Event and Project Coordinator
Job Category : Admin or Professional Faculty
Working hours :
Salary : Commensurate with education and experience.
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Professional Faculty - Sport, Recreation and Tourism (SRT)
The George Mason University College of Education and Human Development (CEHD) invites applications for a full-time professional faculty position in the Division of Sport, Recreation and Tourism (SRT). The focus of this position, in addition to regular teaching responsibilities (40%), will be on coordinating SRT events and projects, including outreach, marketing, promotional, and revenue-generating activities associated with these initiatives.
The Program: The Division of Sport, Recreation and Tourism encompasses a dynamic cluster of programs. At the undergraduate level, SRT offers programs in Sport Management, Recreation Management, and Tourism and Events Management, with a concentration in Hospitality. SRT also includes innovative undergraduate minors and an M.S. in Sport and Recreation Studies. Due to its location in the metropolitan Washington, D.C. area, the program offers ample opportunities for engagement with a wide array of stakeholders.
Responsibilities: This position is responsible for the planning, programming, implementation, oversight, and evaluation of all SRT events and assigned projects. This requires (a) coordinating with appropriate offices to develop projects designed to promote SRT, attract prospective students, and/or generate revenue; (b) representing SRT externally, for example, by conducting information sessions; (c) developing informational and promotional materials (social media, brochures, newsletters, videos); and (d) facilitating external partnerships that strengthen SRTs academic programs.
Required Qualifications: The individual in this position must have a Masters degree in Sport, Recreation, and/or Tourism/Events, and be qualified to teach introductory SRT courses, supervise field-based courses, and teach in one or more specialized areas such as program planning and evaluation; sport diplomacy; facilities, venues and events; and global perspectives. Other required qualifications include at least 2 years of work experience in the fields of sport management, recreational programming, and/or tourism, event, or hospitality management; familiarity with public relations and/or marketing strategies and techniques; ability to interact with and meet the needs of diverse stakeholders; and a commitment to inclusivity and collaboration with other faculty and program partners.
Preferred Qualifications: Qualifications in this category include experience in a higher education environment and a Masters-level credential combining two content areas within the domain of Sport, Recreation, Tourism and/or Events Management.
Special Instructions : For full consideration, applicants must apply at https://jobs.gmu.edu/; complete and submit the online application; and upload a cover letter, resume, and a list of three professional references with contact information.
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Job Close Date : 2018-04-25