Climbing Wall, Facility Management, Special Events
The University of Louisiana at Lafayette, the largest member of the University of Louisiana System, is a public institution of higher education offering bachelors, masters, and doctoral degrees. With the Carnegie classification, UL Lafayette is designated as a Research University with high research activity and is dedicated to achieving excellence in education, research, and in public service.
Reporting to the Assistant Director of Recreational Sports within the Student Affairs Division, the Facilities Coordinator is responsible for providing quality recreational sports facilities and services for university students, faculty and staff members. The job duties include the following:
Plan and implement the daily management of the 100,000+ sq. ft. of Recreational sports facilities located in and around Bourgeois Hall.
Assist with the management of outdoor recreational sports complex and fields.
Assist in recruiting, hiring, training, developing, scheduling, supervising, and evaluating building supervisors, facility assistants, climbing wall and student maintenance staff.
Manage reservations of facilities by student groups, athletics, and external user groups.
Work with the Office of Facility Management to facilitate logistics, contracts, insurance, payment, etc.
Utilize new software system (Fusion/ Innosoft) to create reservations and manage recreational services.
Provide departmental leadership for risk management and emergency action plan.
Coordinate custodial, maintenance, and capital projects.
Coordinate facility and equipment repair and replacement.
Oversee inventory, maintain equipment and coordinate new purchases.
Initiate necessary work orders and work requests for facility maintenance and improvements.
Bachelor’s degree in Kinesiology, Exercise Science, Physical Education, Recreation or related field from an accredited institution. Masters Degree Preferred.
2 Year Graduate Assistantship experience in Recreational Sports demonstrating progressive leadership. Or 1 year of professional experience within Recreational Sports.
Self-motivated, service oriented and able to work successfully in a college environment.
Ability to work both independently with minimal supervision and as a team player.
Position routinely requires you to be able to lift 50+lbs.
Excellent organizational and time management skills.
Demonstrated leadership and supervisory abilities in Collegiate Recreation environment.
Administrative skills including strong interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills.
Ability to handle multiple tasks with frequent interruptions.
Experience in Climbing Wall operations is preferred.
Documented certification(s), AED/CPR and First Aid. Instructor Certification Preferred.
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Information about the University is available on the University's web page at http://www.louisiana.edu . Additional information about our Academic areas can be found at https://louisiana.edu/about-us/offices/academic-affairs .
The University of Louisiana at Lafayette does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or disability in admission to, access to, treatment in, or employment in its programs and activities as required by Title VI and Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967, Age Discrimination Act of 1975, the Equal Pay Act of 1963, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Executive Order 11246, Section 503 and 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Section 402 of the Vietnam Era Veterans Readjustment Assistance Act of 1974 and the 1990 Americans With Disabilities Act.
The University of Louisiana, Lafayette is committed to the full inclusion of all qualified individuals. If you require reasonable accommodation in completing this application, interviewing, completing any pre-employment testing, or otherwise participating in the employee selection process, please direct your inquiries to the Office of Human Resources, (337)-482-6242.
Additional Salary Information: Negotiable commensurate with experience
About University of Louisiana at Lafayette
The University of Louisiana at Lafayette is located in southwest Louisiana in the heart of Cajun Country. We’re the second-largest university in Louisiana, with over 19,000 students, and offer bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees. Our offerings range from the humanities to hard sciences, and we are among the nation’s leaders in areas such as computer science, environmental biology, and nursing. We are among the top 180 universities in the United States in R&D expenditures. And we are the only university in the world whose sports teams are the Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns®; our student-athletes compete at the highest level of NCAA competition.