Job Number: 28366802 Full/Part Time: Full Time Schedule: 8AM - 5PM Salary: $61,800 - $85,900
Position Information The Events Manager at the UC Riverside Palm Desert Center (PDC) plans, coordinates and implements a wide range of both external and internal special events and facilities rental activities at PDC and offsite locations. Events include, but are not limited to, lecture series, performances, films series, conferences, seminars, symposiums, town halls, art exhibitions, classes, workshops, community gatherings with key constituencies, meetings (in-person and online), and hosted field trips and off-site events. The Events Manager works collaboratively with campus stakeholders, service providers, and vendors to create successful special events that will expand UCR's mission in the Coachella Valley and beyond. **As a condition of employment, you will be required to comply with the University of California SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Vaccination Program Policy. All Covered Individuals under the policy must provide proof of Full Vaccination or, if applicable, submit a request for Exception (based on Medical Exemption, Disability, and/or Religious Objection) or Deferral (based on pregnancy) no later than the applicable deadline. For new University of California employees, the applicable deadline is ten weeks after their first date of employment.
Education Education Requirements
Degree Requirement Bachelor's degree in related area and/or equivalent experience/training. Required
Experience Requirement 4 - 7 years of related experience. Required
Minimum Requirements Ability to give clear directives and use independent, rational judgment to make optimal decisions. Skill in effectively meeting budget and time constraints. Highly developed interpersonal communication skills including political acumen and social perceptiveness. Excellent verbal and written communication skills to effectively communicate with diverse populations with competing priorities. Ability to effectively work with invited guests, donors, government officials and university VIPs. Highly developed judgment, decision-making and problem recognition/avoidance/resolution skills, including skill in determining those issues/problems that need to be brought to management's attention. Demonstrated organizational and project management skills to work successfully with clients to produce high quality events that meet client needs and appropriately represent the campus; that is, for fundraising events, skills to provide excellent donor stewardship. Thorough knowledge and understanding of concepts, principles and practices of event planning and public relations, including event design, organization and production. Knowledge of crowd management, crowd safety protocols, security and emergency procedures related to small, medium and large scale gatherings. Proven ability to work on several tasks simultaneously. Skill at responding effectively to priorities and setting deadlines. Knowledge and skill to set and monitor work standards and protocols. Experience maintaining a high standard of productivity within a broad scope of responsibility despite frequent interruptions. Ability to complete large volume of diverse tasks efficiently, meeting established deadlines. Knowledge of principles and practices of volunteer recruitment, supervision, motivation and evaluation.
Preferred Qualifications Thorough knowledge of the campus, its vision, mission, programs, policies, achievements and infrastructure. Knowledge of University policies and procedures relating to the use of University facilities; event management and presentation.
Additional Information In the Heart of Inland Southern California, UC Riverside is located on nearly 1,200 acres near Box Springs Mountain in Southern California; the park-like campus provides convenient access to the vibrant and growing Inland region. The campus is a living laboratory for the exploration of issues critical to growing communities' air, water, energy, transportation, politics, the arts, history, and culture. UCR gives every student, faculty and staff member the resources to explore, engage, imagine and excel.
UC Riverside is recognized as one of the most ethnically diverse research universities in the country boasting several key rankings of which we are extremely proud.
UC Riverside is proud to be ranked No. 12 among all U.S. universities, according to Money Magazine's 2020 rankings, and among the top 1 percent of universities worldwide, according to the 2019-20 Center for World University rankings.
UC Riverside is the top university in the United States for social mobility. - U.S. News 2020
UCR is a member of the University Innovation Alliance, the leading national coalition of public research universities committed to improving student success for low-income, first-generation, and students of color.
Among top-tier universities, UC Riverside ranks No. 2 in financial aid. - Business Insider 2019
Ranked No. 2 in the world for research, UCR's Department of Entomology maintains one of the largest collections of insect specimens the nation. - Center for World University Rankings
UCR's distinguished faculty boasts 2 Nobel Laureates, and 13 members of the National Academies of Science and Medicine.
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.