Supervisor, Athletics Operator/Technician (213258) – HigherEdJobs



Job Description

The University of Wyoming invites diverse applicants to consider our employment opportunities.  We are also especially interested in candidates who have experience working with diverse populations and/or diverse initiatives.


Supervisor, Athletics Operator/Technician 


Responsible for supervising the cleaning activities of the night time facilities staff for the Athletic Department facilities.  Supervise, schedule, train, direct, inspect and evaluate activities and operations of custodial employees.  Please note that this is a night crew position and the hours are from 3:00 p.m. – Midnight. 

This position has been deemed essential as addressed in the University of Wyoming’s Employee Handbook.  Employees in essential positions may be required to work during emergency closures and winter closure based on the nature of their job duties and the reasons for the closure. This position involves on-call status.


  • Supervise the daily activities of full and part time employees to ensure assigned areas are being properly cleaned and maintained
  • Makes hiring recommendations, trains, schedules, supervises and evaluates full and part time facilities staff
  • Orders custodial supplies, maintains inventory, and purchases custodial equipment
  • Ensures all athletic facilities are properly secured/locked at the end of the shift
  • Assists in setups for special events
  • Communicate maintenance related issues with supervisor
  • Determines personnel needs to complete special or emergency projects
  • Work all home football games and special events as requested by supervisor
  • Works as a team member and foster a cooperative work environment. Maintains and protects confidentiality of appropriate Athletic Department information and records.
  • Maintains a thorough knowledge of and adheres to all applicable University, conference and NCAA rules and regulations. 
  • Assists with other duties/projects as assigned/directed.


  • May perform duties of support staff, as required.
  • May provide budget recommendations for equipment and maintenance needs.
  • May perform pesticide applications. 


  • Integrity
  • Initiative
  • Quality Orientation
  • Safety Awareness
  • Delegating Responsibility
  • Developing Organizational Talent
  • Individual Leadership


Education: High school degree or GED

Experience: 4 years of work-related experience 

  • Supervisory experience
  • Experience using custodial products and equipment

Other Requirements:

  • Effective communication skills
  • Conflict management
  • Promote a safe work environment
  • Valid driver’s license with a motor vehicle record (MVR) that is compliant with the University Vehicle Use Policy.


  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Leadership abilities
  • Problem solving ability
  • Experience in working in an athletic facilities environment


Complete the online application and upload the following for a complete application: cover letter, resume or C.V. and contact information for four work-related references.  


UW is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Educator and Employer. We are committed to a multicultural environment and strongly encourage applications from women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities.   

In compliance with the ADA Amendments Act (ADAAA), if you have a disability and would like to request an accommodation to apply for a position, please call 307-766-2377 or email


The University of Wyoming is located in Laramie, a town of 30,000 in the heart of the Rocky Mountain West. The state of Wyoming continues to invest in its university, helping to make it a leader in academics, research and outreach. The university has state-of-the-art facilities in many areas and the community provides the advantages of a major university.

Located in a high mountain valley near the Colorado border, Laramie offers both outstanding recreational opportunities and close proximity to Colorado’s Front Range, a bustling group of metropolitan cities including Denver, Boulder, and Fort Collins. This beautiful mountain landscape offers outdoor enjoyment in all seasons, with over 300 days of sunshine annually. For more information about the region, please visit

The University of Wyoming is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law and University policy. To review the EEO is the Law Poster and its Supplement, please see The Diversity & Fairness page.

Pursuant to Wyoming State law, W.S. 19-14-102, as amended, an honorably discharged veteran who has been a resident of the state of Wyoming for one (1) year or more at any time prior to the date when the veteran applies for employment, or any surviving spouse who was married to such veteran at the time of the veteran’s death, who is receiving federal survivor benefits based on the veteran’s military service and is applying for employment, shall receive an interview preference during the applicant screening process with the University of Wyoming. At the time of application the applicant must possess the business capacity, competency, education or other qualifications required for the position. If disabilities do not materially interfere with performance of job duties, disabled veterans will be given preference over able-bodied veterans. Appropriate documentation of veteran status must be provided at time of application as outlined in the application process. No preference will be given to a veteran currently employed by a public department.

We conduct background investigations for all final candidates being considered for employment. Offers of employment are contingent upon the completion of the background check.

Applicants with disabilities may request accommodation to complete the application and selection process. Please notify Human Resources at least three (3) working days prior to the date of need.


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