In the role of Athletic Facilities Maintenance Manager this individual will:
Provide leadership in maintenance and cleaning of the Bloechl Center and surrounding outdoor athletic fields. Assist the Building and Grounds Dept. occasionally with maintenance of other spaces on campus. Supervise student workers in maintenance and cleaning of the Bloechl Center and upkeep of surrounding outdoor athletic fields. Assist the Buildings and Grounds team in the rental event operations in outdoor athletics spaces. Report to the Director of Athletics with a matrix reporting relationship to the Director of Buildings and Grounds.
The Head Basketball Coach and Athletic Facilities Maintenance Supervisor of Mount Mary University’s NCAA Division III Basketball program is an integral member of the Athletic Department and Buildings and Grounds Department at Mount Mary University. This position requires an enthusiastic, pro-active, high-energy individual who is determined to see that the basketball program’s roster goals are met. Additionally, the position is responsible for the Bloechl Center and all surrounding outdoor athletic fields are maintained at a high standard; and is responsible for meeting the rental event operation needs in the Bloechl Center and surrounding outdoor athletic fields. This individual must be committed to upholding the standards and expectations of Buildings and Grounds as well as the NCAA Division III values to “Discover, Develop, and Dedicate”, in addition to the MMU Athletic Department pillars to “Recruit, Retain, and Develop”.
The Head Basketball Coach and Athletic Facilities Maintenance Supervisor works primarily with the coaches, graduate assistants, student-athletes, buildings and grounds crew, faculty and other administrative offices to ensure that each Mount Mary University student-athlete and prospective student-athlete receives a quality experience, and all the athletics facilities are kept in pristine condition. This opportunity requires the availability to work a variable schedule. Hours will be determined by mutual agreement with the Director of Athletics and the Director of Buildings and Grounds to best accommodate the needs of the basketball program, athletics department, and all athletic facility’s needs. Pre/post season hours are likely to be slightly more consistent than in-season hours.
The NCAA Division III experience provides our student-athletes an integrated environment that focuses on academic success while offering competitive athletics and the support of meaningful non-athletics opportunities to enhance their overall educational experience.
Head Basketball Coach
Recruitment coordinate recruiting efforts to meet agreed upon benchmarks to ensure the basketball program is playing and practicing at or above the ideal number of student-athletes. Provide monthly recruiting updates to the Director of Athletics and attend all recruiting meetings with the admission department. Work with recruiting coordinator and graduate assistant for basketball to increase team roster size. Prepare and conduct all practice and game plans Prepare travel arrangements for team-away games Responsible for putting a practice and competition schedule together that meets NCAA Division III requirements and minimize the amount of class time missed for competitions Follow budget guidelines set forth by the Director of Athletics Attend staff and/or institution meetings /events when required Knowledge of, and adherence to, MMU Athletics Department Coaches Handbook, NCAA Division III and Conference rules / regulations regarding recruiting, eligibility, competition, compliance, etc. Assist as needed with management of home athletics events Responsible for team management, academic monitoring, fundraising, and team building event planning Promote and encourage a positive learning experience for student-athletes and a commitment to develop the whole person and nurturing bold, brilliant women Hire, train, supervise and evaluate assistant coaching staff including 1 Graduate Assistant Perform other duties, responsibilities, or special projects as assigned by the Director of Athletics and/or Assistant Director of Athletics
Athletic Facilities Maintenance Supervisor
Oversee the maintenance of the Bloechl Center, a 25,000 square foot on-campus athletic/recreational facility that includes a full-size gymnasium, training room, locker rooms, concessions, and fitness/aerobic center along with and surrounding outdoor athletic fields Assist in the hiring, training, scheduling, supervision and evaluation of student workers Schedule and manage student workers with a range of daily janitorial services, including but not limited to cleaning, trash removal, floor care services, and surrounding outdoor athletic fields maintenance when weather permits Work closely with the Assistant Director of Athletics regarding rentals in the Bloechl Center and surrounding outdoor athletic fields to meet the needs for the rental groups Schedule and manage student workers for rentals in athletics spaces, including set-up/take down for rental events in the Bloechl Center and surrounding outdoor athletic fields to ensure the property has been properly set-up/left clean and in good repair after events conclude Respond to service calls and emails for the Bloechl Center and surrounding outdoor athletic fields Identify and report the need for major repairs in the Bloechl Center and surrounding outdoor athletic fields to the Director of Buildings and Grounds As directed by the Director of Buildings and Grounds – Serve as front line representative of the University by greeting clients, make setup adjustments as necessary, and supervise events as necessary. Ensure that the property has been left clean and in good repair after events conclude Setup up facilities for events and meetings around campus as directed by the Director of Buildings and Grounds Assist in campus rental event operations and marketing of facilities as needed Meet periodically with Facilities and Events Coordinator to review objectives regarding needs for rentals in athletics spaces Provide exceptional customer service and courtesy to campus visitors, students and other employees Perform other duties, responsibilities, or special projects as assigned including emergency tasks as needed
Skills and Experience: Coaching experience 2-5 years required. Head Coaching experience preferred Collegiate-level coaching experience preferred, at the NCAA Division III level desired Experience within a collegiate athletic environment required Collegiate varsity playing experience preferred Strong organizational, leadership, communication, interpersonal skills, problem solving skills, ability to work independently, and possess a high level of confidentiality Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills, including the ability to work with diverse groups, facilitate group process, and foster collaborative decision making Exceptional ability to multitask, prioritize projects, and extraordinary attention to detail Computer skills are required, along with the expectation to learn additional computer software programs for Buildings and Grounds as well as Athletics; such as EMS Software, other maintenance digital tools, Front Rush, Hudl, FastDraw, scouting / film breakdown software, and a variety of recruiting sites. Ability to move tables, chairs, equipment and furniture. Customer service experience with positive interactions Ability to work independently and under minimal supervision Strong problem-solving skills Knowledge of applicable safety codes
Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree required Applicant must pass background check and motor vehicle records authorization To perform this job successfully, the individual must be able to accomplish primary duties adequately The individual will become familiar with Buildings and Grounds digital tools along with athletic department program’s recruiting software and identify, evaluate, contact, and build relationships with prospective student-athletes. This will be accomplished through attending high school games, attending showcase events, reaching out to HS and Travel coaches, reviewing game / skills footage, and other activities as determined by the Head Coach and/or Director of Athletics. Candidates need to feel confident talking on a phone and creating coherent, professional correspondences (emails, letters, text messages, etc.) Strong communication and customer service skills Weekend and evening hours as needed Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform primary functions.
Physical Demands: Ability to Lift/Carry up to 50 lbs. Must reach, bend, stoop, lift Must sit, walk or stand for long periods of time Some repetitive motion may be required
Working Conditions: Night and weekend hours Travel required Driving required Varying workflow; sometimes stressful with high workload times of the year Complete work required within a limited space Complete work required within a limited time
Mount Mary University encourages applications from all qualified candidates and is vitally committed to all aspects of diversity, equity and inclusion. We welcome and encourage applications from qualified candidates and all will receive consideration for employment regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, ethnicity, pregnancy, disability, genetic information or any other groups protected by law. Mount Mary seeks to hire and retain personnel who will make a positive contribution to its mission, vision and values.
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