Event Coordination: assist with event planning and coordination that may include: commencements and graduations, concerts, meetings, student focused events, blood drives, fairs/festivals, and a variety of other special and rental events. This position will also provide event services and support for the Barnhardt Student Activity Center/Halton Arena including event support for the UNC Charlotte's Men's and Women's Basketball games and Women's Volleyball games.
Will also assist with game day operations and events for various other athletics venues including Jerry Richardson Stadium, Robert & Mariam Hayes Stadium, Sue M. Daughtridge Stadium, Irwin Belk Track and Field Center, Halton-Wagner Tennis Complex and Transamerica Field.
Event coverage will include but not limited to; event opening and closing responsibilities, assisting event personnel with various functions, and troubleshooting/problem-solving during events as required.
Minimum Experience / Education:
Recent college graduates or graduate school level with a study emphasis in Sport Management, Public Facility Management, Event Management, or a related field.
Preferred Education Skills and Experience:
* Master's degree preferred. * Experience working athletics, conferences, or events. * Strong background in customer service, safety, and security. * Knowledge of Microsoft Applications including Word, Excel. * Well organized with the ability to prioritize and handle multiple assignments. * Ability to work independently in a fast-paced environment. * Excellent written and verbal communication skills. * Strong organizational skills. * Detail-oriented.
UNC Charlotte is North Carolina's urban research institution. Our campus is located in the piedmont of North Carolina, just two hours from the mountains and three hours from the Atlantic Ocean. A large public university with a small college feel, more than 27,200 students consider UNC Charlotte’s 1,000-acre campus their home away from home.