Assistant Director of Athletic Facilities and Operations

Posted Date 5 days ago(7/20/2021 12:30 PM)
Number of Openings
Closing Date
Open Until Filled
Type of Search
Who May Apply
This position is open to all qualified applicants.
St Paul
FLSA Status
Employment Type
Full-Time Staff
Assigned Months per Year
Benefits Eligible


The University of St. Thomas invites qualified candidates to apply for an Assistant Director of Athletic Facilities and Operations position within the department of Intercollegiate Athletics. 


The University of St. Thomas embraces diversity, inclusion, and equal opportunity for all. Our convictions of dignity, diversity and personal attention call us to embody and champion a diverse, equitable and inclusive environment.  We welcome applicants of diverse races, ethnicities, geographic origins, gender identities, ages, socioeconomic backgrounds, sexual orientations, religions, work experience, physical and intellectual abilities, and financial means. We are committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. This commitment is consistent with our mission to inspire our students, using the Catholic intellectual tradition, to think critically, work skillfully, and act wisely – all for the common good.  A successful candidate will possess a commitment to the ideals of this mission.



The University of St. Thomas offers a competitive and comprehensive benefits program, which includes:

  • Up to 100% tuition remission for employees, spouses, and dependents upon eligibility
  • A generous Employer retirement contribution of 9.4% of annual salary upon eligibility
  • Medical, dental, and vision options
  • Employer-paid disability, life, and AD&D benefits


Reporting to the Director of Athletic Facilities and Operations, this position is responsible for assisting with the management and supervision of assigned Intercollegiate Athletic Facilities and student workers who directly support athletic facilities, events, and operations. This position will be the primary contact person in managing the locker rental program, fitness course and instructor management as well as advancing future course offerings. The Assistant Director will assist the Director with facility maintenance, SOP, EAP’s and capital projects for athletic facilities and work cooperatively with the physical plant, public safety, and other campus support units successfully operate athletic facilities on the St. Paul campus. Additional specific duties to include; assistance with management and execution of home event set up and tear down, programming of athletic facilities including meeting spaces, intramurals, and outside event rentals. 




1. Program and manage assigned athletic facility spaces on the Universities 25 pro software, card access and liaison with public safety for security. Proactively plan, communicate and monitor home event schedules, practices, meeting spaces as well as maintenance schedules to ensure efficient operations. 

2. Hire, train and supervise part time workers to support daily operations. Manage fitness center course offerings, onboard instructors and assist with program offerings, analyze rate structure and locker rental program. 

3. Lead student workforce to support day to day operations of athletic facilities and home event operations.  Ensure proper hiring, scheduling and payroll procedures are in accordance to University guidelines. Lead and supervise set up and tear down of athletics equipment needed to support varsity athletic events. 

4. Assist the Director of Athletic Facilities and Operations with capital projects, maintenance, and development of EAP’s and SOP’s. 




Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Sports Administration or a relevant field
  • Five years of program management experience

An equivalent combination of education and experience from which comparable knowledge and skills have been acquired may be substituted. 


Preferred Qualifications

  • Master’s degree
  • Knowledge of NCAA and conference rules
  • Ability to work nights and weekends if necessary


All interested candidates must apply online at Follow the instructions to complete an online application which includes creating or updating an applicant profile, uploading a resume, and completing a job specific application.


In light of its commitment to create and maintain a safe learning and working environment, employment with the University of St. Thomas requires consent and successful completion of a background screening.

The University of St. Thomas, Minnesota Human Resources Department advertises the official job listing on its website at


The University of St. Thomas is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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