Director of Ticket Sales, Matthew Knight Arena

Oregon, United States
Salary Not specified
Jul 22, 2021
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time

Director of Ticket Sales, Matthew Knight Arena

Job no: 527843
Work type: Officer of Administration
Location: Eugene, OR
Categories: Athletics

Department: Intercollegiate Athletics
Appointment Type and Duration: Regular, Ongoing
Salary: Commensurate with experience
Compensation Band: OS-OA05-Fiscal Year 2020-2021
FTE: 1.0

Application Review Begins
August 3, 2021; position open until filled

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

  • Current resume, which includes dates of employment and clearly highlights experience that meets the minimum 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 & classified employees and hosts over 600,000 spectators annually and represents the University of Oregon in athletic competition with other universities & colleges.

    Position Summary
    The Director of Ticket Sales, Matthew Knight Arena (MKA) is the primary liaison with arena staff and ticket promoters to ticket all concerts and special events at MKA. This position is responsible for day to day operations for outside special events held in UO athletic department facilities and the Matthew Knight Arena ticket office. The Director will supervise, train, and hire full-time interns and will assist and provide customer service for internal and external patrons. This position will strategize with Athletic Ticket Office directors on day to day office activities and oversee the allocation of season tickets for Men's Basketball.

    Candidates who promote and enhance diversity are strongly desired.

    Minimum Requirements
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Two years of ticket office experience
  • One year of supervisory experience of full-time or student employees

    Professional Competencies
  • Expertise with Ticketmaster Archtics and Host ticketing software
  • Current knowledge of NCAA rules
  • Excellent organizational, customer service, and communication skills

    Preferred Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree in business, accounting, marketing or related field
  • Experience building and scaling events for sale on
  • One year of ticket office experience with a Division I athletic department
  • Donor-based priority seating program experience
  • Photoshop or InDesign experience

    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.

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