Oakland University, located in Rochester, Michigan is seeking an individual to assist with facility, equipment, and event management for designated seasonal sports, facility rentals, championship events, and other tasks as assigned by the facilities director. Responsibilities include set-up and tear-down of athletic facilities, in-game management, coordinating and accommodating visiting teams and officials, and general oversight of athletic events and staff. Some lifting is required. Candidate must be willing to keep flexible hours including nights/weekends and long days, maintain a positive attitude throughout and a willingness to engage in a variety of tasks. Must be self-motivated, reliable, and communicate effectively with all stakeholders including coaches/athletes, event staff, administration, visiting teams, officials, etc.
Previous event and/or facility management experience is preferred but not required. Preference will be given to those with a demonstrated and strong desire to pursue a career in collegiate athletics. Bachelors degree required. Position is contingent upon acceptance into a graduate program at Oakland University and academic standing (must have a 3.0 cumulative undergraduate GPA or higher). Candidates must apply and be accepted into a graduate program by April 15th, 2017. Must maintain full time status during the Fall and Spring semesters and hold a minimum 3.0 GPA throughout their selected graduate program to remain eligible.This position is a two year commitment.
Additional Salary Information: Compensation: Tuition waiver for select graduate programs plus monthly stipend for Fall and Spring semesters. Ideal start date is late July/early August.
Grounded in teaching, service and research, Oakland University offers more than 270 degree and certificate programs to aspiring minds from its large campus spanning two thriving cities (Auburn Hills and Rochester Hills) in southeast Michigan. OU's distinctive educational approach connects 20,711 students, over 100,000 alumni and its surrounding communities to the unique and diverse opportunities w...ithin the region and beyond. OU students are given what they need to build a solid academic foundation to be prepared for unlimited possibilities.