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Athletic Ticket Sales Coordinator

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Posting Details

Position Information

Posting Number 20111356
Position Title Athletic Ticket Sales Coordinator
Template Title
Position Type Staff
Position Number 498698
Department Asst Ath Director Business

Position Summary Information

Job Summary/Basic Function

Job Summary:
Coordinates Ticket Sales initiatives for the athletic department, including developing and implementing sales strategies to increase attendance and revenue.

Examples of work performed:
E1. Selling season tickets, partial plans, mini plans, group sales and Cardinal Club memberships to individuals and companies via phone prospecting, in-person appointments and at events.

E2. Development of sales and solicitation action plans and strategic goal setting.

E3. Track all measurable data, including but not limited to calls made, tickets sold and revenue generated.

E4. Research trends and sales opportunities, and follow up on these opportunities.

E5. Assist with ticket operations as needed, including but not limited to, staffing home athletic events, supervising ticket sellers/takers at home athletic events and auditing home ticketed athletic events.

E6. Maintains accurate Ticket Office records which are subject to internal and external audits at any time.

E7. Controls and monitors, as directed by the Compliance Director and/or Director of Athletics, the distribution of complimentary tickets in accordance with established policies of the Department, Southland Conference and the NCAA.

E8. Reports to the Assistant Athletic Director for Business Affairs.

Strict adherence to established NCAA, Southland Conference, Lamar University and Texas State University System rules and regulations. A violation of these rules and regulations can lead to disciplinary action including termination.

Minimum Qualifications


Strength in time management, organizational and customer service skills.
Ability to communicate effectively with the public in a professional manner.
Ability to remain focused on sales goals and work independently.
Possesses experience with computer ticketing and money management.

Bachelor degree required.

Must have basic computer knowledge and the ability to maintain accurate records concerning overall fiscal operations.

Work cooperatively with staff members and supervisors.
Come to work in a timely and predictable manner.
Able to tolerate constructive criticism.
Able to tolerate stressful situations.
Follow departmental, University, Southland Conference and NCAA policies and procedures.
Able to tolerate flexible work hours – weekends and nights.

EEO Statement

Lamar University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

Preferred Qualifications

Lamar University is proud to provide employment preference to veteran applicants in accordance with Texas SB 805, Section 657.003.

Security Sensitive Statement

This position is security-sensitive and thereby subject to the provisions of the Texas Education Code ยง51.215, which authorizes the employer to obtain criminal history record information.

Salary Commensurate
Work Hours

Application Information

Posting Date 08/24/2017
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have a Bachelor's Degree?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * In what area(s) did you receive your degree(s).

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. * The Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board (THEBC) maintains a list of Institutions Whose Degrees are Illegal to Use in Texas. A copy of this list can be found at: As part of your educational qualifications for this position, are you claiming a degree from any of the institutions listed on the THEBC website referenced above?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * Do you have experience in cash management or balancing financial records?
    • Yes
    • No
  5. * How many years of experience do you have in cash management and/or financial records?
    • 5+ years
    • 4 years
    • 3 years
    • 2 years
    • 1 year to 6 months
    • None
  6. * Are you claiming Veteran's Preference in accordance with Texas Senate Bill 805, Section 657.003? To claim Veteran's Preference under the law you must be: (1) a veteran, including a veteran with a disability; (2) a surviving spouse of a veteran killed on active duty who has not remarried; or (3) an orphan of a veteran if the veteran was killed while on active duty. If claiming Veteran's Preference, you MUST immediately email to your specific supporting documentation at the time of application such as the DD Form 214 (member 4 copy), AND, if applicable, the Dept of Veteran's Affairs Verification of Disability Benefits Letter if claiming a service related disability, a DD Form 1300 to include qualifying Death, Birth, and Marriage Certificates if claiming surviving spouse/orphan. Your email MUST also include your name, position number, job title and the department for each position you are applying for. Documents received after a position closes will not be accepted.
    • Yes
    • No

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Letter of Interest
Optional Documents
  1. Unofficial Transcript 1
  2. Miscellaneous