Athletics Events & Marketing Coordinator

Hamilton, NY

About the job

Posting Details

Position Information

Job Category Casual Wage

Position Title Athletics Events & Marketing Coordinator

Full Time/Part Time Part Time

Division Athletics

Department Athletic Event Management

Hiring Wage/Salary Range 18.00/hr

Department Statement

Colgate University is a special place to work and offers many unique opportunities, including the ability to work with and among world class faculty and staff at a highly selective residential liberal arts institution. This position provides an opportunity to become familiar with the variety of regular positions that are available at the University, as well as the ability to add employment at a distinct University to your resume.

Successful candidates for this position will earn sick leave, paid time off, free parking, and a University ‘Gate Card that provides access to fitness facilities, athletic and cultural events, as well as a discount on many items at the University Bookstore.

This type of appointment is not approved to work more than 999 hours per year for all positions combined. Should incumbents work more than a total of 999 hours in a year the appointment may not continue beyond one year of service.

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

Preferred Qualifications

  • Prior experience in Event Management and/or Marketing preferred
  • Organizational skills with the ability to handle multiple tasks
  • Strong interpersonal, and oral and written communication skills
  • Able to manage 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.

Physical Requirements

Other Information

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

Posting Detail Information

Requisition Number 2023CW054Posting

Temporary Yes

Work Schedule

Job Open Date 10/04/2023

Job Close Date

Open Until Filled No

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 Department of Campus Safety 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. You may access the report from the Clery Compliance web page at: . Printed copies of this report may be obtained upon request from the Department of Campus Safety via e-mail at .


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