Love drag racing? Work you ass off at a local track and yearn for a shot to do it full time instead of just on the weekends? The NHRA’s Division V may have the opportunity that you are looking for. Darr Hawthorne sent us this job posting for a Division Services Coordinator that would work for NHRA Division 5 director Rob Park. The job would have you on the road for lots of the year at NHRA divisional events and right in the thick of things.
As you’ll see, the job is very wide ranging. You’ll be involved with everything from helping to operate the races right on through budgeting and planning, working with tracks in the division on whatever issues come up and generally serving as the right hand person of the Division Director. In our eyes, this job looks like the perfect training program for someone who wants to be an NHRA division director.
If the cube farm is making you suicidal, your boss is making you drink at night, and the mere thought of rolling back to the office tomorrow is causing your physical illness, it is time to make a change. Scroll down, read the description, and if you have the qualifications, the skills, and the pure love of the sport you’ll need, hit the link at the bottom of the page and thrown you application in. When you do that, tell ’em the BangShift guys sent you!
This position will report to the Division 5 Director. Under the direction of the Division Director, primary responsibilities include assisting in processing all new and renewal race licenses, assisting racers in navigating the rulebook in regard to technical questions or directing them to the Division Tech Director, coordinating the Divisional events for all Series and Track Operator meetings and Annual Awards Banquet. In addition, the qualified candidate will assist in budget planning and maintenance in regards to events and general Division and accounting procedures for the Division, maintaining open communications and correspondence with all Division member tracks regarding license procedures, program outlines, Division website updates and articles and general inquires. Maintaining and transporting the Division Safety truck and trailer from event to event. (CDL required). May supervise field staff.
Additional responsibilities include assisting member tracks and Division office in better promotion of individual events and increasing overall awareness of NHRA benefits to both racers and the community. Continue to service and sell Divisional promotional programs and sponsorships and expand programs into areas or categories where they do not currently exist. There will be some administrative and clerical responsibilities.
The qualified candidate will have a minimum of 5+ years related experience, Bachelor’s degree is preferred. The candidate must have the ability to work independently with minimum supervision; be a strong communicator and proven decision maker with the proven ability to maintain a calm professional demeanor during crisis situations. A CDL driver license and medical card is required. Prior supervisory experience is preferred. A team player attitude and excellent interpersonal and communication skills are required. This position will be based in the Division 5 office.
This position requires a minimum of 50% travel and requires the candidate be able to maintain non-traditional hours, as needed, to include evenings and weekend hours. “Days off” will remain flexible given the Division 5 race schedule each week.
In return, we offer a full range of health benefits and a 401(k) Plan. Interested candidates should visit our homepage and scroll to the bottom of the page under “Jobs at NHRA” for information on how to apply for the position. E.O.E.
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