Assistant Director Facility Management Athletics


University, MS, US, 38677

Department:  Building Maintenance (10047054)
Employee Designation:  Regular Full-time (Benefits Eligible)

Note for Current UM Employees

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Definition of Class

This position oversees the maintenance of athletic buildings and venues. The incumbent determines the day-to-day operations required to maintain and repair athletic facilities and venues, monitors the condition of facilities, determines the need for maintenance and/or repair, provides direction and guidance to maintenance personnel and participates in budget processes for facility maintenance and facility upgrades

Examples of Work Performed

  • Manages personnel providing maintenance and repair of athletic facilities and venues.
  • Determines the day to day operations to include the priority of work assignments and the personnel required to maintain and repair athletic facilities and venues.
  • Tracks progress and completion of work-orders submitted for maintenance and repair athletic facilities and venues.
  • Performs regular inspections of venues and facilities to determine the need of maintenance or repairs.
  • Manages the performance and documentation of preventative routine maintenance at athletic facilities and venues.
  • Oversees keys/access control cards for entry into athletic facilities, with authority to grant or deny issue of keys/access control cards
  • Recommends and participates in the preparation of facility upgrades.
  • Coordinates bid openings and review bids for facility maintenance and repairs.
  • Maintains expenditures for maintenance and repairs within an annual approved budget.
  • Reviews and approves invoices for facility maintenance and repairs.
  • Develops a comprehensive facility improvement plan annually.
  • Provides daily direction and guidance for maintenance personnel and conducts performance reviews annually.
  • Ensures all assigned tasks are in compliance with department, University, Southeastern Conference, and NCAA rules and regulations.
  • Performs similar or related duties as assigned or required.

Essential Functions

These essential functions include, but are not limited to, the following. Additional essential functions may be identified and included by the hiring department.

  1. Monitors the condition of athletic facilities and venues and determines the need for maintenance and repairs.
  2. Directs and manages the daily activities of maintenance personnel.
  3. Assists in budget processes for facility maintenance and facility upgrades.

Minimum Education/Experience

Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university.




Two (2) years of experience related to the above described duties.


Substitution Statement:

Related experience may be substituted for education, on a basis set forth and approved by the Department of Human Resources.


Interview Requirements:

Any candidate who is called for an interview must notify the Department of Equal Opportunity/Regulatory Compliance in writing of any reasonable accommodation needed prior to the date of the interview.

Salary/Wage Information

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EEO Statement

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Background Check Statement

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