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Assistant Athletic Director for Game & Event Management - Athletics

Apply now Job no: 492602
Work type: EAP - Executive, Administrative, Professional
Location: Allendale
Categories: Athletics

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree.
  • Must have strong interpersonal and communication skills.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master's degree preferred.
  • Candidates with professional experience in collegiate game and event operations preferred.


  • All intercollegiate athletic (ICA) games and event operations
  • Event and game set up and logistics (for athletic and outside events)
  • Supervision of part-time assistant and student staff
  • Communication with game officials and all university users/service providers
  • Order necessary equipment and supplies
  • Manage the game and event operations budget.
  • Coordination of all event and game day set ups and logistics.
  • Coordinate all staffing and physical set up for all athletic events and outside events held in athletic facilities.
  • Communicating with Facility Services, Public Safety, Office of Student Life and other users/service providers for ICA events, special events, other campus events and facility repairs and problems.
  • Hiring, paying and scheduling of game and event staff (PA, Scorer, Timers, etc.).
  • Maintain and implement a training manual for all staffing within the game and event operations department.
  • Provide management support including the development and maintenance of the departmental budget and fostering collegial working relationships with university administration and student services departments.

Salary: Commensurate with experience. Comprehensive benefits package included. This is a full-time, year around position.

Campus: Allendale

Department/Division: Department of Intercollegiate Athletics, Finance & Administration Division

Application Deadline: The position will remain open until filled. Review of applications will begin immediately.

How To Apply: Please apply online at Please include a letter of application and resume, along with a list of three references. The online application system will allow you to attach these documents electronically. If you have questions or need assistance, please phone Human Resources at 616-331-2215.

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