The University of Nevada, Reno is recruiting for an Event Manager at Lawlor Events Center. The Event Manager in Intercollegiate Athletics (ICA), is responsible for providing a seamless delivery of service for its clients and customers by ensuring event needs are identified in advance and a detailed plan of service delivery is developed, implemented, monitored and adjusted. The Manager is responsible for planning, organizing and controlling events held at all ICA venues and monitors the logistical interfacing of these events. The Manager acts as the primary contact to the clients and serves as the liaison between the event and the ICA staff. The Manager is responsible for the Guest Services staff supporting all athletic department, university and commercial events.
Master’s Degree and one year related work experience; OR a Bachelor's degree and two years of related work experience; OR Associate's Degree and three years related work experience; OR High School/Equivalent and four years related work experience.
Related Experience: Previous work experience at a large concert/athletic venue.
Preferred Qualifications: Previous Event Coordinator or Manager experience at a large concert/athletic venue.
Must have a valid Nevada driver’s license or obtain within 30 days of hire.
Built in 1983, Lawlor Events Center is an 11,536-seat multi-purpose arena on the University of Nevada, Reno campus. The University of Nevada, Reno, has a student body of approximately 21,000. Nevada is a member of the Mountain West Conference and sponsors 16 intercollegiate sports featuring more than 400 student-athletes. The University is situated in Reno, a metropolitan area of 350,000, on the eastern slope of the Sierra Nevada mountain range. The city is conveniently located 38 miles from Lake Tahoe, a world-class skiing area with limitless summer and winter recreational opportunities. Sacramento and San Francisco are, respectively, two and four hour drives away.
The total compensation package includes a negotiable competitive salary, moving expenses (if applicable), a rich retirement plan, health insurance options that include dental and vision, life insurance, long-term disability, annual and sick leave, along with many other benefits. Additionally, there is a grant-in-aid educational benefit for faculty and dependents. For more information, please visit: https://www.unr.edu/hr/benefits
Faculty Dual Career Assistance Program
The University of Nevada, Reno recognizes the importance of addressing dual-career couples’ professional needs. We offer a dual career assistance program to newly hired faculty spouses/partners that provides resources and assists them to identify career opportunities in Northern Nevada.
Please attach the following documents to the Resume/CV section of your application. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org, the day you apply, if assistance is needed with attachments:
2) Cover Letter
3) Contact information for three professional references
4) Please write a brief statement (one page maximum) about how you would contribute toward our mission of creating a culturally inclusive environment in the role for which you are applying.
This posting is open until filled
Review of applications will begin immediately. Qualified individuals are encouraged to apply immediately. This search will close without notice when a sufficient number of applications are received or a hiring decision has been made.
Internal Number: R0114766
About University of Nevada, Reno
The University of Nevada has been perennially ranked in the top 10 in the nation in the Gender Equity Scorecard, including best in the country for its commitment to gender equity in 2006 and 2007. The University has also been recognized as a Diversity in Athletics award winner by the Laboratory for Diversity in Sport at Texas A&M University. The Wolf Pack has participated in successful legislative lobbying for gender equity funding and private fundraising to add three women's sports. Nevada added women's golf in 1998 and women's soccer in 2000, while the University also brought back its women's softball program in 2003 after a 14-year hiatus.
A total of 116 Wolf Pack student-athletes earned academic all-conference distinction from the Mountain West during the 2013-14 season. Nevada’s volleyball team holds a near perfect four-year APR of 989. The program has made five NCAA Championship appearances, most recently in 2005.
The University of Nevada, Reno has a growing and increasingly diverse student enrollment of approximately 20,000 including over 2,800 graduate students. The university has been recognized as a Tier I Institution by US News and World Report. Located in the pic...turesque base of the Sierra Nevada Mountains, the University is a 45 minute drive from Lake Tahoe and four hours from San Francisco and the Napa-Sonoma wine country. The Pacific Crest Trail is nearby for hiking and biking, while fantastic ski areas abound. The city offers an excellent living environment, due to its mountains, short commutes, growing arts community, increasing international flavor, and strong academic ties through the presence of Nevada’s oldest University. Nevada has no state income tax, and Reno has a comparatively low property tax. The University offers excellent benefits, including faculty tuition benefits for university employees and their dependents.