The Event Coordinator will coordinate, plan, and organize activities associated with events and meetings held in The Coliseum and around campus. This position is responsible for the daily operations and events for all athletic facilities, including The Coliseum and UWG Athletics Complex. These responsibilities include planning, organizing, communicating, and coordinating all activities associated with athletic, non-athletic, and third party events. This position will require leading meetings with campus partners and vendors to plan for the safety and satisfaction of both clients and patrons attending events. This position will assist in managing the master calendar for all athletic event spaces using EMS software.
Educational Requirements Bachelor's Degree in Sport Management, Business, or related field
Other Required Qualifications Willingness to work early morning, late-night, and weekend shifts depending upon event schedule. Strong communication, customer service skills, and ability to work with students, faculty, staff, and community members. Ability to work in a dynamic team environment. Ability to adjust to change and diverse responsibilities and the ability to take directions and communicate effectively.
2 years of facility and event management leadership experience. Capability of working collaboratively with students, faculty, staff, and members of the community. Willingness to work early morning, late night, and weekend shifts depending upon event schedule.
The West Georgia Wolves are the athletic teams that represent the University of West Georgia in NCAA Division II intercollegiate sports. The Wolves compete as members of the Gulf South Conference for all 14 varsity sports. West Georgia has been a member of the GSC since 1983. The UWG department of athletics has a goal to be in the top-50 of the yearly Learfield Cup standings while adhering to the University of West Georgia strategic pillars of Relevance, Competitiveness, and Placemaking.