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Campus Events Manager

Apply now Job no: 8800
Work type: Full Time
Location: Charlotte, North Carolina
Categories: Administration, Staff/Administration, Calendar Year (12-Month), Campus Based



Manages the scheduling, planning, design and execution of campus events in accordance with university standards policies and procedures


Diversity & Inclusion 

Embracing diversity for a richly inclusive community is a Guiding Principle at JWU. Our students, faculty and staff have varied backgrounds, experiences and perspectives that unite us as one community and contribute to our success. We are committed to enhancing the diversity of our workforce teams and we encourage individuals from underrepresented groups to apply. 

Johnson & Wales University is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other basis prohibited by law.


Essential Job Functions

  • Manages the coordination and execution of university conferences and events from campus departments including; establishing rates with university finance office, development and implementation of marketing strategies, completion of the Property Use License Agreements, housing and room rental confirmation, client relations, quality control, billing and report maintenance
  • Plans and manages select signature events, including managing the summer intern housing program supporting corporate partners
  • Manages program logistics and mitigates on site issues for the duration of the event
  • Manages scheduling of university events center from various departments and student groups through requests submitted via multiple platforms
  • Develops and maintains relationships with internal departments and outside vendors related to event design and coordination
  • Develops staffing plans to support the execution of events
  • Plans, coordinates and runs various conferences and events on campus to balance mission focused events with revenue opportunities
  • Reviews and assesses campus conferences and events including logistics, facilities and revenue generated to make recommendations and modifications, as necessary
  • Oversees and maintains the sanitation of the university events kitchen in accordance with university guidelines and external regulations
  • Oversees venue maintenance and facilities improvements through direct communication with other university departments
  • Assists in the planning and execution of commencement
  • Prepares and monitors the departmental budget
  • Supervises and manages student employees, as necessary, to enhance their academic and professional development
  • Performs other duties as assigned

Required Qualifications

  • Minimum of a bachelor's degree
  • Experience working in event management or in other related work
  • Ability to work occasional evening and weekend hours


Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in event management, hospitality or a related field of study


Please note: Qualified candidates must live or relocate within a daily commuting distance of the Charlotte Campus location upon hire.

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