Associate Athletic Director, Facilities/Operations

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Connecticut, United States
21 May 2020
End of advertisement period
21 Jul 2020
Contract Type
Full Time

Position Focus:

Directly reporting to the Deputy Athletics Director, the Associate Athletic Director for Facilities and Operations would oversee all facilities and grounds operations for the Department of Athletics, Physical Education and Recreation.

Essential Duties

  1. Provide leadership, vision, strategy, direction and management as it relates to all athletic facilities, operations, and management of staff.
  2. Responsible for select capital projects.
  3. Oversight of the athletics grounds crew and administrators within the athletics facility’s office.
  4. Responsible for preparing, analyzing and reconciling budgets for facility operations, and ground maintenance.
  5. Responsible for purchasing and inventory of all major athletic facility equipment.
  6. Oversight of on-site facility coverage of select events.
  7. Ensure compliance and safety guidelines are met for all athletic field and athletic equipment standards and requirements.
  8. Review and evaluate the effectiveness of operational systems and recommend and implement methods, materials and equipment for improvements.
  9. Planning, scheduling and oversight of all departmental facilities for routine and planned maintenance and repair of buildings, grounds, playing surfaces, life safety systems, and equipment.
  10. Supervise and coordinate venue pre-game and post-game conversions and transformations for indoor and outdoor sports.
  11. Oversight of shuttle bus service for transportation for all student-athletes to athletic facilities.
  12. Oversight of field scheduling for practices and competitions.
  13. Liaison with multiple departments across campus (Security, Custodial, Fleet Management, etc.).
  14. Accountable for maintaining compliance with to all relevant governing bodies to include: a. NCAA b. specific conference c. athletic department d. university policies
  15. Responsible for maintaining athletic facilities budget.
  16. Responsible for role modeling positive behaviors and leadership for student-athletes.

Required Education and Experience

Bachelors’ degree required.  Five years of experience or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Required Skill/Ability 1:

Ability to work in a team environment.

Required Skill/Ability 2:


Required Skill/Ability 3:

Knowledge and understanding of facility needs.

Required Skill/Ability 4:

Knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations.

Required Skill/Ability 5:

Strong leadership and interpersonal skills.

Preferred Education, Experience and Skills:

Previous work in a union environment.

Required Licenses or Certifications

CPR/AED/First Aide

Physical Requirements

Ability to work in inclement weather conditions. Ability to stand and walk for long periods.

Weekend Hours Required?


Evening Hours Required?


Drug Screen


Health Screening


Background Check Requirements

All candidates for employment will be subject to pre-employment background screening for this position, which may include motor vehicle, DOT certification, drug testing and credit checks based on the position description and job requirements. All offers are contingent upon the successful completion of the background check. Please visit for additional information on the background check requirements and process.

Additional Background or Health Screening Requirements

Selected incumbent must have successful completion of a DMV check and a valid driver’s license.

Posting Disclaimer

The intent of this job description is to provide a representative summary of the essential functions that will be required of the position and should not be construed as a declaration of specific duties and responsibilities of the particular position. Employees will be assigned specific job-related duties through their hiring departments.

Affirmative Action Statement:

Yale University considers applicants for employment without regard to, and does not discriminate on the basis of, an individual’s sex, race, color, religion, age, disability, status as a veteran, or national or ethnic origin; nor does Yale discriminate on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity or expression. Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 protects people from sex discrimination in educational programs and activities at institutions that receive federal financial assistance. Questions regarding Title IX may be referred to the University’s Title IX Coordinator, at, or to the U.S. Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights, 8th Floor, Five Post Office Square, Boston MA 02109-3921. Telephone: 617.289.0111, Fax: 617.289.0150, TDD: 800.877.8339, or Email:


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