The Director of Equipment, Facilities and Events reports to the Associate Athletic Director for Facilities and Special Projects. This position will be a member of the University of San Francisco Athletic Department and will oversee all equipment operations and manage all athletic facilities and event operations, as well as, work cooperatively with student-athletes, coaches and athletic department staff members. The Director of Equipment, Facilities and Events will work in coordination, and report to, the Associate Athletic Director of Facilities and Special Projects, to purchase and inventory all athletics equipment, uniforms, practice gear for Student-Athletes and Coaches. This position will also manage many home events including being the decision-maker and sole point of contact for employees and event-goers. The position will supervise one full-time employee, Equipment Room Assistant, student hourly and event personnel.
Monitor and manage all apparel and equipment for the USF Athletic Department
Maintain inventory records of all athletic equipment
Formulate and implement equipment policies and procedures
Negotiate the purchase of new equipment and apparel
Supervise one full-time employee, Equipment Room Assistant and student hourly
Supervise and account for the issue, return, storage and maintenance of athletic equipment
Manage a budget of $400,000 for equipment, in collaboration with the Athletic Department’s Business and Internal Operations Department under the direction of the Athletic Director.
Assist with facility management for War Memorial Gymnasium, Negoesco Field and Benedetti Diamond
Responsible for all facilities scheduling
Manage the building access
Ensure athletics complies with all policies related to facilities
On-site point of contact/decision maker for assigned home events occurring in the gym and at fields
Responsible for execution of all home competitions for Men’s and Women’s Soccer, Women’s Volleyball, Men’s and Women’s Basketball, Baseball and other events as assigned.
Manage all aspects of home events to include setup and breakdown of facilities, crowd control, address spectator concerns and interests, and determine number of people and work assignments.
Manage venue-based communications systems, including two-way radio needs, data and voice in support
May direct and supervise the assignment of Public Safety Officers
Produce post game event reports
Procurement of all Game day staff uniforms
Liaison with outside vendors at events (concessions, book store etc.)
Assist officials and visiting team with escorting to locker rooms and any reasonable requests, such as practice times.
Oversee, manage and hire student workers (approx. 60) and gameday personnel (approx 20)
Assist in the administration of contracts with service providers.
Investigate, document and report complaints regarding all aspects of events including customer service, crowd control and staff issues.
Attend weekly staff meeting
Submit work orders as necessary to maintain facility
Act as an ambassador for the Athletic Department and the University at all public functions
Bachelor’s degree required, Masters’ preferred. Minimum of 2 years of game operations, event management and/or equipment room management; preferred, 3 years of experience at the collegiate level. Experience with managing athletic facilities and game day operations. Excellent interpersonal, communication, and written skills. Thorough knowledge of NCAA and WCC rules and regulations and that application of those to all situations. Ability to supervise and evaluate staff.
About University of San Francisco Athletics
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