Athletics Operations Coordinator

Posting Date 
University of Northern Iowa
Cedar Falls, IA
Job Type
Full Time - Experienced

Job Description
Serves as administrative assistant for Athletics; leads, plans, organizes and coordinates special projects, events, and meetings for the department; assists the Athletic Director in prioritizing activities and events; responsible for budget oversight; responsible for game contract administration for all sports; serves as liaison to the Missouri Valley Conference (MVC) office; and provides back up to the Athletic Business Manager as needed. 

Bachelor’s degree plus at least three years of professional office management and event planning/coordination experience required. Strong written communication skills, excellent multitasking and organizational skills, and ability build relationships also required. Criminal and other relevant background checks required. 

UNI actively seeks to enhance diversity and is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. The University encourages applications from persons of color, women, individuals living with disabilities, and protected veterans. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, creed, disability, gender identity, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by federal and/or state law. 

The University offers an excellent benefits package including a vacation plan, employer sponsored retirement plans, health and dental insurance, and life and disability insurance.

Employer Information
The University of Northern Iowa provides a high quality and diverse educational experience, purposefully guiding students to find and develop their strengths and prepare them for success after college. Building on its historic excellence in teacher education, the university has developed outstanding programs in business, natural sciences, humanities and fine arts, and social and behavioral sciences with advanced degrees available in many programs.

One of three state universities, UNI enjoys national recognition for its high educational standards and possesses a distinctive mission of being the comprehensive state university for Iowa. U.S. News and World Report ranked UNI in the top three among Midwest public universities for the past 18 years.

The University's attractive size, approximately 12,000 students, allows it to offer faculty, facilities, and academic choices characteristic of a much larger university while retaining a friendly, small-college atmosphere on a park-like campus.

Application Instructions
Application materials received by Friday, July 28, 2017 will be given first consideration. 
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