Arcadia University, Domestic

Athletic Facilities Assistant (part-time)

Regular Staff Part-Time


Position Summary: The person in this position will assist in the general supervision of the Kuch Center operations and outdoor athletic facilities, perform regular rounds to monitor usage, oversee student staff at assigned locations, enforce facility rules and regulations, and provide support for event management at home athletic contests.


Arcadia University is a top-ranked private university in Greater Philadelphia and promises a distinctly global, integrative, and personal learning experience that prepares students to contribute and lead in a diverse and dynamic world. A national leader in study abroad and international education, Arcadia has been named #1 in undergraduate study abroad participation by the Institute of International Education’s Open Doors Report for the past seven years. Approximately 3,900 students attend Arcadia, and the University’s 2,500 undergraduate students choose from more than 65 fields of study.


Applications must be submitted online through Arcadia's Human Resources portal to receive full consideration. Please do not email application materials to hiring manager.


This position is for internal applicants only.

For additional information and to apply, please visit: and submit a cover letter, resume and names and phone numbers of three professional references.


Application review will begin immediately. Posting will be removed from the website once we've established a sufficient talent pool for consideration.


Arcadia University seeks candidates of diverse cultural backgrounds and abilities. Arcadia University encourages members of underrepresented groups to apply. All offers of employment are conditional based on successful completion of a background check.




Essential Functions

  • Monitors general operations of the Kuch Center and outdoor athletic facilities during assigned shifts. Performs regular rounds to oversee usage.
  • Follows protocols for opening and closing of athletic facilities.
  • Assists in monitoring safety, security, storage, and cleanliness of athletic facilities and submits work orders as needed.
  • Oversees assigned student staff at designated locations.
  • Provides quality customer service and answers questions from facility users and visitors.
  • Enforces facility rules and regulations.
  • Communicates directly with supervisor, Public Safety, and Facilities regarding emergency situations.
  • Provides game management support during home athletic events, including administrative oversight, crowd control, setup, breakdown, and sport-specific operational support. Acts as a liaison to visiting teams and officials during home athletic events.


Marginal Functions

  • Contributes to a positive work environment that encourages knowledge of, respect for, and development of skills to engage with those of other cultures or backgrounds.
  • Contributes to the overall success of the Athletics Division by performing all other duties and responsibilities as assigned.


Received: Coordinator of Athletic Facilities & Events

Given: Supervises student employees.


Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Excellent interpersonal skills across varied constituencies.
  • Basic computer competency required.
  • Ability to spend extended periods of time on foot and do walking rounds throughout athletic facilities required.
  • Ability to learn and apply University policies and procedures to ensure operational compliance and reliable judgement.
  • Commitment to and sensitivity towards diversity.
  • Positively represents the unit, department, and/or the University on policy, programs, or objectives.
  • Ability to successfully complete a background check and additional required employee clearances.




Minimum Qualifications:

  • Associate's degree required, bachelor's degree preferred.
  • Previous work-related skill, knowledge, or experience is required with previous experience in athletics or related field strongly preferred; Prior health club, fitness center, or facility management shifts preferred.



Other Requirements:

  • Current CPR, AED, and first aid certifications required.
  • Must be a current Arcadia Athletics staff member with a working knowledge of athletic facilities and general operations.
  • Must be able to work regular weekend and occasional weekday shifts during the academic year as well as occasional shifts during summer months.
  • Compliance with NCAA Division III rules and regulations required.
  • Basic knowledge of game operations of various sports preferred.


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