University of Texas at El Paso — Associate Director-RSD Facilities and Operations

Associate Director-RSD Facilities and Operations

Job ID: 7998
Location: El Paso, TX
Full/Part Time: Full Time
Regular/Temporary: $RegTemp

FLSA Status
Exempt

Posting End Date
Review of resumes will begin immediately until a qualified candidate is selected.

Earliest Start Date
As soon as possible

Salary
$50,934 annually

Hours per Week
40 hours weekly (flexibility required- morning and evening shifts)

Hiring Department
Recreational Sports

Required Application Materials
A resume, cover letter, and a list of 3 professional references will be required to apply.

Please submit all documents in a single PDF file in order to be considered.

Purpose of Position
Implements, supervises, evaluates, and exercises functional authority for planning, organization, control, integration, and completion of projects within area of the Recreational Sports Department. The Associate Director plays an integral role in the maintenance and upkeep of all Recreational Sports facilities and equipment. The Associate Director will lead the preventative maintenance, day-to-day facility operations, and risk management of the department's facilities. In order to be successful, the Associate Director will need to work collaboratively with the Division of Student Affairs, Academic Affairs, Business Affairs, UTEP Athletics, and many departments throughout the University.

Essential Functions
Department Leadership and Management:

  • Assist the Director in developing the strategic mission and vision of the department and implementing short and long-range goals and objectives.
  • Assist in the administration, organization, and supervision of facilities operations and standards, custodial and maintenance/scheduling, maintaining and managing recreation fields and the setup/breakdown for Special Events.
  • Assist in the recruitment, training, professional development and management of all levels of staff as well as the overall operation of the Recreation Sports Department.
  • Required to work on occasional weekends covering events throughout the calendar year and some evenings and early mornings.
  • Required to respond to emergency situations and inclement weather for facility management.
  • Provide a safe and clean facility, requesting assistance for campus partners and outside vendors when needed.
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with supervisors and co-workers.
  • Communicate effectively with department staff, vendors, and campus partners.

Facility Management:

  • Serves as technical director for events held in the Student Recreation Center or any other venue associated with the department.
  • Serve as the department liaison to departmental contracts and MOUs to ensure compliance. Be detail oriented and highly organized.
  • Work independently to meet deadlines and take ownership of multiple projects. Serve as the department liaison to outside vendors.
  • Ensure all equipment is well-maintained and oversee an equipment replacement schedule. Implement a comprehensive student employee cleaning schedule to maintain the facility.
  • Keep accurate records in order to submit reports as required by management, state, local, and federal regulatory agencies.

Risk Management:

  • Responsible for risk management policies and procedures within the Recreational Sports Department in compliance with local, state, and federal rules and regulations; advises personnel regarding the development and implementation of regulatory strategy, potential areas of regulatory concern, and new government/regulatory developments including required training of all personnel.
  • Revise and implement Emergency Action Plans, Initiate emergency drills yearly.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's objectives, policies and applicable laws.
  • Supervise facilities staff members (up to 4) and a department administrative coordinator.

Budget and Resource Management:

  • In partnership with the Director, responsible for managing and proposing operational annual income and expenditures.
  • Manage the timely purchasing and delivery of the SRC annual supply needs and operational supply inventory
  • In partnership with the Business Coordinator, review the Facility Services work order reconciliation, vendor contract obligations, and propose preventative maintenance cost saving initiatives.

Student Engagement:

  • Support the assessment expectations of the department set by Division of Student Affairs and Student Engagement Leadership.
  • Serve as a mentor for students and professional staff.
  • Provide on-going feedback for performance evaluation grounded in accountability. Demonstrate a student­ centerstudent well-being and success Contribute to the broader institutional and department Strategic Plan.ed philosophy, mindful of student well-being and success contribute to the broader institutional and department Strategic Plan.
  • Understands department's role in accomplishing the University's mission.
  • Collaborate within our department as well as Student Affairs to create fun, engaging activities, events and programs for students on campus and the surrounding community.

Training and Development:

  • Support the assessment expectations of the department set by Division of Student Affairs and Student Engagement Leadership.
  • Serve as a mentor for students and professional staff.
  • Provide on-going feedback for performance evaluation grounded in accountability. Demonstrate a student­ centered philosophy, mindful of student well-being and success Contribute to the broader institutional and department Strategic Plan.
  • Understands department's role in accomplishing the University's mission.
  • Collaborate within our department as well as Student Affairs to create fun, engaging activities, events and programs for students on campus and the surrounding community.

Other:

  • Proficient with Microsoft Office programs and the ability to adapt to learning in-house systems of management/logistics/ and integrated daily operations of recreation facilities.
  • Experience with member management software (Sling, Neptune), along with DirectTV, Mine Tracker, and Fusion and other emerging recreational uses of technology. Complies with all State and University policies.
  • Other duties may be assigned.

Required Qualifications
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Bachelor's Degree.

Three years' experience in facilities/maintenance management, risk management, team leadership and supervision, and vendors; or equivalent combination of education and experience. The equivalent must be clearly stated in the application materials. Occasional traveling required.

Preferred Qualifications
Master's Degree in Recreation, Kinesiology, Health Education, Sports Management, Physical Education, Student Personnel, Business, Well-Being, or related field.

Demonstrated professional involvement in NIRSA (National Intramural and Recreational Sports Association) or other related professional organization.

Significant experience in the creation, development, and evaluation of complete recreational sports and well­ being programs.

Proven success in revenue generation, innovation, and team building.

Working Conditions
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions ofthis job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; sit; stoop, kneel and crouch. The employee is frequently required to use hands to feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to lift and move up to 50 pounds.

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The noise level in the work environment ranges from moderate to very loud.

EO/AA Statement
The University of Texas at El Paso is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. The University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, or sexual orientation and gender in employment or the provision of services in accordance with state and federal law. Discrimination on the basis of sex includes an employee's or prospective employee's right to be free from sexual harassment under Title IX of the Higher Education Amendments of 1972.

In keeping with its Access and Excellence mission, The University of Texas at El Paso is committed to an open, diverse, and inclusive learning and working environment that honors the talents, respects the differences, and nurtures the growth and development of all. We seek to attract faculty and staff who share our commitment.

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