K-State Athletics, a Big 12 Conference member, is seeking qualified applicants for an Event Operations Assistant, which is a temporary, full-time, benefits eligible position for up to 24 months.
Duties include but are not limited to:
-- Assist with the day-to-day gameday management of assigned athletics events to include, but is not limited to, pre-event planning and breakdown of facilities, compliance with NCAA, Big 12 and ADA policies and procedures, coordination of officials and visiting teams, crowd control management, game management, establishing relationships and procedures with law enforcement, EMS and other emergency personnel, implement venue policy and procedures. Ensure excellent customer service.
-- Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds and work outside in extreme weather conditions.
-- Must possess a valid driver's license at all times.
-- Organize, direct, coordinate, evaluate and schedule part-time workers for athletics events
-- Interview, hire and train a large number of part-time event workers.
-- Other duties as assigned.
This job description includes the expectation of compliance with all NCAA, Big 12 Conference, Kansas State University and K-State Athletics, Inc. rules and regulations.
Two years of event management experience at a collegiate or professional sports level
Must have strong written, interpersonal and verbal communication skills with attention to detail
Working knowledge of Microsoft Office
Must be able to work in a team environment and individually
Must have excellent customer service skills, leadership and organizational skills
Experience working at an NCAA division I athletic department in event and game day operations
Must possess a valid driver's license at all times
SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS TO APPLICANTS: Please submit the following documents with your application:
1. Letter of introduction
3. Three professional references that includes contact information (name, title, phone number, email address)
Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States at the time of employment.
Kansas State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans and actively seeks diversity among its employees. Follow the link to find out more. "EEO is the Law" Poster.
Kansas State University actively seeks candidates whose commitments and contributions will advance the University's commitment to The Principles of Community which can be found at https://www.k-state.edu/about/community.html
In connection with your application for employment, Kansas State University may procure a Background Screen on you as part of the process of considering your candidacy as an employee. Kansas State University complies with the requirements of the Fair Credit Reporting Act.
Additional Salary Information: Starting salary of $10.00 hourly with paid overtime.
About K-State Athletics
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.
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