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Coordinator, Facilities Operations - Marietta Campus Recreation and Wellness

Kennesaw State University
Job Location:
Kennesaw, 30144
Facilities Management

Job ID: 273060

About Us

Are you ready to join a community leading in innovative teaching and learning? 

Kennesaw State University is one of the 50 largest public institutions in the country. With our growing enrollment and global reach, we are enjoying increased prominence among Georgia's colleges. We offer more than 150 undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral degrees to over 43,000 students. Our entrepreneurial spirit, high-impact research, and Division I athletics also draw students from throughout the region and from 92 countries across the globe. Our university's vibrant culture, career opportunities, mission and values and rich benefits make us an employer of choice. We are part of the University System of Georgia.  Kennesaw State will exemplify the power and promise of a student-centered, research-driven university. Our institutional values are student-inspired, promise-fulfilling, true to ourselves, elevational, open and impact-generating. In addition, we support the University System of Georgia core values of accountability, excellence, integrity and respect.  We are searching for talented people to join Kennesaw State University. Come to KSU and find your passion.   


Our Marietta campus is located at 1100 South Marietta Parkway, Marietta, GA 30060.

Job Summary

Provides maintenance and service support for the day-to-day operation of the assigned facilities.  Coordinates reservations and events for the facilities.  Oversees assigned student assistants.


1. Coordinates, plans, and manages the day-to-day operations of the assigned facilities per departmental and university standards and guidelines
2. Maintains inventory and maintenance of equipment and performs and documents facility and equipment inspections
3. Conducts assessments of current conditions and future needs for facilities and special events
4. Ensures all risk management procedures, concepts, and facility safety plans (EHS, safety, fire, and OSHA guidelines) are in compliance while ensuring student staff are trained and knowledgeable of policies and procedures
5. Assists with receiving, developing, and implementing of facility policies and procedures
6. May serve as Crisis Coordinator for assigned facilities and programs; works collaboratively with necessary personnel to establish, maintain and update Emergency Actions Plans for all assigned facilities and spaces
7. May coordinate and maintain the master events calendar, the EMS reservation system, and facility hours of operation (including holiday closures, schedule adjustments)
8. Provides on-site supervision and event management of assigned events including the coordination with other departments
9. Oversees the hiring, training, supervision, and scheduling of student assistants for assigned facilities
10. Participates on assigned department committees and special events

Required Qualifications

Educational Requirements
High school diploma or equivalent

Required Experience
One (1) year related work experience

Preferred Qualifications

Preferred Educational Qualifications
An undergraduate or advanced degree from an accredited institution of higher education in a related field

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

Able to analyze data and make sound recommendations based on the data/feedback
Able to work collaboratively with a variety of university resources
Able to handle multiple tasks or projects at one time meeting assigned deadlines

Familiarity with using recreation/facilities management and event management software
Practical knowledge of risk management practices and event management
Knowledge of campus locations and logistical processes
Knowledge of safety guidelines, rules and regulations that govern the department

Excellent interpersonal, initiative, teamwork, problem solving, independent judgment, organization, communication (verbal and written), time management, project management and presentation skills
Proficient with computer applications and programs associated with the position (i.e. Microsoft Office suite, Fusion, WhenToWork, EMS)
Strong attention to detail and follow up skills
Strong customer service skills and phone and e-mail etiquette

USG Core Values

The University System of Georgia is comprised of our 26 institutions of higher education and learning as well as the System Office. Our USG Statement of Core Values are Integrity, Excellence, Accountability, and Respect. These values serve as the foundation for all that we do as an organization, and each USG community member is responsible for demonstrating and upholding these standards. More details on the USG Statement of Core Values and Code of Conduct are available in USG Board Policy and can be found on-line at

Additionally, USG supports Freedom of Expression as stated in Board Policy 6.5 Freedom of Expression and Academic Freedom found on-line at

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