Emory University Mgr, Events in atlanta, Georgia
JOB DESCRIPTION: Plans and executes meetings, functions, and special events for multiple units and departments. Collaborates with staff and clients to establish event goals and objectives; develops and recommends event operating procedures; establishes and manages event planning timelines; creates task assignments; and proposes resources needed to execute event. Determines fiscal requirements for events, prepares budgetary recommendations, and negotiates terms with vendors. Works with designers to create invitations, promotional and other printed materials. Oversees and facilitates event briefing and coordination of speakers/presenters. Provides leadership, direction, and coordination among speakers, staff, and volunteers during event program/production. Prepares post-event analysis to assess opportunities and make recommendations for improving events and services to internal and external constituencies, and to implement recommendations as appropriate. Seeks out innovative and creative ideas for events through research, networking, and continuing education classes. May supervise staff. Performs related responsibilities as required.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor's degree and three years of related experience, or equivalent combination of experience, education, and training. DATE CREATED/MODIFIED/REVIEWED: 09/15/06 JAK
Strict attention to detail with the ability to see the big picture as well as the ability to develop good rapport with colleagues is essential. Experience with Microsoft Office, prior experience with event budget management, as well as experience and enthusiasm working in teams are required.
Must have excellent communication skills, both verbal and written and be able to work closely with faculty as well as administrators. Familiarity with Higher Education and/or Emory University a plus.
Successful candidates will be adept at juggling multiple assignments to meet deadlines; work collaboratively on a team in a fast-paced, self-guided environment; demonstrate past examples of excellent planning skills; offer creative ideas and actively participate in planning and implementing them.
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Job Number 18639
Job Type Regular Full-Time
Division EVP Provost Academic Affairs
Department Provost Communications
This position may involve the following Health and Safety issues: Not Applicable
Job Category Clerical & Administrative
Emory University is an equal opportunity/equal access/affirmative action employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce and complies with all applicable Federal and Georgia State laws, regulations, and executive orders regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action in its programs and activities. Emory University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, ethnic or national origin, gender, genetic information, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, and veteran's status. Inquiries about this statement should be directed to the Office of Equity and Inclusion, 201 Dowman Drive, Administration Bldg, Atlanta, GA 30322