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Coordinator of Athletic Facilities & Events

College Sports

Location: Glenside, PA
Job Status: Full Time
Posted/Updated: 05-07-2017

Job Description:

The person in this full-time position will provide direct oversight of all athletic facilities, including, but not limited to, scheduling of student and professional staff, processing payroll, managing facility schedules, monitoring maintenance/housekeeping requests, updating calendaring systems, and providing evening facility supervision. Additionally, they will train student workers and staff all home athletic events, serve as a game-day event manager, and be assigned as a sport administrator for the men's and women's cross country programs. This position is a two-year internship funded through the NCAA Division III Ethnic Minority & Women's Internship Grant Program. The position is available from July 17, 2017 through July 16, 2019.
Arcadia University is a top-ranked private university in Greater Philadelphia and promises a distinctly global, integrative, and personal learning experience that prepares students to contribute and lead in a diverse and dynamic world. A national leader in study abroad and international education, Arcadia has been named #1 in undergraduate study abroad participation by the Institute of International Education’s Open Doors Report for the past six years. Approximately 3,900 students attend Arcadia, and the University’s 2,500 undergraduate students choose from more than 65 fields of study.

For additional information and to apply, please visit our University website and submit a cover letter, resume and names and phone numbers of three professional references. Please do not email application materials to athletics director or hiring manager.

Application review will begin immediately. Posting will be removed from the website once we've established a sufficient talent pool for consideration.

Arcadia University seeks candidates of diverse cultural backgrounds and abilities. Arcadia University encourages members of underrepresented groups to apply. All offers of employment are conditional based on successful completion of a background check.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Excellent organizational, communication, and leadership skills, whether dealing with individuals or groups, and an ability to work well with different constituents.
  • Ability to work on multiple projects under time constraints.
  • Ability to learn and apply University policies and procedures to ensure operational compliance and reliable judgement.
  • Basic computer competency required.
  • Ability to successfully complete a background check, motor vehicle check, and drug test.
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule, including nights and weekends.

    Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree required; master's preferred. Degree work in recreation management, sports management, fitness, physical education, or related fields preferred.
  • Demonstrated experience in managing or overseeing athletic or fitness facilities preferred.
  • Previous experience working in intercollegiate athletics preferred.

    Other Requirements:

  • Valid driver's license required.
  • Current CPR, AED, and first aid certifications required. Training and recertification can be provided if necessary.
  • Compliance with NCAA Division III rules and regulations required.
  • The hired intern must identify as an ethnic minority and/or a woman. For the purposes of the grant, racial minorities are described pursuant to the Federal guidelines of the Office of Management and Budget (OMB).
  • A mandatory orientation at the NCAA National Office will take place July 27-28, 2017.


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