Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is seeking an Assistant Manager for Athletics Events- Operations. This position is under the immediate direction of the Assistant Athletic Director of Facilities, Events and Operations. This roles manages the provision of the logistical, facility and game operations needs and requests of assigned Olympic sports’ programs as well as responsible for scheduling and monitoring activities in all athletic facilities.
Among the key duties of this position are the following:
Oversees the daily programmatic needs and requests of our Olympic Sports Programs.
Interacts on a daily basis with assigned Olympic Sports Coaches in responding to their programmatic and facility needs and requests.
Handles, carries out and coordinates all aspects of home events for the sports which includes on site supervision of staff and facility preparation.
Manages and oversee the operations of various events including athletic competitions, special university functions, and non-university related events, and outside rental as assigned.
Minimum Education and Experience:
Bachelor's Degree ; or equivalent combination of education and/or experience.
Minimum of 2 years working in Event Management or related field.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Must be able to establish and maintain positive working relationships with all team members and customers by utilizing outstanding interpersonal skills.
Must have a proven ability to lead a team and outstanding interpersonal skills.
Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills, along with the ability to effectively prioritize and manage changing demands.
Strong analytical and problem solving skills and experience using sound judgment in situations requiring independent initiative and tact.
Must have extreme attention to detail, a high level of organization, and a high level of initiative and energy.
Must be able to overcome obstacles independently, comfortable making decisions, and take full ownership of responsibilities.
Knowledge of NCAA and B1G Compliance rules.
Ability to effectively and persuasively communicate with many varied audiences: Coaches, staff, student-athletes, customers, vendors, fans, etc.
Ability to quickly and successfully diffuse, manage, and resolve conflict situations
Master's Degree Preferred.
proficient in Microsoft Office, Excel and Word
knowledge of using computerized scheduling software like Teamworks
Physical Demands and Work Environment:
Ability to work nights, weekends and holidays. This position will have daily hours of 11:00am – 7:00 pm.
Must be able to lift up to 50lbs
Posting Number: 19ST4608
Location: Livingston (RU-New Brunswick)
Internal Number: 104427
About Rutgers University
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is a leading national public research university and the state's preeminent, comprehensive public institution of higher education. Rutgers is dedicated to teaching that meets the highest standards of excellence; to conducting research that breaks new ground; and to turning knowledge into solutions for local, national, and global communities. As it was at our founding in 1766, the heart of our mission is preparing students to become productive members of society and good citizens of the world. Rutgers teaches across the full educational spectrum: preschool to precollege; undergraduate to graduate and postdoctoral; and continuing education for professional and personal advancement. Rutgers is New Jersey's land-grant institution and one of the nation's foremost research universities, and as such, we educate, make discoveries, serve as an engine of economic growth, and generate ideas for improving people's lives.