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Assistant Director of Events

Company: University of Florida
Location: Gainesville
Posted on: August 4, 2022

Job Description:

Classification Title: AST DIR, Multipurpose Facility Job Description: The Stephen C. O'Connell Center is a multipurpose facility that hosts some of the nation's top intercollegiate athletic events, entertainment, community, and University related activities. The O'Connell Center has 19 full-time employees, and as many as 500 part-time student employees. Assist in coordinating use of the facility for special events as assigned by the Director of Operations. This includes scheduling of staff, establishing proper facility configuration, working with promoters/clients to ascertain event needs and providing day of show supervision for assigned events. This position will supervise a full-time Senior Event Coordinator. Assist with the training and supervision of the part-time staff for one or more of the supervisory level staff programs as assigned by the Director of Operations. Assist with planning/scheduling all educational, recreational, club, intramural and special extracurricular activities as well as other activities assigned by the Director. Assist with the development/revisions/training of SCOC emergency, safety and security policies/procedures. Work with various entities to stay abreast of potential threats and industry concerns, as well as best practices for facility preparedness/response in emergency situations. Other duties may include the planning, creating and scheduling of staff development training and morale/team building activities, coordinating major/minor capital improvement projects, assisting with the coordination of building systems, and other tasks as assigned by the Director of Operations. Required to work a non-standard work week including nights, weekends, and holidays on a frequent basis. Work is performed under relatively pressured conditions resulting from the need to achieve compatibility among a wide variety of users under the multi-use concept, while assisting with supervising a myriad of details and a strict timetable. Expected Salary: $55,000 - $63,000; Commensurate with education and experience. Minimum Requirements: Master's degree in an appropriate area and two years of relevant experience; or a bachelor's degree in an appropriate area and four years of relevant experience. Preferred Qualifications: Computer proficiency; excellent people skills; able to perform duties with reasonable accommodation. CVP designation preferred. Knowledge in the use of AutoCad and event management software preferred. Special Instructions to Applicants: To be considered for this position, applicants must attach a cover letter, resume, and references. Application must be submitted by 11:55 p.m. (ET) of the posting end date. Health Assessment Required: No

Keywords: University of Florida, Gainesville , Assistant Director of Events, Executive , Gainesville, Florida

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