Close Date: 27-March-2023 Salary Range: $42,000 per year
Job Description Sun Devil Athletics seeks an Athletic Events Coordinator who, under administrative direction, schedules and coordinates athletic events and to a lesser degree, public events. Reports to the Manager for Athletic Operations. Adheres to NCAA and PAC-12 rules and regulations, as well as the policies and procedures of the Sun Devil Athletics, Arizona State University, and the Arizona Board of Regents.
Department Name SDA AOF
Serve as game manager for assigned Sun Devil Athletics sports events and assist with the game management and operations of other athletic events.
Coordinate and run game management meetings for assigned Sun Devil Athletic sports events.
Create, track and oversee assigned event budgets using SDA and ASU specialized software programs.
Ensure compliance with internal policies and maintains internal processes and standards.
Attend events to facilitate operations and respond to emergencies, problems, and ensure all aspects of events are implemented and controlled according to plans.
Ensure adequate staffing for events and schedules set-up, technical, and other crews accordingly.
Interface with non-departmental support services personnel required for staging events, athletic and otherwise, hosted in SDA facilities.
May schedule facilities and services for university and outside organizations' events; maintain weekly and monthly facility activities calendar; updates calendar as required.
May recommend to supervisor approval or denial of facility rental for specific events by reviewing rental applications.
Coordinate assigned rentals with renter's management to secure costs and determine requirements of renter in regard to technical, security and/or other requirements.
Provide assistance and information to faculty, staff and outside organizations regarding facility use and capabilities.
Maintain contact with patrons of clients via telephone or written correspondence.
Represent university in public relations/liaison capacity on matters relating to events and at departmental meetings.
May coordinate conferences and/or requested services including reserving conference rooms, determining catering needs, preparing conference materials, tracking various expenditures and revenues, collecting fees and maintaining any necessary records.
Compile material for event program; maintain mailing lists for distribution of event calendar or other pertinent information.
Compile and provide to Supervisor a cost summary of each event staged with in thirty days of event.
Verify and compile event attendance and provide to Supervisor with in one week of event.
Develop appropriate risk management policies/procedures for the facility and staff.
Oversee physical maintenance of facility on a game by game basis interfacing with Facilities Management.
Coordinate and maintain inventory of equipment necessary for assigned sports.
Perform other duties as assigned.
Recruit, hire, train, schedule and evaluate staff including event staff, student staff etc.
Assist in preparing and updating both Supervisor and Guest Service Manuals with other Event Coordinators.
Coordinate, schedule and facilitate employee orientation/training for event staff.
Compile, verify and process bi-weekly/hourly payroll for assigned staff and students.
Participate in employee orientation/training for event staff.
Required Minimum Qualifications Bachelor's degree in a related field and three (3) years of experience in the program of assignment; OR, Any equivalent combination of education and/or experience from which comparable knowledge, skills and abilities have been achieved.
Evidence of a Master’s degree in a related field
Experience with sports events or entertainment facility.
Experience recruiting, supervising, training, and evaluating staff, and processing their payroll.
Experience resolving face-to-face customer conflicts and issues.
Experience managing emergency or incident response situations.
Experience with budget management.
Experience in using Microsoft Office programs.
Experience in work that required decision-making in a changing environment and anticipating future needs.
Experience in managing stressful situations.
Evidence of effective communication skills.
Demonstrated knowledge of planning, organization and implementation of event management.
Demonstrated knowledge of supervisory practices and principles
Demonstrated knowledge of scheduling and facility operations.
Experience in public relations and handling complaints.
Experience in stimulating changes in individual, institutional, and corporate behaviors to create a more sustainable environment
Experience in leading by example in communicating, participating and encouraging support of the institution’s sustainability programs.
Activities are performed in an environmentally controlled office setting subject to extended periods of sitting, keyboarding and manipulating a computer mouse.
Activities are also performed outdoors and may be subject to extreme temperatures or inclement weather.
Required to stand for varying lengths of time and walk moderate distances to perform work.
Frequent bending, reaching, lifting, pushing and pulling up to 25 pounds.
Regular activities require ability to quickly change priorities, which may include and/or are subject to resolution of conflicts.
Ability to clearly communicate to perform essential functions.
Regular use of standard office equipment including, but not limited to: computer workstation/laptop (keyboard, monitor, mouse), printer, fax, calculator, copier, telephone and associated computer/technology peripherals.
General supervision received from Manager for Athletic Operations and Facilities.
Supervises events staff and student workers.
Schedule varies based on events and may include evenings, weekends, and holidays.
Department Statement: The Sun Devil Athletics (SDA) programs are elite, high profile Division I programs. By definition, Division I programs are the "best of the best" and the ladder by which athletes ascend to the world of professional sports and international competitions, such as the Olympics and World Cup. Moreover, Arizona State University and SDA compete in the PAC-12 conference. This conference is known for having won more NCAA national championships in team sports than any other conference in history.The vision of SDA is to be a comprehensive perennial top ten NCAA Division I athletics program that empowers Sun Devils to maximize human potential and make a positive impact on our university, community and the world.The mission of SDA is to provide opportunities for student-athletes to achieve at the highest levels of both academic and athletic excellence, thereby providing them with opportunities for personal growth, offering a unifying force to the campus community, and creating a source of pride among and support from the external constituencies of the university. SDA promotes identity, inclusion and expression to build a strong Sun Devil Community reflective of ASU’s charter.SDA affirms ASU’s commitment to equal employment and is fully committed to the principles of student-athlete welfare, competing with integrity, gender equity and inclusion, ethnic diversity, and sportsmanship. This commitment includes creating an environment where student-athletes contribute to a winning tradition while enhancing the campus and local community and competing in a program having integrity and high ethical standards. SDA is committed to a leadership role within the university, community, the Pac-12 Conference, and the nation. SDA is committed to recruit, retain and develop a gender equitable, inclusive and diversified workforce.ASU offers up to 24 hours of professional development opportunities per year and a competitive benefits package, which includes paid vacation and holidays, health insurance, free mental health resources, employee discounts and more. In particular, ASU offers a generous tuition discount for employees, their spouses, dependents and retirees. Working in SDA also provides unique access to sporting events and athletic-related discounts.
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