University of Vermont
Event Coordinator | Full Time
Location: Burlington, VT, USA
Since 1791, the University of Vermont has worked to move humankind forward. Today, UVM is a Public Ivy and top 100 research university of a perfect size, large enough to offer a breadth of ideas, resources, and opportunities, yet small enough to enable close faculty-student mentorship across all levels of study, from bachelor’s to M.D. programs. Here, students’ educational experience and activities are enriched by our location — from the energy and innovation of Burlington to the forests, farms, and independent spirit of Vermont. UVM provides students endless ways to explore the world, challenge ideas, and dig in on the most pressing issues of our time.
Job Summary: The Grossman School of Business Program and Events Coordinator is responsible for the planning, design, and strategic development of the school’s event services. This position is responsible for ensuring exceptional customer service and hospitality to all students, employees, and guests of the Grossman School of Business. The Events Coordinator will collaborate with the Executive Assistant on Dean’s Office events and with the Graduate Programs Director and Coordinator on grad events and activities. This is a 12-month 1.0 FTE non-exempt position and is a member of the Staff United bargaining unit.
Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in related field and two years’ hospitality or event planning experience required.
- Exceptional attention to detail, punctuality, and professionalism.
- Ability to work under pressure within tight timelines.
- Ability to prioritize multiple competing demands and projects.
- Effective interpersonal written and oral communication skills.
- Effective organizational and analytical skills.
Desirable Qualifications: Graphic design experience and/or familiarity with design software. Knowledge of UVM programs and systems including Event Management Software (EMS).
The University is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the institution. Applicants are encouraged to include in their cover letter information about how they will further this goal.
For further information on Posting # S4151PO, or to apply with electronic application, resume, cover letter, and a list of references with contact information, follow this link: https://www.uvmjobs.com/postings/60812. Tel: 802.656.3150. Review of applications begins immediately and will continue until suitable candidates are found.
The University of Vermont is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Applications from women, veterans, individuals with disabilities and people from diverse racial, ethnic, and cultural backgrounds are encouraged.
For further information on Posting # S4151PO, or to apply with electronic application, resume, cover letter, and a list of references with contact information, follow this link: https://www.uvmjobs.com/postings/60812. Tel: 802.656.3150.