This is a full-time position with salary and benefits. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Hiring will be contingent on a successful background check and receipt of academic transcripts.
The chosen candidate will support the mission of the College and athletic department, which includes intercollegiate varsity athletics, club sports, intramurals, physical education, and recreation.
The position, which is ideal for someone looking to enter the collegiate athletics industry, will offer the chosen candidate an opportunity to engage in several aspects of intercollegiate athletic facilities, operations, and event management. The nature of the position is such that a considerable amount of evening and weekend work will be necessary. Duties and Responsibilities This position will provide opportunities and responsibilities in operations, facilities, event management, and athletic department support that include, but are not limited to:
•Assisting with the day-to-day athletic facilities, operations, and event management responsibilities, such as facility walkthroughs and building oversight, work orders, ice and field maintenance, game-day administration, and event set-up and breakdown.
•Managing equipment, laundry, and locker rooms for the College’s intercollegiate athletic teams.
•Overseeing and directing the College’s intramural program, which includes collaborating with other campus organizations to generate robust student engagement and managing student-workers and scheduling.
•Providing membership and customer service support for the Lake Forest College community recreation program.
•Perform other administrative duties as assigned.
Bachelor’s degree required. The ideal candidate should demonstrate a strong interest and experience in athletic operations, event management, athletic facilities oversight and/or maintenance. This individual must also possess strong leadership, written and oral communication skills, solid planning and organizational abilities, the ability to multi-task and problem solve, and demonstrate proficiency with Microsoft Office.
Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, and at least 3 references to Mike Raymond, Operations Director for Athletic Facilities, at email@example.com. Review of applications will begin immediately, and the deadline to apply is September 16, 2022.
Lake Forest College is a highly selective liberal arts college located on Chicago’s North Shore with a current enrollment of approximately 1,600 students from over 40 states and 70 countries. It is one of the most diverse small colleges in the Midwest with nearly 40% of our student body comprised of domestic minority and international students and consistently ranked as one America’s top liberal arts colleges. Learn more about the Lake Forest College’s recognition as a top tier college.
The College sponsors 25 intercollegiate varsity sport programs with approximately 450 student-athletes competing annually. Lake Forest is a member of NCAA Division III, the Midwest Conference (MWC), the Northern Collegiate Hockey Association (NCHA), the Midwest/Midwest Women’s Lacrosse Conference (MLC/MWLC) and the United States Handball Association (USHA). The College is an affiliate member of the St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SLIAC) for men’s and women’s golf. Learn more about Forester Athletics.
Lake Forest College embraces diversity and encourages applications from women, members of historically underrepresented groups, veterans, and individuals with disabilities. For more information about Lake Forest College, visit www.lakeforest.edu.