Associate Athletic Director of Facilities and Events
Johns Hopkins University
Location: Baltimore, Maryland
Internal Number: 111633-en_US
The Hopkins Athletics department seeks an innovative and forward-thinking Associate Athletic Director of Facilities and Events. The employee must operate within the framework of a best-in-class athletic department at Johns Hopkins University. Hopkins encourages inquiries from candidates who value professional and personal development and will actively contribute toward a culture of diversity and inclusiveness within both the department and University setting. Hopkins Student Affairs seeks to hire, and support the professional development of, colleagues who: are equity-minded; demonstrate a commitment to inclusion; share a keen understanding of the importance of our identity as a diverse community of learners; are poised to contribute to our efforts to support student learning and offer robust leadership development and community engagement opportunities; and can contribute to our efforts to foster student connection and a sense of belonging across our university.
Hopkins Athletics is multidivisional department with 22 programs competing at the NCAA DIII level and two programs (men's and women's lacrosse) competing at the NCAA Division I level (BIG 10 Conference). The department also hosts a variety of robust recreational activities such as club sports, intramurals, and fitness programming.
The Associate Athletics Director, Facilities & Events works to support the mission and integrity of the Johns Hopkins University and the Athletics Department. Demonstrating adherence to the department philosophy, facility and staff schedule, equipment and facility maintenance expectations, and communication responsibilities is essential. The strongest candidates will have a demonstrated ability to work in a fast-paced, team-based environment and a strong history of building and sustaining relationships with staff, student-athletes, and coaches. The individual works to develop and formulate future plans to reach institutional and departmental goals, to lead initiatives and to create an excellent experience for our students through their participation in athletics. This entrepreneurial leader will oversee and execute event operations for a variety of internal and external events, as well as direct multiple simultaneous capital projects in support of its 24 varsity teams.
Specific Duties & Responsibilities
The Associate AD is a member of the Director of Athletics' senior leadership team.
This group is comprised of the individuals who are responsible for all athletics and recreational strategic initiatives and long-range planning, including but not limited to, communications, leadership program development, facilities & operations, department policies & procedures, fiscal management, health and wellbeing, and external relations.
Oversee and manage athletic facilities and event operations. This includes all event staffing and operations for external and internal events during the academic year, conference and NCAA post-season championship events.
Grow and sustain external revenue streams, to include camps, facility rentals, and other events.
May serve as a program administrator for varsity teams, a responsibility that includes, but is not limited to oversight of the program, direct supervision and evaluation of head coaches, monitoring budget and NCAA compliance, and working with the head coach to facilitate an environment conducive to both academic and competitive success.
Provide strategic vision and goal setting for all areas of responsibility.
Oversees evaluation of risk factors for all department facilities in conjunction with the Office of Risk Management and General Counsel. Ensures emergency procedures are reviewed and updated annually.
Department liaison for Plant Operations and Campus Safety and Security.
Oversees the facility and events team, to include the Facilities & Events Manager, the Coordinator of Business Development, and three bargaining unit employees.
Maintains facility budget, and generates departmental revenue through facility rentals, camps, clinics, and other events.
Oversees capital improvements of facilities to include scoping, budgeting and scheduling in a 5-year strategic plan.
Responsible for coordination of building maintenance and equipment repair/replacement.
Responsible for all game day set-ups including scheduling planning meetings, coordinating and communicating with needed event staffing, and ensuring all tasks are completed to standard on game day.
Manage special events and camps/clinics for the Department.
Oversees student employees including scheduling, training and submission of hours.
Responsible for fostering a commitment to diversity and inclusiveness throughout all levels of the organization, including but not limited to, staffing and programming.
The Athletic Administrator is directly supervised by the Deputy Athletic Director and will collaborate closely with the Director of Athletics on all capital projects.
This position will work closely with student-athletes, coaches, department staff, and other campus stakeholders.
General office, athletic facility, and campus environment.
The position will require work outside and in inclement weather. Position involves sitting, although frequent movement is necessary.
Walking, standing, bending, twisting, and occasional lifting up to 50 pounds is required.
Computer usage involving repetitive and/wrist motion is required.
The position will be a full-time, fiscal year appointment, with frequent early morning, evening and weekend work required throughout the year.
Occasional travel with teams required.
Special Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
Experience with hiring and/or supervision of employees.
Excellent oral and written communication skills.
Excellent organizational skills.
Innovative, entrepreneurial mindset.
Must be team-oriented and collaborative.
Ability to hold self and others accountable.
Commitment to continued professional and personal development.
Bachelor's Degree required.
Minimum of 3 years of athletics event management experience or relevant equivalent.
Four plus years of athletics event management experience.
Experience with capital project oversight.
Classified Title: Assistant Director Athletics Job Posting Title (Working Title): Associate Athletic Director of Facilities and Events Role/Level/Range: ACRP/04/MD Starting Salary Range: Min $55,200 - Max $96,600 Annually (Commensurate with experience) Employee group: Full Time Schedule: Mon-Fri/8:30am-5:00pm Exempt Status: Exempt Location: Homewood Campus Department name: Games Operations Personnel area: University Student Services
Total Rewards The referenced salary range is based on Johns Hopkins University's good faith belief at the time of posting. Actual compensation may vary based on factors such as geographic location, work experience, market conditions, education/training and skill level. Johns Hopkins offers a total rewards package that supports our employees' health, life, career and retirement. More information can be found here: https://hr.jhu.edu/benefits-worklife/
Please refer to the job description above to see which forms of equivalency are permitted for this position. If permitted, equivalencies will follow these guidelines: JHU Equivalency Formula: 30 undergraduate degree credits (semester hours) or 18 graduate degree credits may substitute for one year of experience. Additional related experience may substitute for required education on the same basis. For jobs where equivalency is permitted, up to two years of non-related college course work may be applied towards the total minimum education/experience required for the respective job.
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