Events Coordinator - 512768

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Work type: Regular Full-time (Benefits eligible)
Location: Tuscaloosa
Categories: Marketing/Event Planning, Communication

Pay Grade/Pay Range: 56 Monthly (exempt): - Minimum - $ 29764.80 Midpoint - $ 43326.36

Department/Organization: 301103 - Alumni Affairs

Normal Work Schedule: 8 a.m. - 4:45 p.m.

Job Summary: The Events Coordinator directs the planning, implementation, execution, follow-up and budget of events occurring both on and off campus. This position is demanding and vital to the overall image of the assigned area in terms of attracting financial resources, quality students, corporate participation, and external support. Duties may include: conceptualization of event theme; creation of invitation lists; site selection; seating arrangements; inventory management; negotiating with florist, caterers, hotel sales directors and print shops for maximum cost containment; management of on-site contract staff, clerical support and student assistants; development and management of event budget.

Additional Department Summary: This position creates, plans and executes all special events for the Alumni Association. This position is responsible for assisting in the planning, organization and promotion of chapter events. Responsible for attending chapter events requiring extensive travel. In addition, this position is responsible for managing the alumni tour program.

Required Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor's degree and two (2) years of experience in events to include planning, directing, budgeting and promotion; OR an associate's degree and at least four (4) years of experience in events to include planning, directing, budgeting and promotion; OR a high school diploma or GED and at least six (6) years of experience in events to include planning, directing, budgeting and promotion; OR Master's degree or higher. Related student or Graduate Assistant, Intern, or student oriented experience will be considered. To be considered student experience, it must be detailed in the employment section on the application.

Additional Required Department Minimum Qualifications: Must have valid U.S. driver's license. Must be at least 21 years of age at time of hire and have an acceptable Motor Vehicle Report as determined by the insurance carrier.

Skills and Knowledge: Knowledge of international travel and customer service.

Background Investigation Statement: Prior to hiring, the final candidate(s) must successfully pass a pre-employment background investigation and information obtained from social media and other internet sources. A prior conviction reported as a result of the background investigation DOES NOT automatically disqualify a candidate from consideration for this position. A candidate with a prior conviction or negative behavioral red flags will receive an individualized review of the prior conviction or negative behavioral red flags before a hiring decision is made.

Equal Employment Opportunity: The University of Alabama is an Equal Employment/Equal Educational Opportunity Institution. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment or volunteer status without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, age, genetic or family medical history information, disability, protected veteran status, or any other legally protected basis, and will not be discriminated against because of their protected status. Applicants and employees of this institution are protected under Federal law from discrimination on several bases. Follow the link below to find out more. "EEO is the Law" Poster

Advertised: 06 Apr 2021 Central Daylight Time
Applications close: 13 Apr 2021 Central Daylight Time

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Posted: 4/8/2021
Application Due: 4/13/2021
Work Type: Full Time