Athletic Facilities Maintenance Coordinator

Sun Devil Athletics seek an Athletic Facilities Maintenance Coordinator who, under the general direction of the Athletic Facilities Maintenance Manager, coordinates and performs the maintenance and preparation of various facilities assigned for professional, collegiate, and high school 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, 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: press table, field and court equipment, bleachers, tables, chairs, barricades, audio/video equipment, locker rooms, painting field lines and logos, etc.
  • Coordinates, schedules and submits work requests for assigned facilities, acting as liaison with coaching staff and administrator 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 Athletic Facilities Maintenance 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, 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, administrator 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 turf system, including but not limited to irrigation and equipment.
  • For all assigned facilities, conducts and completes weekly facility walk-throughs and checklists.
  • May act as the primary game day manager (or secondary manager) for assigned events.
  • 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 facility maintenance within college athletics (D1 experience a plus).
  • Experience in athletic equipment maintenance.
    Demonstrated knowledge of natural and artificial turf maintenance a plus.
  • Experience in hiring, supervising and training of staff.
  • Experience in layout and painting of athletic fields.
  • Experience in identifying and setting priorities to effectively manage time.
  • Must be able 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.
  • Ability to clearly communicate verbally, read, write, see and hear to perform essential functions.
  • Schedule is TBD; includes extended hours as well as working early mornings, evenings, weekends and holidays. 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.
  • Regular use of maintenance equipment including, but not limited to: paint machines, lawnmowers, weed whackers, edger’s, irrigation system (sprinklers, main lines, sprinkler clocks, etc.), infield skin maintenance tools and equipment.
  • Operates utility vehicle, hand tools, small power tools, and moving equipment.

Department Statement
The mission of Sun Devil Athletics (SDA) is to provide opportunities for student-athletes to achieve at the highest levels of both academic and athletic excellence, thereby providing them with opportunities for personal growth, offering a unifying force to the campus community, and creating a source of pride among and support from the external constituencies of the university.

SDA is fully committed to the principles of student-athlete welfare, institutional control, gender and ethnic diversity, and sportsmanship. This commitment includes creating an environment where student-athletes contribute to a winning tradition while enhancing the campus and local community and competing in a program having integrity and high ethical standards. SDA is committed to a leadership role within the university, community, the Pac-12 Conference, and the nation.

SDA is committed to recruit, retain and develop a diversified workforce.

ASU offers a tuition discount for the employee, their spouse and dependents and a competitive benefits package including paid vacation and holidays, health insurance and more. For more benefits information, please visit

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Instructions to Apply

Application deadline is 3:00PM Arizona time on the date indicated.

To be considered, your application must include the following:

  • Cover letter
  • Resume/CV
  • Three 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.

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

ASU does not pay for travel expenses associated with interviews, unless otherwise indicated.

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