The Assistant Director, Event Management will act as primary event manager at assigned athletic events (acting as liaison for officials and visiting teams and supervising event staff, ushers, ticket takers, ball kids, public address announcer). Collaborates and communicates with numerous athletic department areas and campus partners including athletic communications, fan experience, facility operations, video services, ticketing parking and concessions to ensure the successful presentation of events & championships. Assists with the preparation of OSU athletic events, championship and tournaments and large stadium concerts or events (can include, but is not limited to contacting visiting teams and officials, preparing pass lists and timing protocols and facility set up). Assists with the Event Management intern program by attending meetings, leading professional development sessions and assisting with the hiring and training of intern staff.
Assists with the preparation of bidding materials for NCAA, Big Ten and other conference tournaments and events. Attends weekly event meetings, Event Management and work on other special projects and assignments as determined by supervisor. May work nights and weekends based on the schedule of OSU athletic events. This position works in a creative and collaborative team environment where change is embraced and innovation is encouraged.
Minimum Education Required Bachelor's Level Degree or equivalent combination of education and experience
Required Qualifications 3-5 years experience in event management required. Extensive championship hosting experience desired. Ability to communicate effectively with a diverse staff and customer base, excellent written and verbal communication skills and the ability to manage multiple tasks and events desired.
The deadline for applications is December 2, 2021. All interested candidates must complete an on-line application for position requisition R33539 at https://www.jobsatosu.com/. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, disability, ethnicity, gender identity or expression, genetic information, HIV/AIDS status, military status, national origin, race, religion, sex, gender, sexual orientation, pregnancy, protected veteran status, or any other bases under the law.
The Ohio State University Department of Athletics sponsors 36 fully funded varsity teams - 17 for women, 16 for men and three co-educational. The department is committed to providing its more than 1,000 student-athletes with the finest in academic and athletics support in order to ensure a quality and life-enhancing experience. U.S. News and World Report ranks Ohio State as one of the Top 20 public universities and has been recognized for the second year in a row as one of the Chronicle of Higher Education's "Great Colleges to Work For."