Athletics Event Operations Coordinator

in Washington County, AR

Job Description

Summary of Job Duties:

The Athletics Event Operations Coordinator supports and reports to the Director of Event Operations, in day-to-day operations. The Event Operations Coordinator will lead, supervise, manage, and develop student event set-up staff, setting and striking all events. Will review and submit bi-monthly payroll. Create weekly schedules, manage all conversions, and prioritize daily work plans. Ensure all facilities – especially ones preparing for an event or post event – are recruit ready. Checking facilities for loose equipment and materials/tidying up and storing them away, coordinating with custodial to ensure facilities are clean, and ensuring each facility always looks prepared for hosting guests. Aid in inventory control of all equipment and supplies. On occasion, supervise third-party vendors in ICA, Internal, and External events. Assist in Administrative duties such as managing student assistants’ hours and scheduling, calendar entries, work order tracking, etc. Act as Shut Down Captain to execute post season venue cleanup. Perform as Game Day/Ops Liaison for football, baseball, and indoor track, and Other Duties as assigned. Regular, reliable, and non-disruptive attendance is an essential job duty, as is the ability to create and maintain collegial, harmonious working relationships with others.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution of higher learning

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Degree in Sports Management, Hospitality Management, or related field

  • At least one to three 3 years of experience in the sports industry or related field

  • Understanding of Intercollegiate Athletics

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite necessary

  • Strong Organization and detail oriented skills

  • Ability to communicate in all contexts effectively

  • Ability to solve problems efficiently

  • Ability to manage multiple and concurrent tasks

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment

Required Documents to Apply:

Cover Letter/Letter of Application, List of three Professional References (name, email, business title), Resume

Optional Documents:

Proof of Veteran Status

All application materials must be uploaded to the University of Arkansas System Career Site  

Pre-employment Screening Requirements:

Criminal Background Check, Sex Offender Registry

The University of Arkansas is committed to providing a safe campus community. We conduct background checks for applicants being considered for employment. Background checks include a criminal background check and a sex offender registry check. For certain positions, there may also be a financial (credit) background check, a Motor Vehicle Registry (MVR) check, and/or drug screening. Required checks are identified in the position listing. A criminal conviction or arrest pending adjudication or adverse financial history information alone shall not disqualify an applicant in the absence of a relationship to the requirements of the position. Background check information will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law.

The University of Arkansas seeks to attract, develop and retain high quality faculty, staff and administrators that consistently display practices and behaviors to advance a culture that embeds inclusion, opportunity, educational excellence and unparalleled access for all.

The University of Arkansas is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution. The University does not discriminate in its education programs or activities (including in admission and employment) on the basis of age, race, color, national origin, disability, religion, marital or parental status, protected veteran status, military service, genetic information, or sex (including pregnancy, sexual orientation, and gender identity). Federal law prohibits the University from discriminating on these bases. Questions or concerns about the application of Title IX, which prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex, may be sent to the University's Title IX Coordinator and to the U.S. Department of Education Office for Civil Rights.

Persons must have proof of legal authority to work in the United States on the first day of employment.

All application information is subject to public disclosure under the Arkansas Freedom of Information Act.

Constant Physical Activity:


Frequent Physical Activity:

Grasping, Lifting


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Job Posting: 4210390

Posted On: May 21, 2024

Updated On: Jun 21, 2024

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