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Wrestling Operations Manager - Cornell University

Posted about 2 weeks ago by MGrey

Student and Campus Life (SCL) inspires transformation in all Cornell students on their journey of individual, academic and personal evolution. Our division is comprised of leading student affairs experts who support our campus on pressing student life matters including public service, health, wellness, social justice, residential living, food services, sports, recreation, career services, and student activities and organizations including sorority and fraternity life. We provide support and services to roughly 25,000 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students on multiple campuses in the U.S. and abroad.

Cornell University is an NCAA Division I institution and a member of the Ivy League. The university fields teams in 37 intercollegiate sports and provides a comprehensive physical education program. The university is committed to the following: excellence in academics and athletics; gender equity and diversity in its programs; a well-balanced and broad-based intercollegiate athletics program. The Department of Athletics & Physical Education offers a diverse program of intercollegiate athletics competition, physical education, recreational services, intramural sports competition, and outdoor education; in addition, the department provides Wellness programs for Cornell faculty and staff and operates fitness centers for the entire Cornell community.

The Wrestling Operations Manager coordinates the day-to-day administrative operations of Wrestling program, working closely with the coaches, student-athletes, and colleagues in the Department of Athletics & Physical Education. This position is fully engaged in all aspects of the Wrestling program. Tasks will include budget development and other financial services, scheduling and travel planning, community engagement and special events, student-athlete and competition-related support, as well as other duties as assigned by the head coach. We are seeking an organized, hardworking, detail-oriented, and self-motivated individual with a flexible schedule.

Key Success Factors include:

- Proven ability to operate effectively in a fast-paced and fluid work environment, while maintaining a professional, calm and controlled demeanor at all times.
- Strong interpersonal skills, and the ability to build working relationships with a wide variety of individuals.
- Effective communication and organizational skills, to consistently relay accurate information and needs to the appropriate audiences.

Required Qualifications

-Associate’s Degree with two to three years of experience in a comparable role, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
-Experience with event and operations management.
-Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word and Excel primarily)

Preferred Qualifications

-Working knowledge of NCAA and Ivy League rules and procedures, or the ability to quickly learn such rules and procedures
-Working knowledge of Cornell University policies and procedures.
-Successful work experience at a highly-selective academic institution.

This is a 10-months per year, five-year fixed-term position; ability to extend dependent on continued funding, business need and performance. Starting salary range is $49,000 - $50,000 for 10 month position. There is not visa sponsorship available for this position.

How to apply:
Using the external link to apply on Cornell Workday directly: