DEADLINES:
Spring: October 15
Summer: February 15
Fall: March 15 

 

Department Description: Athletic Facilities and Events is the action behind the action. Our office is predominantly "behind the scenes" and handles the planning, set-up, execution (w/other departments in Athletics), and tear-down of events. Our main responsibility is management of athletic facilities and providing operational support of the athletic and special events on campus. If you'd like a different perspective of collegiate athletics, then please contact us.

Fall Semester Practicum (up to 3 positions)
•·         Assist Game Manager at assigned athletic and special events- Ensuring facility is properly set up according to sport specifications & operations plan with consideration to ingress/egress, crowd control, accessibility (i.e. ADA), etc.; break down of equipment; assist in game day operation and problem solving as necessary; responsibility for adherence to rules and regulations governing the University, CAA, and NCAA.

•·         Supervise assigned events in athletic facilities.

•·         Participate in some administrative duties

 

 


Fall Semester Internship (2 positions)
•·         Game Manager for assigned sports (Field Hockey or Volleyball) and events- Duties include development, implementation, & communication of operations plans to support groups/service providers; contacting visiting teams and officials prior to home events; training & coordinating support staff; ensuring facility is properly set up according to sport specifications & operations plan with consideration to ingress/egress, crowd control, accessibility (i.e. ADA), etc.; break down of equipment; supervision of game day operation and problem solving as necessary; responsibility for adherence to rules and regulations governing the University, CAA, and NCAA.

•·         Assist in management and operations of Home Football games with an emphasis on Stadium & Arena Operations including but not limited to: securing, training, scheduling, and game day oversight of Guest Services and Parking Monitors, student groups, game operations assistants; set up, break down of gate/bag check areas, signage, fan amenities; supervision of assigned areas within & around stadium and arena on game day.

•·         Assist with day to day operations of athletic facilities including but not limited to: daily inspection of facilities; reporting & following up on damages and incidents that occur; enforce observance of facility operating policies and procedures.

•·         Plan, facilitate, & supervise assigned events in athletic facilities.

•·         Assist in the scheduling of practice and game times.

•·         Participate in some administrative duties


Spring Semester Practicum (up to 3 positions)
•·         Assist Game Manager at assigned athletic and special events- Ensuring facility is properly set up according to sport specifications & operations plan with consideration to ingress/egress, crowd control, accessibility (i.e. ADA), etc.; break down of equipment; assist in game day operation and problem solving as necessary; responsibility for adherence to rules and regulations governing the University, CAA, and NCAA.

•·         Supervise assigned events in athletic facilities.

Spring Semester Internship (1 position)
•·         Game Manager for assigned sports and events- Duties include development, implementation, & communication of operations plans to support groups/service providers; contacting visiting teams and officials prior to home events; training & coordinating support staff; ensuring facility is properly set up according to sport specifications & operations plan with consideration to ingress/egress, crowd control, accessibility (i.e. ADA), etc.; break down of equipment; supervision of game day operation and problem solving as necessary; responsibility for adherence to rules and regulations governing the University, CAA, and NCAA.

•·         Assist in management and operations of Home M/W Basketball Games with an emphasis on Stadium & Arena Operations including but not limited to: securing, training, scheduling, and game day oversight of Guest Services, student groups, game operations assistants; set up, break down of gate/bag check areas, signage, fan amenities; supervision of assigned areas within & around stadium and arena on game day.

•·         Assist with day to day operations of athletic facilities including but not limited to: daily inspection of facilities; reporting & following up on damages and incidents that occur; enforce observance of facility operating policies and procedures.

•·         Plan, facilitate, & supervise assigned events in athletic facilities.

•·         Assist in the scheduling of practice and game times.

Summer Practicum (1 position)
•·         Assist Game Manager at assigned athletic and special events- Ensuring facility is properly set up according to sport specifications & operations plan with consideration to ingress/egress, crowd control, accessibility (i.e. ADA), etc.; break down of equipment; assist in game day operation and problem solving as necessary; responsibility for adherence to rules and regulations governing the University, CAA, and NCAA.

•·         Supervise assigned events in athletic facilities.

•·         Participate in some administrative duties

Summer Internship (1 position)
•·         Game Manager for Harrisonburg Turks Summer League team - Duties include development, implementation, & communication of operations plans to support groups/service providers; contacting visiting teams and officials prior to home events; training & coordinating support staff; ensuring facility is properly set up according to sport specifications & operations plan with consideration to ingress/egress, crowd control, accessibility (i.e. ADA), etc.; break down of equipment; supervision of game day operation and problem solving as necessary; responsibility for adherence to rules and regulations governing the University, CAA, and NCAA. Internship lasts through conclusion of Harrisonburg Turks season.

•·         Assist in management and operations of CAA Baseball tournament and other postseason events hosted by JMU with an emphasis on Stadium & Arena Operations including but not limited to: securing, training, scheduling, and game day oversight of Guest Services, student groups, game operations assistants; set up, break down of gate/bag check areas, signage, fan amenities; supervision of assigned areas within & around stadium and arena on game day.

•·         Assist with day to day operations of athletic facilities including but not limited to: daily inspection of facilities; reporting & following up on damages and incidents that occur; enforce observance of facility operating policies and procedures.

•·         Plan, facilitate, & supervise assigned events in athletic facilities.

•·         Assist in the scheduling of practice and game times.

•·         Participate in some administrative duties

Contact: Scott Carter, Asst. Director For Events, (cartersp@jmu.edu)