Director of Athletic Events Athletics Full-Time, Administrative & Professional Faculty, Non-Exempt Position #GA312
Longwood University invites candidates to apply for Director of Athletic Events within the Department of Athletics. This position will be responsible for game day management and leadership in Athletic operations related to event management for Longwood University’s 14 NCAA Division I collegiate sports, including post-season tournaments hosted by the institution and special athletic events sanctioned by the Longwood University Athletics Department.
RESPONSIBILITIES & DUTIES: •Coordinate logistical support of all department intercollegiate and clinic events, including team benches, tables, chairs, scoreboards, video needs, etc., and manage staffing needs for each athletic sport and event •Serve as liaison with contracted security company, Campus Police, EMS and other external units affiliated with intercollegiate events at Longwood •Manage conference tournaments, post-season championships and special athletics events •Aid in the management of the guest relations staff and student staff •Event planning for the External Relations team •Assist in all facets of athletic marketing •Management of all Longwood Athletics game contracts and master schedule •Administrator of the Longwood-owned Athletics camps and clinics programs •Other duties as assigned
Salary will be commensurate with credentials and experience. Commonwealth of Virginia benefits accompany this position. A successful criminal background investigation is required. Position will be posted a minimum of five business days. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service alumni are encouraged to apply. To apply, please submit a letter of application, resume, names and contact details of three references, “Release of Information Form” (http://solomon.longwood.edu/media/human-resources/solomon/RELEASE_form04.05.doc), and “EEO Data Collection Form” (http://solomon.longwood.edu/media/human-resources/solomon/EEOFormrevJuly2012.pdf). The EEO form is voluntary. Please indicate Position #GA312 and submit documents to:
Human Resources Longwood University 201 High Street Farmville, VA 23909 Phone: 434-395-2074 Fax: 434-395-2666 Email: email@example.com
In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Longwood University will provide, if requested, reasonable accommodations to applicants in need of accommodations in order to provide access to the application and/or interview process. You are not required to note the presence of a disability on your application. If, however, you require accommodations in the application and/or interview process, please contact the Office of Human Resources at 434-395-2074 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Annual Fire and Security Report(s) include campus security information, campus fire statistics, safety procedures, and provides statistics for criminal and disciplinary offenses. The report(s) are provided annually in compliance with the Clery Act and the Higher Education Opportunity Act (HEOA). Longwood University’s Annual Safety and Security report and the Annual Fire Safety report is available at: http://solomon.longwood.edu/media/police/public-site/2018-annual-security-and-fire-report-FINAL.pdfA hard copy of the Annual Security and Fire Safety reports and/or a copy of the Fire Log are maintained at the Longwood Police Office and will be provided upon request.
A diversified workforce is an important part of our strategic plan. EOE/AA (04-23-2019)
REQUIREMENTS: • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent combination of training and/or work experience • Master’s Degree preferred • 1-3 years of related work experience in event management required • Working knowledge of computers and Windows-based programs including Excel, Word, and Outlook • Possess strong organizational and communication skills • Knowledge of NCAA policies, procedures, rules and regulations • Experience in coaching or working at the NCAA Division I level preferred • Must be Certified in Basic First Aid and CPR; AED training is preferred • Demonstrated ability to stand and/or sit for long periods of time • Demonstrated ability to lift up to 50 pounds unassisted
Internal Number: GA312
About Longwood University
Longwood University is an institution of higher learning dedicated to the development of citizen leaders who are prepared to make positive contributions to the common good of society. In support of this mission, we invite qualified applicants to apply for positions within our Athletics Department.