Illinois State University invites applications for the position of Director of Events and Game Operations. The Illinois State University Athletics Department is committed to academic and athletic excellence as it prepares today's student-athletes to become tomorrow's leaders. This position directly contributes to that mission by directing and coordinating the management of intercollegiate athletic events. This position is responsible for organizing; staffing and managing intercollegiate athletic events and activities; being responsible for scheduling and directing weekly event management meetings and serving as Director of NCAA Championship events, Missouri Valley Conference Championship events, and IHSA State Championship events. The position is a 12-month position. Salary is commensurate with qualifications. To assure full consideration, interested individuals MUST apply online at www.IllinoisState.edu/jobs by June 29, 2017. Illinois State University is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer encouraging applications from individuals with disabilities, minorities, females, and veterans. Location: Illinois State University; Campus Box 2660 – Redbird Arena; Normal, IL 61790Contact: Lisa Mason, Human Resources; Email: email@example.comApplication Procedure: Applicants must apply online at www.IllinoisState.edu/jobsPosting ID: 0709545Apply by Date: June 29, 2017Starting Date: August 1, 2017
Required Qualifications: Bachelor's degree; strong interpersonal skills and the ability to develop positive relationships with a variety of populations; extraordinary organizational skills and the ability to manage budgets.
Desired Qualifications: Master's degree in athletics administration or related field; previous event management experience in collegiate or professional athletics; proven ability to supervise part and full time staff including the hiring, promotion and scheduling of staff for events, competitions and services
Illinois State University:
Founded in 1857, Illinois State is a coeducational, residential university that emphasizes undergraduate study. Its 34 academic departments in 6 colleges offer 63 undergraduate programs in more than 160 fields of study. The Graduate School coordinates 38 masters, 2 specialist, and 7 doctoral programs. Illinois State ranks 74th among the top 100 public universities in t...he nation according to U.S. News & World Report rankings of “Best National Universities” released in fall 2014.
Illinois State University is located in the twin-city community of Bloomington-Normal, with a population of approximately 125,000 and is located within easy driving distance of the financial and business centers in Chicago and St. Louis. Expansion Management Magazine rated Bloomington-Normal as one of two metro areas with a five-star quality of life, giving the community high rankings in such areas as standard of living, quality of schools, and traffic and commute. In their most current rankings, Forbes ranked Bloomington-Normal as 20th in its list of the Smartest Cities in America.
For more information, please visit our website at: http://www.ilstu.edu/
Illinois State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran.