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Event Coordinator (K-State Athletics)

Apply now Department: 3670001110 K-State Athletics Inc (Agcy)
Job no: 510101
Work type: Staff Full Time (Unclassified - Term)
Location: Manhattan, Kansas
Categories: Athletics
Pay Grade: 08A

About This Role:

K-State Athletics is seeking qualified applicants for a EVENTS COORDINATOR, which is a full-time, salaried, benefits-eligible position.

An example of job duties includes but are not limited to:

  • Oversee the day-to-day and game day management of assigned athletics events;
  • Organize, direct, coordinate, evaluate and schedule part-time workers; and
  • Site manager for assigned Big 12 Conference Championships and NCAA postseason competitions hosted by K-State Athletics, Inc.

Why Join Us:

We are looking for someone who is interested in joining our athletics events staff, who is dependable and willing to work hard to help provide the best experience possible to both visiting and home sports fans and visiting teams.

With an unprecedented combination of Championship Athletic Performances and academic accomplishments, K-State Athletics Inc. is accelerating towards its Vision of a Model Intercollegiate Athletics Program, including its top goal of providing a World Class Student-Athlete Experience. 

In support of K-State's 2025 plan to move the Kansas State University into the ranks of the top 50 public research institutions, K-State Athletics has completed $210 million in facility improvements since 2010 benefiting each of K-State's 16 sports and 450 student-athletes, while earning national recognition as one of America's most financially solvent programs.

For more information on K-State Athletics, please visit http://www.kstatesports.com

For more information on Manhattan, KS and the University, please visit http://www.k-state.edu/hcs/jobs/

We Support Diversity and Inclusion:

Kansas State University embraces diversity and promotes inclusion.  The University actively seeks individuals who foster a collegial environment and cooperative interactions with coworkers, students, and others.  The University is dedicated to promoting the Principles of Community.

What You'll Need to Succeed:

Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor's Degree at time of application
  • Two years of event management experience at a college athletics or professional sports level

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience working at an NCAA Division I athletics department in event and game day management

Other Requirements:

  • Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States at the time of employment
  • Experience overseeing workers
  • Strategic and operational planning and delivery experience  
  • Excellent communication skills, both in writing and verbally   
  • Must possess strong organizational skills and attention to detail   
  • Must be able to lift 50 pounds and work in extreme weather conditions     

This position holds expectations of compliance with all NCAA, Big 12 Conference, Kansas State University and K-State Athletics, Inc. rules and regulations.

How to Apply:

To be considered for the position, please complete the online application and submit/upload the following documents:

  1. Cover letter
  2. Resume with three professional references that includes contact information (name, title, phone number, email address)

Screening of Applications Begins:

Immediately and continues until position is filled

 

Benefits:

  • Medical, dental and vision health plans
  • Retirement plan
  • Earned leave plan – vacation and sick
  • Parental leave plan
  • Term life insurance
  • Accidental death and dismemberment insurance
  • Long term disability insurance
  • Paid KSU designated holidays

Salary Rate / Pay Rate:

 $ 35,600 annual salary

Equal Employment Opportunity:

Kansas State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans and actively seeks diversity among its employees.

Background Screening Statement:

In connection with your application for employment, Kansas State University will procure a Background Screen on you as part of the process of considering your candidacy as an employee.

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