This position manages the daily operations for a Division I Men's and Women's Ice Hockey inter-collegiate program. Works directly with numerous areas within the Department of Athletics, such as marketing, ticket office, athletic communications, equipment room, scheduling and travel, finance, facilities and operations, development and compliance. Works with University departments such as Admissions and the Dean's Office. Develops and manages the team travel budgets. Creates a competitive schedule for the following year. Works directly with opposing coaches, Directors of Athletics, and other resources to create a list of potential opponents and negotiates dates, times and guarantees. Develops and manages a comprehensive recruiting system and database. Creates and distributes numerous progressive recruiting correspondences and manages the process for recruiting at a national level. Assists the marketing and event management departments in creating an exciting, safe and entertaining game atmosphere. Assists with the coordination of the ice rink schedule. Works with the Varsity Club to plan and implement alumni relations events. Creates and distributes electronic communications to alumni and hockey fans. Manages complimentary ticket lists for all games. Creates and implements a community outreach program. Manages administrative work for the Hockey programs.
We strive to reflect the diversity of the community we serve. All formal offers will be made by FAS Human Resources.
The Athletics Department offers a fun, team-oriented work environment. We are committed to providing competitive and recreational athletics to all students as an integral part of their educational process and experience. Harvard offers first-class benefits and provides access to a wide range of educational offerings, including world-class museums, tuition assistance, and professional development opportunities.
We regret that, due to the number of responses we typically receive, we may not be able to respond to phone calls or contact personally those applicants not selected for an interview. We wish you the best in your career endeavors and sincerely thank you for your interest in Harvard Athletics.
Salary Grade: 056
Union: 00 - Non Union, Exempt or Temporary
Bachelor's degree required. At least 3 years' experience in intercollegiate ice hockey athletics as a player, coach or administrator required.
Successful candidate will have the following: strong interpersonal and managerial skills. Demonstrated proficiency in FileMaker Pro and with Microsoft Office programs. Good understanding of Harvard and the Ivy League and the role that athletics plays within the University. Proven written and communication skills essential, and must have ability to work independently and to exercise judgment and discretion.
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER: We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
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