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Job ID: 205724

Assistant Director, Athletics Events
Auburn University

Date Posted Feb. 16, 2023
Title Assistant Director, Athletics Events
University Auburn University
Auburn, AL, United States
Department Event Management Expenses
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Associate/Assistant Director
  • Athletics

Job Summary

The Assistant Director of Athletic Events will coordinate, plan, and organize programs and procedures for Auburn University athletic events.

Essential Functions

    • Serves as the point of contact for all event management aspects of assigned sports and events.
    • Assigned sports include Women’s Basketball, Softball, and Volleyball. This position will also have a large role in football gameday operations.
    • Coordinates with other departments, internal and external, to ensure that event needs are communicated, coordinated, and executed efficiently.
    • Manage the Athletics Event Management student staff and provide leadership through recruitment, training, scheduling/payroll, and evaluations.
    • Ensures assigned athletic events are conducted in accordance with university, local, federal, National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), and Southeastern Conference (SEC) rules and regulations.
    • Complies with all applicable NCAA and SEC regulations in the performance of job duties.


About Auburn: Auburn was named by Forbes Magazine as one of the state of Alabama’s best employers, with employees staying an average of ten years! Learn more about Auburn’s impact, generous employee benefits, and thriving community by visiting

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Minimum Qualifications


Minimum Qualifications
Level I Bachelor’s degree in Management, Business Administration, Sports Administration or related field plus 2 years experience in event planning and event budgeting

Level III Bachelor’s degree in Management, Business Administration, Sports Administration or related field plus 4 years experience in event planning and event budgeting

Substitutions for Experience:
When a candidate has the required education, but lacks the required experience, they may normally apply additional appropriate education toward the experience requirement, at a rate of one (1) year relevant education per year of required experience.

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