Duties: The Events Coordinator would support the Wharton Special Events team consisting of 4 staff plus the Director of Events. This position would be primary team resource for all event financials and would work closely with the Director in managing the event calendar and event requests. This position will also be the primary planner for all staff and MBA student events planned out of the Wharton External Affairs Office as well as provide additional event support for all External Affairs event including the coordination of event briefings, managing deliveries of event material and maintaining registration sites.
Qualifications: Bachelor's Degree with at least two to three years of experience in event planning/higher education office required. Excellent writing, communication and interpersonal skills required. Must be highly organized and a self-starter while working as a member of a team within a goal-oriented environment. Must be able to manage simultaneous projects. The abilities to work under pressure and meet deadlines are essential. Frequent evening work and occasional weekends required.
Reference Number: 07-30275
Salary Grade: 026
Employment Type: Non-Exempt
Org: External Affairs
Special Requirements: Background check required after a conditional job offer is made. Consideration of the background check will be tailored to the requirements of the job.
Job Family: X-Secretarial/Administrative