University of Connecticut University of UC Title Fallback Connecticut

Equipment/Facilities Manager – Athletics

Payroll Title: UCP VII
Class Code: 7007-09087
Job Family: FAC
FLSA Code: E
Score: 567

JOB SUMMARY

Under the direction of designated supervisor, supervises all aspects of assigned athletic facilities, including the necessary practice/game-related equipment used in intercollegiate athletics and coordinates maintenance and improvement of athletic buildings.

CHARACTERISTIC DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Manages all aspects of the assigned athletic facility/facilities, including the daily use of the facility by athletics programs, other University groups, or outside entities.
  1. Ensures safety of student-athletes, staff, general student population and patrons through proactive measures, including overseeing necessary facility maintenance of venue-specific equipment.  This includes public assembly areas, athletic performance areas, classrooms, office and mechanical space.
  1. Initiates all work orders to physical plant for maintenance and care of facilities as needed and follows up to ensure work is satisfactorily completed.
  1. May collaborate with other departments to coordinate event logistics, implement, and execute major University events, such as Commencement, Convocation, Student Activities Comedy Jam, Spring Concert, etc.
  1. Supervises assigned staff working on a daily basis as well as at athletic and other related events.  Oversees necessary setup and conversion of facility for practices, games and other events
  1. Maintains records of all equipment and ensures necessary maintenance is performed to meet all required NCAA and conference regulations.
  1. Monitors budgets for specified facilities and makes recommendations for capital expenditures and other major expenditures.
  1. Oversees preparation of facilities for home games and assures all equipment such as scoreboard, telephone, audio and television hook-up is in working order prior to all events. Works with local and national television production crews to coordinate logistics and requirements for televised events.
  1. May serve as host for guest teams and officials for game day and non game day activities, when appropriate.
  1. Keeps informed regarding industry trends and maintains contact with associated vendors.
  1. General understanding of building systems including HVAC.
  1. Coordinates general maintenance, cleaning for specified facilities.
  1. May oversee revenue generating events at facilities, assists in creating rental proposals and projections.  Works with other University entities as well as outside organizations to determine event logistics.
  1. Provides special equipment for televised events to meet needs of television crew.
  1. Investigates feasibility and cost of major repai rs, renovations and/or additions and advises department accordingly.
  1. Performs related duties as required.

MINIMUM ACCEPTABLE QUALIFICATIONS/SKILLS

  1. Bachelor’s degree in appropriate field and a minimum of three years experience working in an arena or indoor athletic facility with venue conversion responsibilities.
  1. Knowledge of scoreboards, electronic and video displays.
  1. Ability to effectively communicate with various constituents, both internally and externally.
  1. Knowledge of all types of athletic game and practice specific equipment and its proper use, calibration, and maintenance.
  1. Knowledge of proper care of athletic facilities and associated NCAA and/or conference policies/regulations.
  1. Supervisory ability and ability to keep detailed records.
  1. Willingness to work irregular hours and weekends.

Date Created: 6/28/85
Rescored: 02/10/12