The University of Miami has a great opportunity for a Associate Director, Event Management & Championships to work at the Coral Gables Campus.
The Associate Director of Event Management and Championships is responsible for the planning and execution of assigned home athletic events and postseason events. This position will work closely with assigned sports and athletics staff to ensure appropriate execution of events. This position includes budget control responsibilities and will work closely with athletic and university facilities and operations personnel.
Primary Duties and Responsibilities:
Responsible for the overall event management of women’s soccer, women’s basketball, men’s and women’s tennis, track and field and other sports as assigned.
Responsible for the submission of bids to host ACC and NCAA postseason events for assigned sports and serve as tournament director if selected to host.
Responsible for coordinating and working with the athletic facilities and operations staff to ensure all athletic venues are ready for competition including setup and breakdown.
Manage game operations and postseason budgets for assigned sports.
Coordinate the hiring, scheduling and training of game day staff including, but not limited to, DVSport Replay Technician, scoreboard operators, game clock operators and shot clock operators.
Work directly with BEST Security, University of Miami PD, Coral Gables PD, University of Miami Parking and Transportation and other outside agencies to ensure assigned athletic event and facility rentals are properly staffed
Assist with stadium management and game day operations for home football games at Hard Rock Stadium.
Assist with day-to-day facility and operations tasks as needed.
Assist with overall internship program. Assist with search process to hire interns. Provide professional work experience and establish goals for the internship experience. Supervise their training, event oversite and weekly schedule in office and at events.
Assist with managing outside events hosted in University of Miami Athletic facilities
Assists with emergency management preparation and post recovery operations
Responsible for maintaining compliance with NCAA, ACC, institutional, and departmental policies and procedures
Other duties as assigned by the Deputy Athletic Director and/or Associate Athletic Director, Event Management and Championships
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Ability to work under pressure and under tight deadlines with limited resources and multiple competing priorities
Ability to work nights, weekends and holidays as needed.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Strong interpersonal skills; ability to collaborate well with others
Solid computer skills
Education Requirements (Essential Requirements):
Bachelor’s degree required, Master’s Preferred
Work Experience Requirements (Essential Requirements):
A private research university with more than 15,000 students from around the world, the University of Miami is a vibrant and diverse academic community focused on teaching and learning, the discovery of new knowledge, and service to the South Florida region and beyond. The University of Miami was recently named No. 38 in the U.S. News and World Report’s “Best Colleges” issue – the highest ranking of all Florida schools. UM is a Division I institution and a member of the Atlantic Coast Conference and sponsors 18 varsity teams. The Hurricanes have won 22 team national titles, including five in football and four in baseball.