Coordinator for Athletics Venue and Operations

Updated: about 1 month ago
Location: College Station, TEXAS
Job Type: FullTime

Job Title

Coordinator for Athletics Venue and Operations

Agency

Texas A&M University

Department

Athletic Director

Proposed Minimum Salary

Commensurate

Job Location

College Station, Texas

Job Type

Staff

Job Description

Our Commitment

Texas A&M University is committed to enriching the learning and working environment for all visitors, students, faculty, and staff by promoting a culture that embraces inclusion, diversity, equity, and accountability.  Diverse perspectives, talents, and identities are vital to accomplishing our mission and living our core values .

 

Who we are

Texas A&M Athletics department is committed to building champions through academic achievement, athletic excellence, and national recognition of student-athletes, teams, and programs. We are a proud member of the Southeastern Conference, with more than 650 Texas A&M student-athletes competing at the NCAA Division 1-A level in 20 varsity sports .

What we want

The Coordinator for Athletics Venue and Operations, under general supervision, works closely with all Texas A&M Athletics Department staff and student-athletes.  This role provides coordination support related to the day-to-day operations, scheduling and maintenance in assigned Athletics Venues. The selected candidate will subscribe to and support our commitment to Inclusion, Diversity, Equity and Accountability as stated above. If this job description sounds interesting to you, we invite you to apply to be considered for this opportunity.

What you need to know

Cover Letter/Resume’: A cover letter and resume’ are strongly recommended. You may upload these documents on the application under CV/Resume.

COVID-19 information:   Texas A&M University monitors local, state and federally mandated health guidelines to keep students, employees, prospective employees, and visitors as safe as possible. For the latest information regarding Texas A&M’s COVID-19 response, please visit the University’s COVID-19 website . For COVID-19 employment-related information, please visit the Division of Human Resources and Organizational Effectiveness’ COVID-19 website .

Required Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Two years of experience working in the live event industry and/or prior event operations related work experience.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Ability to multi-task and work cooperatively with others.
  • Ability to allocate work assignments and/or task responsibilities, maximizing effectiveness and efficiency of self and others.
  • Analyzes problems and develops alternative solutions.
  • Strong organizational, planning, and prioritization skills.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office.
  • Enthusiastic with a desire to work hard and have fun.

Other Requirements or Other Factors:

  • Sports event coverage as needed, requiring frequent nights, weekends and holidays to full fill assigned duties. 
  • Ability to work nights and weekends, as well as breaks and holidays (as needed).

Preferred Education and Experience:

  • Master’s degree.
  • Two or more  years of related experience in athletic operations and/or operations.
  • Previous experience managing a student staff.

Preferred Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of building management and venue operations. 
  • Familiarity with and ability to use various power tools.
  • Working knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite.
  • Excellent communication skills and be able to clearly communicate project goals to all members of team.
  • Knowledge of NCAA and SEC Conference rules and regulations.

RESPONSIBILITIES :

  • VENUE OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT - Identifies maintenance issues throughout athletic venues to determine the need of maintenance or repairs. Coordinates staff with venue requests, including furniture/equipment moves and assembly, and performing light maintenance work. Helps in the preparation of required work orders, prioritize, track progress and communicates with coaches and staff concerning work. Completes regular inspections for cleanliness, orderliness, maintenance, safety and ease of passage. Monitors newspapers, periodicals, websites, and other media to identify events that may have an effect on facilities and other campus resources. Coordinates with maintenance regarding general supply inventory and equipment storage for assigned venue including organization. Coordinates the maintenance of storage operations. Coordinates site safety and security for assigned venue. Serves as after-hours contact for assigned venue.
  • EVENT/GAME DAY VENUE MANAGEMENT - Is responsible for leading and/or assisting game day venue management for assigned operations, including set-up and breakdown of assigned athletic events. Provides on-site customer liaison during events. Serves as “on-call” venue manager for assigned athletic events, assisting with venue-related in-game management. Ensures venue is prepared for practice, competitions, and other scheduled activities. Coordinates with Events Management department with special events, as needed. Coordinates post-event review and follow-up.
  • GENERAL ADMINISTRATION - Oversees Operations student assistant staff, including hiring, training, scheduling as well as daily oversight of their tasks. Coordinates with access management for assigned venue. Maintains venue operations guides for assigned venue and makes recommendations for policy and procedure implementation. Coordinates with branding at assigned venue.
  • COMPLIANCE - Maintains continual and thorough familiarity with all applicable NCAA, Conference, and University rules and regulations. Establishes and ensures communication and enforcement of rules and regulations for all staff members and student workers supervised. Maintains awareness of and supports the diversity and inclusion initiatives of the Athletics Department.  Compliance is a shared responsibility. Performs other duties as assigned.

Instructions to Applicants: Applications received by Texas A&M University must either have all job application data entered or a resume attached. Failure to provide all job application data or a complete resume could result in an invalid submission and a rejected application. We encourage all applicants to upload a resume or use a LinkedIn profile to pre-populate the online application.

In accordance with the federal contractor vaccination mandate , specific facilities at The Texas A&M System may be considered a covered contractor workplace with covered contractor employees. Therefore, successful applicants for this position may be subject to the federal mandate to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment unless an approved medical or religious accommodation is in place.

All positions are security-sensitive. Applicants are subject to a criminal history investigation, and employment is contingent upon the institution’s verification of credentials and/or other information required by the institution’s procedures, including the completion of the criminal history check.

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