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Event Manager

College Sports

Location: Fayetteville, AR
Job Status: Full Time
Posted/Updated: 01-20-2017

Job Description:

The Department of Athletics at the University of Arkansas is now accepting applications for the position of Event Manager. The Event Manger reports to and assists the Associate Athletic Director for Event Management by overseeing event management and operational activities for selected regular and postseason events.

Regular, reliable, and non-disruptive attendance is an essential job duty, as is the ability to create and maintain collegial, harmonious working relationships with others.

For additional information visit our University website.

The University of Arkansas is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution. The university welcomes applications without regard to age, race/color, gender (including pregnancy), national origin, disability, religion, marital or parental status, protected veteran status, military service, genetic information, sexual orientation or gender identity. Persons must have proof of legal authority to work in the United States on the first day of employment. All applicant information is subject to public disclosure under the Arkansas Freedom of Information Act.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelorís degree from an accredited institution of higher education
  • At least one year of experience with event administration and operations or related field
  • Demonstrated excellent public speaking
  • Demonstrated building and maintaining professional relationships
  • Supervisory experience
  • Experience with developing and implementing policies and procedures
  • Demonstrated excellent written and verbal communication and negotiation skills

    Preferred Qualifications

  • Masterís degree from an accredited institution of higher education
  • Demonstrated high expectations and a standard of excellence with regard to service
  • Experience with Division I intercollegiate athletics administration
  • Athletic administration related to event operations or related field


    Employer will assist with relocation costs.

    Additional Salary Information:

    Commensurate with education and experience


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