Athletics Events & Marketing Coordinator (no benefits) 10 month position

Colgate University
Hamilton, NY

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Position Title:

Athletics Events & Marketing Coordinator (no benefits) 10 month position

Full Time/Part Time:

Part Time




Athletic Communications

Department Statement:

Colgate University, a NCAA DI member of the Patriot League and ECAC Hockey conferences, invites applicants for the Events & Marketing Coordinator position within its Athletics Department. This position reports to the Associate Athletics Director for Facilities, and the Associate Athletic Director for Marketing. The events & marketing coordinator is expected to adhere to all NCAA, Patriot League, ECAC Hockey and Colgate University rules and regulations.


The events & marketing coordinator will assist with game day operations, development and implementation of athletics marketing plan, community event planning, group ticket sales, and corporate sponsorships.

Game Day Events/Operations Responsibilities:

  • Serve as a member of the event management staff
  • Serve as the home event manager for select Colgate sports
  • Assist in set-up and break down of home events
  • Assist in managing facilities upkeep and scheduling
  • Other duties as assigned.

Marketing Responsibilities:
  • Assists to develop, direct, and enhance in-game promotions
  • Assists with implementing marketing initiatives to increase attendance through local community outreach
  • Assist with group ticket sales
  • Assist with social media campaigns

Professional Experience/ Qualifications:

  • One (1) year of relevant event management and/or marketing experience
  • Ability to work outside typical business hours including nights, weekends, and holidays ∙ Ability to be on your feet for extended periods of time
  • Ability to bend, reach, twist, and lift up to 50 pounds
  • A passion for Intercollegiate Athletics
  • Prior experience in Event Management and/or Marketing preferred

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Organizational skills with the ability to handle multiple tasks
  • Strong interpersonal, and oral and written communication skills
  • Able to deal with multiple tasks or projects at one time
  • Proficient with computer applications (Microsoft Office Suite)


Bachelor’s degree is preferred and will consider a combination of education and equivalent work experience.

Other Information:

A current valid driver’s license, in accordance with the University’s Driver Safety and Motor Vehicle Use Policy, is required.

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Special Instructions Summary:

Colgate University is committed to the principle of institutional control in administering its athletics program in a manner consistent with the NCAA, ECAC, and Patriot League rules. Each individual involved in the athletics division is obligated to maintain competency and knowledge of the rules, to act within his or her realm of responsibility in full compliance with the governing legislation, and to report any violation of NCAA, ECAC or Patriot League rules of which he or she is aware. Should a situation warrant further investigation, you have an affirmative obligation to cooperate fully in the infractions process, including the investigation and adjudication of a case. The failure to do so can be grounds for your termination with cause.

EEO Statement:

It is the policy of Colgate University not to discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of their race, color, creed, religion, age, sex, pregnancy, national origin, marital status, disability, protected Veterans status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, being or having been victims of domestic violence or stalking, familial status, or any other categories covered by law. Colgate is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Candidates from historically underrepresented groups, women, persons with disabilities, and protected veterans are encouraged to apply.

Clery Act:


The Campus Safety Department will provide upon request a copy of Colgate’s Annual Security and Fire Safety Report. This report includes statistics as reported to the United States Department of Education for the previous three years concerning reported: 1. crimes that occurred on-campus; in certain off-campus buildings or property owned or controlled by Colgate University; and on public property within, or immediately adjacent to and accessible from, the campus and 2. fires that occurred in student housing facilities. The report also includes institutional policies concerning campus security and fire safety, such as policies concerning sexual assault, life safety systems, and other related matters. To obtain a copy, contact the Campus Safety Compliance Manager via e-mail at [email protected]. You may also access the report from the Campus Safety web page at:


Colgate is a nationally recognized liberal arts college set on a beautiful campus in central New York.

Some 2,900 undergraduates are enrolled in 54 programs, taking advantage of the university's award-winning curriculumoff-campus study program, and numerous research opportunities.

Students enjoy small class sizes taught by expert faculty members -- not teaching assistants.

The university’s strategic plan offers a blueprint for turning today’s students into tomorrow’s leaders, joining the scores of alumni already playing major roles in a variety of fields. The Center for Career Services is a key player as students make this transition.

Colgate hums with activity. It is a place where the arts thrive. Student-athletes compete at the very highest level of NCAA Division I sports. There are dozens of club and intramural sports programs, and the college’s outdoor education program is second to none.

Above all, Colgate is about academic excellence. It is a tradition forged in 1819 and honed through the years by each class of select students.

Colgate University is a highly selective residential liberal arts institution distinguished by academic excellence and interdisciplinary inquiry. Located on a beautiful campus in upstate New York, Colgate takes pride in the active engagement of its students, staff, and faculty in local, national, and global communities. At Colgate, we feel that a diverse and inclusive community is a cornerstone of educational excellence.

Colgate University is a highly selective residential liberal arts institution distinguished by academic excellence and interdisciplinary inquiry. Located on a beautiful campus in upstate New York, Colgate takes pride in the active engagement of its students, staff, and faculty in local, national, and global communities. At Colgate, we feel that a diverse and inclusive community is a cornerstone of educational excellence.

The Office of Equity and Diversity at Colgate is charged with fostering a diverse and collaborative community by increasing understanding, respect and inclusion. It is the mission of the office to support campus diversity initiatives with the goal of increasing understanding, respect and inclusion, and to ensure compliance with policies relating to affirmative action, discrimination, and harassment.  The university’s strong commitment to equal opportunity and inclusivity is clearly articulated in the diversity mission statement found here.  The university strives to provide an environment where everyone in our community can learn about, appreciate, and celebrate our diverse cultures and gain understanding, knowledge and skills to be engaged citizens locally as well as globally.

Colgate University fully subscribes to all federal and state civil rights laws banning discrimination in private institutions of higher education. Colgate will not discriminate against any student, employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, pregnancy, religion, creed, national origin (including ancestry), citizenship status, physical or mental disability, age, marital status, sexual orientation, veteran or military status (including special disabled veteran, Vietnam-era veteran, or recently separated veteran), predisposing genetic characteristics, domestic violence victim status, or any other protected category under applicable local, state or federal law, including protections for those opposing discrimination or participating in any complaint process at the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission or other human rights agencies. This nondiscrimination policy covers both employment and access to educational opportunities.  It is the policy of the university to provide equal opportunity in employment and not to discriminate against any individuals with disabilities who are qualified for employment in the positions for which they apply. Reasonable accommodations will be provided in accordance with applicable laws and regulations.

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