The Office of Special Events seeks a Special Events Coordinator
who will play an integral role in the planning and execution of
over 100 events annually. The coordinator will provide support to
event managers in several ways including, but not limited to,
managing RSVPs and all customer services, crafting and submitting a
Request for Proposal (RFP) to vendors, collecting and reviewing
contracts, and menu/décor research and selection.
The Special Events Coordinator will support campus-wide events for
the President’s Office and University Relations. Event support
includes notetaking, scheduling, report preparation, management of
event budgets, on-site management, event registration and
follow-up, and timeline development and evaluation.
The Coordinator must be detail-oriented and possess strong
organizational skills, along with the ability to multi-task in a
fast-paced work environment. This person should be a self-starter
and able to work independently within the framework of assigned
projects. The ability to maintain confidential information with a
high level of sensitivity and discretion is a requirement. This
individual will provide administrative support to ensure efficient
operation of the office, by supporting managers through a variety
of tasks related to organization and communication. The ability to
effectively communicate via phone and email is a must.