Assistant Director, Facilities, Operations and Event Management (531515)

Cal State University (CSU) Long Beach
August 30, 2023
Long Beach, CA
Job Type



Job Summary

Working independently, the Assistant Director of Facilities, Operations and Event Management is responsible for coordinating and managing activities, capital improvements, maintenance and athletic events for all athletic facilities, including the Walter Pyramid and Blair Field.

Key Responsibilities

  • Planning, coordinating, and implementing all activities for general operations and event management on all athletic facilities. Administers game/event day operations for intercollegiate games, campus user events and rental events including, but not limited to, training and supervising part-time student and event staff; coordination of all student payroll for games and events; coordinating support services such as parking, public safety, concessions, event security, teams and game officials; supervising set up and strike for games and events; manages customer service for fans and general event management for all games and events.
  • Responsible for the coordination of facility capital projects which requires analysis and implementation of differed maintenance plans, warranty and service agreements along with recommendations for long-term capital improvements.
  • Manage and coordinate the day-to-day operations of Blair Field.
  • Evaluate and research operational policy serving as program manager for event staff management and development.
  • Analyze and develop vendor relationships and provide fiscal review for all vendor proposals and selection through procurement process.

Knowledge Skills and Abilities

• Previous experience with events and/or facility operations.

• Previous supervisory experience.

• Knowledgeable in EMS or equivalent software.

• Ability to develop, analyze, and implement policies and procedures related to facilities operations.

•Ability to plan, organize, coordinate, and perform work in various situations where numerous and diverse demands are involved under the direction of the General Manager.

• Ability to train others on new skills and procedures and provide work direction.

• Strong organizational, time management, and communication skills.

• Must possess excellent customer service skills and must be multi-task oriented.

• Ability to work evenings and weekends.

Ability to communicate with an ethnically and culturally diverse campus community. Ability to follow all university policies, procedures, and guidelines including but not limited to safety, civility, information security, and non-discrimination policies and procedures. Ability to contribute to a positive university experience for each and every student, and assist in achieving the university's commitment to a "vision of excellence."

Education and Experience

Equivalent to a bachelor's degree in a related field and three years of related experience required.

Physical Summary

  • Heavy work - Job involves lifting more than 40 pounds. Approximately half of the incumbent's time will be spent walking, standing, squatting, kneeling, or climbing.

Licenses / Certificates

Valid CA Driver's License required, as this position will be driving a golf cart as an essential job function.


Athletics Facilities


Administrative Analyst/Specialist - Exempt I


The salary range for this classification is $4,170 to $7,545 per month.

Salary placement is determined by the education, experience, and qualifications the candidate brings to the position, internal equity, and the hiring department's fiscal resources.


Excellent benefits through CalPERS (health, vision, dental), tuition fee waiver, generous vacation and sick leave, and 14 paid holidays each year.

Time Base

Full-time temporary position for 1 year with no permanent status granted. Temporary assignments may expire prior to the ending date.

Application Procedures

Click Apply Now to complete the CSULB Online Employment Application.


It is important that all sections of the on-line application are filled out completely and accurately. Please include all relevant education and experience. Your application will be used to determine whether you meet the minimum qualifications for this position

Additional Information

The person holding this position is considered a 'mandated reporter' under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 Revised July 21, 2017 as a condition of employment.

Long Beach State Athletics is committed to following NCAA, Big West Conference, Golden Coast Conference, and Mountain Pacific Sports Federation rules and regulations. Therefore, the incumbent is required to maintain a working knowledge of these rules and regulations.

A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily and is required for employment. CSU will make a conditional offer of employment, which may be rescinded if the background check reveals disqualifying information, and/or it is discovered that the candidate knowingly withheld or falsified information. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the continued employment of a current CSU employee who was conditionally offered the position.

CSULB is not a sponsoring agency for staff and management positions (i.e. H-1B Visas).

California State University Long Beach expects respectful, professional behavior from its employees in all situations. Acts of harassment or abusive conduct are prohibited. Demonstrated appropriate professional behavior, treating others with civility and respect, and refusing to tolerate abusive conduct is expected of all employees.


We provide reasonable accommodations to applicants and employees with disabilities. Applicants with questions about access or requiring a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process should contact .

Equal Employment Statement

California State University Long Beach is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer that is strongly committed to promoting diversity in all areas of the campus community. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to age, physical or mental disability, gender or sex, genetic information, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, medical condition, nationality, race or ethnicity, religion or religious creed, sexual orientation, and veteran or military status.

Out of State Employment Policy

California State University, Long Beach, as part of the CSU system, is a State of California Employer. As such, the University requires all employees upon date of hire to reside in the State of California.

As of January 1, 2022 the CSU Out-of-State Employment Policy prohibits the hiring of employees to perform CSU-related work outside the state of California.
Closing Date/Time: September 9, 2023

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