Athletics - Coordinator of Event Management and Facilities

The Bradley University Department of Intercollegiate Athletics is seeking qualified applicants for the Coordinator of Event Management and Facilities position. 

Bradley University is a distinctive, medium-size, comprehensive private institution of higher learning.  The University is located on an 85-acre campus in Peoria, the largest metropolitan area in Central Illinois.  With 5,000 undergraduate and 800 graduate students, Bradley offers the opportunities and choices of a larger university (with 90 programs in five colleges, including the traditional sciences plus a graduate school) and the quality, personal attention, and challenge of a small private college.  Bradley is rich in tradition and full of promise to become one of the nation’s best comprehensive universities.  For additional information visit www.bradley.edu and www.bradleybraves.com

Duties will include (but not limited to):  game management responsibilities including oversight of NCAA and Conference championship events for baseball, women’s basketball, cross country, soccer, softball, tennis and volleyball;  assisting with the management of athletic department facilities and arena; liaison with campus units including Recreation Services facilities, campus police, parking, facility management, and dining services; scheduling of practice facilities, on- and off-campus; coordinating concessions and merchandise sales; hiring and supervision of student-workers; coordinating volunteers where appropriate; equipment inventory; laundry room supervision; liaison with game officials; and perform special projects as assigned.  The Coordinator will maintain an up-to-date operation manual including visitor’s information.

Required qualifications include Bachelor’s degree in athletic administration or related field or equivalent work experience; Master’s degree preferred.  Candidate must possess excellent interpersonal and organizational skills, strong computer skills, ability to work independently and also as a part of a team, a sense of humor and sensitivity to cultural differences and knowledge of NCAA regulations. Candidate must be a self-starter, motivated and interested in working in an environment that demands excellence and accountability while supporting the competitive needs of coaches and student athletes.  Weekend and evening work required, as well as light physical labor on occasion.

Qualified candidates should submit a cover letter, resume and complete contact information for a minimum of three professional references with telephone numbers to Dee Schick (dschick@bradley.edu). Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Employment with Bradley University is contingent upon successful completion of a criminal background check.

Bradley University is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.  The administration, faculty and staff are committed to attracting qualified candidates from underrepresented groups.