Founded in 1863, Boston College is a Jesuit, Catholic university located six miles from downtown Boston with an enrollment of 9,484 full-time undergraduates and 5,250 graduate and professional students. Ranked 35 among national universities, Boston College has 888 full-time and 1,281 FTE faculty, 2,711 non-faculty employees, an operating budget of $1.4 billion, and an endowment in excess of $3.5 billion.
Hiring Range $75,150-$93,950
The Arena Supervisor will manage the day-to-day functions, staffing, maintenance schedule and operation of Silvio Conte Forum/Hoag Basketball Arena. Conte/Hoag is a 7,000-seat arena at Boston College, home to Men's / Women's Hockey and Basketball programs. This position requires strong mechanical and technical skills and the ability to supervise multiple projects/events at once, oftentimes on different campuses. Prior knowledge of portable floor operations and stage setup/removals, and ice making will receive top consideration. Strong oral and written communication skills are essential. This position will also be trained in the day-to-day operations of all athletic facilities including Alumni Stadium & Fish Field House supporting the football program; Harrington Athletic Village supporting baseball and softball; Newton Campus supporting Men's / Women's Soccer programs and Women's Field Hockey and Lacrosse programs. This position may be asked to manage events located on / in any of the athletic facilities at Boston College. This would include setting up of the event, safely triage any issues that may arise during the event, and breakdown / cleanup post event. A successful candidate will have all of the required competencies and the strongest candidates will have all or many of the preferred competencies. REQUIRED: Previous supervisory or leadership experience in a union environment Proven ability to manage and participate in multiple projects and multiple crews in a productive and safe manner Strong organizational skills with the ability to prioritize multiple tasks and manage time effectively. Self-starter with the ability to analyze situations and develop solutions to problems with minimal supervision. Prior knowledge of portable floor operations and conversions Prior knowledge of stage setup and break downs Familiarity with Ice Kube refrigeration systems Knowledge of Metasys building management systems Experience in Kronos timekeeping (or similar) Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel and Google Docs Excellent verbal, written and public relations skills Strong mechanical skills and machinery troubleshooting Flexibility to work varying hours PREFERRED: Knowledge and experience in installing and removing the ice surface to meet NCAA Division 1 standards. Experience and knowledge of installation and maintenance air supported structures Knowledge of Federal OSHA and Massachusetts Department of Labor Standards Working knowledge of tools and equipment related to managing a multi-purpose sports and entertainment facility including lighting systems and irrigation systems.
EDUCATION and EXPERIENCE: Three (3) years of experience in a supervisory position preferred. Experience in a facility/property management role is preferred. Previous athletic facilities and maintenance experience in a hockey arena is desirable. Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience in arena management Must maintain a valid driver's license MA Hoisting license is preferred US Ice Rink Association or ISI Certification is preferred
SCHEDULE/CONDITIONS/DEMANDS: Work will include some holidays, nights and weekend shifts as dictated by Athletics and University Event schedules. Every effort will be made to make the event and floor conversion coverage as equitable as possible. Ability to sometimes work a very demanding schedule including nights, weekends, holidays, double shifts in all weather conditions. Although this is primarily a supervisory role, on many occasions this position will be required to perform physically demanding tasks. This position will be required to be outside in the elements a good portion of assigned shifts.
Boston College offers a broad and competitive range of benefits depending on your job classification eligibility:
Tuition remission for Employees
Tuition remission for Spouses and Children who meet eligibility requirements
Generous Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance
Low-Cost Life Insurance
Eligibility for both University-Funded 401k and Employer-Sponsored 403b Retirement Plans
Boston College conducts pre-employment background checks as part of the hiring process. Boston College is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. In concert with our Jesuit, Catholic mission, Boston College is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse and pluralistic faculty and staff committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment and strongly encourages applications for women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and covered veterans. To learn more about how BC supports diversity and inclusion throughout the university please visit the Office for Institutional Diversity at https://www.bc.edu/offices/diversity.
Boston College is one of the nation's best and most selective universities, with U.S. News & World Report ranking Boston College 31st among national universities, and Forbes ranking it 26th in its 2012 America's Best Colleges listing. Boston College confers more than 4,000 degrees annually in more than 50 fields of study through eight schools and colleges. Faculty members are committed to both teaching and research having earned nearly $60 million in research grants in the last year alone. The University has made a major commitment to academic excellence. As part of its Strategic Plan, Boston College is in the process of adding 100 new faculty positions, expanding faculty and graduate research, increasing student financial aid to more than $128 million annually, and widening opportunities in key undergraduate programs, such as international study, internships and student formation.