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Director, Facility Operations

U.S. Soccer Federation

Apply by 7/24/2024

Posted 2 weeks ago



Atlanta, GA, USA

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Job Description

The Director of Facility Operations will pay a critical role during the design and construction phases of U.S. Soccer’s National Training Center (NTC) in Atlanta, Georgia. Once the NTC is fully open and functioning, the Director of Facility Operations will have oversight and management over the facility's Maintenance and Groundskeeping functions for the NTC which includes the management of the functional areas that support the NTC including the physical facility, equipment, and related systems on the property.
Primary Responsibilities 
National Training Center (NTC) Construction Period
  • Work along side the Project Manager, General Contractor and Developer to deliver the NTC on time and on budget
  • Coordinate with architects, engineers, contractors, and other stakeholders to ensure alignment with project goals and specifications
  • Monitor project progress, identify potential risks or delays, and implement mitigation strategies as needed
  • Conduct regular inspections and site visits to monitor construction activities
  • Raise and elevate any non-compliance or on-going project issues promptly and implement corrective actions as necessary
  • Provide regular updates on project status, milestones achieved, and any significant developments
  • Facilitate effective communication and collaboration between the construction team and internal project leadership team (Strategy and Finance) to promote transparency and alignment
  • Work independently to make real-time decisions during the construction process to keep the project on track.

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Qualifications Required

  • Experience: Five to seven years of experience in facility management, preferably in a sports facility or similar environment. Experience in soccer facility management or operations is preferred.
  • Knowledge: A strong understanding of facility operations, including maintenance, scheduling, and budgeting. Knowledge of sports facility requirements, especially for soccer, is important.
  • Leadership Skills: The ability to lead a team effectively, manage staff, and oversee operations smoothly. Experience in managing a diverse team is valuable.
  • Communication Skills: Excellent verbal and written communication skills are essential for interacting with staff, teams, vendors, and other stakeholders.
  • Organizational Skills: The ability to manage multiple tasks, prioritize effectively, and ensure that operations run smoothly.

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