Welcome to the NJCAA Career Center - a member of the Sports & Athletics Career Network. The NJCAA Career Center features job opportunities in intercollegiate athletics throughout the country at all levels - NJCAA, NCAA, NAIA and more. Please note that job opportunities are provided and posted by the specific college/organization in need.
Take the next step in your college-athletics career today by creating an account, reviewing job postings and submitting a resume.
Coordinates Ticket Sales initiatives for the athletic department, including developing and implementing sales strategies to increase attendance and revenue.
Examples of work performed:
E1. Selling season tickets, partial plans, mini plans, group sales and Cardinal Club memberships to individuals and companies via phone prospecting, in-person appointments and at events.
E2. Development of sales and solicitation action plans and strategic goal setting.
E3. Track all measurable data, including but not limited to calls made, tickets sold and revenue generated.
E4. Research trends and sales opportunities, and follow up on these opportunities.
E5. Assist with ticket operations as needed, including but not limited to staffing home athletic events, supervising ticket sellers/takers at home athletic events and auditing home ticketed athletic events.
E6. Maintains accurate Ticket Office records which are subject to internal and external audits at any time.
E7. Controls and monitors, as directed by the Associate Director of Athletics, the distribution of complimentary tickets in accordance with established policies of the Department, Southland Conference and the NCAA.
E8. Reports to the Assistant Athletic Director for Business Affairs.
Strict adherence to established NCAA, Southland Conference, Lamar University and Texas State University System rules and regulations. A violation of these rules and regulations can lead to disciplinary action including termination.
EXPERIENCE: Two (2) years of ticket sales experience. Strength in time management, organizational and customer service skills. Ability to communicate effectively with the public in a professional manner. Ability to remain focused on sales goals and work independently. Possesses experience with computer ticketing and money management.
EDUCATION: Bachelor degree required.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILL and ABILITIES: Must have basic computer knowledge and the ability to maintain accurate records concerning overall fiscal operations.
PHYSICAL/MENTAL: Work cooperatively with staff members and supervisors. Come to work in a timely and predictable manner. Able to tolerate constructive criticism. Able to tolerate stressful situations. Follow departmental, University, Southland Conference and NCAA policies and procedures. Able to tolerate flexible work hours – weekends and nights.
Located in Beaumont, Texas, Lamar University is 80 miles from Houston, 40 miles from the Gulf Coast beaches, 30 miles from Louisiana, and 70 miles from the Texas lakes region. The area's subtropical climate produces mild winters that allow for year-round outdoor activity. Lamar University is unique in that it enjoys close ties with the greater community. Students experience direct involvement in the city's civic, business and cultural opportunities.