Coord of Athletics Event Management

Posted on Nov 19, 2018 by The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Chapel Hill, NC 27514
Leisure & Sport
Immediate Start
Annual Salary
Full-Time
Job Description
The Coordinator of Athletics Event Management will be responsible for providing outstanding leadership to support Game Day Management for as many as 10 of UNC's 28 Varsity Sport Programs. The position includes all facets of Division I Athletic event management, including preparation, facilitation and supervision for home regular and post-season varsity competition.

Responsibilities include administrative support, data collection and analysis; event preparation and event management; planning and management of various projects; procurement and contract management; recruiting, hiring & training; cleaning, health and safety; communication and management of a part time, volunteer and student work force. Responsible for coordinating volunteer workers and organizations to enhance the game environment under the current NCAA Division I guidelines and initiatives.

Educational Requirements: Bachelor's degree in business administration or a related discipline required. Master's degree in related field preferred; or an equivalent combination of training and experience. All degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions.

Essential Skills and Abilities: Ability to communicate with various constituents; general public; students; coaches; administrators and display appropriate pro-activity. Strong work ethic with adaptability. Excellent organizational skills. Customer service orientation. Computer skills in Microsoft Office, Social Media, Graphic Design, Data Base Management, Google Docs. Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Valid NC Driver's License required. Ability to work evenings, nights, weekends, overtime and holidays required. Ability to stand long periods of time (in excess of 12 hours), perform medium force: exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally and/or 20 pounds frequently, and/or 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects. Subject to inside and outside environmental conditions; subject to extreme heat and cold; subject to hazards and atmospheric conditions; subject to oils; exposed to infectious diseases.

Preferred Skills and Abilities: Understanding of Division 1 Athletic policies and protocols; ability to multitask, be proactive, calm and personable under pressure; previous experience with event management and possess interpersonal skills; work effectively as a team member; possess listening and communication skills in various environments; strong situational awareness and the ability to prioritize and stay composed under pressure; ability to take direction, exercise critical thinking, and ability to design event related materials; possession of emergency management skills; familiarity with various communications devices (PA, Radio, Scoreboards); AED, First Aid/CPR and experience with two-way radios also desired. General knowledge of all ACC and NCAA competition guidelines related to game management.

Candidates must apply online at the following link:

Departmental Contact: John Brunner, Search Committee Chair Department of Athletics-Event Management P. O. Box 2126 Chapel Hill, NC 27515 Email: Application deadline: November 9, 2018

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, race, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.

Essential Skills and Abilities: Ability to communicate with various constituents; general public; students; coaches; administrators and display appropriate pro-activity. Strong work ethic with adaptability. Excellent organizational skills. Customer service orientation. Computer skills in Microsoft Office, Social Media, Graphic Design, Data Base Management, Google Docs. Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Valid NC Driver's License required. Ability to work evenings, nights, weekends, overtime and holidays required.
Ability to stand long periods of time (in excess of 12 hours), perform medium force: exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally and/or 20 pounds frequently, and/or 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects. Subject to inside and outside environmental conditions; subject to extreme heat and cold; subject to hazards and atmospheric conditions; subject to oils; exposed to infectious diseases.

Preferred Skills and Abilities: Understanding of Division 1 Athletic policies and protocols; ability to multitask, be proactive, calm and personable under pressure; previous experience with event management and possess interpersonal skills; work effectively as a team member; possess listening and communication skills in various environments; strong situational awareness and the ability to prioritize and stay composed under pressure; ability to take direction, exercise critical thinking, and ability to design event related materials; possession of emergency management skills; familiarity with various communications devices (PA, Radio, Scoreboards); AED, First Aid/CPR and experience with two-way radios also desired. General knowledge of all ACC and NCAA competition guidelines related to game management.

Reference: 569124781

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