Events Manager

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Events Manager Job Number Full/Part Time Schedule Salary 22893101 Full Time 8AM - 5PM $55,000 - $95,150 Position Information Under general supervision of the Associate Director for Employer Relations, the Events Specialist organizes and coordinates all aspects of campus-wide and targeted events that serve students involving employers, graduate school representatives, and various speakers, including campus and external partners. The incumbent is also responsible for managing the campus speaker request program. The Events Specialist plans and executes a series of marketing and promotional initiatives to engage both students and employers. Focus on building a better understanding of needs, perceptions, and preferences in order to provide improved and effective service. Oversees and develops effective strategies to engage and serve both students and employers through in-person, virtual, and hybrid formats and program execution responsibilities. Supports publicity and promotional plans through interactions with campus printing, student organizations, campus newspapers, and other service providers. Leads office-wide operational team for specific large-scale events to assure quality planning and delivery of services. Creates event budgets for approval and monitors expenses and revenue against approved budgets. Oversees cost control within established budget parameters. Sets up timelines for program planning, implementation and monitors the integration of various partners to assure quality. Develops and executes concrete problem-solving activities to maximize success in program implementation.The budgeted range is $55,000 - $68,400 and is based on education and years of related experience. Please note that a presentation will be required as part of the selection process. Education Education Requirements Degree Requirement Bachelor's degree in related area and/or equivalent experience/training. Required
Experience Experience Requirement 4 - 7 years of related experience. Required
Minimum Requirements Highly developed interpersonal communication skills including political acumen and social perceptiveness. Excellent verbal and written communication skills to effectively communicate with diverse populations with competing priorities.
Ability to effectively work with invited guests, donors, government officials and university VIPs.
Skill in effectively meeting budget and time constraints.
Proven ability to work on several tasks simultaneously. Skill at responding effectively to priorities and setting deadlines.
Demonstrated organizational and project management skills to work successfully with clients to produce high quality events that meet client needs and appropriately represent the campus; that is, for fundraising events, skills to provide excellent donor stewardship.
Ability to give clear directives and use independent, rational judgment to make optimal decisions.
Knowledge of principles and practices of volunteer recruitment, supervision, motivation and evaluation.
Highly developed judgment, decision-making and problem recognition/avoidance/resolution skills, including skill in determining those issues/problems that need to be brought to management's attention.
Knowledge and skill to set and monitor work standards and protocols.
Knowledge of crowd management, crowd safety protocols, security and emergency procedures related to small, medium and large scale gatherings.
Experience maintaining a high standard of productivity within a broad scope of responsibility despite frequent interruptions. Ability to complete large volume of diverse tasks efficiently, meeting established deadlines.
Thorough knowledge and understanding of concepts, principles and practices of event planning and public relations, including event design, organization and production.
Knowledge of marketing principles and effective communication strategies to engage various stakeholders.
Adept at learning and implementing new technologies to administer virtual events.
Preferred Qualifications Thorough knowledge of the campus, its vision, mission, programs, policies, achievements and infrastructure. Knowledge of University policies and procedures relating to the use of University facilities; event management and presentation.

Additional Information In the Heart of Inland Southern California, UC Riverside is located on nearly 1,200 acres near Box Springs Mountain in Southern California; the park-like campus provides convenient access to the vibrant and growing Inland region. The campus is a living laboratory for the exploration of issues critical to growing communities' air, water, energy, transportation, politics, the arts, history, and culture. UCR gives every student, faculty and staff member the resources to explore, engage, imagine and excel.

UC Riverside is recognized as one of the most ethnically diverse research universities in the country boasting several key rankings of which we are extremely proud.

  • UC Riverside is proud to be ranked No. 12 among all U.S. universities, according to Money Magazine's 2020 rankings, and among the top 1 percent of universities worldwide, according to the 2019-20 Center for World University rankings.

  • UC Riverside is the top university in the United States for social mobility. - U.S. News 2020

  • UCR is a member of the University Innovation Alliance, the leading national coalition of public research universities committed to improving student success for low-income, first-generation, and students of color.

  • Among top-tier universities, UC Riverside ranks No. 2 in financial aid. - Business Insider 2019

  • Ranked No. 2 in the world for research, UCR's Department of Entomology maintains one of the largest collections of insect specimens the nation. - Center for World University Rankings

  • UCR's distinguished faculty boasts 2 Nobel Laureates, and 13 members of the National Academies of Science and Medicine.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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Posted: 4/4/2021
Application Due: 7/3/2021
Work Type: Full Time