Events Management Operations Coordinator

Job description

The Event Manager will be assisting patrons in submitting requests for space and events on campus, provide customer service to patrons and assist with making events on campus safe and successful. This position must maintain working knowledge of the essential function and responsibilities of the University Events office.

Job Title
Events Management Operations Coordinator

Requisition Number

Working Title
Event Manager

Department Name
14850:Event Management

Work Location
Lexington, KY

Grade Level

Salary Range

Type of Position

Position Time Status

Required Education


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Required Related Experience

1 yr

Required License/ Registration/Certification


Physical Requirements

Requires handling of average-weight objects up to 25 pounds, or standing/walking for long periods of time. Effective communication with individuals of diverse backgrounds.


Monday-Friday, 8AM-5PM (40/week)
Occasionally work evening and weekend


MS Windows, Excel

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities?

Preferred Education/Experience

Preferred reservation software experience

Deadline to Apply

University Community of Inclusion

The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Please describe how your previous work experience relates to this position.

    (Open Ended Question)

  2. * How many years of experience do you have using reservation software?
    • None
    • More than 0, up through 1 year
    • More than 1 year, up through 3 years
    • More than 3 years, up through 5 years
    • More than 5 years
  3. * Please describe a time when you experienced a difficult customer interaction but were unable to be flexible due to policies and procedures. What was the situation and how did you handle the interaction?

    (Open Ended Question)

  4. * Where did you first see this position advertised other than on UK's online employment system?
    • (Diverse Issues in Higher Education)
    • (Higher Education Recruitment Consortium)
    • A Colleague, Friend and/or Family Member
    • None of the Above

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents





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    Job No:
    Posted: 3/14/2018
    Application Due: 3/20/2018
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