The George Washington University Department of Athletics and Recreation actively engages our students, our campus community, our alumni, and our fans through the spirit of healthy living and competition. Located in the heart of our nation’s capital, this world-class university aspires to have a world-class athletics and recreation program. We are committed to building and sustaining a program that mirrors the overall excellence of the university, by providing students an unparalleled opportunity for achievement and engaging the larger community as we grow and cultivate the next generation of leaders.
Reporting to the Assistant Athletic Director of Operations, Events, and Facilities, the Senior Athletics Operations Associate for Mount Vernon Athletic Facilities and Barcroft Park will be responsible for the following duties:
Directly supervises and trains a temporary workforce of graduate assistants, part time staff, and student staff. This workforce is responsible for:
Assisting in outdoor athletic facilities maintenance and upkeep annually including but not limited to artificial turf, natural turf, bleachers, audio, press/video towers, scoreboards, etc.
Primary game day operations for Men’s and Women’s Soccer, Softball, Lacrosse, Men’s and Women’s Tennis and Baseball. Assists in operations for all intercollegiate teams as well as some external event coverage.
Day to day facility oversight, including liaising with Mount Vernon Campus senior staff, contractors, neighborhood constituents/user groups (Palisades Neighborhood Commission, St. Patrick’s Episcopal School, Lab School, Field School).
Independently manages intercollegiate and non-intercollegiate events and supports revenue generation for the University at Mount Vernon Athletic Facilities and Barcroft Park with revenue generation goals.
Managing Mount Vernon Pool operations, including promotion, communication and sales of summer memberships, primary liaison with contracted pool maintenance and lifeguard service provider, hiring/training of swim instructors, basic upkeep of pool facility.
Creates, coordinates, and implements all initial and ongoing temporary workforce training sessions, including operations, safety/security, and risk management/reduction.
Plans, staffs, and schedules the Mount Vernon Athletic Facilities and Barcroft Park for events and full operation throughout the year, and collaborates with appropriate campus departments to respond to issues that arise (University Police Department, Safety and Security, etc.).
Daily event, and logistical operations for the Mount Vernon Athletic Facilities and Barcroft Park including but not limited to staffing, housekeeping, facilities maintenance, turf management, etc.
The position is based at GW’s Mount Vernon campus in Washington, DC but may require travel across the United States.
The incumbent may perform other related duties as assigned. The omission of specific duties does not preclude the supervisor from assigning duties that are logically related to the position.
Applicants may apply via the following link: https://www.gwu.jobs/postings/73674
Qualified candidates will hold a Bachelor’s degree in an appropriate area of specialization plus 2 years of relevant professional experience, or, a Master’s degree or higher in a relevant area of study. Degree must be conferred by the start date of the position. Degree requirements may be substituted with an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
About The George Washington University
Founded in 1821, GW is the largest institution of higher education in the District of Columbia, to include ten academic units, with a full-time equivalent enrollment of a little over 20,000 students and approximately 11,000 full-time and part-time employees (faculty and staff). The George Washington University is a community dedicated to learning, communication, respect, service and teamwork. As one of the largest private employers in the District of Columbia, the university seeks employees who support the teaching, research, and public service mission of the university.