Events Operations Manager

As the events operations manager, you will be responsible for managing domestic and international travel logistics for the events team, completing all financial paperwork for various reasons, and acting as a liaison with legal on all service provider requests and contracts for consultants, contract vendors, artists, alumni guests, and more. Responsibilities include managing travel logistics and itineraries for all signature events, managing multiple calendars, making necessary purchases for events, and managing all events. The events operations manager oversees volunteer staff assignments for signature events, assists with presidential university gifts, surveys events, and oversees the master presidential reporting document.

It is the job of the events operations manager to process city permits for all events and hiring documents for new employees, manage all calendars for events, and monitor the events email inbox. As the manager you willensure the office is fully stocked with necessary operational supplies on a regular basis and maintain photo archives, inventory, and organization of events.

Minimum Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree with at least three years of related experience
  • Strong written and verbal communication, organization, and problem-solving skills
  • High attention to detail and proficiency in Microsoft Office, Salesforce, Cognos, Concur, Dropbox, and Google Drive
  • Ability to work independently and in a team

Certificates, licenses, and registrations: Valid driver’s license

Travel Required: 10-20%

Work Hours: The university work week is Sunday through Saturday. Most offices are open Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. To accommodate business needs, employees may be assigned to other workdays and/or hours, including weekends and evenings.

ADA Tag: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements and minimum qualifications listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions and/or meet the minimum qualifications.