Competitive Sports Facility Supervisor

The Facility Supervisor is a leader within the Competitive Sports & Facilities Sports Program who shows a high level of commitment to its success. A Facility Supervisor has the authority to make decisions regarding all Competitive Sports Facilities with a focus on the safety of all employees, participants, and spectators who may be involved in activities with Campus Recreation.

Hiring Period

The typical hiring period for this position begins in March each year. We encourage students that are interested in this position in the future to check our other job opportunities as an Intramural Sport Official or Sign-in Attendant.

Job Details

  • Supervise open recreation, special events, Sport Club practices, Intramural Sports, and facility reservation shifts at Campus Recreation competitive sports facilities, including our $12.3 million, 104-acre facility.  
  • Provide exemplary customer service to participants. 
  • Follow opening and closing facility procedures and enforce all policies of the Rec SportsPlex, Main Campus Fields, Westside Courts, Tully Gymnasium, Harkins Turf Field, and Speicher Tennis Center.  Lead the entire supervisory staff in closing the facilities after a programmed shift.
  • Prepare equipment and the facility for the programmed activities and assist the professional staff with the facility operations.
  • Report potential risk management concerns, damages, and other maintenance issues.  Make decisions concerning the safety of participants pertaining to the playing conditions.
  • Maintain clean facilities and empty trash cans.
  • Handle all facility-related issues and document as necessary.
  • Serve as a liaison to the FSU Police and First Responders on site.
  • Communicate any problem participants, facility issues, and other pertinent issues at the competitive sports facilities to the professional staff.
  • Attend and participate in bi-weekly or monthly meetings, as needed, throughout the course of each semester to enrure program consistence and address current topics.


  • Ability to work between 10-15 hours per week
  • Experience in leadership, management, and/or administrative capacities
  • Must hold current CPR/First-Aid certifications
  • Shown dedication and commitment to the Competitive Sports Program

Core Competencies Gained by Position

  • Personal & Professional Qualities
    • Problem Solving – Advanced
      • Develop organizational efficiency by formulating, planning, and implementing appropriate solutions to complex or unprecedented problems.
    • Adaptability – Advanced
      • Anticipate change and make significant or long term adaptations in organization in response to the needs of the situation.
      • Evaluate alternatives, and respond quickly and effectively to unexpected and rapidly changing conditions.
  • Legal Liability & Risk Management Qualities
    • Risk Management – Basic
      • Perform and document facility and equipment safety inspections in the area of responsibility.
    • Crisis Management – Basic
      • Recognize crisis situations and implement appropriate emergency action plans (EAPs) such as providing first aid, CPR, AED, crowd management and facility evacuation.
      • Document an incident or accident objectively and free of conjecture, and collect statements from those involved as well as any witnesses.
  • Human Resources Management Qualities
    • Staff/Student Development – Advanced
      • Serve in a mentoring and/or sponsoring relationship.
    • Customer Service – Basic
      • Demonstrate appropriate interpersonal interactions for situation: smile, eye contact, listening and timely response.
      • Show employees and customer’s empathy, respect and consideration.
      • Makes oneself available to the customer to address issues, as appropriate.
    • Conflict Resolution – Basic
      • Provide accurate information such as policies and procedures to prevent conflict or concern.
    • Technology Applications – Basic
      • Demonstrate proficiency with commonly used software such as word processing, spreadsheets, social media, web based-software, project management software, presentation software, calendaring software, and create account settings.
  • Facility Management, Planning & Design Qualities
    • Policies and Procedures – Basic
      • Describe and enforce departmental and institutional policies and procedures specific to facilities and explain the rationale behind the policies and procedures.
    • Facility Operations and Management – Basic
      • Facilitate execution of daily operations such as opening/closing buildings and rooms, setting up areas with equipment appropriate for activities, facility maintenance and housekeeping.