The ORANGE BOWL COMMITTEE Inc., (OBC), based in Miami Lakes, was created in 1935 with the mission of generating tourism for South Florida through an annual football game and supporting events. The OBC is accepting applications from candidates for its Events Coordinator position.
Review of applications will continue until position is filled. No phone calls please. The OBC policy requires that all persons interested in employment complete an application through the Orange Bowl’s online process for a position which has been advertised or posted and for which they are qualified. A resume alone is not sufficient to consider an individual as an applicant.
POSITION: Coordinator, Events
REPORTS TO: Vice President Operations & Special Projects
STATUS: Full-Time, Exempt
SUMMARY: Responsible for the coordination and execution of all events, community outreach events and programs.
Orange Bowl Events
Responsible for the direction, supervision, coordination and implementation of all aspects of the Orange Bowl Events assigned, including but not limited to:
Orange Bowl Kickoff Party
Orange Bowl Coaches Luncheon
Orange Bowl Rhapsody
Orange Bowl Fan Fest
Orange Bowl VIP Pregame Party
Job duties of each event above include but not limited to:
Develop and manage annual budgets
Overall coordination of event day logistics.
• Responsible for coordination between OBC departments including media,
Marketing, merchandising, sales, ticket operations, business and executive.
• Primary liaison to event facilities.
• Co-produce event manual & script with marketing department.
• Coordinate with facility to provide housekeeping, security and event
• Organize all logistical needs including but not limited to entertainment,
catering, décor, audio/visual, gifts, room layout, etc.
Development of RFP’s as needed for event fulfillment and implementation.
• Primary liaison to the Committee Chairs of each event.
• Responsible for the production, installation, dismantle and inventory of
event signage and decor.
Orange Bowl Game
Assist with team site visits as needed
Coordinate Ambassador Volunteers for Pregame, Halftime & Postgame
Assust with other game responsibilities as determined by supervisor
Orange Bowl Community Relations Events and Program
Oversight of all operational aspects for all community relations events including, without limitation:
OBYFA Cheer and Dance Championships
Orange Bowl Paddle Championships
Orange Bowl Food & Wine
Orange Bowl Ambassador Program
Coordination of the Orange Bowl volunteer program, including recruitment initiatives, database management, volunteer assignments, etc.
Primary liaison to Ambassador Committee Chair, captains and volunteers.
Coordinate a comprehensive recruitment and utilization plan for new and current Ambassadors.
Assist in the coordination, management and supervision of annual Ambassador Meetings, gatherings, thank you parties, etc.
Bachelor's degree plus two (2) year’s experiences or equivalent work experience.
Ability to manage, prioritize and bring to completion multiple projects.
Excellent communications and interpersonal skills. Proofreading skills required.
Must be able to maintain confidentiality of all corporate, personnel and research matters. Attention to detail and adaptability to a changing environment is extremely important as well as dependability. A willingness to work long hours required at times.
Proficiency in MS Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint. Photoshop, Illustrator, video editing, and Publisher a plus.
Ability to work evenings and weekends.
Representation at various South Florida business functions.
Representation at select industry conventions, business seminars and meetings as requested.
Other duties as assigned by Chief Executive Officer, Chief Operating Officer and Vice President Operations & Special Projects.
2017-18 ASSISTANTSHIP PROGRAM - Orange Bowl Committee (Miami Lakes, FL)
The ORANGE BOWL COMMITTEE Inc., (OBC), based in Miami Lakes, was created in 1935 with the mission of generating tourism for South Florida through an annual football game and supporting events. The OBC is seeking highly motivated candidates for its 2017-18 ASSISTANTSHIP PROGRAMS. While there are some similarities in the departmental roles, most of our positions differ in their responsibilities. A bachelor's degree is required for the assistantship program positions as well as experience in a related field. Candidates will need own transportation and will need to secure housing. The stipend for all assistantship positions is $1405 per month. No benefits are available. Please choose the program(s) which interest you the most.
CRM & Data Analytics
Marketing & Promotions
Events, Game Operations
Review of applications will continue until position(s) is/are filled. No phone calls please. The OBC policy requires that all persons interested in employment complete an application through the Orange Bowl’s online process for a position which has been advertised or posted and for which they are qualified. A resume alone is not sufficient to consider an individual as an applicant.
Athletics Groundskeeper - University of California, Berkeley (Berkeley, CA)
The Department of Intercollegiate Athletics consists of more than 275 staff members and coaches and sponsors 30 varsity sports programs. These 30 programs include more than 850 student-athletes who participate in the various sports programs annually within the National Collegiate Athletics Association (NCAA). We are currently seeking a Groundskeeper who will work within the department’s Facilities unit.
Description of Position:
This position will help care for some of the finest facilities in the region, including Memorial Stadium, Evans Diamond, Witter Rugby Field, Edwards Stadium, and the Walter A. Haas, Jr. Pavilion. Share in the excitement of the college experience, and work with some of the best coaches and student-athletes in the country as part of Cal’s broad Intercollegiate Athletic program.
The Athletics Groundskeeper will maintain both practice and competition sports fields and courts for the Athletic Department’s intercollegiate sports programs. These include high performance turf and synthetic surfaces as well as tennis courts and landscaped areas. The incumbent will also provide significant support for student athletes, coaches and spectators through the preparation of playing surfaces, athletic equipment, and fan amenities.
A. Landscape and Turf Maintenance
Maintain grass sports fields ranging from highest quality "specialty" turf to recreational "park" turf. Mow, fertilize, seed, aerate, verticut, edge, weed, and grade. Implement preventive and ongoing maintenance schedules for turf based upon type of turf, soil base, sub-surface drainage, micro-climate, irrigation, and turf conditions related to soil nutrients, fungus, pests, etc. Maintenance schedules include aeration, fertilization, mowing, etc.
Construct and/or repair grass surfaces through demolition of area, rototilling, addition of soil amendments, grading, and installation of plant material (seed or sod). Maintain and/or revive damaged sports turf through repair of damaged area (remove divots, fill holes), and use of continuous overseeding program.
Repair irrigation systems including the control box, circulation pipes, drain pipes, valves, and heads. Clean head and valve boxes, complete head adjustments, and maintain level surface around heads. May include minor plumbing, welding, and electrical.
Prepare soil surfaces such as baseball/softball infield and mounds or for track and field events. Blend appropriate mixture of sand, clay, and other soils to provide appropriate surface in areas such as pitcher's mound, home plate, long jump pit. Wet, scarify, drag, etc. on regular basis. Broom clean seams (grass meets turf) to prevent build-up and untrue playing surface.
General landscaping of both athletic and recreation areas (Evans Diamond, Edwards Track, Golden Bear, Haas Pavilion, Levine-Fricke, Spieker Pool, Spieker Plaza, Student Athlete High Performance Center, Strawberry Center, Witter). Work includes planting, weeding, cultivation, ground cover pruning, vine and shrub pruning, mulching, leaf pick-up, tree trimming (up to 25 feet), brush pick-up and chipping, mowing, edging, and blowing clippings off landscape. Clean drain covers and catch basins. Hillside maintenance including brush, weed cutting, and litter pick-up.
Pick up and remove litter and debris. Empty trash boxes and remove posters, flyers, and graffiti from structures and facilities.
Vacuum, blow, clean-up, paint, and remove graffiti on astroturf and tennis courts.
Prepare and maintain high-performance synthetic-infill surfaces to include grooming and sweeping with dedicated specialized field equipment. Operating high capacity irrigation systems, removal and sterilization of localized contaminants.
Apply Pesticides through Backpack applications to control weed, insect and fungal problems with supervisory directions.
B. Event Competition and Preparation
Prepare competition and practice venues for use including grass, synthetic turf, tennis courts, and soil areas.
Prepare grass according to weather conditions and coach's specifications. Adjust irrigation, mowing, and other maintenance schedules to meet optimum play or practice conditions.
Prepare soil areas for game and practice. Wet, scarify, drag as requested. Adjust playing surfaces during games (baseball/softball drag, sod squad).
Prepare spectator areas including clean-up of bleachers, restrooms, and other amenities. Police areas for refuse and litter. Vacuum or blow hardscape.
Survey and line fields for competition and practice. Involves use of chalk and/or paint depending upon surface (grass, synthetic turf, soil) and weekly adjustments to reduce wear. Paint through grid system, end zones and logos (e.g., Pac-12, NCAA), etc.
Provide logistical support to television or radio crews.
Serve as liaison with external groups conducting events at various facilities. Meet with organizers and establish plan for set-up, take-down and execution of competition. Coordinate and complete support and logistics for all events (collegiate and external) at Edwards Track.
C. Exterior Facility Maintenance Work and Recordkeeping
Repair buildings and equipment including light plumbing, minor electrical, minor mechanical, and minor carpentry. Perform minor painting and cleaning when necessary.
Repair and/or replace equipment items such as sport nets, goals, hammer cage, backstop, etc.
Maintain tools and equipment in clean safe manner and log all use as required.
Oversee student maintenance workers and work crews. Provide leadership to student work groups in completing work.
Ensure safe working conditions and implement health and safety policies, and as appropriate, personnel policies in the daily work setting.
Communicate with other staff and the general public in a professional manner, and be a positive public relations influence for the unit and the entire department.
Experience working and maintaining sports fields, golf courses, public parks, landscaping, etc.
Experience operating grounds and landscape equipment such as mowers, weed Trimmers, blowers, etc.
Ability to perform institutional landscape/outdoor area maintenance.
Valid California driver’s license is required.
Experience maintaining high performance turf and sports fields.
Knowledge and experience in repairs and maintenance of irrigation systems.
Experience in event preparation and athletic program support.
Knowledge and experience in field layout and striping.
Working knowledge of Pac 12 and NCAA rules as applied to competition turf and venue regulations.
Experience working in a fields/grounds position at another University.
Pesticide Applicators Certificate
For more information on our department, please visit www.calbears.com. The University of California, Berkeley is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.This position has been designated as sensitive and may require a Criminal Background Check. We reserve the right to make employment contingent upon successful completion of a Criminal Background Check.
It is mandatory that you apply for this position on the Berkeley Jobs Website, the job number for this position is #23388. If you click “Apply Now” at the bottom of this listing, you will be asked to sign in through Teamwork Online. Once you have logged in to their site, you will be rerouted to Berkeley Jobs to submit your application. Please include a cover letter, resume, and three references submitted as a single attachment with your application.