Event Planner, F Street House

Washington, D.C.
Aug 11, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution


Job Description Summary:

F Street House is the private residence for the university president and centerpiece for the life of the university community.
Reporting to the Manager, F St. House, Event Planner will have the job duties as outlined below.
Working with Manager, F Street House in all aspects of special events, to include: scheduling, venue preparation, public safety, invitations, catering, rentals and entertainment. In the absence of the Manager, manages all aspects of the events held at the F Street House and Office of the President (OTP.)
Produce event-related materials and post event summaries for all events.
Maintain the F Street House calendar, F Street House Events Log and provide logistical support for meetings and conferences.
Responsible for maintaining inventory at the F Street House, to include: China, silverware, glassware, napkins, etc.
Manage the Cataloging, labeling, and re-shelving of the books at the F Street House library and update existing F Street House cataloging projects including artwork and photography.
Assists Manager in developing, recommending, and implementing operational policies and procedures that will ensure the goals and initiatives of the F Street House are met. Ensure all F Street House operations reflect the University's institutional values.
Process time and attendance for all personnel of the F Street House.
Manage the hiring, scheduling, and training of student workers and manage them during events
Serve as the liaison for the maintenance and repair of the F Street House and submits repair requests via GW's Fixit system.
Research, coordinate, and conduct efforts to give charitable items.
Perform other work-related duties as assigned. The omission of specific duties does not preclude the supervisor from assigning duties that are logically related to the position.

Minimum Qualifications:

Qualified candidates will hold a high school diploma/GED plus 3 years of relevant professional experience, or, a Bachelor's degree or higher in a relevant area of study. Degree must be conferred by the start date of the position. Degree requirements may be substituted with an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

Additional Required Licenses/Certifications/Posting Specific Minimum Qualifications: Preferred Qualifications:

Ability to successfully coordinate multiple and complex events
Ability to stay calm under pressure and capacity to meet tight deadlines
Ability to work independently and collaboratively
Ability to think creatively and adhere to strategic event programming plans and goals
Ability to stay organized and multi-task within a fast-paced environment
Strong communication, customer service and interpersonal skills
Computer Skills
Negotiation Skills


Campus Location: Foggy Bottom College/School/Department: President Family Comm, Mktg & Media Sub-Family Events Stream Service and Support Level Level 3 Full-Time/Part-Time: Full-Time Hours Per Week: 40 Work Schedule: Mon-Fri 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Position Designation: Non-Essential: Employees who are not required to work unless directed to do so by their supervisor. Telework: No Required Background Check: Criminal History Screening, Education/Degree/Certifications Verification, Social Security Number Trace, and Sex Offender Registry Search Special Instructions to Applicants: Internal Applicants Only? Yes (University Wide) Posting Number: S006582 Job Open Date: 08/10/2017 Job Close Date: 08/13/2017 If temporary, grant funded or limited term appointment, position funded until: Background Screening Successful Completion of a Background Screening will be required as a condition of hire. EEO Statement:

The university is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that does not unlawfully discriminate in any of its programs or activities on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or on any other basis prohibited by applicable law.

Posting Specific Questions
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
  1. * Are you currently employed with The George Washington University?
    • No
    • Yes
  2. * Do you meet the minimum Qualifications?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * What is your salary range expectation?
    (Open Ended Question)

Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents

Documents needed to Apply
Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents