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Assistant Director of Athletic Events
Company: Illinois State University
Location: NORMAL, IL
Employment Type: Full Time
Date Posted: 05/17/2021
Expire Date: 07/17/2021
Job Categories: Sports and Recreation
Job Description
Assistant Director of Athletic Events
Assistant Director of Athletic Events
Job No: 511324
Work Type: On Campus
Location: Normal, Illinois
Title: Assistant Director of Athletic Events

Department: Arena/Fld Hse Facilities

Campus Location: Normal, IL

General Summary
The Illinois State University Athletics Department is committed to academic and athletic excellence as it prepares today's student-athletes to become tomorrow's leaders. This position directly contributes to that mission by directing and coordinating the management of intercollegiate athletic events. This position is responsible for planning, organizing; staffing and managing assigned intercollegiate athletic events and activities; and serving as Director of IHSA State Championship events.

Work Hours
Typically 8:00am-4:30pm, Monday through Friday. Will be required to work nights, weekends, and holidays based on scheduled events.

Functional Expectations
Must be able to complete the following with or without a reasonable accommodation:
1. Remain at a workstation for extended periods
2. Move about in various locations across campus as needed to complete day-to-day work.
3. Effectively communicate on a daily basis.

Proposed Starting Date
July 2021

Salary Rate / Pay Rate
Commensurate with Experience

Required Applicant Documents
Cover Letter
Reference List

PLEASE NOTE: These documents are required to be submitted online in order to complete the application process. Please have these documents ready prior to clicking on "Apply"

Optional Applicant Documents
Certification of Retirement Annuity

PLEASE NOTE: These documents may be submitted online in order to complete the application process. Please have these documents ready prior to clicking on "Apply"

Special Instructions for Applicants
For full consideration, the application and all supplemental information MUST be submitted on-line. Application materials submitted via fax, e-mail, or mail will not be accepted. Please complete the entire employment application including the Education and Work History background. Please do not put "see resume" in the duties and responsibilities section of the work history. This will be considered an incomplete application and incomplete applications will not be considered. Only the employment application will be reviewed to determine if an applicant meets minimum qualifications. Please be complete in the duties and responsibilities section for each position listed. Incomplete applications WILL NOT be considered.

Please prepare a cover letter; resume; and reference list, including 3 professional references and contact information (phone/email), to attach to this application. These MUST be attached at the time of application.

The Civil Service examination for this classification is based on your application materials. No participation other than submission of applicant materials is required from applicants that qualify to take the exam. If you meet the minimum required qualifications for this position, you will receive a score calculated based on your education and experience, and your name will be placed on the active employment register by exam score. After the application deadline, the names within the top three scores will be referred to the department for interview.

The active register for this classification will be voided after the position is filled.

Copies of transcripts (may be unofficial) must be submitted by the deadline date in order to receive full consideration for this position. Transcripts may be submitted on-line or to the address/fax listed below.

To ensure consideration, documentation such DD214 paperwork (official military discharge) must be submitted by the posting closing date to Human Resources via fax or email.

Illinois State University
Attn: Trish Trainor
Human Resources
Campus Box 1300
Normal, IL 61790-1300

Email: pabuyss@ilstu.edu
Fax: 309.438.0011, Attn: Trish Trainor

Please monitor your e-mail for changes to your application status.

Contact Information for Applicants
Trish Trainor
Human Resources

Important Information for Applicants
If this position is Security Sensitive or if you are subject to a criminal background investigation based on University policy, employment is contingent upon you passing a satisfactory criminal background investigation. You may not begin work until the criminal background investigation results have been received and cleared by Human Resources.

Illinois State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

If you are an individual with a disability and need a reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) or other state or federal law you may request an accommodation by contacting the Office of Equal Opportunity and Access at (309) 438-3383. The Office of Equal Opportunity and Access will hold any confidential information you provide in confidence.

If you are having difficulty accessing the system, please call Human Resources at (309) 438-8311.

Application Opened: 05/12/2021 05:00 PM CST
Application Closes: 05/19/2021 11:55 PM CST
Qualifications & Requirements

Required Qualifications
1. Bachelorís degree or Masterís equivalent in Hospitality, Marketing, Public Relations, Communications, Business Administration, Student Affairs, Sports Management, or a closely related field.
2. One (1) year (12 months) of professional work experience in Athletic Events and Game Operations at the collegiate level.
3. Demonstrated interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to develop positive relationships with a variety of populations.
4. Demonstrated organizational and planning skills.

Desired Qualifications
1. Master's degree in Athletics Administration or related field.
2. Previous event management experience in Division 1 collegiate or professional athletics.
3. Supervisory experience including hiring, promotion and scheduling of staff for events, competitions and services.
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