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Texas A&M International University Athletic Field Maintenance Manager in Laredo, Texas

Job Title

Athletic Field Maintenance Manager


Texas A&M International University


Athletics Department

Proposed Minimum Salary

$3,971.17 monthly

Job Location

Laredo, Texas

Job Type


Job Description

Job Summary

The Athletic Field Maintenance Manager, under direction, oversees and directs the day to day operations and maintenance of all athletic department playing surfaces and facilities.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Supervise the daily maintenance of the athletic fields (mowing, watering, fertilization, chemical applications). Oversee preparations for practice.

  • Implement game day preparation and cleanup for athletic fields and facilities.

  • Plan summer maintenance projects for athletic fields.

  • Manage all preparations for activities using athletic fields and facilities

  • Oversee and instruct assigned staff

  • Oversee the painting and upkeep of athletic fields and facilities.

  • Oversee the game day field preparations for all home games.

  • Supervise the post game cleanup.

  • Supervise the painting and upkeep of grass practice fields.

  • Plan summer maintenance projects on athletic fields and facilities.

  • Instruct assigned staff in field maintenance and upkeep of athletic fields and facilities

  • Prepare and order maintenance supplies needed for all athletic facilities

  • Coordinate with University, all services provided by them, for developmental and non-departmental activities.

  • Assist with other department activities.

    This document represents the major duties, responsibilities, and authorities of this job, and is not intended to be a complete list of all tasks and functions. Other duties may be assigned.

Additional Responsibilities

  • Responsible for maintaining and monitoring equipment needs and recommending repair or replacement as necessary.

  • Develop and maintain a budget.

  • Responsible for the security and storage of equipment and/or for facilitating spaces for such storage for all Department of Athletics Teams.

  • Maintain ultimate responsibility for coordination, management and communication of comprehensive facilities’ schedule and to include all events (internal, external and athletic) and upkeep to all parties involved.

  • Responsible for all facility rental agreements.

  • Maintain continual and thorough familiarity with all applicable NCAA, Conference and University rules and regulations.

  • Coordinate regularly with coaches and other Athletics personnel to judge and assess needs and requirements competitions surfaces and venues.

  • Oversee the game day administration for Department of Athletics events.

  • Maintain accurate records: attendance at home contests and monitor concessions tickets sales revenue.

Minimum Requirements

  • Education – Bachelor’s Degree in Agronomy Turf Grass Management or related field

  • Experience – Five years’ experience in athletic field maintenance.

  • An equivalent combination of training and experience may be considered.

Preferred Education and Experience

  • Experience in higher education in the area of arena/convention facility and/or event management recordkeeping and report preparation.

Knowledge and Abilities

Knowledge of:

  • Irrigation, carpentry, electrical and mechanical work, and grass management.

Ability to:

  • Multitask and work cooperatively with others.

  • Communication skills.

Preferred Knowledge and Abilities

  • Demonstrated ability to work in facility management and event operations.

  • Public relations, interpersonal communication skills and customer service.

  • Detail-oriented, organized, and computer efficient.

  • Knowledge in OSHA standards in maintaining a safe working environment.

  • Must possess ability to plan, develop, organize and manage all aspects of the operational activities of the facility.

  • Must be able to work under deadlines.

  • Ability to demonstrate good judgement and respond quickly and professionally under pressure and in a very open and public environment.

Licensing / Professional Certification – None.

Physical Requirements – None.

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Supervision of Others

This position generally supervises employees.

Other Requirements

  • This position may require working outside normal hours, weekends, and holidays.

  • Some travel required.

Salary: $47,654 (annually)

First review of applicants: June 24, 2021

INSTRUCTIONS TO APPLICANT: During the application process you have only one opportunity to enter the requested information, upload documents and Submit the application. You will not be able to make changes or add additional documents once you “Submit” the application materials. The software does not allow you to “Save” your application and return to complete the process at a later time. The page "My Experience" has an area provided under Resume/CV to drop or upload files.

Be sure to include:

  • Resume/CV

  • Cover Letter

  • At least 3 references and their full contact information, and

  • Unofficial transcripts (if applicable).

Applications received by Texas A&M International University must have all job application data entered. Failure to provide all job application data could result in an invalid submission and a rejected application. “See resume” is not an acceptable entry in the job application.

All positions are security-sensitive. Applicants are subject to a criminal history investigation, and employment is contingent upon the institution’s verification of credentials and/or other information required by the institution’s procedures, including the completion of the criminal history check.

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer committed to diversity.

Texas A&M International University (TAMIU) is an international university, poised at the Gateway to Mexico and serving as the cultural and intellectual hub of a vibrant multilingual and multicultural community.

TAMIU provides over 7000 students with a learning environment anchored by the highest quality programs, built on a solid academic foundation in the arts and sciences. To fulfill its mission, the University offers a range of baccalaureate and masters programs and the Doctor of Philosophy degree in International Business. Programs focus on developing undergraduate and graduate offerings with a progressive international agenda for global study and understanding across all disciplines.

TAMIU prepares students for leadership roles in an increasingly complex, culturally diverse state, national, and global society. Through instruction, faculty and student research, and public service, TAMIU improves the quality of lives for citizens of the border region, the State of Texas, and national and international communities.

Texas A&M International University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer.

If you need assistance in applying for this job, please contact (956) 326-2360.

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