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Coordinator Kelly Center Operations

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Coordinator Kelly Center Operations

  • 499144
  • Professional Staff
  • Temporary
  • Opening at: Nov 2 2023 at 09:00 CDT
  • University Advancement

Job Summary:

The Coordinator Kelly Center Operations is responsible for managing, supporting and coordinating Kelly Center operations. This position is also responsible for communicating with and directing Kelly Center visitors and patrons. The Coordinator supervises and trains all front desk staff.

Duties & Essential Job Functions:

1. Manages Dee J. Kelly Alumni and Visitor Center by monitoring housekeeping program, supervising the student worker program, providing follow up on facility repair, and developing, disseminating, and following Union policies and procedures.
2. Manages event execution by facilitating room setups and equipment to client specifications; ensuring A/V equipment is available and operating; troubleshooting all aspects of building operations.
3. Manages Dee J. Kelly Information Desk, verifies proper set-up procedures, monitors ticket sales and monitors and evaluates product delivery.
4. Maintains a safe and clean environment by developing cooperative relationships with housekeeping, food service, maintenance staff and TCU Police; maintaining locked/unlocked doors at assigned times; controlling access to keys and combination codes for building and rooms.
5. Manages, trains, hires, supervises, and counsels undergraduate and graduate student assistants; plans, monitors, and evaluates job results.
6. Manages digital signage by updating software and content, installing hardware, and troubleshooting network and other issues.
7. Maintains effective departmental and divisional relationships and knowledge by attending scheduled division, department, Kelly Center staff and student assistant meetings.
8. Performs other related duties as assigned.

Required Education & Experience:

• Bachelor’s Degree and 3 plus years’ experience in event planning including building operations or related experience.
• High School diploma or GED equivalent and 7 plus years’ experience in event planning including building operations or related experience.

Preferred Education & Experience:

• None

Required Licensure/Certification/Specialized Training:

• None

Preferred Licensure, Certification, and/or Specialized Training:

• None

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

• Knowledge of safety regulations.
• Knowledge of basic recordkeeping techniques.
• Knowledge of safety regulations.
• Knowledge of job-related policies and regulations.
• Knowledge of building management practices.
• Knowledge of TCU offices, organizational structure and procedures.
• Skill in some or all components of Microsoft Office.
• Skill in the navigation of Microsoft Windows.
• Skill in customer service techniques.
• Ability to operate basic office equipment.
• Ability to clearly communicate verbally.
• Ability to draft grammatically correct correspondence.
• Ability to assume administrative tasks and make independent decisions regarding daily operations.
• Ability to train users on audio-visual equipment.
• Ability to schedule, plan and coordinate events.
• Ability to train, lead and evaluate staff.
• Ability to work independently.
• Ability to evaluate processes and make recommendations for improvements.

TCU Core Competencies:

University Core Competencies definitions may be found on the Human Resources website and in the staff performance management system.

Physical Requirements (With or Without Accommodations):

• Visual acuity to read information from computer screens, forms and other printed materials and information.
• Able to speak (enunciate) clearly in conversation and general communication.
• Hearing ability for verbal communication/conversation/responses via telephone, telephone systems, and face-to-face interactions.
• Manual dexterity for typing, writing, standing and reaching, flexibility, body movement for bending, crouching, walking, kneeling and prolonged sitting.
• Lifting and moving objects and equipment up to 10 lbs.

Work Environment:

• Work is indoors and sedentary and is subject to schedule changes and/or variable work hours.
• There are no harmful environmental conditions present for this job.
• The noise level in this work environment is usually moderate.
• This role is an on-campus, in-person position.

AA/EEO Statement:

As an AA/EEO employer, TCU recruits, hires, and promotes qualified persons in all job classifications without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, ethnic origin, disability, genetic information, covered veteran status, or any other basis protected by law. 

TCU Annual Security Report & Fire Safety Report Notice of Availability

Texas Christian University is committed to assisting all members of the campus community in providing for their own safety and security. TCU’s Annual Security Report and Fire Safety Report is published in compliance with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy & Campus Crime Statistics Act (Clery Act) and the Higher Education Opportunity Act. This report includes statistics for the previous three calendar years concerning reported crimes that occurred on campus, in certain off-campus buildings owned or controlled by the University, and on public property within, or immediately adjacent to and accessible from the campus. The statements of policy contained within this report address institutional policies, procedures, and programs concerning campus security, alcohol and drug use, crime prevention, the reporting of crimes, emergency notifications and timely warning of crimes, sexual and interpersonal violence, and personal safety at TCU. Additionally, this report outlines fire safety systems, policies and procedures for on-campus housing facilities, as well as residence hall fire statistics. 

The Annual Security Report and Fire Safety Report can be found on the TCU Police Department website at, or a paper copy of the report may be obtained by contacting the TCU Police Department at 817-257-7930, or via email at

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