Athletics Events Coordinator, Athletics

Job Number:
Office Assistant 5
Date Posted:
August 11, 2021
Employee Group:
Hiring Range:
$38,038.00 - $42,988.40
Position Category:
Full-Time, Sessional
Probation/Trial Period:
6 months or 910 hours whichever occurs first
Salary Range:
$38,038.00 - $50,432.20
Start Date:
As soon as possible
35 hours per week
Winnipeg, MB
Job Type:
Close Date:
Professional Areas:
**Sessional Full-Time from Approximately August 20 - March 31 Annually**
  • Ensures all Wesmen games and events are fully staffed and assigned tasks are completed effectively, contributing to a positive public image for the University and Athletics.
  • Under the direction of the Associate Director, takes a lead in hiring, training, scheduling, supervising, and coordinating work assignments.
  • Develops and maintains active employee files for Wesmen Events Assistants and Senior Events Assistants.
  • Ensures all Wesmen Events Assistants and Senior Events Assistant have completed mandatory training.
  • Prepares payroll forms and employment paperwork for events personnel.
  • Tracks and reports event revenues for Athletics and represents Athletics in financial planning for future events along with Athletic facilities.
  • Provides support to the Athletic Director, Associate Athletic Director, Media and Operations Coordinator for the organization, setup and operation of various events.
  • Works with Tech Support (both internal and external) when issues or concerns arise with respect to computerized equipment and systems within the Department.
  • Works with Security Services to address issues and concerns related to security in the athletic facilities.
  • Coordinates with various departments regarding cleaning, maintenance and repairs.
  • Ensures Point of Sales (POS) is up to date, adding new items, removing old items, editing and redesigning item listings, account codes.
  • Tracks sales and monitors online activity and generates reports as requested for specific sales.
  • Assists the Athletic Director and the Associate Director in the preparation of budgets and budget forecasts that may impact events and event planning related to Wesmen Athletics.
  • Provides the Athletic Director, Associate Athletic Director with regular reports of revenues and expenditures associated with specific activities and events.


  • Undergraduate degree preferred
  • Four years of directly related experience, including at least one year of experience planning, facilitating and operating events, preferably in a University athletic environment
  • Experience dealing with the public is required
  • Experience supervising staff at events preferred
  • Experience with accounting is desired
  • Working knowledge of Point of Sale (POS) systems and MS Office software is required
  • Familiarity with a University work environment is preferred
  • Strong communication skills, both verbal and written, are required
  • Ability to plan, organize and coordinate work activities under minimal supervision
  • Ability to exercise sound judgement and make independent decisions

An equivalent combination of education, experience, skills, knowledge and abilities may be considered.

Condition(s) of Employment:

  • Must be legally entitled to work in Canada.
  • Must be available to work evenings and weekends from September until mid-March as required for events.

The University of Winnipeg is committed to equity, diversity and inclusion and recognizes that a diverse staff and faculty benefits and enriches the work, learning and research environments, and is essential to academic and institutional excellence. We welcome applications from all qualified individuals and encourage women, racialized persons, Indigenous persons, persons with disabilities, and 2SLGBTQ+ persons to confidentially self-identify at time of application.

If you require accommodation supports during the recruitment process, please contact Sheena Laurin, HR Assistant at or 204-988-7648.