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Grand Canyon University’s is seeking an Assistant Director of Athletic Facilities and Operations Management. This position assists the Director with all aspects of operational planning and management of home and special events sponsored by Athletics, and assists in executing successful game-day initiatives. Responsibilities: Develop operating plan to manage all operational functions needed for home sports contests or events. Plan to include processes such as: Contacting visiting teams and officials to gather needs/requirements Set up of athletic facility required for event/game sport Staff information sheets Distribution of credentials to visiting teams Development of activity game day timeline for each event which includes all needed activities. Lead/attend all preseason operations meetings and game day production meetings Monitor and track game and practice schedules; coordinate through meetings or other communication vehicles to all GCU needed departments, public safety, facilities or provide support. Develop and execute an operational plan for all championship events hosted at GCU. Serve as primary daily liaison of coordination of events with NCAA or WAC, Campus Events, Facilities, GCU arena to ensure all athletic events, practices, events, championships have the facility and tools needed to effectively operate. Performs physical inspections of the facilities to ensure all facilities are operationally ready. Coordinate facility maintenance for all athletic facilities and venues; equipment that is not maintained by GCU facilities, contact vendor for resolution. Coordinate installation of new equipment/materiel and/or maintenance/upgrades with vendor as needed to ensure all equipment/materiel is in current state of operational readiness Participate in operational budget planning for game operations; may be asked to reconcile and manage monthly expenses. Assist with all other administrative duties required for the facilities and operations office, such as purchasing, work orders, etc. Manage student workers needed to assist in athletic facilities operations, includes activities such as hiring, scheduling, timecard approval, training. Supervise part time facilities and operations staff. This position will require frequent evening and weekend hours. Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree from a regionally accredited institution preferred. Minimum one year experience in NCAA Division I athletic facilities and operations function or minimum 2 years’ experience in other NCAA Divisions or NAIA athletic and facilities function. Proficient with computer software including MS Office Suite. Provide a positive example to students by supporting the University’s Doctrinal Statement, Ethical Position Statement and Mission of Grand Canyon University.
Grand Canyon University (GCU), Arizona's premier private Christian university, has a rich history with a central goal that has remained constant since 1949: Help students meet their educational goals. As a comprehensive liberal-arts institution with over 100 degree programs and concentrations, NCAA Division I athletics and a dynamic, growing campus in the heart of Phoenix, GCU is committed to prov...iding private, faith-based education that is accessible and affordable to all. Our focus is to help students find their purpose and achieve their potential through both traditional and online degree programs.