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ASSISTANT DIRECTOR OF EVENTS

Employer
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Location
Wisconsin, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Start date
Jul 28, 2021

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Position Type
Administrative, Academic Affairs, Faculty Affairs, Business & Administrative Affairs, Business & Administrative Support, Community Relations & Institutional Outreach, Conference & Special Event Administration, Student Affairs, Athletics
Employment Type
Full Time
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Job no: 238184-AS
Work type: Onsite, Staff-Full Time
Department: ATH/EVENT ADMINSTRTN/EVENT ADM
Location: Madison
Categories: Athletics, Event Planning, Program Coordination



Position Summary:

Under the general supervision of the Assistant Athletic Director for Event Operations, serve as the Assistant Director of Events.

Position Duties:

List of Duties

Institutional Statement on Diversity:

Diversity is a source of strength, creativity, and innovation for UW-Madison. We value the contributions of each person and respect the profound ways their identity, culture, background, experience, status, abilities, and opinion enrich the university community. We commit ourselves to the pursuit of excellence in teaching, research, outreach, and diversity as inextricably linked goals.

The University of Wisconsin-Madison fulfills its public mission by creating a welcoming and inclusive community for people from every background - people who as students, faculty, and staff serve Wisconsin and the world.

For more information on diversity and inclusion on campus, please visit: Diversity and Inclusion

Degree and Area of Specialization:

Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Sports Management, Athletic Administration, or related fields is preferred.

Minimum Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience:

The most qualified applicants will bring the following:
* Minimum two (2) years professional work experience in Intercollegiate/Professional athletics preferred.
* Previous experience in athletics administration and large-scale event planning for a collegiate or professional organization is preferred.
* Ability to work collaboratively with faculty, staff, students, and clients of varying backgrounds, interests, and abilities in an atmosphere of mutual respect.
* Excellent communication, organizational, presentation, and problem-solving skills.

Ideal candidates should demonstrate:
* Understanding of NCAA, Big Ten, and WCHA rules/regulations is preferred.
* Excellent organizational, communication, administrative, time/project management skills.
* Knowledge of Microsoft Office and industry specific (CAD, EMS, Social Tables) computer programs.
* Knowledge of crowd management, safety/security procedures, and disability accommodation services.

Department(s):

A428100-INTERCOLLEGIATE ATHLETICS/EVENT ADMINSTRTN/EVENT ADM

Work Type:

Full Time: 100%

This position requires work be performed in-person, onsite, at a designated campus work location.

Appointment Type, Duration:

Ongoing/Renewable

Salary:

Negotiable
ANNUAL (12 months)

Instructions to Applicants:

Conditions of Appointment: This is a 100% Academic Staff appointment. Salary will be assigned within the appropriate range, commensurate with the candidate's qualifications and experience. An excellent benefits package is also included. Successful applicants are responsible for ensuring their eligibility to work in the United States (i.e. a citizen or national of the United States, a lawful permanent resident, a foreign national authorized to work in the United States without need of employer sponsorship) on or before the effective date of appointment.

To ensure full consideration, complete applications must be received by 11:55 p.m. CDT, on the assured consideration date. To apply, please complete the online application and attach a cover letter referencing your qualifications and experience, a comprehensive resume as well as the current contact information for three professional references. All application materials will be reviewed by our search committee after the posted deadline. Applicants selected to participate further in the selection process will be notified directly. All applicants will be notified once a final selection has been made and the search has been completed.

NOTE: Unless confidentiality is requested in your online application, information regarding the names of applicants must be released upon request. Finalists cannot be guaranteed confidentiality.

Special Note: UW-Madison conducts criminal background checks for final candidate(s).

UW-Madison is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. We promote excellence through diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply.

Contact:

Molly Rae
mjr@athletics.wisc.edu
608-265-4138
Relay Access (WTRS): 7-1-1 (out-of-state: TTY: 800.947.3529, STS: 800.833.7637) and above Phone number (See RELAY_SERVICE for further information. )





Official Title:

ASSOC ADMIN PRGM SPEC(R07FN)

Employment Class:

Academic Staff-Renewable

Job Number:

238184-AS

The University of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We promote excellence through diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply.

If you need to request an accommodation because of a disability, you can find information about how to make a request at the following website: https://employeedisabilities.wisc.edu/disability-accommodation-information-for-applicants/

The University of Wisconsin-Madison is engaged in a Title and Total Compensation (TTC) Project to redesign job titles and compensation structures. As a result of the TTC project, official job titles on current job postings may change. Job duties and responsibilities will remain the same. For more information please visit: https://hr.wisc.edu/title-and-total-compensation-study/ .

Employment will require a criminal background check. It will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding sexual violence and sexual harassment.

The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identity of the successful candidate will be released. See Wis. Stat. sec. 19.36(7).

The Annual Security and Fire Safety Report contains current campus safety and disciplinary policies, crime statistics for the previous 3 calendar years, and on-campus student housing fire safety policies and fire statistics for the previous 3 calendar years. UW-Madison will provide a paper copy upon request; please contact the University of Wisconsin Police Department .

Applications Open: Jul 28 2021 Central Daylight Time
Applications Close: Aug 11 2021 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time

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