March 19, 2008

The University of Iowa is seeking applicants for a Director of Premium Seating & Stadium Club Operations to provide primary services and support for the basketball premium seating areas of Carver-Hawkeye Arena and for the Kinnick Stadium private suites, indoor and outdoor club seating, the club rooms and other areas used by patrons of The University of Iowa. Responsibilities include: selling or renting available space (suites, club seats, stadium club space); managing the contracts and bills associated with leased space, ticketing and related amenities; developing marketing strategies and materials related to seat inventory; hire, train and supervise game day attendants; liaison with caterer, event management facilities office and ticket office; assist with ticketing, special events and fund raising as assigned.

Required qualifications: Bachelor’s degree (or international equivalent) in Business Administration or a related field or an equivalent combination of education and experience; excellent verbal and written communication skills; a minimum of three years’ experience in customer service/donor relations/athletic ticketing environment (including sales); strong desire to work with the public; ability to interact with various constituent groups; demonstrated experience working effectively in a diverse environment; general understanding of contracts and lease agreements; knowledge of the Paciolan Ticket and/or Ticketmaster software and programs; proficiency in Microsoft Office software, including Word, Excel and Publisher. Preferred qualifications: Master’s degree desirable. Some knowledge of University payroll and accounting policies and procedures; UI Foundation software databases; and experience in the development of marketing materials. Preference will be given to candidates that can most effectively meet the administrative and development needs of the premium seating program.

Full-time, 12-month appointment with full University benefits.

To apply for this position, visit our website at and search for Requisition #55214 to complete your online application. No phone calls, please. Screening will start immediately and continue until position is filled.

The University of Iowa is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.
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