Athletic Operations & Events Assistant University of Akron Akron
Athletic Operations & Events Assistant
23 December 2020
University of Akron
Short Description :
And a minimum of 1 one year experience in Athletic facilities, operations and event management as an undergraduate or graduate student is required Duties include, but not limited to, attending staff meetings, assisting with the scheduling process, benchmarking and front ,…
Full Description :
To apply for this position, you must complete the on-line application and attach a resume/curriculum vitae and a list of three professional references to your profile. Please include contact information, including email addresses for your professional references.
After submission of your application, return to the "My Activities" link and upload the required documents under the my Cover Letters and Attachments section.
Applicants should fully describe their qualifications and experience with reference to the minimum and preferred qualifications. This is the information on which the initial review of materials will be based. A resume will not be accepted in place of any information requested on the application. For assistance with your application or attachments please call Derek Brown in Human Resources at 330-972-8402.
Athletics Operations & Events Assistant will assist with home game and event management at all Athletics’ venues. Duties include: scheduling game staffing (ushers, scorers, ticketing and police), coordinating crowd control, plan visiting team accommodations and working with the home team coaches and support staff.
Will be assigned and responsible for specific Men’s and Women’s sports home game management oversight which includes: assisting with preparation and attending game management meetings, hosting the visiting team and game officials, coordinating game usher assignments and assisting with venue set ups and teardowns.
Will assist with the preparation and daily organizing of rental events and sports camps. Duties include: administration and preparation of the event or camp, facility set up and tear down and act as direct contact and/or supervise the facility during the event.
Assist with the daily operation of the Athletics’ Facilities and Operations Office. Duties include, but not limited to, attending staff meetings, assisting with the scheduling process, benchmarking and front office and other venue staff coverage during business hours. Other duties as assigned by the supervisor.
A Bachelor’s Degree in sports management or related field and a minimum of (1) one year experience in Athletic facilities, operations and event management as an undergraduate or graduate student is required. Strong speaking and writing skills and the ability to provide daily outstanding customer service required. Able to communicate with a diverse community. Must have ability to comply with NCAA, Mid-American Conference and University rules and procedures. Must be able to adapt to a non-traditional work week and available to work weeknights and weekends.
Review of Applicants will begin January 4th, 2021
Background Check Statement
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