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Facilities Maintenance Supervisor

Apply now Department: 3670001110 K-State Athletics Inc (Agcy)
Job no: 517297
Employment type: Athletics
Location: Manhattan, Kansas
Worksite: On-site requirement
Categories: Facilities / Grounds / Skilled Trades, Athletics
Pay Grade: 001

About This Role:

K-State Athletics is seeking qualified applicants for a FACILITY MAINTENANCE SUPERVISOR, which is a full-time, hourly, benefits-eligible, local agency position. 

An example of job responsibilities includes but is not limited to the following:

  • Inspect sites regularly to identify and repair problems and provide necessary maintenance
  • Prepare weekly maintenance schedules and allocate work
  • Hire and train part-time/student workers
  • Coordinate daily cleaning and maintenance activities
  • Conduct preventative maintenance, prepare, and refurbish facilities throughout the year as needed
  • Work varied days and hours as needed for events outside of normal scheduled hours
  • Coordinate and oversee the setup and tear-down of events at KSA facilities
  • Maintain grounds around building structures
  • Perform duties associated with inclement weather which requires being outside in adverse weather conditions of all kinds/types

Why Join Us:

We are looking for a dependable person who wants to become a member of our athletics facility operations staff and will take pride in helping to maintain the appearance and functionality of our facilities.

Our mission is to foster a culture in which our student-athletes have every opportunity to reach their maximum potential academically, athletically, mentally and socially while operating an organization that is anchored by a genuine commitment to K-Stat, our supporters and each other.

For more information on K-State Athletics, please visit

For more information on Manhattan, KS and the University, please visit

The 2021 annual survey by Forbes magazine, "America's Best Employers by State List", finds Kansas State University rates among the Top 3 employers in the state and is the best university employer in Kansas.

Manhattan was ranked # 19 in "Best Small Cities (under 75,000 population) in the U.S. by for Quality of Life, Economic Health, and Affordability while named Manhattan the #1 College Town in America in 2018.  K-State Athletics is also a proud member of the Big 12 Conference.

We Support Diversity and Inclusion:

Kansas State University embraces diversity and promotes inclusion. The University actively seeks individuals who foster a collegial environment and cooperative interactions with coworkers, students, and others. The University is dedicated to promoting the Principles of Community.

What You'll Need to Succeed:

Minimum Requirements:
• High school diploma or GED
• Five years of experience in maintenance or a skilled trade
• Excellent interpersonal and written communication skills
• Experience working in a fast-paced environment and successful multi-tasking skills

Preferred Qualifications:
• Vocational school degree, BS/BA in business administration or facility management, or license in a skilled trade
• Three (3) or more years of supervisory experience
• Experience with critical and strategic problem solving
• Experience interpreting blueprints, specifications, and schematics
• Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)

Other Requirements:
• Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States at the time of employment
• Must have a valid driver’s license at all times
• Must be able to work varied work schedules (days/hours) when required

This position holds expectations of compliance with all NCAA, Big 12 Conference, Kansas State University and K-State Athletics, Inc. rules and regulations.

How to Apply:

To be considered for this position, applicants must complete the online application AND submit/upload your resume that includes three professional references and their contact information (name, title, phone number, email address).

Screening of Applications Begins:

Immediately and continues until position is filled



  • Excellent medical, dental and vision health plans
  • Very competitive retirement plan
  • Earned vacation and sick leave plans
  • Parental leave plan
  • Term life insurance
  • Accidental death and dismemberment insurance
  • Long term disability insurance
  • Paid KSU designated holidays

K-State Athletics Local Agency Employee Benefits Information:

Salary Rate / Pay Rate:

$49,920 to $56,160 with PAID overtime

($24.00 to $27.00 hourly)

Equal Employment Opportunity:

Kansas State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, age, national origin, disability or status as a protected veteran.

Background Screening Statement:

In connection with your application for employment, Kansas State University will procure a Background Screen on you as part of the process of considering your candidacy as an employee.  If position is in development, business office or ticket office, the background screen will include a credit check.

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