ABOUT THIS ROLE: K-State Athletics is seeking qualified applicants for an EVENTS COORDINATOR, which is a full-time, salaried, benefits-eligible position.
An example of job responsibilities includes but is not limited to the following:
•Oversee the day-to-day and game day management of assigned athletics events;
•Organize, direct, coordinate, evaluate and schedule part-time workers; and
•Site manager for assigned Big 12 Conference Championships and NCAA postseason competitions hosted by K-State Athletics, Inc.
WHY JOIN US: We are looking for someone who is interested in joining our athletics events staff, who is dependable and willing to work hard to help provide the best experience possible to both visiting and home sports fans and visiting teams.
For more information on K-State Athletics, please visit http://www.kstatesports.com
For more information on Manhattan, KS and the University, please visit http://www.k-state.edu/hcs/jobs/
WE SUPPORT DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION: Kansas State University embraces diversity and promotes inclusion in every sector of the institution. The university actively seeks individuals whose commitments and contributions will advance the University’s dedication to the Principles of Community.
•Medical, dental and vision health plans
•Earned leave plan – vacation and sick
•Term life insurance
•Accidental death and dismemberment insurance
•Long term disability insurance
•Paid KSU designated holidays
EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY: Kansas State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans and actively seeks diversity among its employees.
BACKGROUND SCREENING STATEMENT: In connection with your application for employment, Kansas State University will procure a Background Screen on you as part of the process of considering your candidacy as an employee.
Two years of event management experience at a college athletics or professional sports level
Experience working at an NCAA Division I athletics department in event and game day management
Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States at the time of employment
Experience overseeing workers
Strategic and operational planning and delivery experience
Excellent communication skills, both in writing and verbally
Must possess strong organizational skills and attention to detail
Must be able to lift 50 pounds and work in extreme weather conditions
This position holds expectations of compliance with all NCAA, Big 12 Conference, Kansas State University and K-State Athletics, Inc. rules and regulations.
HOW TO APPLY:
Complete the online application and submit/upload the following documents:
Three professional references that includes contact information (name, title, phone number, email address)
SCREENING OF APPLICANTS BEGINS:
Immediately and continues until position is filled.
About KANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY / K-STATE ATHLETICS, INC.
With an unprecedented combination of Championship Athletic Performances and academic accomplishments, K-State Athletics Inc. is accelerating towards its Vision of a Model Intercollegiate Athletics Program, including its top goal of providing a World Class Student-Athlete Experience. In support of K-State's 2025 plan to move the Kansas State University into the ranks of the top 50 public research institutions, K-State Athletics has completed $210 million in facility improvements since 2010 benefiting each of K-State's 16 sports and 450 student-athletes, while earning national recognition as one of America's most financially solvent programs.
For the second year in a row, Kansas State University is Money magazine’s choice as the best college in Kansas. And, the Princeton Review, Business Insider and SmartAsset, just to name a few, all rate K-State as Kansas' best.
Manhattan has been recently ranked #19 in "Best Small Cities (under 75,000 population) in the U.S. by NerdWallet.com for Quality of Life, Economic Health, and Affordability, while Livability.com named Manhattan the #1 College Town in America.
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