A cover letter is required for consideration for this position and should be attached as the first page of your resume. The cover letter should address your specific interest in the position and outline skills and experience that directly relate to this position.
This position reports to the Associate Athletic Director for Facility Operations and manages daily operations, repair and maintenance, and improvement projects for Cliff Keen Arena, Weidenbach Hall, Hartwig Administration Building and the Stephen Ross Academic Center. Working as part of a collaborative team, the Facility Manager is responsible for upholding the overall Internal Operations vision and ensuring the assigned facilities meet high standards for efficient operation, safety, maintenance, cleanliness, security, customer service and event execution. The Facility Manager supervises and coordinates work flow of assigned team members and oversees annual expense and revenue budgets. This position provides event and game management support for events in Keen Arena requiring significant night and weekend work.
Oversees the daily operations of assigned facilities, including safety, security, scheduling, setups, cleanliness, equipment operation and waste management.
Provides event and game management support and troubleshooting during scheduled events in Keen Arena, including sports equipment, scoreboards/videoboards, lighting, plumbing, electrical, concessions equipment, competition surfaces, janitorial, HVAC, A/V equipment, broadcast television networks, etc. May also act as Manager-on-Duty for volleyball games and other events at Crisler Center.
Directly supervises assigned team members, including two full time Athletic Facility Worker positions and temporary or seasonal employees. Organizes and leads regular meetings to communicate plans, expectations and departmental updates. Provides regular feedback to the Associate Athletic Director for Facility Operations regarding performance of all assigned team members.
Manages scheduling and payroll approval of assigned employees, monitors productivity and assures adequate and efficient staffing levels at all times. Ensures conformation to all AFSCME Union contractual obligations, including monitoring of temporary employee status.
Provides outstanding customer service to all internal and external customers through clear communication, responsiveness and innovative problem solving.
Plans and directs facility setups and HVAC schedules for daily use and scheduled events.
Routinely inspects assigned facilities, equipment and related areas to ensure standards are being met and suggests necessary changes in maintenance programs if needed. Works closely with the Associate Athletic Director for Facility Operations, coaches and support staff to identify facility needs, diagnose problems, determine projects and implement corrective measures.
Manages all facility related expenditures, closely monitors budgets and identifies cost saving measures or opportunities for improvement.
Oversees cleaning and janitorial services of all assigned facilities, including performance, schedule, payment, supply and equipment inventory, and event cleanups.
Coordinates with U-M F&O, UM-AEC, Athletic Maintenance, contractors and vendors to complete routine preventative maintenance, corrective repair work and improvement projects.
Assists with the coordination of snow removal in the State & Hoover Athletic Campus, including employee scheduling, equipment maintenance and ordering of supplies (i.e. salt and ice melter).
Oversees landscaping maintenance for Keen Arena, Weidenbach Hall, Hartwig Administration Building and the Stephen Ross Academic Center, including mowing, trash removal, trees, plants, beautification projects, etc.
Regularly interacts with Athletics’ concessionaire to ensure compliance with University policies and regulations, including but not limited to security, equipment maintenance, waste management and energy efficiency.
Keeps accurate and complete records on payroll, inventory, maintenance procedures, etc.
Performs administrative activities, including the preparation of special and periodic reports, fiscal records and service charges.
Assures safety is a priority at all times and compliance with EHS safety programs.
Assures compliance with University purchasing protocols, ADA codes, NCAA and Big Ten Rules.
Other duties as assigned.
Minimum of 5 years working in Facility Operations.
Ability to work nights, evenings, and weekends.
Must have a proven ability to lead a team and outstanding interpersonal skills.
The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.
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