Coordinator of Athletic Facilities 4 (Supervisor of Outdoor Athletic Facilities)

Coordinator of Athletic Facilities 4 (Supervisor of Outdoor Athletic Facilities)

Penn State Intercollegiate Athletics is seeking applicants for a Supervisor of Outdoor Athletic Facilities to assist in the planning, supervision, and maintenance of all outdoor athletic facilities. In addition, the position will also be responsible for the management, training, evaluation and day-to-day functions of the maintenance staff.

Job responsibilities include, supervising the operation, repair and maintenance of all mechanical and motorized equipment; determine and supervise the daily facility needs of seeding, sodding, fertilizing, watering, mowing and maintenance of facilities; prepare and organize training programs, maintain training standards and records for crew members; oversee the scheduling of athletic/recreational facilities; hire, train, supervise, and evaluate facility union and non-union staff; provide guidance and support to staff; supervise special event set-up and clean-up of Beaver Stadium before, during and after events; develop facility budget(s) for appropriate review and provide recommendations for enhancements and accountability; meet with coaches, administrators and athletic support staff to coordinate facility needs.

Typically requires a Bachelor’s degree or higher plus two years of related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Bachelor’s degree in Agronomy, Turf management preferred plus three 3+ years of work related experience preferably at a Division I Institution. PA Pesticide Applicators License or ability to obtain within three months of employment, prior supervision experience and knowledge of Teamsters Agreement preferred. Proficient and comprehensive knowledge of Turfgrass Management with a focus on Sports Turf and Facility Management also preferred. This position requires that you operate a motor vehicle as a part of your job duties. A valid driver`s license and successful completion of a motor vehicle records check will be required in addition to standard background checks.

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