Assistant Director, Athletic Event & Guest Services - Miami University in Oxford Ohio

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Miami University

Oxford, Ohio

United States

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Detailed Job Description

Job ID: 2704 - FT - Unclassified (salaried)

This position specifically supports the mission of the University and the Department of Intercollegiate Athletics by assisting in institutional compliance with NCAA and Conference rules and regulations.


Create, implement, and monitor comprehensive customer service training for all event staff.

Hire qualified candidates for the Miami Usher Program.

Supervise and evaluate roster of ushers, student groups, and external staff.

Assist in supervision of undergraduate/graduate event management interns in preparation for all events.

Assume primary sport responsibilities based on knowledge and experience.

Assist in the organization and implementation of athletic and special events.

Assist in troubleshooting and problem solving during events.

Assist with management of department’s finances.

Responsible for department inventory management.

Serve as Assistant Facility Supervisor.

Participate in weekly operations meetings, updating and distributing agendas and minutes.

Prepare, update and maintain game day management materials.

Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

Minimum of 2 years with event management, customer service, and/or hospitality related experience within the collegiate athletics or a professional sporting organization.

A bachelor’s degree in sports administration/management or related field

Strong computer literacy in Windows, Excel, Word and Publisher as well as internet functions.

Must have strong written and oral communication skills

Must demonstrate the following:  a strong work ethic; effective time management skills; desire to excel and establish a career in athletics; attention to detail; consistent organization; responsibility, flexibility, and maturity.

Must possess the ability to: self-motivate; work in a fast-paced environment accept direction and constructive criticism; adapt to change; work on multiple projects; prioritize events and/or circumstances is essential.  

Must be available to work nights, weekends, and holidays

Preferred Qualifications

4+ years’ experience in game day management and customer services/hospitality position

A graduate degree in sports administration/management or related field

Previous publication design experience

Knowledge of NCAA, MAC, and NCHC rules/ regulations, specifically related to event management and camps.

Miami University, an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer with smoke- and tobacco-free campuses, is committed to a multicultural environment and strongly encourages applications from minorities, females, veterans and individuals with disabilities.

Keyword Phrases

  • Intercollegiate Athletics
  • #1 Nationally for best teaching
  • Opportunities for growth and advancement
  • Inclusive, equitable working environment
  • Athletic Department & Coaching
  • Event Coordination
Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: See Job Description
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Director
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:Research University
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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