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
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.
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