Careers at Redeemer

Athletics Coordinator – Game Day

Part-time  On site Open until filled Starts: Aug. 1, 2024
The Game Day Coordinator (GDC), reporting to the Director of Athletics, contributes to the department's overall vision by planning and executing all home athletic contests and events.
The Game Day Coordinator (GDC), reporting to the Director of Athletics, contributes to the department's overall vision by planning and executing all home athletic contests and events.

Why Work at Redeemer?

For over 41 years Redeemer University has prepared the next generation of Christian leaders. Redeemer is committed to a Christian undergraduate liberal arts and sciences education that develops the whole person.

Rooted in a Reformed Biblical worldview, and including a diverse community representing over 50 Christian denominations, Redeemer seeks to answer the fundamental questions about where we fit into God’s story while it prepares students to engage in society’s biggest challenges. A rigorous academic program with an interdisciplinary core is supported by a vibrant community characterized by caring discipleship. The result is an enriching and transformational educational experience integrating faith, learning and service.

Redeemer offers 41 majors and streams that lead to either a Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Science, Bachelor of Education or Bachelor of Business Administration degree. The university expects to welcome about 1000 students in the fall, served by approximately 200 faculty and staff.

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Athletics Coordinator – Game Day
Part-time  Open until filled Starts: Aug. 1, 2024

The Position

The Game Day Coordinator (GDC), reporting to the Director of Athletics, contributes to the department's overall vision by planning and executing all home athletic contests and events. This GDC is instrumental in achieving the goal of providing exceptional experiences for every student and guest.

This is a 10 Month - (August - May), 20 hrs/week position


Game Day

  • Ensures athletic competition facilities are safe and prepared for varsity games, including players' and officials' locker rooms and spectator seating areas.
  • Act as the Game Day supervisor, overseeing visiting teams, game day officials, and campus guests.
  • Collaborate with league officials, visiting institutions, coaches, and athletics personnel to assess event and facility requirements.
  • Hire, train, develop, schedule, and supervise event and game-day operations staff.
  • Responsible for ensuring all facility users adhere to all Department and University policies and procedures and the rules, regulations, bylaws, and interpretations of the OCAA and the NCCAA.
  • Manage with discretion and good judgment problems and situations that arise during events (i.e., media access, ticket sales, guest lists, event security, health emergencies).
  • Work with the Media and Sports Information Coordinator to execute a positive and safe game day experience for all attendees.

Preferred Skills and Attributes

  • Strong work ethic with the ability to work independently, exercise creativity, solve problems, be attentive to detail, and lead, organize and supervise staff in a fast-paced environment.
  • Must have excellent organizational, communication, and time management skills and an ability to work under pressure.
  • Be a strong team player, willing to work successfully within a team-oriented environment.
  • Willingness and ability to work flexible hours, especially during the sports season portion of the academic year, including many evenings and weekends.
  • Knowledge and understanding of athletic events and athletic facility operations at the collegiate level.
  • Knowledge of budget and cost estimating principles and procedures

Education, Training & Certifications

  • Undergrad degree, college diploma, or comparable combination of education and work experience.
  • Standard First Aid & CPR/AED Level C.
  • Two to three years of relevant experience in event operations is preferred.

Other Requirements

  • Understanding of and commitment to Redeemer University (mission, vision, and Reformed Christian identity)
  • Experience leading, developing, and imparting technical knowledge to student staff.
  • Willingness to work in adverse weather conditions and have the ability to lift up to 50 lbs.

The Application Process

Applicants are requested to email their application materials (cover letter, resume, and statement of faith) in one combined pdf document. The statement of faith should articulate your faith perspective and its relation to the mission of Redeemer University. A range of qualifications will be evaluated including distinguishing characteristics that demonstrate congruence with Redeemer’s identity as a university in the Protestant and Reformed Christian tradition. Only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. Accommodations are available upon request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

Position reports to: Athletics Manager

Submit applications to: (please quote position title in subject line)

Expiry date: Posted until filled (applications will be reviewed upon submission, so please apply ASAP)

Anticipated start date: Aug. 1, 2024

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