Job Number: 31888007 Full/Part Time: Full Time Schedule: 8AM - 5PM Salary: $64,300 - $101,800
Position Information The Events Manager for the College of Natural and Agricultural Sciences (CNAS) reports to the CNAS Assistant Dean of Communications and Strategic Initiatives and works to plan and execute college- and campus-wide events in order to support the mission of the college. The responsibilities of this position include building upon the college's existing internal and external events as well as proactively identifying and planning new events that strategically engage with key constituents including but not limited to current and prospective students, donors, parents, industry partners, and alumni. In-person, virtual, or hybrid events include but are not limited to recruitment and engagement events, meetings, town halls, retreats, conferences, networking mixers, distinguished lectures, open houses, etc. The Events Manager will be responsible for collaborating with various college and university team members and units as well as leading efforts with vendors such as photographers, party suppliers, caterers, and graphic designers. The Events Manager may serve as a liaison with key stakeholders, representing the college with external partners, and will include support in developing event-related marketing materials such as PowerPoint presentations, invitations, flyers, etc. The Events Manager will communicate directly with both internal and external clients to identify their needs for an event and participate with management in any necessary negotiations for their contract. The manager will coordinate event calendars with the UCR Police Dept, Campus Fire Marshal, and Environmental Health and Safety (EH&S) when needed. This position will work with minimal supervision and take the initiative to organize and prioritize a heavy and diverse workload to meet stringent deadlines. The position holder has direct supervisory responsibilities over the performance of student staff.
Please Note: There is one position available at various levels for the CNAS Event Manager recruitment. The hiring department can recruit and fill this role at different levels within the position classification series. This position is also posted as CNAS Event Manager recruitment ID #31877209. Applicants are encouraged to review the two positions to determine the best match for their skills and experience. All applicants will be assessed based on the minimum requirements for the level(s) for which they applied. If you wish to be considered in multiple pools or are unsure, please apply for both positions.
The full salary range for the CNAS Events Manager is $64,300.00 - $114,300.00 annually. However, the expected pay scale for this position is $64,300.00 - $101,800.00 annually. We base salary offers on a variety of considerations, such as education, licensure and certifications, experience, and other business and organizational needs.
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As a University employee, you will be required to comply with all applicable University policies and/or collective bargaining agreements, as may be amended from time to time. Federal, state, or local government directives may impose additional requirements.
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 Special Condition Requirement Shift Work (hours outside standard Mon-Fri 8AM-5PM work hours) Required Travel Outside of Normal Business Hours Required Travel Required
Preferred Qualifications Ability to effectively work with invited guests, donors, government officials and university VIPs. Thorough knowledge and understanding of concepts, principles and practices of event planning and public relations, including event design, organization and production. 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. 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. Skill in effectively meeting budget and time constraints. Proven ability to work on several tasks simultaneously. Skill at responding effectively to priorities and setting deadlines. Knowledge of principles and practices of volunteer recruitment, supervision, motivation and evaluation. 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. Ability to give clear directives and use independent, rational judgment to make optimal decisions. 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. Knowledge of crowd management, crowd safety protocols, security and emergency procedures related to small, medium and large scale gatherings. Knowledge and skill to set and monitor work standards and protocols.
Additional Information 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.