The Department of Intercollegiate Athletics consists of more than 275 staff members and coaches and sponsors 30 varsity sports programs. These 30 programs include more than 850 student-athletes who participate in the various sports programs annually within the National Collegiate Athletics Association (NCAA). We are currently seeking an Event Manager who will work within the department’s Events Management unit.
Description of Position: The University of California, Berkeley, is the preeminent public university in the country. We’re also one of the leading employers in the San Francisco Bay Area. We are currently seeking an Assistant Events Manager who will work within the department’s Events Management unit. The Events Management unit plays a key role in planning and hosting all IA events, including home competitions, special events, and other events as indicated (such as outside rentals, pre or post season tournaments, etc.).
Candidate assists the Assistant Athletic Director - Events Management with several assigned sports which may include, but not limited to: Basketball, Soccer, Field Hockey, Gymnastics, Track & Field, Water Polo, Swimming, Sand Volleyball, and Baseball.
Candidate will assist in overall operation of California Memorial Stadium, Haas Pavilion, and all other athletic facilities during home events, facility rentals, and post-season championship events.
Candidate assists in coordinating event logistics and ensuring that all events are run efficiently and safely within the rules and regulations of the NCAA, Pac-12 Conference, MPSF Conference, and the University of California.
Candidate will, as needed, assist with other department events including non-athletic events and facility rentals.
Candidate will be responsible for assisting with office management including hiring, training, scheduling, payroll. Will be responsible for invoicing of clients and managing sport budgets.
Candidate will assist in supervision of student and day of game staff, interns, as well as manage contracted staff (security, ticket takers, and ushers) during events.
Candidate will serve on various department or campus committees as appointed.
Candidate will work with other campus entities such as the police depart, campus fire marshal’s office, and the parking and transportation department to ensure all fans and participants have a safe and enjoyable event experience.
Candidate will assist with the oversight and management of athletic facilities including scheduling of maintenance, repairs, venue set-up.
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent training/experience.
3-4 years of experience of event management experience.
Extensive experience in managing small to large crowds and working under stressful situations.
Excellent problem-solving skills.
Excellent people skills.
Knowledge of NCAA and general sports rules.
Excellent computer skills – Microsoft Office Suite, Google Aps.
Must be able to work nights, weekends, and holidays (including Thanksgiving and Christmas).
Driver’s License (US issued).
Ability to lift 75 lbs.
Master’s degree in Sport Management/Administration.
Ability to operate audio/visual equipment, scoreboards.
First Aid and CPR certification.
Beginning to intermediate computer graphic skills.
The University of California, Berkeley is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. This position has been designated as sensitive and may require a Criminal Background Check. We reserve the right to make employment contingent upon successful completion of a Criminal Background Check.
APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS: Apply online at http://jobs.berkeley.edu, indicating job #25762. Please include a cover letter, resume, and three references submitted as a single attachment with your application.
Internal Number: 25762
About University of California, Berkeley
The University of California at Berkeley Department of Intercollegiate Athletics staff consists of more than 275 staff members and coaches and sponsors 30 varsity sports programs. These 30 programs include more than 850 student-athletes who participate in various sports events annually within the National Collegiate Athletics Association (NCAA).