Athletic Facilities Maintenance Coordinator, Aquatics

Applications due 09/30/19

Job Description:

Location: 500 East Veterans Way, Tempe, AZ, USA

Requisition ID: 55538BR
Job Title: Athletic Facilities Maintenance Coordinator, Aquatics
Department: Sun Devil Athletics – Athletic Operations & Facilities
Salary Range: Depends on experience
Close Date: September 30, 2019

Job Description
Sun Devil Athletics seek an Aquatics Athletic Facilities Maintenance Coordinator who, under the general direction of the Aquatics Manager, coordinates and performs the maintenance and preparation of Mona Plummer Aquatic Center and Sun Devil Sports Performance pool as assigned for professional, collegiate, high school and third party events. Ensures that goals and objectives are met with strict adherence to NCAA and PAC-12 rules and regulations, as well as policies and procedures of the department, the University, and the Arizona Board of Regents.

Essential Duties

  • Coordinates and performs work (ensuring resources are used efficiently) associated with the maintenance and preparation of assigned facilities for athletic competitions, events and practices including but not limited to: building, pool deck, pools, property, grounds, painting, mechanical, electrical, HVAC, plumbing, carpentry, and other repairs and maintenance as needed.
  • Oversees assigned operations budgets as requested and directed by supervisor. Prepares reports as directed.
  • Acquires full knowledge of Sun Devil Athletics’ (SDA) venues and facilities, including knowledge of keys for doors, housekeeping responsibilities, risk management procedures, identifying maintenance needs, facility floor plans, building codes, etc.
  • Supervises and assists with setup, tear down and clean-up duties for athletic events, including but not limited to: setup and tear down of: team and spectator areas, operation and press tables, aquatic timing equipment, PA system, bleachers, tables, chairs, barricades, audio/video equipment, locker rooms, setting of practice and competition courses, and facility signage, etc.
  • Coordinates, schedules and submits work requests for assigned facilities, acting as liaison with coaching staff and Aquatics Manager to ensure coordination of availability based on athletic practice and event schedules.
  • Coordinates required services by working closely with ASU’s Facilities Maintenance department and other vendors to ensure timely and cost-effective completion of required tasks.
  • Recruits, hires, schedules, trains, supervises and evaluates assigned student staff. Prepares and submits time records for assigned staff per established policies and procedures.
  • Collaborates with Athletic Operations and Facilities (AOF) staff, as well as coaches and other SDA staff members, to secure staff and to prepare and maintain athletic facilities and grounds as needed.
  • Assists with special projects within AOF including assisting with planning, supervising and staging major athletic events and ancillary special events held within Sun Devil Athletic Facilities as requested by supervisor and/or Sr. Associate Athletic Director.
  • Creates and implements work plans in accordance with established unit and departmental objectives and funding limitations.
  • Plans equipment usage and procedures for assigned facilities.
  • Coordinates receiving, disbursements, rentals, supply maintenance and storage for assigned facilities.
  • As directed, prepares bid specifications, evaluates bids, and makes recommendations to the Aquatics Manager for related equipment, materials and services.
  • Ensures all required game equipment (i.e. scoreboards, sound systems, lighting, sport specific equipment, goals, nets, play clocks, bulkhead, etc.), pertaining to game day execution is operational. Troubleshoots game day issues regarding videoboards, scoreboards, shot/play clocks and A/V systems.
  • Monitors the condition of facilities and grounds, coordinating assessment with coaching staff, Aquatics Manager and Risk Management. Ensures all aspects of the facilities are ready for competition, including equipment, housekeeping, grounds, etc. Ensures coaching staff’s needs are met concerning facility & operational issues.
  • Assists with the preparation of contingency plans and resolution of emergencies related to facilities maintenance (i.e. power failure, inclement weather).
  • May monitor/control various sub-components of the facility systems, including but not limited to filtration, circulation, competition scoring and timing systems and equipment.
  • For all assigned facilities, conducts and completes daily, weekly, monthly, yearly facility walk-throughs and checklists.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
  • Adheres to NCAA and PAC-12 rules and regulations, as well as the policies and procedures of the department, the University, and the AZ Board of Regents.

Minimum Qualifications
Bachelor’s degree and one year directly related work experience which includes supervisory experience; OR, Any equivalent combination of experience, and/or education from which comparable knowledge, skills and abilities have been achieved.

Desired Qualifications

  • Experience in athletic aquatic facility maintenance within college athletics (D1 experience a plus).
  • Experience in athletic aquatic equipment maintenance.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of filtration and circulation systems maintenance a plus.
  • Experience in hiring, supervising and training of staff.
  • Experience in layout of NCAA aquatic sport playing courses / fields.
  • Evidence of being a certified Pool Operator (CPO) or Aquatic Facility Operator (AFO) certificate holder.
  • Evidence of being a CPR and First Aid certificate holder.
  • Experience in identifying and setting priorities to effectively manage time.
  • Ability to work early mornings, evenings, weekends, and holidays and have a flexible schedule correlating with the college athletics schedule.
  • Experience in making decisions in a changing environment and anticipating future needs.
  • Experience in conflict resolution.
  • Experience in interacting effectively with coaches and administrators.
  • Evidence of effective verbal and written communication skills.

Working Environment

  • Activities are performed outdoors in extreme weather conditions and in an environmentally controlled office setting subject to extended periods of sitting, keyboarding and manipulating a computer mouse; required to stand for varying lengths of time and walk moderate distances to perform work
  • Frequent bending, reaching, lifting, pushing and pulling up to 50 pounds
  • Regular activities require ability to quickly change priorities, which may include and/or are subject to resolution of conflicts
  • Clearly communicate to perform essential functions
  • Schedule is to be decided; includes extended hours as well as working early mornings, evenings, weekends and holidays. Preferred work schedule Monday-Friday, 1-9pm, plus all NCAA aquatic events. Schedule may vary depending on assigned sports or events.
  • Regular use of standard office equipment including, but not limited to: computer workstation/laptop (keyboard, monitor, mouse), printer, fax, calculator, copier, telephone and associated computer/technology peripherals
  • Regular use of athletic competition equipment and technology peripherals: other electronic scoring system equipment (scoring controller, computer program for running scoreboards), sound systems, shot clocks, PA system, etc.
  • Regular use of maintenance equipment including, but not limited to: pool vacuums, power washer, air compressor, power tools, hand maintenance tools and equipment.
  • Operates utility vehicle, hand tools, small power tools, and moving equipment.

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Instructions to Apply
Application deadline is 3:00pm Arizona time on the day indicated above.

To be considered, your application must include the following:

  1. Cover letter
  2. Resume/CV
  3. Three (3) professional references (personal references are not accepted)

Please include all employment information in month/year format (e.g., 6/88 to 8/94), job title, job duties and name of employer for each position.

Resumes should clearly illustrate how prior knowledge and experience meets the Minimum and Desired qualifications of this position.

Only electronic applications are accepted.



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