Concessions Event Manager

Oregon, United States
Salary Not specified
Jun 17, 2021
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time

Concessions Event Manager

Job no: 527645
Work type: Officer of Administration
Location: Eugene, OR
Categories: Athletics, Food Service/Hospitality

Department: Intercollegiate Athletics
Appointment Type and Duration: Regular, Ongoing
Salary: Commensurate with experience
Compensation Band: OS-OA03-Fiscal Year 2020-2021
FTE: 1.0

Application Review Begins
July 1, 2021; position open until filled.

Special Instructions to Applicants
To ensure consideration, please upload the following with your online application:

  • A cover letter in which you clearly describe how your knowledge, skills, and abilities prepare you for the job responsibilities and requirements outlined in the job announcement. Please discuss each element completely and succinctly.
  • Current resume, which includes dates of employment and clearly highlights any experience that meets the required qualifications.

    Department Summary
    The University of Oregon Intercollegiate Athletic Department's primary purpose is to provide a unique opportunity for student-athletes to be developed, tested, and encouraged to reach their maximum potential in every aspect of their lives. It is the steadfast goal of the Department of Intercollegiate Athletics to provide the most outstanding student-athlete experience by helping them to achieve excellence, both in the classroom and in their chosen sport. The department has approximately 250 administrative and classified employees and hosts over 600,000 spectators annually and represents the University of Oregon in athletic competition with other universities and colleges.

    Position Summary
    The Concessions Event Manager oversees and manages the day-to-day food and beverage operations of assigned University of Oregon Athletic Department sporting events, including pre-event set-up, working event, and post-event breakdown. This position will hire, train, schedule, supervise, and evaluate 10 temporary employees and 60 student workers in order to meet customer service demands and ensure successful staffing of events. This position will also train, schedule, and supervise 40 non-profit volunteer groups (up to 50 per group) to staff concession stands during all University of Oregon home contests and outside events.

    This work requires the Concessions Event Manager to be available outside of “normal business hours” on nights and weekends to perform responsibilities.

    The Concessions Event Manager is responsible for promoting the philosophy and objectives of the Intercollegiate Athletics Department, including adherence to all department policies and procedures, as well as the rules and regulations of the University of Oregon, Pac-12 Conference, and the NCAA.

    Minimum Requirements
  • Two years of supervision experience in a food service operation
  • Possession of OLCC service permit OR ability to acquire one within 30 days

    Professional Competencies
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with staff, customers, vendors, and individuals from diverse backgrounds
  • Excellent organizational, customer service and communication skills
  • Expertise in inventory count and control
  • Expertise with cash management

    Preferred Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Three or more years of successful work experience as a collegiate or professional sports concession manager

    FLSA Exempt: Yes

    All offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of a background inquiry.

    The University of Oregon is proud to offer a robust benefits package to eligible employees, including health insurance, retirement plans and paid time off. For more information about benefits, visit

    The University of Oregon is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution committed to cultural diversity and compliance with the ADA. The University encourages all qualified individuals to apply, and does not discriminate on the basis of any protected status, including veteran and disability status. The University is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to applicants and employees with disabilities. To request an accommodation in connection with the application process, please contact us at or 541-346-5112.

    UO prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, national or ethnic origin, age, religion, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, and gender expression in all programs, activities and employment practices as required by Title IX, other applicable laws, and policies. Retaliation is prohibited by UO policy. Questions may be referred to the Title IX Coordinator, Office of Civil Rights Compliance, or to the Office for Civil Rights. Contact information, related policies, and complaint procedures are listed on the statement of non-discrimination.

    In compliance with federal law, the University of Oregon prepares an annual report on campus security and fire safety programs and services. The Annual Campus Security and Fire Safety Report is available online at

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