The University of Akron, a NCAA Division I (FBS) institution and member of the Mid-American Conference, is seeking applicants for the position of Manager of Athletics Operations and Events. This position will manage and supervise the JAR Arena activities and special events and assist in other athletics facilities events.
Responsible for the scheduling, staffing, building maintenance and other activities necessary to maintain the daily operations and special events that are housed in the JAR Arena. Responsible for set-up of the JAR Arena for Athletics team practices, games, special events and outside rentals. Events may include camps, clinics, conferences, etc. Assist with the administration and preparation of Athletics Department's sports camps, clinic programs and events managements in other Athletics venues. Represent the Associate Athletic Director for Facilities and Operations at various athletic and University events, non-University rentals and event management meetings.
A Bachelor's Degree and a minimum of (2) two-year's experience in collegiate athletics and/or facilities management. Exceptional organizational, public relations, budgeting/accounting, computer and supervisory skills required. Working evenings and weekends required. Working knowledge of state and local fire/safety regulations related to crowd control and building capacity preferred. Working knowledge of NCAA and MAC rules and regulations that pertain to athletic event operations and scheduling preferred.
The University of Akron is an equal education and employment institution. It is the policy of this institution that there shall be no unlawful discrimination against any individual in employment or in its programs or activities at The University of Akron because of race, color, religion, sex, age, national or ethnic origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, genetic information, military status or status as a veteran. The University is also committed to the principles of affirmative action and acts in accordance with state and federal laws.
About The University of Akron
The University of Akron is the region’s most influential public research university, contributing to the resurgence of the local economy, providing a workforce highly trained in diverse disciplines, and known for an innovative approach to higher education.
With nearly 26,000 students and more than 300 associate, bachelor’s, master’s, doctorate and law degree programs, UA offers career-focused and experiential learning that defines the polytechnic approach to education.
UA brings together diverse disciplines in ways that provide students with life-long skills, internships and co-ops, opportunities for academic research, study abroad, on-campus student employment and service projects designed for diverse groups of learners, including full-time, part-time and online students, veterans, and adults returning to the classroom.