University of Oregon Operations Supervisor in Eugene, Oregon

Operations Supervisor

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Work type:Officer of Administration

Location:Eugene, OR

Categories:Athletics, Facilities/Grounds/Skilled Trades

Department:Intercollegiate Athletics

Appointment Type and Duration:Regular, Ongoing

Salary:Commensurate with experience

Compensation Band:OS-OA05-Fiscal Year 2017-2018


Application Review Begins

May 30, 2018; position open until filled

Special Instructions to Applicants

To ensure full consideration, applicants please upload the following with your online application:

• A cover letter in which you clearly describe how your knowledge, skills, and abilities prepare you for the job responsibilities and requirements outlined in the job announcement. Please discuss each element completely and succinctly.

• Current resume, which includes dates of employment and clearly highlights experience that meets the required qualification

• Answers to the following supplemental questions:

  1. How have you gained your supervising experience?

  2. How many people have you supervised on average?

  3. What type of facility maintenance experience do you have?

  4. Where did you gain you maintenance experience?

Department Summary

The University of Oregon Intercollegiate Athletic Department's primary purpose is to provide a unique opportunity for student-athletes to be developed, tested, and encouraged to reach their maximum potential in every aspect of their lives. It is the steadfast goal of the Department of Intercollegiate Athletics to provide the most outstanding student-athlete experience by helping them to achieve excellence, both in the classroom and in their chosen sport. The department has approximately 250 administrative & classified employees and hosts over 600,000 spectators annually and represents the University of Oregon in athletic competition with other universities & colleges.

Position Summary

The Operations Supervisor’s primary responsibility is for the stewardship of multiple buildings including the supervision and coordination of skilled and unskilled workers, plus contractors, in maintenance, repair and janitorial activities. Coordination also includes directing and assisting the Director of Facilities Operations with scheduling staff in the support needed for Athletic events and third-party activities occurring within the University of Oregon Athletic Departments facilities. The Operations Supervisor has broad responsibilities including budget authority, staff supervision and independent decision making capability related to the care and upkeep of Athletic facilities.

The Operations Supervisor is responsible for the maintenance, repair and janitorial activities of the Casanova Center, Moshofsky Center, PK Park, Pape Field, Hayward Field, McArthur Court Basement, Jane Sanders Stadium and Autzen Stadium, while supporting all other Athletic Department facilities, complexes and grounds. The Operations Supervisor reports directly to the Director of Facilities and provides leadership and direction to the nine classified staff members who report directly to this position, while collaborating with others to create a seamless, well informed facilities staff. This position is responsible for being a self-starter, strategic planner and partner in the management/coordination of facility related issues.

Responsible for promoting the philosophy and objectives of the intercollegiate athletics program, including adherence to all department policies and procedures, as well as the rules and regulations of the University, Pac-12 Conference and the NCAA.

This position is subject to long hours, nights, weekends, on-call and holidays as needed.

Minimum Requirements

• Three years of experience with facility maintenance and/or event set up.

• Two years of combined experience in any of the following trade disciplines: carpentry, electrical, mechanical, painting or plumbing.

• Six months of experience leading or supervising employees

• Valid driver’s license required. It is required to have a valid Oregon’s Driver’s License within 90 days of employment, and to successfully receive a University of Oregon’s Drivers Certification card. It is required that this license be maintained throughout employment with the Athletic Department.

Professional Competencies

• Strong written and oral communication skills; ability to interpret and communicate to others a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram and schedule form.

• Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions and procedural manuals.

• Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.

• Ability to speak effectively to customers and members of the organization.

• Experience with safety programs and practices.

• Must be able to lift 50 lbs. climb large amount of stairs, and work on their feet for long periods of time.

• Experience with Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook.

Preferred Qualifications

• Five years of experience with facility maintenance and/or event set up.

• Forklift, Scissorlift, Boom lift certification and/or experience.

• Experience supervising employees, writing schedules, directing work, evaluating work in the field and on paper, disciplining employees when necessary, and executing payroll.

• Experience in executing events in a support role or leadership role.

FLSA Exempt:Yes

All offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of a background inquiry.

The University of Oregon is proud to offer a robust benefits package to eligible employees, including health insurance, retirement plans and paid time off. For more information about benefits, visit

The University of Oregon is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution committed to cultural diversity and compliance with the ADA. The University encourages all qualified individuals to apply, and does not discriminate on the basis of any protected status, including veteran and disability status.

UO prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, national or ethnic origin, age, religion, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, and gender expression in all programs, activities and employment practices as required by Title IX, other applicable laws, and policies. Retaliation is prohibited by UO policy. Questions may be referred to the Title IX Coordinator, Office of Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity, or to the Office for Civil Rights. Contact information, related policies, and complaint procedures are listed on the statement of non-discrimination.

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Advertised:15 May 2018Pacific Daylight Time

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