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|Working Position Title
|Sports Equipment Supervisor (39183)
|Sports Facilities Manager
|Priority Review Date
|AFC – AFSCME C, Local #1890
|Div Intercollegiate Athletics
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Position Summary, Requirements, and Qualifications
Northern Illinois University (NIU) is accepting applications for the position of Manager of Sports Facilities. This is a full-time, 12-month position with benefits. Under the general supervision of the Associate Athletic Director/Brand and Equipment Management, this position is responsible for assisting in the management and administration of all phases of the Huskie Stadium equipment operations.
The mission of NIU Athletics is to enhance the University, community and region through service and engagement while developing champions in the classroom, in competition and in life. With long standing traditions and core values centered on family, NIU Athletics is home to 17 NCAA Division I sport programs. Northern Illinois University, chartered in 1895, is a comprehensive teaching and research institution with over 15,000 currently enrolled students and houses seven (7) degree-granting colleges—Business, Education, Engineering and Engineering Technology, Health and Human Sciences, Law, Liberal Arts and Sciences, and Visual and Performing Arts. Centrally located in DeKalb, Northern Illinois University is 30 miles west of Aurora, 65 miles west of Chicago, 36 miles west of Naperville, and 45 miles southeast of Rockford.
Under the direction of the Associate AD for Brand and Equipment Management, this position assists with Huskie Stadium Equipment Operation for assigned sports. This position requires extensive evening and weekend work; independent decision-making in many areas including purchase of sports equipment for safety features; acceptance of responsibility for day-to-day problem solving; management ability to maintain good rapport with athletic administrators and coaches.
|Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Policies and Procedures
Scheduling and Maintenance
|Minimum Required Qualifications (Civil Service)
1. A. Bachelor’s degree in Campus Recreation or Athletics, Sports Management, Business Administration, or a closely related field.
B. Three years of responsible experience in the maintenance and operation of sports facilities (such as intercollegiate, recreational, or intramural facilities), two of which were in a supervisory capacity.
2. One year of experience in the management of sports facilities, in addition to the training/experience required in #1.
|Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSAs) (Civil Service)
|Specialty Factors (Civil Service)
|Preferred Qualifications (Civil Service)