Position Description: This position’s primary role will be coordinating staffing and operations of all home intercollegiate athletic events. The position will have a secondary role of assisting in the athletic communications office and will help with several department special events throughout the year. This is a part-time, 20-hour per week, 9-month position from approximately August 1 to May 1.
Responsibilities: This person will report to the Director of Athletics Communications and Events and take a primary role in the following duties and responsibilities. 1.Coordinate set up, take down and supervision of all intercollegiate events. 2.Recruit and hire all event management staff including student workers. 3.Plan training sessions for all event staff to fulfill various event management roles including scoreboard, announcer, music, concessions, video, and tickets taker, etc. 4.Ensure all events are staffed and a site supervisor is present at all times. 5.Make sure all facets of game operations are running smoothly and staff are in place. 6.Reach out to visiting teams prior to competition and inform them of our event plan and details such as athletic trainer services, event location, protocols, locker room availability, parking, etc. 7.Assign event staff to meet and greet officials, opposing teams, and event staff. Train staff about the importance of hospitality and service. We want a friendly and inviting atmosphere. 8.Plan entertainment or promotional activities for select events to help attract and engage fans. 9.Coordinate the purchasing and selling of food and beverages for home sporting events. This would include product inventory, pricing, displays, cash management, and opening and closing procedures. 10.Track attendance, revenue, and cash deposits related to ticket sales and concessions. 11.Carry out other responsibilities as delegated or assigned.
Background in event management desired. Understanding and commitment to Catholic and Franciscan values; demonstrated knowledge and experience with the duties of the position including good written, oral and interpersonal skills; proficiency in computer use including Microsoft Office applications; demonstrated reliability and ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously; Willingness to work flexible hours including nights and weekends.
Master’s Degree Tuition Waiver:
Applicants must have a Bachelor’s degree and must be accepted into Viterbo University graduate school. The successful candidate will serve a two-year assistantship, and include a tuition waiver to enroll in either the Master of Business Administration (MBA) program or the Master of Arts in Servant Leadership (MASL) program. The anticipated start date is August 1, 2020
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Viterbo University is a Catholic, Franciscan, liberal arts institution with an enrollment of nearly 2500 students. Viterbo is located in scenic La Crosse, Wisconsin, which has been rated as one of the top places to live in the US. La Crosse is a vibrant community where you can enjoy concerts at the La Crosse Center, theatre and arts and restaurants within walking distance from the campus. Outdoor enthusiast will find hiking and nature in Hixon Forest, great biking and running on the Great River Trail, and downhill and cross country skiing in the winter.The region features an attractive cost of living, beautiful bluffs and coulees, three major rivers including the Mississippi River, world class health care and education systems, and easy access to major cities in Wisconsin, Minnesota and Illinois. Viterbo offers over 70 academic programs complete with internships, study abroad programs and research opportunities that enhances the student experience. Viterbo offers 19 intercollegiate sports and a wide spectrum of intramural and recreational opportunities.Founded by the Franciscan Sisters of Perpetual Adoration in 1890, Viterbo remains committed to its Catholic Franciscan values an...d its mission to provide each student with a quality liberal arts education rooted in the values of human dignity and respect for the world.