Director of Facilities Maintenance, Athletics

University of Oklahoma

Oklahoma, OK

ID: 7104373 (Ref.No. ta221728)
Posted: June 30, 2022
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Job Description


The purpose of the Director of Athletics Facilities Maintenance is to oversee and manage the daily maintenance of the facilities within the athletics department.  Responsibilities include, not but not limited to, the oversight of all athletics facility maintenance repair, construction management, budget management and oversight of facility staff assistants.
Additionally, the Director of Athletics Facilities Maintenance must demonstrate personal accountability, including (1) compliance with the compliance staff directives and (2) adherence to Athletics Department and University policies as well as NCAA and Big 12 Conference rules and regulations.

Essential Functions:

  • Oversight of day-to-day maintenance of athletics facilities
  • Track budget with campus facilities management expenditures
  • Coordinate ABS system
  • Collaborates with others for the purpose of implementing and maintaining facility services
  • Develops long and short-range maintenance plans/programs for the purpose of ensuring that university resources are effectively used(
  • Directs projects (e.g. site repairs/construction, preventative maintenance, etc.) for the purpose of ensuring completion within established time frames, project design and budget
  • Inspects new construction, repair work, projects, equipment, work orders, daily maintenance and supplies for the purpose of ensuring that jobs are completed efficiently 
  • Performs personnel functions (e.g. interviewing, evaluating, supervising, etc.) for the purpose of maintaining adequate staffing, enhancing productivity of personnel and achieving objectives within budget 
  • Presents information for the purpose of communicating information, gaining feedback and ensuring adherence to established internal controls 

Job Requirements


Required Education: Bachelor Degree, AND: 

  • 36 months experience in facility management or project management.  

Equivalency/Substitution:  Will accept 48 months experience in lieu of a bachelor degree for a total of 84 months related experience.


  • Detail oriented for accuracy of data and information
  • Highly organized and able to handle multiple projects and deadlines
  • Able to produce reports and complete work within deadlines
  • Able to work well with interdepartmental teams and initiatives
  • Able to communicate well and build rapport quickly with students, coaches, adminstrators and other staff
  • Able to demonstrate ability to work well with a diverse group of clients
  • Must be able to supervise staff and communicate directions and expectations effectively
  • Able to gain and maintain working knowledge of university, Big 12, and NCAA rules and regulations

Departmental Preferences:

  • Vocational program degree or certification
  • Forklift certification

Advertised Physical Requirements:

  • Must be able to engage in repetitive motions, communicate and drive

Supervision: Team Leader

Special Instructions:

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