Posting Description: The University of Colorado Colorado Springs is dedicated to ensuring a safe and secure environment for our faculty, staff, students and visitors. To achieve that goal, we conduct background investigations for prospective employees. The University of Colorado Colorado Springs is an Equal Opportunity Employer and fosters equity in employment by promoting diversity and assuring inclusiveness. Alternative formats of this ad can be provided upon request for individuals with disabilities by contacting Human Resources at (719) 255-3372.
Minimum Qualifications: Minimum Requirements * Experience in event planning/management and event sales. * Excellent oral and written communication skills and attention to detail. * Professional business attire is required for this position. * The ability to build good working relationships with diverse individuals and groups. * Ability to maintain confidentiality. * Individual can anticipate an irregular work schedule with frequent night and weekend hours both during the academic year and for the summer.
Required Competencies/Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities * Ability to work collaboratively within a shared governance community. * Ability to work collaboratively with a diverse faculty, staff and student population * Excellent time management and organizational skills * Excellent customer service skills and the ability to negotiate. * Knowledge of and experience with computer applications, including Microsoft Office, and other commonly used software operations. * Ability to work in a fast paced environment. * Ability to manage complex issues and prioritize tasks. * Ability to act independently and exercise appropriate initiative to achieve organizational goals and objectives, as well as on teams. * Excellent written and oral communication skills. * Effective analytical and problem-solving skills. * Interpersonal skills (flexibility, adaptability, integrity) * High level of commitment to the job; and * Knowledge of the University of Colorado System or a similar academic institution and agencies of the State of Colorado.
Desired Qualifications: Preferred Requirements * Bachelor's degree * Experience working in a higher education environment preferably planning events.
Campus: Colorado Springs