The Advanced Academic Programs Division in the Krieger School of Arts and Sciences at Johns Hopkins University seeks an experienced and dynamic Events Manager to support all AAP event initiatives, online and on-campus. Each year, AAP enrolls over 5,000 graduate professional students, both part-time and full-time, in more than 40 distinctive professional graduate degrees, post-baccalaureate certificates, and non-credit courses. Over 77% of AAP's enrollments are through the online programs, otherwise classes occur on campus, either in Washington, D.C., or Baltimore, MD.
Under the direction of the Executive Director of Marketing and Communications, the Events Manager position is responsible for leading and coordinating details for recruiting events, Associate Dean's Office events, program initiatives (marketing and admissions, including career fairs, speaker series, advisory board functions, forums, and co-sponsored events) and the AAP graduation ceremony. Coordination includes start-up meetings with program staff and office staff, event promotion and registration, pre-and post-registration communications, room requests, coordinating with AAP Operations, AV requests, vendor orders and on-site logistics.
The Events Manager is a highly detail-oriented and collaborative project manager who is comfortable with leading and providing behind-the-scenes guidance to academic program managers and staff. This position is based at the JHU campus in Washington, D.C. The position may require day travel to the Baltimore campus.
Specific Duties & Responsibilities:
Track event requests and liaise with requestor to kick-off event launch meeting
Events Management software administration
Handle equipment set-up requests, AV management, catering management, and general vendor management
Perform pre-event duties such as creating signage and name tags, submitting catering and other vendor orders, requesting event space and other tasks as needed
Support the gathering and management of event RSVPs.
Distribute regular RSVP and attendance reports to departments and programs.
Lead the set-up of meeting rooms, classrooms, and event spaces, including moving furniture, set up tables, chairs, boxes, decorations and displays
Provide on-site event registration support
Coordinate and participate in event set-up and tear down alongside University departments and external vendors
Create and maintain an AAP event calendar
Oversee online events and software implementations
Manage on-campus space requests, security logistics, and event set-up daily with the AAP Operations Team
Demonstrate expert level knowledge of all spaces, their respective capacities and capabilities
Serve as a university representative and support all University and AAP policies and procedures
Mitigate event risk by working with Senior Risk Manager to ensure compliance with legal and health and safety regulations
Track event costs within allocated program
Work with departments to set projected costs
Negotiate contracts with vendors and coordinates with Johns Hopkins University purchasing
Other Duties as Assigned.
Minimum Qualifications (Mandatory):
Two years related experience
Additional education may substitute for experience
5 + years of administrative and or related work experience
Experience with Microsoft Office Suite, various graphic design programs, event management software, and social media promotion
Special Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
Detail-oriented with ability to prioritize tasks independently, accurately complete work under tight deadlines, and provide timely and accurate responses to event requests
Strong interpersonal skills and a collaborative nature
Works well independently and can accomplish projects with little direction
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Willingness and availability to work evening and early morning events, along with occasional weekends
JHU Equivalency Formula: 30 undergraduate degree credits (semester hours) or 18 graduate degree credits may substitute for one year of experience. Additional related experience may substitute for the required education on the same basis. For jobs where equivalency is permitted, up to two years of non-related college course work may be applied towards the total minimum education/experience required for the respective job.
Classified Title: Events Planner Working Title: Events Planner - AAP Role/Level/Range: ATP/03/PB Starting Salary Range: $43,530 - $59,795 annually (commensurate with experience) Employee group: Full Time Schedule: M-F, 8:30am- 5:00pm Exempt Status: Exempt Location: District of Columbia Department name: AAP Marketing Personnel area: School of Arts & Sciences
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