Facilitate all aspects of the operation of the J. Lawrence Walkup Skydome and other athletic facilities for NAU Intercollegiate Athletics, University sponsored events, and the greater Flagstaff community sponsored events. Responsibilities include scheduling of the facilities, coordinating staffing for events, set up and tear down of events including facility turnovers, and oversight of the technological needs of the facilities including operation and maintenance of scoreboards, shot clocks, and videoboards, including mobile videoboards. Oversight of department budget. This position reports to the Associate Athletics Director for Internal Operations.JOB FUNCTIONS Plan and coordinate all phases of intercollegiate operations and facilities for 15 intercollegiate sports. Scheduling of events and practices held in all athletic facilities, including home athletic contests, practices, shoot arounds, visiting practices, summer camps, outside groups and campus groups. Responsible for set up and break down for all athletic department events, university events, and outside rentals held in athletic facilities. Coordinates event logistics by insuring proper set up of chairs, turnstiles, tables and other requirements; arranges adequate medical and security coverage. Serves as facility representative during events by responding to and resolving emergency situations and/or patron problems such as medical emergencies or security incidents; ensures all aspects of events are implemented and controlled according to plans. Maintains direct contact with personnel of various outside organizations and university departments associated with scheduled events. Represents university in public relations/liaison capacity on matters relating to events and at department meetings. Serve as the direct supervisor to the Events Coordinator and work together to hire, train, and provide supervision for student event staff. Ensure all game equipment is operational, including scoreboards, sound systems, video boards, lighting systems, video streaming and video replay systems. Implementation of revenue generating activities related to facility use. Assists with settlement of event by providing information and determining fiscal accuracy of fees. Prepares contingency plans and resolves emergencies related to facilities maintenance such as a power failure. Assists with the oversight of department budget including invoicing and tracking of expenses. Monitors, determines and/or arranges physical maintenance of facility and equipment as required. Responsible for daily security and access of facilities including maintaining key inventory and scheduling door readers. Maintain inventory database of capital equipment. Assist with planning and coordinating of facility projects. Responsible for policies and procedures relating to safety and security, emergency management, game day operations, facility use, etc. Perform other duties as assigned. WORKING CONDITIONS Work may include sitting and or standing for extended periods of time. Occasionally ascends/descends various heights to service the lights, scoreboards, or other facility equipment. Frequently works in outdoor weather conditions. Frequently moves audio/visual equipment weighing up to 50 pounds across campus for various events needs
Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited four-year college or university.
Five years experience in athletic facility operations, which include at least three years of supervisory and coordinative experience.
Possess valid driver’s license
Knowledge of NCAA policies and regulations.
Experience leading staff in an event setting.
Experience working in an intercollegiate athletics environment.
Experience with video and scoreboard operations.
Knowledge of video broadcast production equipment including experience with Daktronics LED displays and components, video instant replay systems, broadcast cameras, fiber and coax cable termination.
Experience with outdoor field, court, stadium and turf management.
Northern Arizona University has a student population of approximately 29,000, including more than 21,000 on its main campus in Flagstaff and the remainder at more than 20 locations statewide and online.
Committed to a diverse and civil working and learning environment, NAU has earned a solid reputation as a university with all the features of a large institution but with a personal touch. NAU c...arefully balances teaching, scholarship and service with a faculty and staff dedicated to each student’s success. All faculty members are expected to promote student learning and help students achieve academic outcomes.
While our emphasis is undergraduate education, we offer a wide range of graduate programs and research that extend to such national concerns as forest health and bioterrorism. Our institution has carefully integrated on-campus education with distance learning, forming seamless avenues for students to earn degrees.
Flagstaff has a population of about 70,000, rich in cultural diversity. Located at the base of the majestic San Francisco Peaks, Flagstaff is 140 miles north of Phoenix at the intersection of Interstate 17 and Interstate 40.
With its elevation of 7,000 feet and four-season climate, Flagstaff is ideal for year-round outdoor activities. Nearby attractions include the Grand Canyon, Lowell Observatory, Oak Creek Canyon, Sedona, Monument Valley, Sunset Crater, Meteor Crater, and Arizona Snowbowl.
The university is committed to a diverse and civil working and learning environment.
The Northern Arizona University Department of Intercollegiate Athletics sponsors 15 men's and women's NCAA Division-I programs with more than 350 student-athlete participants. The university is a member of the Big Sky Conference for all sports with the exception of women's swimming and diving, which competes in the Western Athletic Conference (WAC). Last year, all 15 sport programs exceeded NCAA Academic Progress Rate (APR).
NAU is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Institution. Women, minorities, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.