Dream Jobs in Stadium and Sports Facility Operations, 1st Edition

  • Kathy Furgang
  • Published By:
  • ISBN-10: 1477775307
  • ISBN-13: 9781477775301
  • DDC: 725.8043
  • Grade Level Range: 7th Grade - 12th Grade
  • 128 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2014 | Published/Released March 2016
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2014
  • Price:  Sign in for price

About

Overview

Close your eyes for a moment and think back to the last time you were in a stadium. The roar of the crowd. The swelling excitement as the team took the field. The massive Jumbotron and blaring sound system. The smell of hot dogs. For those who work in stadiums as well as other sports facilities, this adrenaline rush can be a daily experience. As explained in this detailed guide, the opportunities for work in this arena are vast. Find out what education and other life skills might be required to take on positions including office manager, event manager, business administrator, security guard, maintenance crew member, salesperson, IT specialist, and more.

Features and Benefits

  • Sidebars, Fact Sheets, A-Z List of Subject-specific Entries, Glossary, Bibliography, Further Reading, For Further Information Section, List of Organizations, Web Sites, Index, Author Biography.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
Introduction.
1: Stadium and Sports Facility Operations.
2: Getting Ready Early.
3: Education and Other Requirements.
4: Jobs in Sports Facility Operations.
5: Sports Stadium Jobs.
6: Stadium Special Events.
College and University Programs in Sports Management.
A Career in Sports Facility Operations at a Glance.
Bureau of Labor Statistics Information.
Glossary.
For More Information.
For Further Reading.
Bibliography.
Index.
Other Backmatter.