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City of West Palm Beach - Community Events Coor.

Job Title


Community Events Coordinator




Department


Parks & Recreation/Community Events




City Information








The City of West Palm Beach (pop. 108,000) - with its sunny palm-lined streets, scenic waterfront views, quaint shopping districts, historic neighborhoods, and year-round outdoor festivals is a slice of paradise. As the county seat of Palm Beach County and one of the fastest growing areas in the country the City of West Palm Beach offers a dynamic setting in which to live, work, play and enjoy all the attributes of South Florida Living. Our ethnically and culturally diverse community and workplace are the bedrock of our strength and resilience.

The City of West Palm Beach was incorporated in 1894 and encompasses over 55 square miles. Among the City’s many attributes is an active and vibrant downtown and waterfront that serves to host a variety of nationally recognized cultural and leisure activities for residents and visitors.

West Palm Beach operates under a strong mayor form of government which combines the strong leadership of an elected Mayor, who is responsible for managing the affairs of the City, with a City Commission.

Explore the many opportunities available for joining our diverse and winning team!




Summary








Under limited supervision, plans and implements City of West Palm Beach events, special promotions; and performs related duties as assigned.




Salary








Depending on qualifications the starting salary for this position will be in the range of (Pay Grade 56):

Minimum Range Midpoint Range
$50,109 $63,863

Excellent Benefits!




Qualifications








Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with a major in Business Administration, Marketing, Recreation, or a related field and three (3) years of experience in event management including one (1) year supervisory experience, or any equivalent combination of training and experience.

A valid driver's license from any state (equivalent to a State of Florida Class E) may be utilized upon application; with the ability to obtain the State of Florida driver's license within 30 days from day of hire.

Driving Requirement:

  • Have not lost any driving privileges by reason of revocation, suspension, or denial of license, or have been convicted and/or had an adjudication withheld of three or more moving violations or have had one DUI (Driving Under the Influence) in any preceding twenty-four (24) month period.
  • License suspensions of two weeks or less that have been cleared will not automatically result in revocation of driving privileges.



Additional Details








The selection process for this position may consist of any, all or a combination of the following tests: evaluation of training and experience, written examination, structured oral interview or other assessment method.

State of Emergency: When normal operations of City departments are suspended or interrupted due to a declaration by the Mayor that a state of emergency exists, all employees will be deemed critical by the City. For the preparation and/or continuation of emergency operations or for special work detail, employees deemed necessary shall be required to work. Employees deemed critical by the City but not needed for the initial preparation and/or continuation of emergency operations or for special work detail may be directed not to report to work, and given paid administrative leave or they may be reassigned to another location that best meet the needs of the City.




How To Apply








If you are interested in applying for this position you may apply at www.wpb.org by selecting the Apply Now button at the end of the job posting. Applications must be received in Human Resources by the closing date.

The City of West Palm Beach is an equal employment opportunity employer. Veterans' preference will be given in accordance with Chapter 295 of the Florida Statutes for those who met the minimum requirement of the position. Background investigation, physical, and drug and alcohol screening is required as condition of employment.




Currency


USD







Closing Date


15-Feb-2019

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City of Tavares - Athletics Coordinator

GENERAL DESCRIPTION:

Performs administrative, general operational and supervisory work for a comprehensive municipal recreation department. Responsibilities include planning, programming, developing, organizing, promoting, ensuring safety and maximizing utilization of all City athletic programs and facilities.Exercises immediate oversight of volunteers and athletic program officials.This position reports directly to the Community Services Project Manager.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Provides planning, developing, coordinating, scheduling and promotion of athletic programs for the City to include youth, adult and senior athletics; demonstrating responsiveness, creativity and innovation
  • Provides coordination, oversight and supervision for the City’s athletic and recreation programs including the recruiting, training, scheduling and management of all certified officials
  • Prepares and coordinates game scheduling of athletic programs
  • Assists with developing the annual Recreation Department budget
  • Implements and utilizes fiscally sound purchasing practices and possesses working knowledge of the budget approval process
  • Represents the department at City and public meetings as required in the absence of the Community Services Project Manager
  • Ensures the Community Services Project Manager has been informed of any information/issues of relevance
  • Maintains an open line of communication with Recreation employees, City staff, department heads and the public
  • Responsible for gathering price quotes, facilitating purchases for materials and services, greets and answers customers’ questions in an accurate and timely manner, and records and files program participant information for City records
  • Prepares reports, evaluates programs and researches new athletic programs/events to implement for the City of Tavares Recreation Department
  • Insures safety of program participants and quality of program content; implements departmental policies related to athletic and recreation programs
  • Enforces rules and regulations of sports facilities in order to maintain discipline and ensure safety
  • Inspects and maintains equipment in order to maintain supply levels and safety
  • Works closely and coordinates with Parks Manager and their staff to ensure park facilities are prepared timely and maintained in a manner that enhances and positively promotes City events and programming
  • Develops financial spreadsheets for tracking project costs and creates budgets for projects and events
  • Serves to assist other departments within the Community Services Division as needed or directed

(These essential job functions are not to be construed as a complete statement of all duties performed. Employees will be required to perform other job related marginal duties as required.)


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  1. Comprehensive knowledge of all phases of community athletic activities and events; and their administration, inclusive of budget management
  2. Proven ability to develop and execute a well-rounded program of athletic activities designed in response to growing community needs
  3. Proven ability to develop and manage athletic programs of varying size and complexity
  4. Ability to understand and compose industry literature and spreadsheets
  5. Knowledge of rules & regulations regarding both youth & adult sports programs
  6. Ability to facilitate cooperation with and interpret recreation philosophies to City authorities, public and private groups and agencies, members of the media and the general public
  7. Ability to select, develop, motivate and maintain effective relationships with volunteers and officials, and to promote and maintain high morale and enthusiasm; consistently demonstrates strong judgment and supervisory ability
  8. Ability to create and maintain a positive image with members of the public
  9. Strong Microsoft Office (Publisher, Word, Excel, PowerPoint) proficiency and creativity in developing materials, brochures, electronic announcements and assisting with press releases
  10. Strong written, verbal, interpersonal and public speaking skills
  11. Ability to work extended hours beyond 40-hour work week, including select evenings, weekends and holidays
  12. Work requires ability to read, interpret, understand and write letters, memos and rental agreements
  13. Experience planning, managing and evaluating athletic program volunteers and officials
  14. Ability to multi-task in a challenging environment
  15. Proven ability to generate sponsorships
  16. Proven conflict resolution skills
  17. Ability to interpret the needs of the community and communicate effectively with the public to create athletic activities relative to these needs

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  1. Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university is required; Specialization in Parks and Recreation Administration, Leisure Services, Sports Management or closely related field is preferred
  2. A minimum of 3 years of experience in a related field
  3. Conflict resolution training preferred
  • Government work related experience preferred

LICENSES, CERTIFICATIONS OR REGISTRATIONS:

  1. Valid Class “E” Florida Driver’s License
  2. Valid CPR/First Aid certifications required or must be obtained within the first six (6) months of employment
  3. A current professional certification (e.g. CYSA, CPRP, CPRE, CSEP) is strongly preferred

(A comparable amount of training, education or experience can be substituted for the minimum qualifications.)

ESSENTIAL PHYSICAL SKILLS:

  • Walking, standing, running, kneeling, bending, stooping and lifting up to 40lbs.
  • Acceptable eyesight (with or without correction)
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing
  • Acceptable hearing (with or without hearing aid)
  • Manual dexterity

ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS:

  1. Works inside and works outside in various weather conditions
  2. Works evenings, weekends and holidays as assigned

(Reasonable accommodations will be made for otherwise qualified individuals with a disability.)

Apply at applytoday@Tavares.org

The City of Tavares is an Equal Employment Opportunity, Drug-Free Workplace and E-Verify Employer.Qualified individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply and will be reasonably accommodated.Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.Veterans’ Preference offered on initial hire per Florida Statute 295.Selected applicants receiving a conditional offer of employment are subject to a criminal, driver, education and employment background check, drug screen, psychological assessment and medical examination.To apply, a City of Tavares employment application and resume with a minimum of ten (10) years complete work history must be submitted to City of Tavares Human Resources no later than 5:00 p.m. on the closing date (if mailed, it must be postmarked no later than the closing date).Internal candidates must submit a completed Internal Transfer Request (available in Human Resources, no later than 5:00 p.m. on the closing date.Minimum qualifications are subject to change pending approval of job description(s).Equivalent combination of related training and experience may be considered.The City of Tavares reserves the right to fill positions prior to the closing date.All positions are regular full-time unless otherwise noted.


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The Ringling - Public Functions Coordinator

Job Title:Public Functions Coordinator – Job ID # 44639

This is an Administrative & Professional position.

Location:John & Mable Ringling Museum of Art, Florida State University, Sarasota, FL

Applications must be received by 1/24/2019.

Responsibilities

The primary focus of this role is to assist in the planning of social, educational, development events and to act as a museum liaison for assigned rental events. This includes:

  • Responsible for oversight of rental events. Duties may include executing rental agreements, corresponding with clients, and processing monies received. Interacts with vendors concerning event logistics, contracts, and insurance.
  • Drives a golf cart to traverse the 66 acre estate to provide tours to prospective clients in addition to event logistics.
  • Works closely with other departments to assist with departmental event planning, vendors, and logistics.
  • Responsible for coordinating social, educational, and development events within assigned budgets.
  • Develops and/or revises policies related to rental events.
  • Develops and maintains vendor and community relations. Incorporates new event trends. Creates work orders with detailed timelines and logistical needs.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree and two years' experience or a combination of post high school education and experience equal to six years.
  • Knowledge of the principles and practices of event planning and ability to coordinate, organize and evaluate meetings and/or events.
  • Knowledge of applicable computer applications and proficient computer functions, specifically Microsoft Office.
  • Ability to meet physical requirements as determined by position Including the ability to traverse 66 acre estate, climb stairs, stand for long periods of time, and move/lift up to 25 lbs.
  • Possession of a valid Florida driver’s license or ability to obtain prior to hire.
  • Ability to provide excellent customer service skills.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships as well as communicate effectively verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to perform accurately in a detail oriented environment and utilize problem solving skills.
  • Previous experience planning non-profit events.

Preferred

Anticipated Salary Range

Up to ­­­­$35k + Florida state benefits available (http://hr.fsu.edu/?page=benefits/benefits_home)

Schedule

Primary working hours are Monday - Friday from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm with a one hour lunch period. Weekends, evenings, and holidays may be required based on the needs of the Ringling.

How To Apply

If qualified and interested apply at http://jobs.fsu.edu.If you are a current FSU employee, apply via myFSU > Self Service.

Applicants are required to complete the online application with all applicable information. Applications must include all work history up to ten years, and education details even if attaching a resume. This position is advertised as open until filled.

Contact Info

For more information, or for technical assistance, please contact Ringling Human Resources at 941-359-5700 ext. 2605 or employment@ringling.org.

Soft Money Funded Position

This position is time-limited based on soft money funding, with renewal contingent upon available funds and the needs of the University.

Criminal Background Check

This position requires successful completion of a criminal history background check, to include fingerprinting.

Equal Employment Opportunity

An Equal Opportunity/Access/Affirmative Action/Pro Disabled & Veteran Employer.

FSU's Equal Opportunity Statement can be viewed at: http://www.hr.fsu.edu/PDF/Publications/diversity/EEO_Statement.pdf

Department

The Ringling is a preeminent center for the arts, history, performance, and learning that is dedicated to bringing the past and contemporary culture to life through extraordinary visitor experiences. From its inception, The Ringling has joined the diverse visual traditions and theatrical spectacle of yesterday with the genre-defying global practitioners of today. A place of exploration, discovery and respite, The Ringling's campus in Sarasota, Florida (which includes the Museum of Art, Circus Museum, a historic home, an 18th-century theater and bayfront gardens) is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. As the State Art Museum of Florida and part of Florida State University, The Ringling fulfills an important educational mission. The Ringling offers formal and informal programs of study serving as a major resource for students, scholars and lifelong learners of every age across the region, country, and around the world. For more information, please visit www.ringling.org.

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CITY OF BOYNTON BEACH - Marketing Manager

CITY OF BOYNTON BEACH - Marketing Manager
SALARY: $25.60 - $38.41 Hourly
$53,255.77 - $79,884.34 Annually
OPENING DATE: 01/04/19
CLOSING DATE: 01/18/19 05:00 PM

PURPOSE OF CLASSIFICATION:
The purpose of this classification is to plan, develop and implement the City's marketing and public communications programs and strategies with limited supervision by the Marketing and Public Communications Director.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
The following duties and functions, as outlined herein, are intended to be representative of the type of tasks performed within this classification. They are not listed in any order of importance. The omission of specific statements of the duties or functions does not exclude them from the classification if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment for this classification. Other duties may be required and assigned.
Plans, develops, implements, and distributes effective public information, communications and marketing programs to inform and educate residents, businesses and community groups on the City's policy decisions, services, meetings, programs, events and educational campaigns in unique visual manners consistent with the City's branding.
• Utilizes and integrates multiple channels of public communications to maximize the distribution of information to all audiences of the City, leveraging their resources for additional dissemination. These include, but are not limited to, print, broadcast, social media platforms, video, advertising, presentations, speeches, and appearances.
• Ensures consistency and efficiency in the execution and distribution of the City's message and that all communications and that content is understandable, meaningful and relevant to each defined target audience(s). Delivers public information consistent with the City's brand.
• Coordinates across and among departments to identify synergies and leverage all public communications methods deployed by departments. Train and coach content managers on the execution of quality content.
• Authors and/or edits public communications including, but not limited to, printed and promotional materials, publications and collateral, i.e. brochures, fliers, posters, postcards, press releases and articles, annual reports, letters, speeches and presentations, social media and multi-media sources and email newsletters.
• Creates and executes all marketing plans for City events and City sponsored events and identifies opportunities for City collaboration of events. Serves on event planning committees.
• Collaborates with the Information Technology Department and staff on the continual development of an innovative customer-driven Drupal website.
• Applies visionary and technical expertise to develop, implement and maintain a comprehensive, robust and dynamic public communications plan to brand the City as a national leader in forward-thinking public communications.
• Develops key performance indicators and measures the success of all digital communications, including websites. Collects, analyzes and provides written reports on City's digital communications. Evaluates the costs/benefits of online and multimedia applications and technologies and recommends emerging technologies and related budget(s).
• Responds to residents, business and community group concerns or inputs and provides follow-up information.
• Assists in the preparation of RFQs, RFPs and quotes. Serves as point-of-contact for outside contractual service providers related to public communications.
• Collects, analyzes and provides written reports on City's marketing messages and provides recommendations to increase effectiveness and reach.
• Supports Director in media relations activities, assisting with message development, media outreach and media response. Serves as a media spokesperson in the absence of Director.
• Develops and monitors the City's marketing and public communications standards and policies.
• Presents public information at meetings and partners with groups to provide and exchange information.
• Serves on Emergency Operations Center (EOC) Public Information Officer's Team.
• Operates a motor vehicle to attend meetings and other work related functions.
• Performs other related duties as required.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in marketing, journalism, communications, public relations, information technology, or a closely related field and five (5) years of experience in digital media, website development, television programming, broadcast journalism, marketing, communications, public affairs or public information.
Must possess and maintain a valid Florida driver's license.
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
Master degree from an accredited college or university in marketing, journalism, communications, public relations, information technology, or closely related field.

SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION:
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES
Ability to develop and implement established goals, objectives, policies, and procedures.
Ability to meet program objectives including timetable deliverables and work plans.
Ability to assimilate information from a variety of sources, analyze information and recommend effective courses of action.
Ability to operate a computer, camera and other related communication programs.
Ability to work effectively and independently in a fast-paced environment.
Ability to work effectively with employees, residents, businesses, schools, and community groups.
Ability to serve as the media contact for municipal government in the absence of the Director.
Ability to manage multiple projects.
Ability to evaluate marketing operations and recommend improvements.
Ability to communicate effectively, orally and in writing and convey ideas persuasively in concise, organized, and professional manner.
Ability to work under general supervision with a certain degree of creativity and latitude.
Ability to exercise judgment, decisiveness and creativity in situations involving the evaluation of information against sensory, judgmental, or subjective criteria, as opposed to that which is clearly measurable or verifiable.
Ability to maintain a high level of professionalism, confidentiality and tactfulness.
Knowledge of materials and equipment utilized in marketing and public communications.
Knowledge of PC Network Environments.
Knowledge of municipal principals and best practices of media relations and public communications.
Knowledge of principles and practices of website content writing and design.
Skilled in the writing, designing and production of publications.
Skilled in event marketing and development.

APPLICATIONS MAY BE FILED ONLINE AT:
http://www.boynton-beach.org
City of Boynton Beach - Human Resources
3301 Quantum Blvd.
Boynton Beach, FL 33425
(561) 742-6275
oldburyj@bbfl.us
Position #2019-0104
MARKETING MANAGER
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Panama City Beach Sports Complex

Marketing & Sponsorships Manager
LOCATION: Panama City Beach, FL
DEPARTMENT: OPERATIONS
REPORTS TO: GENERAL MANAGER
STATUS: FULL-TIME (EXEMPT)

PCBS SFM, LLC is actively searching for an experienced and talented individual for the Marketing & Sponsorships Manager position at Panama City Beach Sports Complex. Panama City Beach Sports Complex is a world-class complex that will open in the Summer of 2019. Located on 27 miles of beautiful beaches and warm water of the Gulf of Mexico the Panama City Beach Sports Complex will be one of the premier locations in the Southeast as a sports tourism destination. The Panama City Beach Sports Complex will boast up to thirteen (13) rectangular fields, 5 collegiate fields for baseball/softball and up to seventeen (17) youth sized baseball/softball fields. The fields are comprised of nine (9) synthetic turf and four (4) natural grass. In addition to the outdoor complex Phase 2 may include an 8 court facility that will host basketball, volleyball and mat sports. The role is rewarding and the environment is uplifting to the community we serve.

POSITION SUMMARY:

The Marketing & Sponsorships Manager will be responsible for the overall marketing, branding, and voice of the facility. The includes but is not limited to the marketing plan, website management, advertising, sponsorships and IT.

PRE-OPENING RESPONSIBILITIES:

The Marketing & Sponsorships Manager is responsible for the oversight and implementation of all tasks related to marketing and sponsorships. These responsibilities include:

  • Participation in planning/strategic meetings, as required
  • Implementing the program marketing plan and strategy
  • Participation in local/regional PR campaign
  • Participation in all grand opening events
  • Identify and secure sponsorship and corporate event opportunities

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES WILL INCLUDE, BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO THE FOLLOWING:

  • Managing the marketing and business development budget including decisions on prioritization of highest and best return-on-investment for each marketing dollar.
  • Managing company website(s), content development, press release activity, and social media platforms
  • Oversee key marketing & sponsorship vendors
  • Improves product marketability and profitability by researching, identifying, and capitalizing on market opportunities; improving product packaging; coordinating new product development
  • Sustains rapport with key accounts by making periodic visits; exploring specific needs; anticipating new opportunities
  • Proactively identify community sponsorship and event opportunities
  • Participating in and overseeing the planning and implementation of events, tournaments, and rentals
  • Assisting in maintaining an event calendar of rental/tournaments booked, as well as, listing all facility activities planned
  • Leading negotiations for space contracts and book event spaces to meet the quality expectations of clients

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • A bachelor's degree in business development, marketing or related field with 3-5 years' appropriate experience required
  • Proven destination marketing experience
  • Proven success in generating awareness through consumer marketing and branding
  • Relevant experience in youth and amateur sports as a consumer, marketing professional, or other relevant experiences
  • Proven experience in the successful launch of destination-specific advertising/marketing campaigns
  • Experience working with convention & visitors' bureau, regional sports commissions, and/or regional event management booking in regional sports and/or convention center
  • Must have proven track record of developing, marketing, and selling recreation and training programs
  • Proven analytics to measure the ROI, efficiency, and effectiveness for all marketing programs
  • Prior experience in market research to gain consumer insights and key selling points for attracting and managing corporate relationships including sponsorship and financial partnerships
  • Must have excellent interpersonal, problem solving, and negotiating skills
  • Must be a team player
  • Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Must have excellent computer skills, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Adobe etc.
  • Must be able to work a flexible work schedule (e.g., nights, weekends, holidays and long hours)
  • Skilled at identifying and creating opportunities to deliver revenue goals

WORKING CONDITIONS AND PHYSICAL DEMANDS

  • Must be able to lift 50 pounds' waist high
  • May be required to sit or stand for extended periods of time whether indoors or outdoors, and squat, stoop or bend
  • Will be required to operate a computer
  • Facility has intermittent noise
Click here to Apply
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City of Parkland - Special Events Recreation Aide

Job Title: Recreation Aide - Special Events
Salary: $11.77 - $19.31 Hourly
$24,481.60 - $40,164.80 Annually
Job Type: Part Time Employee
Location: City Hall / 6600 University Dr., Parkland, FL 33067, Florida

DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF THE POSITION
This position performs intermediate paraprofessional work planning and supervising activities and events for the Parks and Recreation Department including the tennis center and recreation center. Work is performed under general supervision. Responsibilities include attending and assisting with special events, participating in the day to day operations of the tennis center, and other recreation duties as assigned.
This position is currently Part-time, but could have the ability to become Full-time in the future.

FUNCTIONS & DUTIES
  • Monitors participants utilizing the recreation and tennis center facilities;
  • Enforces policies and maintains order;
  • Collects payments and closes and balances cash drawer at the end of the shift;
  • Enters information into RecTrac for tennis league play, field and pavilion rentals, and event permits
  • Inspects center equipment for proper condition and possible safety hazards;
  • Develops and posts information regarding center activities as needed;
  • Answers phones in a professional manner and responds to center emails while on shift;
  • Assists with overall performance and general operations of the Tennis Center
  • Responsible for assisting during event set up and break down
  • Coordinates and interacts with sponsors for City events
  • Other responsibilities as assigned.
For more details and to apply, visit the City of Parkland Website here.


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City of Kissimmee - Recreation Coordinator

Position Description:
Under limited supervision, plans, schedules and implements a variety of community recreation and leisure programs, activities, and events that meet the needs of a diverse population of customers. Supervises and reviews the work of subordinate full and part time employees, contractual personnel and volunteers. Flexible hours, weekends as required. Coordinator positions may require specialized skills relative to Athletic Management, Aquatic Management, Event/Public Assembly and Program Management. Reports to the Recreation and Leisure
Services Supervisor.

Specific Duties and Responsibilities and complete job description can be found here.

Interested candidates may apply by email at personnel@kissimmee.org; or.by fax 407-518-2119. In person at: City Hall/ Personnel, 101 Church St., Kissimmee, Fl. 34741


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Faculty - University of Florida

Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor (#39934)
University of Florida,College of Health & Human Performance
Department of Tourism, Recreation and Sport Management
Gainesville, Florida

The Department of Tourism, Recreation and Sport Management (TRSM) at the University of Florida (UF) invites applications for a new faculty member at the rank of Assistant/Associate/Full Professor (tenure track or tenure upon hire). We are seeking a candidate who can complement and extend our current department research strengths in sport management with a preferred emphasis on sport events or entertainment management or related field. The committee strongly encourages applications and nominations of women and persons of underrepresented groups. UF has a competitive salary and benefits package. Department faculty may also be eligible for summer salary. For additional information regarding faculty employment at UF please visit: https://faculty500.hr.ufl.edu/

With 23 full-time faculty and staff, the department is one of the premier sport management programs with nationally and internationally recognized research. The Department currently enrolls approximately 865 students (615 undergraduate, 250 graduate). The state of Florida is a major center for sport events and entertainment industry opportunities. Opportunities for collaborative research exist, not only in the Department, but also across the University campus and throughout the state.

The University of Florida is the state’s oldest, largest, and most comprehensive land grant university. UF is a member of the Association of American Universities, an organization comprising the top public and private institutions in North America, and UF is in the Top 10 of Public Universities in the United States. With an enrollment of over 50,000 students annually, UF is home to 16 colleges and more than 200 research, service and education centers, bureaus and institutes. Thousands of projects were funded with a record $836 million in research awards to the University of Florida for the last fiscal year. UF is located in Gainesville, a city of approximately 135,000 residents in North-Central Florida, 85 miles from the Georgia border, 50 miles from the Gulf of Mexico, and 67 miles from the Atlantic Ocean. It has abundant wildlife, mature forests, prairies, lakes, and opportunities for many outdoor activities, with moderate temperatures almost all year round. Gainesville has an excellent school system, with a number of public schools ranked highly in the state and nation.

This is a nine-month, full-time (1.0 FTE) position with possible summer and on-line teaching opportunities. Candidates will be expected to initiate and maintain an active research agenda with a focused research line that results in high impact scholarship in such areas as sport and entertainment management, sport events, or social media and digital communication/marketing; prepare and mentor Ph.D. students in addition to advising master’s students majoring in sport management; and engage in professional service activities. Candidates must also be able to teach one or more of the following undergraduate and graduate courses: sport events, sport and entertainment management, and social media/digital communication in sport.

Qualifications

Candidates must possess an earned doctorate in sport management, sport and entertainment management, or another appropriate field. Candidates being considered for tenured Associate or Full rank must have an established record of extramural funding, impactful scholarship, and an excellent record of teaching. Candidates at the Assistant Professor level must have a promising or distinguished record of scholarly accomplishments, success or promise in obtaining extramural funding for research, and excellent promise for teaching and service. Candidates should also have strong communication skills along with a commitment to integrity, academic excellence, and professional service.

Application Instructions

We will begin evaluation of candidates November 30, 2018, but will accept applications until January 7, 2019. All applications must be submitted on-line (https://facultyjobs.hr.ufl.edu/) and should include a copy of the following: (1) a letter of application summarizing the applicant’s qualifications, (2) complete curriculum vitae, (3) a description of research interests and goals, (4) evidence of teaching experiences (e.g., teaching evaluation), and (5) names, addresses, e-mail addresses, and telephone numbers of at least three references. The start date is August 16, 2019, or as negotiated at time of contract. Please send all inquiries and nominations to the Chair of the Search Committee, Dr. Yong Jae Ko at yongko@hhp.ufl.edu or phone at (352) 294-1665.

Selected candidate will be required to provide official transcript to the hiring department upon hire. A transcript will not be considered “official” if a designation of “Issued to Student” is visible. Degrees earned from an educational institution outside of the United States are required to be evaluated by a professional credentialing service provider approved by National Association of Credential Evaluations Services (NACES) which can be found at http://www.ncas.org.

The University of Florida is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty. We welcome nominations of and applications from anyone who would bring additional dimensions to the university’s research, teaching, and clinical mission, including women, members of minority groups, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities.

If an accommodation due to a disability is needed to apply for this position, please call 352-392-2477 or the Florida Relay System at 800-955-8771 (TDD). Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the US. Searches are conducted in accordance with Florida’s Sunshine Law.

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South FL Fair - Director of Business Development

The South Florida Fair & Palm Beach County Expositions, Inc., located on the 136-acre Fairgrounds property in Palm Beach County, Florida, is seeking to fill the new role of Director of Business Development.The central focus of the position is the development and implementation of a strategic sales vision with the goal of increasing overall revenues for the facility. Director will work with the existing sales team to provide expertise on sales related activities:sponsorships, facility rentals, tradeshows, and special events.

Director of Business Development will:

  • Facilitate and oversee the sales team.
  • Manage and grow the annual exhibitions calendar and events produced at the facility by identifying new clients and increase off-season facility rentals.
  • Develop comprehensive sponsorship and sales initiatives and strategies.
  • Identify opportunities for new in-house produced events.
  • Develop additional revenue streams during annual Fair event.
  • Spearhead group sales and advance ticket program for the annual Fair and other events held at the facility.
  • Establish reporting strategy to continuously monitor goals and objectives.

Requirements:

  • Proven work experience as a business development manager, sales executive or relevant role in the Fair industry.
  • Strong leadership and staff-coaching skills to continue leading a strong sales team.
  • Solid budgeting experience and expertise.
  • Time management and planning skills.
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills.
  • Fundraising, grant and/or sponsorship development experience.
  • Ability to work independently or as an active member of a team.
  • Strong computer skills.
  • A Bachelor’s Degree is preferred in a related field and experience in facility and/or event management.

Application Process:

  • Interested applicants should email resume to vicki@southfloridafair.com prior to December 1, 2018.All responses will be held in strict confidence. Questions can be submitted to same email address if necessary.No telephone calls please.
  • Telephone interviews with qualified applicants will be held early December.
  • Final interviews will be held mid-December.
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Coconut Grove Arts Festival - Seasonal Office Asst

The Coconut Grove Arts Festival is looking for someone who would like to work some seasonal hours this holiday season helping out with the preparation of the 2019 Arts Festival.

Requirements: Clear speaker, bilingual preferred but not required, basic computer skills (Microsoft office), comfortable driving a golf cart, highly organized and should be able to lift up to 25 lbs.

Responsibilities: Answering and fielding phone calls, data input, assisting with event preparation, operational/logistic tasks during the Festival weekend.

Term: Up to 4 months of work (8 hours each day) Monday through Friday 9am-5pm. Some extended hours surrounding some special events and the Arts Festival. Expected start date: November 1st, 2018 through February 28, 2019.

Paid weekly at $500/week.

If you are interested in or know someone that is interested in this position, please have them contact Matt Fillioe at matt@cgaf.com or call 305-447-0401.
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City of Clearwater - Rec. Program Coordinator

CITY OF CLEARWATER invites applications for the position of: Recreation Program Coordinator
SALARY: $54,963.10 - $90,384.80 Annually
OPENING DATE: 06/04/18
CLOSING DATE: 06/20/18 11:59 PM

POSITION DESCRIPTION:
The Parks and Recreation Department is seeking a technical, supervisory, and administrative professional to coordinate activities associated with the development, organization and management of a major section within the citywide recreation program. Employee selected for this position will work in the Athletics/Special Events division and will have wide latitude for independent judgment in developing and managing programs, activities and events for the community. Work will involve a varied schedule to include evenings, weekends and holidays.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Duties may include: Plans, develops, organizes and manages seasonal and yearly leisure-time programs and activities for various interests including sports, aquatics, youth programs, creative arts, camps, special events, instructional classes, social activities, fitness/wellness, leagues, competitions, general recreation and others; manages recreation facilities; recruits, schedules, supervises, trains and evaluates subordinates, contract instructors, professionals, officials and volunteers in performance of duties; schedules facilities, equipment and staff for activities; stimulates community interest in programs and services through contacts with news media, special interest groups and agencies; inspects facilities and equipment and recommends repairs, improvements, renovations and additions; monitors expenditures, revenue generation and prepares budgets; requisitions and controls use of equipment and materials; analyzes work measurement and creates reports; manages special projects and service contracts.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
Bachelor's degree in Recreation, Leisure Services, Education or related field and three (3) years of experience in organized recreation work at a supervisory level. Professional certification recognized by the National Recreation and Park Association is preferred. An equivalent combination of education, training and experience may be accepted in lieu of the degree.

The City of Clearwater is Equal Opportunity Employer

APPLICATIONS MAY BE FILED ONLINE AT: http://www.myclearwater.com

100 South Myrtle Avenue Clearwater, FL 33756
727-562-4870 x0
humresweb@myclearwater.com

Position #2018-00087 RECREATION PROGRAM COORDINATOR MS
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