Aug. 25, 2006
Department: Kansas Relays / Track & Field / Cross Country
Position Title: Meet Director
Starting Date: As soon as possible
Appointment: Full time
Duties: Responsible for planning and directing the annual Kansas Relays, all home indoor and outdoor competitions, and all KU sponsored cross-country events. Also responsible for overseeing facility issues at Rim Rock Farm and coordinate fundraising for the Kansas Relays in addition to Track & Field and Cross Country Margin of Excellence funds.
Required: Bachelor’s degree. Experience in marketing and/or athletics. Exceptional oral and written communication skills. Knowledge of track and field, marketing, and event management. Working knowledge of Office Suite or comparable software.
Preferred: Bachelor’s degree in marketing, sports management or comparable. Five or more years of experience in marketing and/or athletics. Experience working with athletic or entertainment organizations. Experience in fundraising, event planning, event management, or television production. Preference will be given to those who have organized high profile track and field events enjoying high levels of success.
Deadline: Initial review begins immediately and continues until position filled.
THE UNIVERSITY OF KANSAS IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER. THE UNIVERSITY ENCOURAGES APPLICATIONS FROM UNDERREPRESENTED GROUP MEMBERS. FEDERAL AND STATE LEGISLATION PROHIBITS DESCRIMINATION ON THE BASIS OF RACE, RELIGION, COLOR, NATIONAL ORIGIN, ANCESTRY, SEX, AGE, DISABILITY AND VETERAN STATUS. IN ADDITION, THE UNIVERSITY POLICIES PROHIBIT DISCRIMINATION ON THE BASIS OF SEXUAL ORIENTATION, MARITAL STATUS, AND PARENTAL STATUS.