Facility Supervisor- FH | Recreational Services
The University of Iowa

Location:         Field House

Supervisors:     Assistant Director, Facility Operations 

Rate of pay:     $9.60/hour (starting wage)


To assist in the day to day management of the Field House, including the Fitness Loft, for the benefit of the members and the university community.  This position requires a mature individual with good communication and leadership skills. 


  • Enforces facility policies and procedures (Accessibility Issues, Rules of Activity).
  • Carries out security measures (Proper Opening and Closing Duties, Accountability for Building Keys, Money Handling, etc…).
  • Responds to all building emergencies (Accidents/Injuries, Inclement Weather, etc…).
  • Assist in the training, supervision and evaluation of Student Facility Attendants.
  • Executes the set-up of activity areas for variety of internal & external groups (Includes Meeting Rooms, Classrooms, etc…).
  • Provides support for special events, as needed.
  • Ensures outstanding customer service.
  • Works cooperatively with other areas of the department to achieve established goals.
  • Promotes a safe, clean, functional and marketable facility.
  • Performs other work as assigned.


  • Outstanding customer service skills; competent computer and audio-visual skills.
  • Ability to interact with diverse groups through a variety of situations.
  • Mandatory attendance at training meetings.
  • Ability to use independent judgment when needed.
  • Strong problem-solving skills.
  • Must be able to accommodate a variable work schedule that may include early mornings, late evenings, weekends, holidays & breaks.  Weekends include working 2 football game per season.
  • At least one year of experience working at Recreational Services is preferred.

Training/Certification Requirements

  • FERPA training
  • Credit Card
  • Security Awareness
  • Cash Handling
  • Bloodborne Pathogens
  • Certifications in First Aid, CPR/AED or ability to obtain.

Student Leadership Competencies

  • Problem Solving
  • Self Development
  • Productive Relationships
  • Collaboration
  • Group Development
  • Verbal Communication
  • Ethics