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Assistant Manager of Events and Rentals

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Cambridge, MA United States

ASSISTANT MANAGER, EVENTS AND RENTALSAthletics, Physical Education and Recreation (DAPER), to provide leadership and management for the evening and weekend operations of DAPER, with a primary focus on planning, coordinating, and supervising events.  Will work in conjunction with MIT departments, students, faculty, staff and external clientele in the planning and management of their events; coordinate event support services with all appropriate providers, including catering, audiovisual, and custodial services; establish work assignments for staff, attend and supervise events, and compile appropriate data on the usage of facilities relative to events and rentals; work as part of the DAPER Operations Team in the stewardship of department-supported programs, services, and buildings; and provide evening and weekend coordination and contact with the DAPER Facilities Team, Health Fitness Corporation, and Department of Facilities to provide  high quality event, rentals, repairs, and custodial support.   

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REQUIRED:  a bachelor's degree, preferably in a sports-related field; at least two years of experience in a facilities or operational supervisory role; experience in or an in-depth understanding of athletics and recreation that includes direct experience functioning in support of events; a valid driver’s license; current first aid, CPR, and AED certifications or willingness to obtain; experience in employee supervision and computer operations; effective oral and written communication skills; attention to details and their impact; and demonstrated experience with and preference for working collaboratively in support of shared goals. Job #19203-7 

The schedule for the position is Tuesday through Friday 2:00 to 10:00 P.M. and Saturday 7:00 A.M to 3:00 P.M., but must be willing to work a flexible schedule in support of daily operations.

Employment is contingent upon the successful completion of a background check.


  • Start Date: No Start Date
  • Education: Bachelor's Degree Required
  • Work Experience: 2 - 4 years
  • Part/Full Time: Full-Time

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