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Assistant Director of Event Management - req# 10446

at University of New Mexico

Posted: 9/23/2019
Job Reference #: 10446
Keywords: office

Job Description

Assistant Director of Event Management

Requisition IDreq10446
Working TitleAssistant Director of Event Management
Position Grade10
Position Summary

UNM Athletics Event Management seeks an Assistant Director of Event Management to oversee all event coordination for assigned UNM Athletics events and special events.

Duties and Responsibilities Include:

  • Responsible for all aspects related to event management of assigned sports
  • Coordinating and working collaboratively with team representatives, Athletic Department staff, and outside groups year-round to ensure that necessary information is shared and collected in order to successfully host events (including during the non-traditional sports seasons)
  • Training and communicating with on-call event staff of assigned sports to ensure consistency of service standards across all events.
  • Under supervision from Director of Event Management, provide supervision to all on-call event management staff for assigned athletic events and special events
  • Schedule event staff for all athletic and special events
  • Coordinate the setup and break down of equipment for assigned athletic events and special events
  • Interact with coaches, officials, department staff, security personnel and officers, vendors, and guests while providing excellent customer service experience.
  • Assure compliance with NCAA, Mountain West, and Conference USA rules
  • Assist with NCAA and Mountain West Conference Championship operations
  • Assist Facilities staff as needed
  • Direct oversight of indoor track setup and breakdown at Albuquerque Convention Center
  • Other duties and projects as assigned

See the Position Description for additional information.

Conditions of Employment
  • Possession of a valid New Mexico driver's license is a requirement for this job.
Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor's degree; at least 3 years of experience directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified.

Completed degree(s) from an accredited institution that are above the minimum education requirement may be substituted for experience on a year for year basis.

Preferred Qualifications
  • At least three years of experience in NCAA athletic event management at a Division I athletic department
  • Experience training and managing event staff
  • Demonstrated customer service experience
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills
  • Ability to multitask, think critically, and offer ideas to improve
  • Ability to adapt to a flexible, fast-paced, and dynamic work environment
  • Experience with Daktronics scoreboard controllers and game clocks (preferred)
  • Event management experience in college athletics or professional sports. (preferred)
  • Working knowledge of department practices, procedures, and policies.
  • Financial management skills.
  • Experience in facility operations/maintenance.
  • Intermediate knowledge of Microsoft office programs
  • Business related experience
Additional Requirements
CampusMain - Albuquerque, NM
DepartmentEvents Management (925M)
Employment TypeStaff
Staff TypeRegular - Full-Time
Term End Date
Pay$2,360.80 - $2,916.67 monthly
Benefits EligibleThis is a benefits eligible position. The University of New Mexico provides a comprehensive package of benefits including medical, dental, vision, and life insurance. In addition, UNM offers educational benefits through the tuition remission and dependent education programs. See the Benefits home page for a more information.
ERB StatementTemporary and on-call employees working an appointment percentage of 26 (.26 FTE) or greater, per quarter, will be eligible to earn retirement service credits and thus are required to make New Mexico Educational Retirement Board (NMERB) contributions. More information pertaining to your FTE and NMERB contributions can be reviewed on the NMERB Guidelines Clarified webpage.
Background Check RequiredNo
For Best Consideration Date9/5/2019
Application InstructionsPlease complete an application and include a cover letter and resume. In your cover letter, address how your experience meets the requirements and preferences for this position.

Positions posted with a Staff Type of Regular or Term are eligible for the Veteran Preference Program. See the Veteran Preference Program webpage for additional details.

The University of New Mexico is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class.

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