Event Coordinator - Office of Admission

Hempstead, Nassau County
Jan 23, 2014
Hofstra University’s Office of Undergraduate Admission seeks an event coordinator. This position reports to the Director of Marketing and Communications. The primary responsibilities of the Event Coordinator are to plan and execute all recruitment events. Prior to all events, receives or makes recommendations on program content and organization; oversees event program and development (e.g., recruit or facilitate coordination and briefing of speakers/presenters, develop program agendas, determine order of speakers, etc.) Responds to event-related correspondence, email and phone inquiries. Markets and publicizes events through print and multimedia communications. Plans, tracks and controls expenses. Other duties as assigned. Evening and weekend hours will be required in support of special projects and events. Candidates must be able to organize and handle all aspects of administration and adhere to the rules and regulations of Hofstra University, the Colonial Athletic Conference, and the NCAA. Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree required. The ideal candidate will be an outstanding communicator with excellent organizational skills, exceptional attention to detail, and the ability to multi-task. Must possess a working knowledge of PC-based word processing and spreadsheets. This individual will deal with a wide variety of constituents, including faculty, administrators, alumni, vendors, current students, prospective students and their families. The candidate must have a professional demeanor and excellent relational skills. Event planning and management experience preferred. Knowledge of Banner a plus. For consideration, please forward a letter of application and resume to: Melanie Mardirossian Director of Marketing and Communications Undergraduate Admission 100 Hofstra University Hempstead, NY 11549 Email: admmam@hofstra.edu Hofstra University is an equal opportunity employer, committed to fostering diversity in its faculty, administrative staff and student body, and encourages applications from the entire spectrum of a diverse community.