Athletics Events and Facilities Manager

  • University of Delaware
  • Newark, DE 19716, US
  • Feb 14, 2018
Full time Other

Job Description

University of Delaware

Job Title Athletics Events and Facilities Manager
Job ID 105286
Location Newark, DE




The Events/Facilities Manager at the University of Delaware is a valued member within the University and Department of Athletics and Recreation Services, upholding and embracing the department mission of Inspiring Greatness Together. Under the general direction of the Assistant Athletic Director, this position will be responsible for managing a variety of events that total six hundred annually to include Varsity Competitions, Club Sports, Intramurals, External and Internal Events. The incumbent will oversee the daily operations and be responsible for maintaining all athletic facilities as assigned. The incumbent will collaborate with others in the department for projects and/or events and be assigned other duties as needed.


Event Manager (50%)
  • Event Manager for athletic competitions, external and internal events.
  • Manage all aspects of the event from planning and logistics to event implementation of staffing plans, collaboration with various units within athletics, the University and external clients.
  • Coordination of planning meetings with all involved personnel, custodial, grounds, electric, electronics, plumbing, UDPD, CSC, LAZ, UDECU/EMS to plan all logistical aspects of the event, compile and distribute pre-event sheets.
  • Track equipment and asset requests during the planning phase to ensure there are enough assets in inventory or the need to rent and/or purchase additional resources for each event.
  • Manage the set-up for each event to follow the specifications set forth via facility event diagrams and pre-event meeting notes.
  • Manage the client's requests and expectations during their event.
  • Communicate all changes to the event with department and University staff when needed.
  • Manage the breakdown and cleanup of the event and facility
  • Responsible for gathering information for all the groups associated with the event to complete the post-event notes.
  • Responsible for tracking, inputting and reporting all expenses by event, with the Business Office in preparation of invoicing the client.
  • Serve in a secondary support role for athletic competitions, external and internal events.

Facilities Manager (50%)
  • Manage and maintain the daily operations of all facilities.
  • Responsible for performing daily facility checks in all locations as assigned and reporting maintenance issues to the manager of the facility.
  • Responsible for reporting maintenance issues to the manager of the facility and using the University work order system to enter the issue.
  • Review the facility calendar and/or pre-event notes to ensure all facilities are set-up and ready for each event scheduled
  • Responsible for maintaining accurate inventory for all equipment and facility specific assets.
  • Assist with the maintenance and repairs of equipment and facilities as needed.
  • Recommend capital equipment and facility equipment as needed.
  • Operate, maintain and inventory audio/visual equipment in athletic facilities.
  • Operate social tables program, google calendar and the University work order system.

  • Bachelor's degree and three years of direct athletics administrative experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Experience in a collegiate institution, preferably Division I.
  • Experience managing events and projects.
  • Advanced knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations, careful judgment and discretion with respect to strategic and confidential material, flexibility, efficiency and the ability to prioritize tasks and meet deadlines for a wide variety of assignments.
  • Skill in organizing resources and establishing priorities, as well as fiscal management of an assigned budget or event budget.
  • Skill in personal computer use and software applications, including database, spreadsheet, presentation and word processing.
  • Web familiarity and ability to enter and maintain documents, such as policy manuals.
  • Ability to train and supervise employees, including organization, prioritization and scheduling of work.
  • Effective organizational and coordinating skills, including the ability to effectively manage time and schedules and foster a cooperative work environment.
  • Ability to work autonomously and demonstrate excellent judgment in decision-making.
  • Strong interpersonal and effective oral and written communication skills with the ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community.

  • Ability to lift heavy objects and move equipment, with or without assistance at all facilities.
  • Availability to work nights, weekends and holidays.

Equal Employment Opportunity

The University of Delaware is an Equal Opportunity Employer which encourages applications from Minority Group Members, Women, Individuals with Disabilities and Veterans. The University's Notice of Non-Discrimination can be found at