Develops, plans, coordinates and manages assigned projects/events.
Maintains the records of departmental projects, functions or events.
Assists with project/event budget development and monitors, analyzes, and reconciles related records.
Conducts research on assigned projects/events and for the development of new projects.
Recruits, hires, schedules, trains, and supervises student, on-call, and temporary employees, and volunteers for projects/events and related activities in order to ensure high quality service.
Monitors contracts and agreements in order to ensure that all provisions are met.
Recommends, develops and conducts training programs, workshops, seminars, and practicums on the appropriate topics for project/event participants.
Coordinates, evaluates and prepares reports on project/event activities.
Oversees the preparation of project/event related publications.
Maintains health and safety standards in order to ensure compliance with University, State, and Federal rules and regulations.
Maintains inventory levels and orders supplies as necessary.
Acts as liaison between vendors and users in order to obtain requested project/event materials.
Unit Specific Education/Experience/Skills
Knowledge equivalent to that which would normally be acquired in a four year college degree in Public Relations, Communications, Business, or in an area related to the work being performed.
One to three years of related and progressively more expansive work experience in a field related to the position including planning and managing special events.
Or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
May require experience in word processing, database, spreadsheet, desktop publishing and/or presentation software.
Position may require software specific to the operational activities of the employing unit.
This position may require special licensing or certification in the Field related to the area of employment.
Valid vehicle operator's license where needed to perform duties of the position.
Other skills and or physical abilities required to perform duties of the position.
Position requires, or will require prior to the completion of the probationary period: knowledge of basic personal computer terminology and operations, and the ability to use e-mail and the Internet.
Required Application Materials
Four (4) professional references, including at least two (2) current or prior supervisors
Generally M-F from 8-5 with some overnight travel, as well as early mornings and late night hours required for events.
Summary of Physical Demands
This position requires driving as a regular part of the position, carrying educational materials, equipment, etc. up to 50 lbs.
Bidding eligibility ends on 6/11/2019 at 11:55 PM
Internal Number: 582780
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