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Coordinator of Athletic Operations

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Job Title
Coordinator of Athletic Operations

FLSA Status

Posted Salary Range
Commensurate with experience

Employment Status
Full Time


Job Summary

The incumbent assists the Athletic Assistant Director with overseeing operations and game day events for the Department of Athletics. He/she coordinates activities with other facilities, operations and event managers who are collectively responsible for specified facility, operations and event management duties.

Knowledge Skills and Abilities

Knowledge of environmental and safety rules, regulations and policies
Strong strategic thinking skills
Excellent communication skills, verbal, written and interpersonal
Strong customer service skills
Good computer skills, including use of Microsoft Office Suite
Ability effectively multitask and prioritize responsibilities
Ability to work effectively and provide direction and leadership to a team under stringent deadline requirements
Ability to work with a variety of people to gather needed information, evaluate staff and delegate and act decisively
Ability to work independently and as part of a team

Essential Job Functions

• Supervise operations for all home athletic and special events
• Responsible for operational planning, set-up, and management for all Alcorn State University Athletics game days including Football, Men’s Basketball, and Women’s Basketball, Track and Field, Soccer, Volleyball, Golf, Tennis and Softball.
• Coordinates operational staffing needs and serve as the liaison to all game day operational entities;
• Coordinates the operation, scheduling and use of all athletic facilities by sports camps and users other than the department of athletics;
• Oversees building usage requests for all athletics facilities and coordinates use with coaches’ practice and competition schedule;
• Coordinate the operation and scheduling of all travel of ASU sports;
• Create and maintain operational publications and policies
• Coordinate planning, management, and operation of campus and outside events held in athletic facilities

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent
  • Relevant professional, financial and managerial experience in an environment with budget requirements, decentralized operations and a variety of events and venues.
Licensing and Certifications


Physical Requirements

Work in noisy (above 85 decibels) areas

Sedentary Work - Exerting 10 pounds

Light Work - Exerting up to 20 pounds

Medium Work - Exerting 20-50 pounds

Heavy Work - Exerting 50-100 pounds

Very Heavy Work - Exerting in excess of 100 pounds


Extended Work Hours

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number

Number of Vacancies


Position End Date (if temporary)

Open Date

Close Date

Open Until Filled

EEO Statement

EEO Statement:
Alcorn State University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, or other factors prohibited by law in any of its educational programs, activities, services, admissions, or employment practices. The following offices are designated to handle inquires and/or complaints regarding non-discriminatory policies and procedures of Alcorn State University:
Complaints, inquiries, or specific requests in regard to Title IX and Section 504 directives should be made to: Title IX Office, Walter Washington Administration Bldg., Room 519A, Lorman, MS, 39096, (601) 877-6700.
Complaints, inquiries, or requests in regard to non-discrimination in employment practices should be made to: Human Resources Department, Walter Washington Administration Bldg., Room 107, Lorman, MS, 39096, (601) 877-6188
Questions, complaints, or requests in regard to ADA / ADAAA compliance in employment practices should also be made to the department of human resources.

Advertising Summary
Excellent Benefits Package

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Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  3. Unofficial Transcripts
  4. Letter of Recommendation (Professional)
  5. Letter of Recommendation (Personal)
  6. Letter of Recommendation (Professional or Personal)
Optional Documents


 Alcorn State University

A great educational choice, Alcorn State University in Mississippi is a place of purpose, history, and discovery, and the nation's oldest, land-grant HBCU

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