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. • Ability to work nights, weekends and holidays. This position will have daily hours of 11:00am – 7:00 pm.
• Bachelor’s Degree ; or equivalent combination of education and/or experience. • Minimum of 2 years working in Event Management or related field.
• 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.
Internal Number: 19ST4608
About Rutgers The State University of New Jersey
The Rutgers Division of Intercollegiate Athletics sponsors 24 intercollegiate sports, comprised of 14 women’s and 10 men’s programs, that compete at the Division I level. The Scarlet Knights are members of the prestigious Big Ten Conference, the nation’s premier academic and athletic conference, after officially joining the league on July 1, 2014. Known as “The Birthplace of College Football, Rutgers hosted Princeton on Nov. 6, 1869 in the first intercollegiate football game, with RU earning a 6-4 victory.