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To promote the health and safety of our university community, UC currently has a mandatory mask requirement for all buildings on campus for faculty, staff, students, and visitors. Additionally, successful applicants for this position must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment. Vaccine verification will be required by November 15, 2021. Newly hired individuals will be required to provide proof of their COVID-19 vaccination. There is an opportunity to request an exemption from the vaccine requirement for medical reasons, sincerely held reasons of conscience, or religious beliefs.

Coordinator Athletic Facilities and Events

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Founded in 1819, the University of Cincinnati embarks upon its third century – building on the past and defining the future by leading urban, public universities into a new era of innovation and impact through its strategic direction, Next Lives Here. Underscoring the power of creativity, ingenuity, invention and inclusion, what’s Next will accelerate our unrivaled momentum, evidenced by eight straight years of record enrollment and rankings that include placement among America’s top 100 public universities by U.S. News & World Report. Home to a diverse student body of nearly 47,000 and more than 4,200 distinguished faculty, the university combines its Research 1 (Very High Research Activity) Carnegie Classification with a physical setting that The New York Times recently acclaimed as “the most ambitious campus design program in the country.


Job Overview

The University of Cincinnati (UC), Department of Athletics seeks applications for a Coordinator Athletic Facilities & Events to work in the Athletic Facilities & Operations unit. This is an entry-level full-time position, salaried, with a comprehensive benefits package.  

The successful candidate will be expected to coordinate the preparation and use of university athletic facilities for events while following University of Cincinnati and departmental policies, NCAA Division I, and Conference bylaws and regulations. This postiion requires evening and weekend hours.

Essential Functions

  • Serve as liaison to public safety, parking services, other campus departments, outside agencies, promoters and visiting teams for a variety of events held in athletic venues.
  • Assist with coordination of facility set-up and game-day operations, scheduling of the facilities for team and group usage and assist with set-up and tear down of physical facilities. 
  • Serves as the event manager for all assigned sports/events. Coordinate all efforts to ensure all parties are empowered to conduct their functions during events held in athletic venues. Troubleshoot and problem solve to reduce disruption. 
  • May supervise set-up of table, chairs, stages, platforms, lighting, etc., in athletic facilities. 
  • May coordinate vehicle rentals for athletic events and/or team transportation. Inspect equipment and facilities to assure proper use and maintenance.
  • May be required to drive a university vehicle and/or students.
  • May provide direct and/or indirect supervision to exempt and non-exempt staff (i.e., hiring/firing, performance evaluations, disciplinary action, approve time off, etc.). 
  • Perform related duties based on departmental need. This job description can be changed at any time.

Required Education

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Five (5) years of relevant work experience and/or other specialized training can be used in lieu of education requirement.

Required Trainings/Certifications

Valid driver’s license

Required Experience

One (1) year related work experience.

Additional Qualifications Considered

The ideal candidate will have experience with technical aspects within athletic facilities including but not limited to scoreboard setup, audio/visual components, TV/streaming operations, and replay systems.

Application Information

Interested and qualified applicants must apply online and include a cover letter of interest and a current CV/Resume. All certifications and other documentation can be uploaded using the Additional Documents section in the application. Applications without a cover letter and CV/Resume will not be considered for the position.

Physical Requirements/Work Environment

  • Standing - Often
  • Walking - Often
  • Bending - Often
  • Kneeling, squatting - Often
  • Crouching - Often
  • Reaching overhead - Often
  • Pulling, pushing - Often
  • Lifting - up to 50 pounds - Often
  • Sitting - Seldom
  • Lifting - over 50 pounds - Seldom


The University of Cincinnati, as a multi-national and culturally diverse university, is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of learning and employment. As part of a complete job application you will be asked to include a Contribution to Diversity and Inclusion statement.


As a UC employee, and an employee of an Ohio public institution, if hired you will not contribute to the federal Social Security system, other than contributions to Medicare. Instead, UC employees have the option to contribute to a state retirement plan (OPERS, STRS) or an alternative retirement plan (ARP).


The University of Cincinnati is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer / Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran.


REQ: 72181 


Coordinator Athletic Facilities and Events

Date:  Nov 14, 2021

Cincinnati, OH, US

Facility:  Main Campus

Nearest Major Market: Cincinnati

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