have ability to obtain (training will be provided): forklift certification, hydraulic life operation certification and OSHA certification.
- Basic computer skills.
- Applicants must be at least 19 years old with a valid driver’s license.
- Ability to move relatively heavy objects and moderate lifting of 20-50 lbs. is essential.

Preferred Qualifications:
- Bachelor’s degree in a related field.
- Prior experience working within athletics or recreational facilities.
- Prior experience in painting/lining fields.

Condition(s) of Employment

Employment is contingent upon the successful completion of a criminal background check.

E-Verify Notice: After accepting employment, new hires are required to complete an I-9 form and present documentation of their identity and eligibility to work in the United States. James Madison University uses the E-Verify system to confirm identity and work authorization.

Posting Date 06/21/2021
Beginning Review Date 06/29/2021
Closing Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Proposed Starting Date
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We promote access, inclusion and diversity for all students, faculty, staff, constituents and programs, believing that these qualities are foundational components of an outstanding education in keeping with our mission. The university is interested in candidates whose experience and qualifications support an ongoing commitment to this core quality.

Anyone having questions concerning discrimination should contact the Office for Equal Opportunity: (540) 568-6991.

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