The University of Texas at Austin Job Posting

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Assistant Director - Assistant Director - Facility Operations

Hiring department Div Recreational Sport
Monthly salary OPEN
Hours per week 40.00 Standard from 800AM to 500PM
Posting number 14-02-10-02-0395
Job Status Closed
FLSA status Exempt
Earliest Start Date Immediately
Position Duration Funding expected to continue
Position open to all applicants
Location Austin (main campus)
Number of vacancies 1
General Notes

Frequently work additional hours, including evenings and weekends. Occasional holiday work. Occasional interstate and intrastate travel. Regular and punctual attendance at the workplace required. Position is exempt Administrative and Professional, and subject to annual renewal.

Required Application Materials

  • A Resume is required in order to apply
  • A Letter of Interest is required in order to apply.
  • A List of 3 References is required in order to apply.

Additional Information


To assist with the management of indoor facilities including the equipment, capital projects, policies and procedures, events and personnel.

Essential Functions

Hire, train, supervise, schedule, and evaluate a part-time student staff to oversee one or more indoor facilities. Oversee daily operations: monitor facility and equipment usage, coordinate Informal Recreation activities, conduct inspections and risk management assessments, develop and implement systems, and oversee maintenance and repair needs. Provide on-site coordination of special events and RecSports' programs: arrange services, coordinate set-up and take-down, provide event supervision, technical support and evaluation, operate equipment, and work with event sponsors in planning and conducting events. Develop, interpret, and apply policies and procedures as they relate to the use of facilities, and consult with and respond to participant questions and concerns. Develop, recommend, and coordinate capital improvement projects, permanent equipment purchases and equipment installations and repairs. Research, purchase, inventory, and distribute sports equipment and supplies. Serve as a contributing member of divisional staff and the recreational sports profession. Participate in goal setting and future direction planning, serve on committees, be involved in professional organizations, prepare presentations and write proposals, and maintain professional knowledge required for position. Work on special projects and perform other tasks as assigned.

Marginal/Incidental functions

Other related functions as assigned.

Licenses: Class "C" Operator's Driver's License. Applicant selected must provide a current three year Driving Record from the current state of residence. If not currently a Texas resident, must obtain a Texas Driver's License within 30 days after entering Texas as a new resident.

Required qualifications

Master's degree in Recreation, Student Personnel Administration or closely related field. One year experience in a college-level recreational sports program. Experience in facility management, event coordination, personnel administration and/or managing recreation activities. Excellent written and verbal communication, public relations, organizational, planning and computer skills. Equivalent combination of relevant education and experience may be substituted as appropriate.

Preferred Qualifications

Involvement with NIRSA, First Aid and CPR/AED certifications.

Working conditions

May work in all weather conditions May work in extreme temperatures May work around chemical fumes May work around standard office conditions May work around chemicals May work around electrical and mechanical hazards Repetitive use of a keyboard at a workstation Use of manual dexterity Climbing of stairs Climbing of ladders Lifting and moving Maintain and adhere to the Vision, Mission and Values and Performance Standards. Exposure to alarms, fumes, crowds, microwave and noise. Work under stress, with deadlines, as a team member, independently and with overlapping projects.

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