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Events Coordinator (5171U), Intercollegiate Athletics - 38354
University of California, Berkeley

Date Posted Jul. 26, 2022
Title Events Coordinator (5171U), Intercollegiate Athletics - 38354
University University of California, Berkeley
Berkeley, CA, United States
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Professional Staff
  • Athletics and Recreation Services

Events Coordinator (5171U), Intercollegiate Athletics - 38354

About Berkeley

At the University of California, Berkeley, we are committed to creating a community that fosters equity of experience and opportunity, and ensures that students, faculty, and staff of all backgrounds feel safe, welcome and included. Our culture of openness, freedom and belonging make it a special place for students, faculty and staff.

The University of California, Berkeley, is one of the world's leading institutions of higher education, distinguished by its combination of internationally recognized academic and research excellence; the transformative opportunity it provides to a large and diverse student body; its public mission and commitment to equity and social justice; and its roots in the California experience, animated by such values as innovation, questioning the status quo, and respect for the environment and nature. Since its founding in 1868, Berkeley has fueled a perpetual renaissance, generating unparalleled intellectual, economic and social value in California, the United States and the world.

We are looking for equity-minded applicants who represent the full diversity of California and who demonstrate a sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds present in our community. When you join the team at Berkeley, you can expect to be part of an inclusive, innovative and equity-focused community that approaches higher education as a matter of social justice that requires broad collaboration among faculty, staff, students and community partners. In deciding whether to apply for a position at Berkeley, you are strongly encouraged to consider whether your values align with our Guiding Values and Principles, our Principles of Community, and our Strategic Plan.

Departmental Overview

The Department of Intercollegiate Athletics consists of more than 275 staff members and coaches and sponsors 30 varsity sports programs. These 30 programs include more than 850 student-athletes who participate in the various sports programs annually within the National Collegiate Athletics Association (NCAA). We are currently seeking two Events & Sports Operations Coordinators.

The Events & Sports Operations unit provides game day support for all 30 Varsity programs and provide operations support for all Olympic Sports. This position will assist Event & Operations Managers with the planning, preparation and execution of team and game operations, as assigned. The sports supported include: Baseball, M/W Basketball, Beach Volleyball, M/W Crew, Field Hockey, Football, M/W Golf, M/W Gymnastics, W Lacrosse, Rugby, M/W Soccer, Softball, M/W Swimming & Diving, M/W Tennis, M/W Track & Field, Volleyball, M/W Water Polo. The Events & Sports Operations unit also supports facility rentals and other intercollegiate athletics events as needed.

This position will provide individuals with significant learning experience through a wide range of aspects of events management and sports operations in intercollegiate sports.

Application Review Date

The First Review Date for this job is: July 14, 2022.

  • Provide day-to day support in the Event Operations Offices. Assist in the development of game day event plans for different sports in various athletic venues. Support the set-up and breakdown of athletic events. Lead Events Management student staff, event support staff and third party vendors on game day to execute various tasks and responsibilities. Interact with coaches, visiting teams, officials, department staff, security personnel and officers, vendors, and guests while providing excellent customer service experience. Other duties as assigned, including professional development.

Required Qualifications
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills. Ability to multi-task and think critically. Customer service experience. Ability to adapt to a flexible, fast-paced and dynamic work environment. Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Google Apps.

  • Bachelor's Degree and/or equivalent training or experience.

Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience with scoreboard controllers and game clocks. Proficiency with Adobe Illustrator and/or other layout programs.

Salary & Benefits

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Other Information

Intercollegiate Athletics is hiring two (2) Events & Sports Operations Coordinators.

Conviction History Background

This is a designated position requiring fingerprinting and a background check due to the nature of the job responsibilities. Berkeley does hire people with conviction histories and reviews information received in the context of the job responsibilities. The University reserves the right to make employment contingent upon successful completion of the background check.

Mandated Reporter

This position has been identified as a Mandated Reporter required to report the observed or suspected abuse or neglect of children, dependent adults, or elders to designated law enforcement or social service agencies. We reserve the right to make employment contingent upon completion of signed statements acknowledging the responsibilities of a Mandated Reporter.

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