The Athletic Program Assistant is a member of the Department of Athletics with primary responsibilities for the management of departmental budget activity and coordination of game management operations. Position includes an emphasis on creativity, customer service and positive communication skills. Work involves a wide variety of situations as the incumbent performs complex duties and responsibilities in the university's athletic efforts. Requires strong interpersonal and communication skills in order to exchange information with others both inside and outside the university and may have a significant impact upon the university's reputation and operations. Supervises student staff, as appropriate.
Willamette University Values Diversity:
Employment at Willamette University means being part of a community that values education and its impact on the world is friendly, supportive, and increasingly diverse.
Believing that diversity contributes to academic excellence and to rich and rewarding communities, WU is committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse faculty, staff and student body. We seek candidates, particularly those from historically underrepresented groups, whose work furthers diversity and who bring to campus varied experiences, perspectives, and backgrounds.
Any combination of education, training or experiences that provide the knowledge, skills and abilities required to perform the essential functions.
- Ability to work independently as well as establish and maintain harmonious relations with other staff, faculty, students, alumni, parents.
- Must demonstrate strong communication and organizational skills and must be able to work effectively with staff, faculty and other members of the University.
- Ability to effectively communicate in English, both orally and in writing, including the ability to communicate instructions pertaining to athletic matters in an athletic coaching setting.
- Ability to execute those physical activities required to perform the essential functions of the position.
- Knowledge of and ability to use computers and a variety of software applications. Ability to effectively interact with a wide variety of people in a manner that positively portrays the university and its programs, personnel, and philosophies.
- Must possess a current driver’s license valid in the state of Oregon or the ability to obtain one within 60 days of hire date and satisfactory driving record insurable by the university’s insurer.
- Ability to work independently as well as establish and maintain harmonious relations with other staff, faculty and students.
- Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of diversity and inclusion best practices.
- Bachelor's degree or equivalent with experience in an athletic environment.