Events Assistant - Temporary

Coral Gables, Florida
Jun 26, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
The University of Miami is considered among the top tier institutions of higher education in the U.S. for its academic excellence, superior medical care, and cutting-edge research. At the U, we are committed to attracting a talented workforce to support our common purpose of transforming lives through teaching, research, and service. Through our values of Diversity, Integrity, Responsibility, Excellence, Compassion, Creativity and Teamwork (DIRECCT) we strive to create an environment where everyone contributes in making UM a great place to work. We are one of the largest private employers in Miami-Dade County; home to more than 13,400 faculty and staff from all over the world.

Status: Temporary General responsibilities for events and meetings include providing overall logistical and administrative coordination for an array of events designed to increase awareness and support of the College. These activities may include identifying and recruiting speakers and attendees; managing and communicating event planning timelines; producing invitations and other materials; tracking budgets and serving as the primary contact with vendors; and supervising casual/student help as needed.

  • Provide support for alumni and advancement work including coordinating with members of the advancement staff to help manage alumni support groups and social and professional networking groups;
  • Providing administrative support for donor relations activities including preparation of donor materials and communications; and assisting with general external and internal communications.
  • Expected to maintain a broad-based knowledge of the College and to attend occasional evening and weekend events.
  • Assist with other integral projects as assigned.


High School required Bachelor's degree preferred


Minimum of 2 years’ progressive experience

Apply online. Position #R100014346

The University of Miami is home to some of the brightest minds in the world. We are committed to educating and nurturing students, creating knowledge, and providing service to our community and beyond. The University of Miami offers competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package including medical and dental benefits, tuition remission, vacation, paid holidays and much more. The University of Miami is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Come join us!