MacEwan University Edmonton, AB, Canada
Oct 19, 2018Full time
Athletics Event Coordinator MacEwan University Athletics Department MacEwan University inspires students with a powerful combination of academic excellence and personal learning experiences – ours is a connected culture that focuses on learner-centered teaching, and on providing opportunities for students to grow and achieve. The university provides a transformative education in a creative, collaborative and supportive learning environment. 19,000 full- and part-time students are enrolled in more than 65 programs: four-year undergraduate degrees, applied degrees, university transfer programs and one- and two-year diploma and certificates. Additional offerings include university preparation, English as an Additional Language, professional and personal development courses and workshops, corporate training and the Conservatory of Music. Opportunity MacEwan Athletics requires a full-time Athletics Event Coordinator for game day and special events. This position will support the planning and coordination of game day and athletic events. These game day responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, staffing, advertising, promotions, and event communications. This position may also serve as a support role for operational activities such as equipment inventory and repair, event streaming, sports information, eligibility and compliance duties. This position must liaise with University Facility staff, head coaches and student athletes of the various athletic teams, Sport and Wellness and other University staff, the Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference, Canada West Universities Athletic Association offices and the National Governing bodies of these associations. Other duties may include support of the interuniversity administrative team as assigned. Skills Strong problem solving, organizational, time management, interpersonal skills to work as a team are essential in this role. Strong computer skills, sports specific software knowledge and a basic understanding of PeopleSoft and Presto Sports software is an asset. Position Requirements Availability and willingness to work irregular hours, including evenings and weekends, and a working knowledge of sport rules, statistical program StatsCrew, presto stats, for the majority of MacEwan University sports, including: basketball, cross country running, curling, golf, hockey, soccer, track and volleyball. Qualifications The successful candidate will have an undergraduate degree or diploma, preferably in Sports Management or related field, supplemented with a minimum of one-year experience in sport and recreation in a post-secondary environment. Experience hosting interuniversity sport events, cooperatively working in multi layered tasked environment would be considered an asset, combined with strong communication skills in English, both orally and in writing. Benefits When you become part of the MacEwan team, you will enjoy a competitive salary. Our total compensation package includes: • Competitive base pay • Generous vacation time • Secure pension plan • Excellent benefits package • Effective recognition and retention programs • Continuous learning culture • Opportunities for career growth How to Apply: Only applications received electronically will be considered. To apply, go to http://www.macewan.ca/careers and select the job posting. Thank you for your interest in employment with MacEwan University. We will be reviewing all applications to select the candidates whose qualifications and experience most closely meet our needs. Only applicants selected for interviews will be contacted. This position is included under the MacEwan Staff Association Collective Agreement. Please note; Article 22.1.1 (Grid Placement); initial salary placement for external candidates is limited to the first three steps of the salary grid. MacEwan University is committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion. We encourage Indigenous people, persons living with a disability, sexual and gender minorities, women, and members of all minority groups to apply and to self-identify. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. Category Full-Time Continuing Salary $52,434 - $76,240 Closing Date October 25, 2018 Competition No. 18.10.223 Apply Online Apply Now Personal Information Collection Notification Personal information is being collected to determine your qualifications for employment. This information is collected, used and protected under the authority of and in accordance with the provisions of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act . It may be provided to non-HR members of a hiring and interview panel if your application advances to that stage of the hiring process. If you have any questions about these arrangements, please contact: Human Resources, University Services Centre, Rm. 10-600, 10700-104 Avenue, Edmonton, Alberta, T5J 4S2 or phone (780) 497-5434.