Air Force Marathon Assistant Director

TITLE/PAYPLAN/GRADE/PAY USAF Marathon Assistant Director


$22.00-$28.00 PH – Regular

OPENING DATE: 7 May 2019                                              CLOSING DATE:  27 May 2019
Military Spouse Preference is not applicable for NF IV positions.
(AFMAN 34-310, Chapter 3.9.5).

DUTIES:  Assists the USAF Marathon Director in the planning, developing, and management of logistics and operations for the Air Force Marathon and related events with established guidelines and objectives. Develops activities to meet the needs of participants while remaining within the parameters of funding, facilities, equipment and staff. The event is an USAF official event and is based at Wright-Patterson AFB Dayton, Ohio. The position requires knowledge of market practices for long distance events with large participant totals. The position will interface with many aspects of the USAF Marathon planning to include but not limited to top-level operations plans for implementation of all related event execution elements to include Emergency Management, Anti-Terrorism, LLC, Civil Engineering, Department of Transportation, and EMS. Responsible for maintaining a month-to-month event timeline/critical calendar. Responsible for planning and executing all facts of logistics associated with the physical courses to include course design, coordination, scheduling and executing the route according to the official USATF certification. Works with the director and Operations Manager to create, edit, re-design course routes as necessary. Primary contact for the Start/Finish line and Festival Area from the initial design to teardown. Coordinate with the operations staff to de-conflict all events through strict adherence to timelines. Responsible for inventory in warehouse and ordering of all event related materials ensuring delivery, placement, and payment of items. Responsible for all event procurement and contracting, serving as the primary liaison between the Marathon office and finance and contracting. Competent in writing thorough Statements of Work and Request for Proposals, contract analysis, and pricing techniques. Assists the Volunteer Manager with staffing plans to ensure maximum number of volunteers is provided to support the logistics and operations. Works with the Events Manager to ensure Expo, Pasta Dinner, Breakfast of Champions, and Post-Race Party are smoothly executed. Organize and leads special logistics team with members from various installation organizations, local law enforcement agencies and Ohio Dept of Transportation as well as city and county governments. Identifies, evaluates, and makes recommendations for required support available.

QUALIFICATIONS:  Progressively responsible experience in events project management, preferably in the sports and/or entertainment industries, including strong logistical/operational background that provides the knowledge and expertise needed to operate this position at this level. Expertise in contract management, procurement, and price analysis strongly preferred. Must be able to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, using tact and courtesy and the ability to work with a diverse team to execute the mission. Understanding of military procedures is a plus but not mandatory. Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. Strong attention to details with the ability to effectively manage multiple projects simultaneously while working under tight deadlines. Must possess the ability to work autonomously with minimal supervision while acting in the best interest of the USAF. Willingness to travel and work various weekends and long hours. Must be able to obtain a Government Motor Vehicle license. This is a drug testing designated position. The incumbent is subject to random testing for drug use. Must be able to satisfactorily complete all required background checks.   

ATTENTION ALL APPLICANTS: All Federal NAF employees are required by PL 104-134 to have salary payments made by electronic funds transfer/direct deposit.  This agency provides reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities where appropriate.  If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify the agency.  Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.

“Any individual who was required to register with Selective Service and who is not registered or knowingly and willfully did not register before the requirement terminated or became inapplicable, will not be appointed.”

HOW TO APPLY:  All interested parties must apply thru  Prior military service requires a DD-214 Member Copy 4, included with your application package. 

Selection will be based on merit without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, physical handicap, political affiliation, sexual orientation, or any other non-merit factor. 

You are responsible for uploading any documentation that supports your preference claim, experience, and/or educational background.  We are not responsible for employment ineligibilities based on missing information or lack of documentation.


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Reasonable Accommodation Policy Statement
This agency provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities where appropriate. Applicants requiring reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process should contact the hiring agency directly. Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.