Assistant Field Superintendent – Cross Country

Oklahoma State University Athletics Center is seeking applicants for the position of Assistant Athletics Field Superintendent- Cross Country in the Facilities Department. Assist the Field Superintendent in overseeing all aspects of maintenance and upkeep of the Cross Country fields and grounds as well as all associated equipment.  This includes management and supervision of maintenance staff.  Assist in overseeing maintenance and regulations of fields. Cross train other supers and help as needed on other Athletic Village fields and grounds.

This position will be required to work in inclement weather, and beyond normal work hours (8 a.m.-5 p.m., Monday through Friday), including weekends. This position will be exposed to work with pesticides and chemicals. Normal work hours are 8 a.m.-5 p.m. but Athletics events and practices are often after 5 p.m. or before 8 a.m. and/or on weekends. Flexible schedule may be required as determined by needs and supervisor. Some travel is required in performing this job.

Required qualifications Associate’s Degree in Turfgrass Management or a related field. Three years experience in groundskeeping at a college or professional venue or associated field.  Prior completed internships can be substituted for post-graduate experience at the discretion of the Athletic Fields Superintendent.  Education may be substituted in lieu of years of experience. Valid driver license. Obtain within 6 months after hire: Spray License.

Interested candidates must apply online at; if assistance is needed, contact OSU Human Resources at (405) 744-7401.

Position is contingent upon available funding.

Oklahoma State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity/E-verify employer committed to diversity and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against based on age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or other protected category. OSU is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and desires priority referrals of protected veterans for its openings. OSU will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.


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