Job Listings

Executive Director, Event Center

Tarleton State University
Job Location:
Other Executive

Tarleton State University in Stephenville, Texas is seeking to hire a highly skilled and passionate Executive Director to oversee our new Event Center events and operations. This position is responsible for planning, organizing, and executing all levels of events and will serve as the primary contact for booking and negotiating contracts with high-end talent. This is a new position that will be responsible for all activities and promotions of our new facility. The facility features a flexible configuration for hosting regional events and concerts and is anticipated to open in Fall 2025. 

The successful candidate should have the ability to work with people at all levels of an organization, manage multiple projects and priorities with deadlines, respond quickly to changing situations, and work well under pressure while maintaining individual and team effectiveness. Additional required skills include excellent communication skills to be able to effectively guide, lead, and develop employees while promoting team relationship skills and communication. The successful candidate will be expected to be available for extended work schedules and be on call at all times.

Applicants must have a Bachelor’s degree in an applicable field or equivalent combination of education and experience, and ten years of management experience.

Applications only accepted on‐line at Documents required: Completed online application, Cover Letter, Resume/CV, four professional and four personal references with complete contact information, all transcripts, if required for position (Unofficial will be accepted and are required with application. Official transcripts must be received directly from each degree‐granting institution prior to a letter of appointment issued.) Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

HigherEd360 is part of the HigherEdJobs network.