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Admissions Events Manager

Apply now Job no: 8419R
Work type: Full Time
Location: Providence, Rhode Island
Categories: Staff/Administration, Admissions, Calendar Year (12-Month), Campus Based



Develops, manages and executes events and programs to support admissions recruitment goals


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

  • Creates, develops and manages admissions events as part of recruitment plan, including selecting vendors, locations and agenda to promote positive and effective outcomes
  • Plans, coordinates, and runs various admissions visitor events, including open houses, Career Explorations® program, fly-ins and educator programs
  • Develops staffing plans to support the execution of the event coordinating faculty, departmental staff to support the program
  • Manages program logistics and mitigates on site issues with students and faculty for the duration of the program
  • Oversees and coordinates the registration process for admissions events
  • Develops training materials, coordinates schedules and provides feedback and coaching to event staff
  • Reviews and assesses the admissions events programs including logistics, facilities and guest experience to make recommendations and modifications, as necessary
  • Completes general admissions duties as needed (e.g. lead campus tours, conduct administrative tasks, etc.)
  • Maintains records per department guidelines
  • Prepares and monitors 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 planning, marketing or in other related work
  • Valid U.S. driver's license


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

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