Graduate Assistant – Facilities and Event Management

Tulane University
Published
April 8, 2021
Location
New Orleans
Category
Job Type
Coaching Level
Graduate Assistant
Job Classification
Support Staff
Competitive Level
NCAA I
Gender
Not Applicable
Compensation Type
Salary/Stipend, Tuition

Description

POSITION SUMMARY:Work in the facilities and events department of Tulane Athletics to assist in organizing, planning, and managing of all sporting events, while having oversight of Women’s Volleyball, Beach Volleyball, and Women’s Tennis Game Day Operations. Serve as the primary assistant to Facility and Events Coordinator for facility operations at Fogelman/Devlin Fieldhouse. Assist with credential creation and distribution for all Tulane sporting events. Create visiting team and TV production guides for all sports. Schedule essential game day personnel for assigned sports. Oversee departmental inventory and radio maintenance. Other duties as assigned.

REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

1.Bachelor’s Degree

2.A minimum of one year experience in college athletics, whether as a student worker or student-athlete

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

1.Experience with facility and/or event management, or a degree in a similar field

2.Experience at the NCAA D-I level

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES/COMPETENCIES TYPICALLY NEEDED TO PERFORM THIS JOB SUCCESSFULLY:

1.Strong interpersonal skills

2.Customer service skills

3.Ability to interact effectively with coaches, administrators, student athletes and vendors

4.Extremely organized, self-starter, intrinsically motivated

5.Strong organizational, management and leadership skills 6.Proven ability to multi-task effectively

7.Ability to prioritize assignments and meet deadlines

8.Proficient computer skills including word processing, spreadsheets

9.Availability to work flexible work schedule including nights and weekends

10.Thorough knowledge of NCAA and American conference rules and regulations

 

(25%) Act as lead Event Manager for all home Volleyball and Beach Volleyball matches. Assist with the preparation and set up activities for other home intercollegiate athletic events, including but not limited to setting up athletic facilities, monitoring staff, and ordering hospitality for working staff.

STANDARD: Events are managed and organized commensurate with the standards of a Division I-A athletics program. Problems are resolved promptly and with sensitivity.  Issues and concerns are communicated to the appropriate parties and the Assistant Athletic Director for Facilities and Events in an effective manner.

(25%) Assist with distributing credentials for Tulane Athletics staff, vendors, media, visiting team staff, etc.

STANDARD:  Credentials are organized and distributed in a timely manner. Information regarding credentials is organized and kept confidential.

(25%) Oversee and supervise Facility and Event Student Worker program. This entails the hiring, scheduling, training, etc… for all student workers and student supervisors.

STANDARD: Fill athletic event staff needs before scheduled events, communicate with staff the expectations of their position and Tulane Athletics, and send weekly reminders of position schedule to staff via email.

(15%) Performs other duties and projects as assigned by the Director for Facilities and Events.

STANDARD: Responsibilities are assigned in order to provide effective service levels. Exhibits a willingness to undertake additional tasks and projects.  Constantly seeks knowledge and growth in the strength and conditioning field.  Asks questions and gathers information as necessary.

(10%) Help with the set-up, break-down, operation of non-athletic events (meetings, meal, press conferences, etc.)

STANDARD:  Ensure that all facilities are set up to the specifications that have been requested and communicate issues and solutions to the head of the event.

ONE (1) OPENING

 

For more information about Tulane Graduate Programs and deadlines, please visit: https://tulane.edu/academics/graduate-educ

 

About Tulane University
Founded in 1834, Tulane is one of the most highly regarded and selective independent research universities in the United States. A member of the prestigious Association of American Universities, we take pride in being a part of this select group of 62 universities with “pre-eminent programs of graduate and professional education and scholarly research.” Our schools and colleges offer undergraduate, graduate and professional degrees in the liberal arts, science and engineering, architecture, business, law, social work, medicine and public health and tropical medicine. With a seventeen-sport program that competes in the American Athletic Conference, Tulane Athletics is on the rise, boasting one of the oldest and most storied athletics programs in the Southeast, and indeed the nation. Tulane University is an EOE/M/F/Vet/Disabled employer with a strong commitment to diversity and inclusion. Applications by members of all underrepresented groups are encouraged.

 

 

Application Instructions

If interested in this position please email a copy of your resume, a cover letter and three (3) references in one (1) PDF document to Adam Tom - atom@tulane.edu

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