Assistant Athletics Director for Athletics Grounds and Events
Location: Hanover, New Hampshire
Type: Full Time
The Athletics Grounds Crew Supervisor exercises responsibility for preparation and maintenance of all indoor and outdoor DCAD athletic fields and facilities. Supervises the Athletics Events Crew including planning, scheduling, and implementing work assignments.
Supervisory Responsibilities – 40%
Plans, prioritizes, assigns, and schedules work of the Athletics Events Crew and temporary personnel, including approval of distribution of overtime and time off, and ensures adequate staffing with appropriate consideration of vacation, personal and short-term disability leave.
Participates in personnel actions including, hiring, performance management and evaluation, discipline, promotions, and transfers, and works with Union and other College departments regarding personnel matters.
Participates in formulating and implementing policies and procedures as necessary to ensure that safety, quality control and productivity standards are met for all work performed including use of tools, facility/field/ice set-ups.
Ensures proper communication with staff, management, and FO&M’s shops through regular meetings or other forms of communication.
Inspects and oversees work to ensure compliance with NCAA requirements, instructions, quality, and safety standards.
Meets with Associate Athletic Director for Facilities and Operations on a regular basis to discuss potential issues, equipment/vehicle breakdowns, scheduling conflicts, weather emergencies, etc.
Monitors and ensures that appropriate supplies, equipment, and tools are available to perform scheduled work. Provides purchasing needs to Associate Athletic Director for Facilities and Operations; may order parts, materials, supplies, etc.
Athletic Fields & Facilities – 40%
Ensures that all preparation and maintenance are performed regularly for baseball, football, softball, track facilities and other athletic fields and the resulting equipment, spectator seating, watering systems, etc. are in working condition. Has the ability to layout field dimensions, lines according to the sports rules and regulations.
Supervises the installation, maintenance and monitoring of the rink ice to specifications.
Supervises and coordinates the setup of facilities for a variety of programs including athletics, contest, practices, etc. in gyms, Fieldhouse or other arenas for special events and activities sponsored by the College or other organizations renting space from the College. Set-up includes PA systems, athletic equipment, placement of ticket booths, set up of bleachers, flooring, tables, etc.
Ensures proper maintenance and oversight of the grounds and interior program areas for all outdoor athletic facilities and field house including athletic events or special events. Ensures proper maintenance and preparation for basketball, volleyball, or squash areas for practices, games, tournaments, etc.
Ensures that all preparation and maintenance are scheduled for the outdoor clay courts by scarifying, leveling, installing required quantities of fast-dry material, laying out and resetting tennis tapes, rolling, etc.
Oversees the Events Mechanic in fleet maintenance and making minor repairs to the weight equipment in all weight rooms, cardio-vascular/selectorized equipment, scales, racks, etc.
Golf Practice Area and Cross-Country Trails (Former Hanover Country Club) – 20%
Purchase and oversee applications of fertilizers, insecticides, and fungicides in accordance with local and federal laws.
Oversees the scouting and assessment of turf for pest and disease for the purposes of maintaining healthy and playable turf for golf and running.
Directs the maintenance of cross-country trails and walking paths for competition and public use.
Directs the maintenance of all areas of the former Hanover Country Club property to accommodate a variety of college activities, including the practice golf areas.
Works with other departments to guide use of HCC property for winter activities and special events.
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