Conference and Event Specialist

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University of California, Irvine

Conference and Event Specialist

This position is only available to current UCI employees.

Under the direction of the Event Services Manager, act as the primary representative and contact person for all conferences, meetings, and events hosted by RCOs, campus departments, and off-campus companies and organizations. Develop on and off-campus conference business. Reserve conference facilities inside the Student Center and Newkirk Alumni Center and various other spaces; coordinate with operational staff on issues pertaining to equipment and event setup. Develop operational plans and room diagrams. Be present at large special events to ensure all client needs are satisfied. Coordinate with on and off-campus vendors to secure goods such as copying services, UCI memorabilia and any other items required to ensure a top caliber event experience. Coordinate with UCI Catering to provide clients with top culinary options. Develop and maintain contacts with a wide variety of service vendors in order to secure materials and services at the last minute. Work with Directors and Managers to continually improve services offered. Develop operating procedures for conference and event planning.

The University of California, Irvine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.

Salary: Annual $49,226.00 - $66,933.00
Total Hours: 8-5, M-F
Career Position.
Must be willing to work occasional early morning, evenings, weekends and holidays as workload demands.
Must be willing to be on call during assigned events.
Must possess a valid California driver's license.

Certified Meeting Professional desired.
Final candidate subject to background check.
As a federal contractor, UC Irvine is required to use E-Verify to confirm the work status of individuals assigned to perform substantial work under certain federal contracts/subcontracts.
Please attach your resume.

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Posted: 6/12/2018
Application Due: 6/25/2018
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