University of Illinois Division of Intercollegiate Athletics
September 27, 2018
Commensurate with experience a
Full-time - Experienced
Operations, Operations - Event Management
Oversee game day operations of women’s volleyball and other of assigned men and women's intercollegiate sport programs including officials and visiting team accommodations, safety of patrons and those competing and emergency and event protocol set forth by the Big Ten and NCAA.
RESPONSIBILITIES: 1.Organize and coordinate events held in multiple athletic facilities. 2.Plan and coordinate NCAA, Big Ten, and Illinois High School Association championship events. 3.Oversee budgets for various game day accounts and championship events including the approval of expenditures prior to an event and the reconciliation of invoices after an event. 4.Responsible for completing a balanced budget for Big Ten and NCAA Championships as well as operational budgets set by the Assistant Athletic Director for Event Management. 5.Coordinate hiring, scheduling and supervision of over 500 game day event staff who serve as security, ticket takers, and ushers at all Division of Intercollegiate Athletic events. 6.Support hiring and training of the game day event staff. 7.Coordinate distribution of secured credentials and parking passes to specified and authorized personnel for various events. 8.Implement initiatives that foster positive customer service from seasonal employees. 9.Work compatibly and cooperatively with the staff and personnel in the Division of Intercollegiate Athletics. 10.Assist with all special projects assigned by the Associate Athletic Director for Event Management. 11.Maintain knowledge of and compliance with, specific NCAA, Big Ten Conference, and institution rules that relate to this position is required.
Minimum of three years of college athletic event management experience. Organizational skills with attention to detail required. Professional attitude, proven verbal and written communication skills, good interpersonal skills and self-direction and initiative necessary.
Preferred Knowledge and experience in the coordination and staging of large customer service events preferred. Proficiency in using computer programs for developing training materials, manuals, and communications materials (e.g. Microsoft Office Suite) preferred.
Internal Number: 103277
About University of Illinois Division of Intercollegiate Athletics
The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is a member of the Big Ten Conference and is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.