1581-Athletic Facilities Operations Coordinator

Job #:  1581

Coordinates projects involving major renovations and/or alterations to campus buildings. Serves as liaison among physical plant shops, campus departments, and external contractors for coordinating and scheduling construction projects (excludes new construction). Visits work site to determine necessary resources. Inspects projects to ensure compliance with specifications and standards. Requires a bachelor’s degree or equivalent plus 4-5 years’ experience in facility and operation management.


60%:  Event Management

·         Serve as game/event manager for home athletic events that take place during assigned work shifts (see back page for shifts).

·         Game management duties include hiring and scheduling of staff for game management positions, event security and crowd control, management of ticket sales, and liaison to visiting teams and game officials.

·         Work with concessionaire to ensure events are properly serviced and staffed.

30%:  Facility Management

·         Assist the Director with maintenance and upkeep of athletic facilities.

·         Assists with preparation and set-up of facilities for home events.

·         Clean-up of facilities at the conclusion of events.

10%:  Supervision

·         Primary supervisor/scheduler for game management work-study positions.

·         Serve as Stoller Center building supervisor during assigned hours.


·         Worker is subject to both environmental conditions.  Activities occur inside and outside.

·         Worker is responsible for crowd management, and this entails exposure to excessive noise, moving cars/parking lots.

·         Work includes some general office environment.  The working environment is generally favorable.  Lighting and temperature are adequate, and there are no hazardous or unpleasant conditions caused by noise, dust, etc.  Work is performed within an office environment, with standard office equipment available.

SUPERVISOR RESPONSIBILITY:  Supervise work-study personnel.

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:  Previous work experience in building and equipment maintenance.


·         Communicates with students, faculty, staff and the public appropriate to the age of the individual served.

·         Builds on basic learning and carries it from one situation to another.

·         Demonstrates critical thinking skills in problem solving and decision-making.

·         Asks questions and seeks assistance.

·         Takes responsibility to eliminate the source of problems.

·         Demonstrates confidentiality regarding information pertaining to all students, faculty and staff.

·         Maintains proper appearance and personal conduct for the employee’s particular job.

·         Uses effective communication skills taking into consideration body language, filters, listening, paraphrasing, and questions with customers of diverse ethnic and cultural backgrounds.

·         Demonstrates ability to work in a team environment.

·         Ability to supervise work-study personnel.

·         Ability to organize and prepare reports and programs.

·         Knowledge of general maintenance techniques and procedures.

·         Effective oral and written communication skills.

·         Ability to perform tasks related to the condition and upkeep of the facilities at a high quality level.


Set up/maintenance responsibilities:  Exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 30 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects.


APPLICATION:  Please email cover letter, resume and names and phone numbers of three professional references to employment@pacificu.edu.  Please name your documents as shown in the following example: (Example:  Adams_Amy letter, Adams_Amy resume, Adams_Amy references).  You may also mail your application materials to Human Resources/Pacific University, 2043 College Way, Forest Grove, OR  97116.

Application materials will be screened and interview candidates will be selected and notified.  The hiring process normally consists of several interviews and can last several weeks depending on the position.  Employment is contingent upon eligibility to work in the United States and successful completion of a background check.  If the position is posted on our job board at http://www.pacificu.edu/hr/employment/positions/index.cfm it is an available position and you may apply.  No phone calls please.


Pacific University is a small but diverse community, where students thrive in a personal academic environment.  Tracing its roots back to 1849, when it began as a school for orphans of the Oregon Trail, Pacific has long been devoted to making a difference in people’s lives.  Nestled in the valley at the base of the coastal range and Mount Hood, the university is only a half hour to the Portland metro center. 

Today, students study in a unique combination of undergraduate, graduate and professional programs in the liberal arts and sciences, optometry, education, health professions and business.  Pacific University has campuses in Forest Grove, Hillsboro, Eugene and Woodburn, Ore., as well as an office in Honolulu.  In addition, a variety of Pacific University health and eye clinics throughout the Portland area serve patients and provide students with practical experience.

At Pacific University, students and faculty engage in discovery through close, nurturing relationships that provide extraordinary learning experiences.  International study, service learning, internships and co-curricular activities have been integral parts of the education of nearly 25,000 alumni worldwide who share in the Boxer spirit.


It is the policy of Pacific University not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, ancestry, age, religion or religious creed, disability or handicap, sex or gender, gender identity and/or expression (including a transgender identity), sexual orientation, military, veteran or Vietnam Era status in admission and access to, or treatment in employment, educational programs or activities as required by Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Age Discrimination Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, or any other classification protected under state or federal law, or city ordinance.  Questions or complaints may be directed to the Vice President for Academic Affairs, 2043 College Way, Forest Grove, OR 97116, provost@pacificu.edu.