Assistant Director, Ticket Operations
Posting Number: req7342
Department: Administration and Athletics
Location: Main Campus
Address: Tucson, AZ USA
The University of Arizona seeks an Assistant Director, Ticket Operations. This position will report directly to the Director of Ticket Operations.
The University's strength in undergraduate education and scientific research is paralleled by its excellence on the playing fields, courts, and other venues of its 21-sport Intercollegiate Athletic Program. The Arizona Wildcats compete in the tradition-rich Pacific-12 Conference, "The Conference of Champions." For a more comprehensive view of what makes working in our department unique, please visit the websites at: www.arizonawildcats.com.
Outstanding UA benefits include health, dental, and vision insurance plans; life insurance and disability programs; paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays; UA/ASU/NAU tuition reduction for the employee and qualified family members; state and optional retirement plans; access to UA recreation and cultural activities; and more!
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Duties & Responsibilities
plans, organizes, administers, and implements ticketing operations for assigned
sport teams: Acts as liaison with coaches, director of operations,
student-athletes, Event Management, Facilities, and Marketing for each
sport, as necessary.
- Responds to
customer inquiries and problems via email, window, day of game, or
phone. Provide support in all operational aspects for post season
games both at home and away.
- Manages all
game-day operations for assigned sports (3 total).
- Responsible for the
set-up of auxiliary box offices. Works with Event Management to ensure
security needs are met for the event. Manages player guest
admissions, media pass list, recruit admissions, will call admissions, and
game-day ticket sales. Responds to customer service issues and ensures
secure transportation of monies to and from theAthleticTicket
Office. Maintains accurate records for attendance
calculations. Analyzes and implements new or revised standard
operating procedures for game day ticket operations for assigned sports.
- Oversees and
supervise all ticket sales and customer service issues at ticket office
windows and on site atathleticevents.
Ensure excellent customer service is being maintained daily by student
workers via the phone, window, and email. Balances and reconciles ticket
sales made at the windows and on site at events.
- Print all tickets for
assigned sports (3 total). This includes, but is not limited to mobile,
Thermal tickets, as well as season tickets and parking.
- Lead all renewal efforts/upgrade
efforts for assigned sports (3 total), to increase renewal rates year
to the outbound marketing efforts which include calling current customers
to retain their season tickets and selling additional single game tickets
through promotions and other special events.
in training and supervision of student workers in the McKale Center Ticket
duties as assigned.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
strong organizational and administrative skills
- Skill in developing and maintaining good working relationships
- Ability to problem solve and make decisions
- Effective written and verbal communication skills
- Ability to work with diverse populations
to work nights and weekends as necessary
to work and interact with staff, faculty, and student-athletes
to multi-task with frequent interruptions
- Skill in the use of personal computer/software (Excel, Word, Access, PowerPoint)
- Knowledge of position related NCAA, Pac-12, and University of Arizona rules and regulations
- Five years of experience
Full Time/Part Time: Full Time
Number of Hours Worked per Week: 40 + nights and weekends
Job FTE: 1.00
Work Calendar: Fiscal
Job Category: Athletics
Benefits Eligible: Yes - Full Benefits
Rate of Pay: 40,000
Compensation Type: salary at 1.0 full-time equivalency (FTE)
Career Stream and Level
Events Mgmt, Athletics
Type of criminal background check required: Name-based criminal background check (non-security sensitive)
Number of Vacancies: 1
Contact Information for Candidates
Open Until Filled: Yes
Documents Needed to Apply: Resume, Cover Letter, and One Additional Document
Special Instructions to Applicant
Please submit Resume, Cover Letter,
and the answers to the following questions as the Additional Document. Thank
1. Describe your knowledge of NCAA and Pac-12 Conference rules and regulations
relating to academics, satisfactory progress, and eligibility.
2. Please list below any experience you have had since 2015 with high school or
college student-athletes. This includes working or volunteering in any capacity
with a high school, AAU, sports club, junior college or 4-year institution
student-athlete, athletics team or department.
3. Applicants for this position are subject to the following NCAA Bylaws
11.4.2, 220.127.116.11, 18.104.22.168, 11.4.3, 22.214.171.124, 126.96.36.199, 11.4.4, 188.8.131.52, and
184.108.40.206. You may be asked about these Bylaws in an interview, and you may be
asked to sign a future affirmation confirming the same prior to or upon your
employment by The University of Arizona, if you are selected for employment. Do
you understand that by submitting your application for employment you are
affirming that you have read these Bylaws, and that such Bylaws would not
preclude your employment by The University of Arizona?
4. Are you the parent, coach, relative or guardian of a prospective
student-athlete (i.e., student in 9-12 grade or 7-12 grade for men's basketball
or junior college student) in the sport of men's basketball, women's basketball
or football or have any other type of association with any prospective
student-athlete in the sports of men's basketball, women's basketball or
football? If yes, please explain.
5. Is your potential employment within the athletic department conditioned upon
the enrollment of any prospective student-athlete (i.e., student in 9-12 grade,
7-12 grade for men's basketball or junior college) in the sport of men's
basketball, women's basketball or football? If Yes, please explain.
6. Do you understand that failure to disclose any information related to your
affiliation with a prospective student-athlete (student in 9-12 grade, 7-12
grade for men's basketball or junior college) in the sports of football, men's
basketball or women's basketball might render your application ineligible for
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