Assistant Manager of Events and Rentals

Massachusetts, United States
12 Jan 2021
End of advertisement period
12 Mar 2021
Contract Type
Full Time

Working at MIT offers opportunities, an environment, a culture – and benefits – that just aren’t found together anywhere else. If you’re curious, motivated, want to be part of a unique community, and help shape the future – then take a look at this opportunity.

ASSISTANT MANAGER, EVENTS AND RENTALSAthletics, Physical Education and Recreation (DAPER), to provide leadership and management for the evening and weekend operations of DAPER, with a primary focus on planning, coordinating, and supervising events.  Will work in conjunction with MIT departments, students, faculty, staff and external clientele in the planning and management of their events; coordinate event support services with all appropriate providers, including catering, audiovisual, and custodial services; establish work assignments for staff, attend and supervise events, and compile appropriate data on the usage of facilities relative to events and rentals; work as part of the DAPER Operations Team in the stewardship of department-supported programs, services, and buildings; and provide evening and weekend coordination and contact with the DAPER Facilities Team, Health Fitness Corporation, and Department of Facilities to provide  high quality event, rentals, repairs, and custodial support.   

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Job Requirements

REQUIREDa bachelor's degree, preferably in a sports-related field; at least two years of experience in a facilities or operational supervisory role; experience in or an in-depth understanding of athletics and recreation that includes direct experience functioning in support of events; a valid driver’s license; current first aid, CPR, and AED certifications or willingness to obtain; experience in employee supervision and computer operations; effective oral and written communication skills; attention to details and their impact; and demonstrated experience with and preference for working collaboratively in support of shared goals. Job #19203-7 

The schedule for the position is Tuesday through Friday 2:00 to 10:00 P.M. and Saturday 7:00 A.M to 3:00 P.M., but must be willing to work a flexible schedule in support of daily operations.

Employment is contingent upon the successful completion of a background check.

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